Originally Posted by dmooney
Laura wasn't able to get a tracking number from them -- I'll remind her today -- so I don't know exactly when I'm getting it back.
The notebook is en route and is scheduled...
Originally Posted by Fungo
What happened at the end? How come this thread ended without a solution to the problem? Did Dmooney get his comp to working order again??? So many unanswered Qs. This is troubling. ...
Originally Posted by Colin Dean
One can't really assume that it's a hardware problem until the OS has been reinstalled, or even a CD-based OS tried.
Oh I did reinstall the OS at one point and the...
In the end we gave up trying to fix the rebooting problem. Sager either has my laptop right now, or it is in transit coming back to me. The latest set of repairs were to replace a faulty LAN connector and DVD/CDRW drive. They also found...
Oh and the last reboot was about 4 hours ago. I think it also rebooted yesterday, and once last week. Beyond that I know it rebooted on 14 October because I think that was the first time after I reinstalled the OS.
There is nothing unusual in the event log in the minutes leading up to the reboot. And there is no pattern the events logged before the reboot that happened today and the one that happened yesterday, or on 14 October.
Well, I guess that is not the problem assuming this was a good test. I wrote a bit of code:
int * p = NULL;
while ( p = new int )
*p = 0xFFFFFFFF;
if ( 0xFFFFFFFF != *p )
They told me they replaced the memory as well when they replaced the mobo. I don't think I believe they did anything since I'm still having NIC and DVD/CDRW issues.
Your idea about upper memory registers being the problem has crossed...