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Old 12-07-2009, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently had a problem with my laptop slowing down almost to a halt, making it impossible to work on. I have since worked out that it is somehow linked to the power supply. When I run my laptop off the battery it works fine, but as soon as I plug into the mains it slows down all programmes making the most basic of tasks take ages. Also, after running a load of scans to identify the 'virus' I have now lost my internet. The router is fine as it works on my PS3, and I can't diagnose the problem because it comes up with a runtime error. So, is anyone familiar with the power supply slowing down a laptop? And does anyone know how to fix the internet? Any advice appreciated!
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Is the laptop set to go to High Performance when you plug in the power? If not it might be set to go to a different setting which downclocks the CPU.
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I have tried different power settings but with no luck. Am wondering if a new power adaptor for the laptop, which is fujitsu, will sort it. Still no luck with the internet though.
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Ok ive sorted the Internet now. The laptop runs perfectly just running off the battery its just when i plug it to the mains that it slows right down. Am going to get a new mains adaptor and see if that has any impact...
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