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I have an EX700 laptop and I have a problem that when I shutdown my laptop, there will be the flashing sleep light, as if it was in suspend mode and not shutdown. I have formatted the laptop to adress this problem but with no success as it still flashes upon shutdown

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SOURCE: I have an MSI EX700 laptop and I have a problem

You might want to try a bios update. Check out the MSI support webpage to see if there is one. They've probably already addressed this issue. If not send me a message and I'll give you some other ideas.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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