Claude Jones claude_jones at levitjames.com
Fri Jul 22 02:44:44 UTC 2005

On Thu July 21 2005 6:54 pm, Thomas w. Cranston wrote:
> That is what I did. I pressed control and alt then F1 at the same time.
> The screen instantly went black, and the computer was shut down
> instantly, as if the powercord had been pulled out.
There is a long pregnant pause when you do this, and your computer screen will 
go completely black - after a few seconds, you should get a command prompt - 
make sure you're waiting several seconds before you hit the power switch. 
Claude Jones
Bluemont, VA, USA

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