Re: SP3 Install requires AC power
> I'd be surprised (maybe I will be) if there is a way around that.
> You might try changing your power options or the hardware profile of the
> system or something... Maybe a dock? I know the power adapter may not
> ACTUALLY charge your battery - but that could be a hardware issue related to
> just the actual charging and it may still detect the laptop is plugged into
> Shenan Stanley
Tried changing to desktop profile, doesn't work. Plugging in the power cord
doesn't work... Don't have a dock...
The power requirement is a safety feature so that SP3 install doesn't mess
up windows, but here it's forcing me to spend $200+ (and a lot of time +
waiting for arrival) on a new motherboard, when I have no other reason to do