The unit is stuck in SLEEP mode (battery went dead while still in
Windows95 and it won't do anything but lockup whenever I turn it on.
(Suspect the power-saving settings need to be turned off in SETUP(?)
Thanks for any advise...SG
On Fri, 26 Feb 1999 08:04:17 +0000, "T. Stadler"
>On my 70CT I press ESC on boot until it prompts me
>to press F1 (I think, I haven't had to access CMOS
>for a long time ;-) ).
>I can't get this damn thing out of "sleep mode".. every time I drain
>the battery, then add ac power, try to start it up, it tries to
>recover from hibernation, then locks up (after the little graphic
>routine finishes).. then it locks up. I thought maybe getting into
>CMOS/Setup would allow me to disable any power saving features and
>maybe free the darn thing up so that it will boot into windows. I've
>tried the Escape key hundreds of time, I've tried sticking a paperclip
>into the pinhole (reset), I've tried removing all power (both a/c and
>battery for over a day). Nothing seems to work. I think it was still
>IN windows when the battery died and the darn thing keeps trying to
>recover... I don't know what else to do????
The BIOS is flash-upgradeable via floppy. Try re-flashing it. I have
gone from 6.3 back to 6.2 on my L70 so I could use a larger hard
drive. It might get you out of your hole!
Hope this helps somewhat.
"If you have to ask, then you're not cleared to know."
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