This isn't the first time I've heard about this phenomenon...and I think it was an Acer also...and I never heard of a fix other than to uninstall the PowerNow drivers, and install RMClock
. It has worked for many, as well as the previous person with the problem. It must be something in the BIOS of the laptop miswritten...
Athlon 64 3400+ (CG) @ 2.4GHz, Asus K8N-E Deluxe, 2 GB OCZ DDR400, BFG nVidia 6800OC 128MB, Seagate 200GB PATA, Seagate 160GB PATA, Dual Boot XP and x64, Antec 350W Mid-Tower
Athlon 64 3400+ (E3) @ 2.4GHz, Asus K8N-E Deluxe, 2 GB OCZ DDR400, eVGA nVidia 6800 128MB, Seagate 320GB SATA, Vista x64, Antec 350W Mid-Tower