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Feb 21, 2010

So my laptops been working fine for 2 and a half years for me now, and then out of the blue two days ago, my laptop switches itself off on me and when I turn it back on, the dates been changed all the way back to Monday 6th February 2006. I have no idea why it's done this, and when I tried to connect to my internet it then said that there was "Low Wireless Signal", which was impossible because I was right next to the router. So I managed to fix the connection problem by re-installing the Wireless Connection Driver but I'm still not confident that it will stay fixed.

Can anyone think of a reason my laptop did this? Oh and for some reason, when I turned my laptop back on, every program that I had installed was highlighted in orange, as if I had just installed them. Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter That's my adapter I use for my internet, but I don't think thats the problem. If anyone needs more info, just ask (and explain how to get it) because I'm absolutely hopeless with these things.


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