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Hi all. Just got my wife this lappy. It has windows 7 on it. But every time we go into start menu and hit shut down, it does absolutely nothing. Doesn't shut down, doesn't hang does diddly. IO noticed too when I hit ctrl+alt+del this also does nothing. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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The G73 series is plagued with problems. Phone ASUS CS first, if they can't help RMA it.

You could try this and see if it works. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-shortcut.html
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Really, I wasn't aware. And thats baffling being its one of their higher priced ones. I expected more out of Asus. I was KINDA leaning more towards something my wife did, but now I am going to have to look into this. Thanks thoguh for the guide. Haven't tried it but helpful nonetheless.
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Originally Posted by emc_2 View Post
The G73 series is plagued with problems. Phone ASUS CS first, if they can't help RMA it.

You could try this and see if it works. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-shortcut.html
I would't say that
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Well what WOULD you say, lulz.
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reinstall windows!
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Its a week old and didn't come with reinstall CD. I would just download a windows copy and use key but it seems to be a weird Win7 description and not going through all that to risk botching install.
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by jfizz84 View Post
Its a week old and didn't come with reinstall CD. I would just download a windows copy and use key but it seems to be a weird Win7 description and not going through all that to risk botching install.
You could make backup CD's then do the re-install. That was the first thing I did with my Asus UL80VT. These things come preloaded with so much crap.

If a fresh W7 install doesn't fix it, then I would say its hardware issues.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jfizz84 View Post
Its a week old and didn't come with reinstall CD. I would just download a windows copy and use key but it seems to be a weird Win7 description and not going through all that to risk botching install.
Then Download a win 7 ISO and use the key provided with your laptop (at least that's what I've heard in similar topics)
But you may want to Get all of your drivers back up before doing such a thing

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Originally Posted by Bedo View Post
You could make backup CD's then do the re-install. That was the first thing I did with my Asus UL80VT. These things come preloaded with so much crap.

If a fresh W7 install doesn't fix it, then I would say its hardware issues.
Never mind do that instead
Edited by Dorianime - 2/11/11 at 11:54pm
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post #10 of 12
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Well my main concern is that it will only recognize its own win 7 like some of the old OEM dells. Just any XP cd or iso wouldn't do. It had to be DELL XP iso.
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