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Troubleshooting Your Notebook
2 Restart the notebook by pressing the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys
simultaneously and then selecting Restart from the drop-dow n list.
The sound of my notebook’s fan is too loud.
Use the PowerPanel utility to change the Thermal Control Strategy setting to
Quiet. This setting slows down the CPU speed. See PowerPanel Help for more
Why does the System Properties dialog box display a slower
CPU speed than advertised?
❑ Your computer uses speed-controlling technology. The System Properties
dialog box may display the CPU’s current speed rather than the maximum
✍ If this procedure does not work, press and hold the power button for four seconds or
longer to shut down the notebook.