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Monday, April 7, 2008

I hate the 'power' button.

So I'm furiously working away on my lap-top. Typing about 75 words a minute when I ter-press the wrong button...

Power Button

*computer shuts down*

Does anyone else have this same problem? Will people designing keyboards stop putting a power button on the keyboard? With the one-touch off power buttons on most computers today, why do we even need this?

Sigh!

Oh well, back to work.

10 comments:

Jasonmumbles said...

You can disable it through the control panel, power options button and stuffs. I disabled mine and the sleep hot key too. :P

And 75 words per minute, not that fast and still can terpress the button? Hehe.

davidlian said...

Jason, you make me sound like a n00b. But, yeah, I would disable it...if not for all the admin-locked-ness of my work laptop.

Dom. said...

just change your keyboard/?? lol..

Tim said...

Aiyo you're using blogger..

Anyway you can stick a bottle cap on it :)

ShaolinTiger said...

Just pop the key out dude, seriously thats the best way, just put a little strip of gaffer tape over it.

That's what I did.

davidlian said...

@dom: Nah. I already paid RM 15 for it.
@tim: What's wrong with Blogger?
@shaolintiger: I'll probably do that. It'll never bother me again.

cheayee said...

ha.... i have a "battery" button on my laptop... but have no idea what it is for. Hah.

davidlian said...

@cheayee: LMAO. Depending on your model, it should open the battery savings programme.

Skyler said...

What is this I don't have a power button! I feel ripped off.

davidlian said...

Skyler, you're fortunate. Don't have to deal with time-wasting, accidental shut downs.