Wow. You covered every suggestion I thought of. I'm not sure what else you could do. I would of thought changing the power saving options would of fixed the problem. Keep us posted if you find a solution.
Originally Posted by darrel
the only possible complain i'd have about my m505x is the slow hard drive, so i replaced it with a 7200rpm one, and now i'm happy with every aspect of it...
What make drive...
Originally Posted by deltawalkerl
XP Amp looks great, but I like my current visualStyle better...I like the taskbar as one sleek line with no borders around tasks.
So what is your current visual style...
You can't configure an Emachine or a Gateway m505. What you see is what you get. One of the reasons they're more of a bargain is because of this. They're not "made to order", hence it keeps costs down.