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Laptop freezes after plugging in AC adapter

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mspt47, Dec 28, 2008.

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  1. mspt47

    mspt47 Thread Starter

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    I'm rather rusty with working with computers, and I'm not even sure if this is right place for this, but I recently got a new Gateway T-6836 laptop which runs on Vista (64-bit). I noticed that while I have my computer on, if I unplug the AC adapter to move to another location and I plug the AC adapter back in, everything freezes. I can't even get the mouse to move and there even is no response that the caps lock is on. I end up having to force the laptop to power off.

    There seems to be no problem when I unplug and plug back in the laptop while it is off.

    Any ideas? Any help would be appreciated!
     
  2. jazz3000

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    I would just suggest you don't unplug your system from an electrical outlet while on unless you eventually want to purchase a new system. That's just a common sense approach. I would imagine it would freeze up under those circumstances. You need to make sure the system is off before you try the plug n play with your PSU. Jazz
     
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