10-17-2011 12:26 PM
Hello to all forum memebers, hope everybody is well today.
I recently purchased a lenovo b575 laptop for my father, it came with 6GBs of ram and a 750GB HD.
When I got it home I installed a new version of windows 7 x64 on it to get rid of all the preinstalled software that usually comes with prebuilts.
I formatted and re-partitioned the drive to my liking (100gb for windows, the rest for storage)
During the install the computer froze every time it would have to reboot, I manually powered it down each time and was able to complete the install process that way.
Once into windows i downloaded all the relevant drivers off the lenovo website and installed them one at a time, everything installed correctly and showed up in the device manager with no errors but the system still will not turn off when i press "shut down" in the start menu and the wireless still displays no connections present.
I have followed all the directions in this -> No wireless b575 thread and I am still no closer to having it working properly. I can get the wireless to work if I go into the boot loader at startup and manually select a boot option, but this is unacceptable.
this laptop seemed like it was a solid buy and the specs were right on par with what I wanted, however this issue is seriously causing me to rethink my choice and return the computer, if anybody could shed some light on the issue that would be great.
10-19-2011 10:28 AM
Your situation bears some similarities to the problems I encountered during and after my fresh install. See my post here with a possible solution:
11-09-2011 08:49 AM - edited 11-09-2011 08:55 AM
Hello original poster,
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