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XP power issues

by deere.2510 / December 21, 2008 9:54 AM PST

I have a Dell Inspiron 1721 that came pre-installed with vista home 32. Well I hate vista and went a head and installed XP pro, after searching for days for all the driver i was able to find them. Here is where i run into issue. My power setting are Always on, Do nothing when closing lid, ect. When I run any media player weather its windows media player or AVS the power setting change. It used to be that it would throttle the CPU down, untill I found the correct chipset driver.

Anyone have ideas?


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Have Dell tell?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 21, 2008 10:21 AM PST
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by deere.2510 / December 21, 2008 2:33 PM PST
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Well the thing is dell doesn't support XP on this laptop. So they won't say anything about it. Last time I talked to then, and asked about it they just said that we don't support xp on the model.

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Then it's thos or that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 21, 2008 9:26 PM PST
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1. Use the discussion I noted as a guide to what you must find.
2. Forget about it and live with the issue.
3. Make it a warranty issue. Do not accept no, we don't support XP.

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