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How to Reset & Recover Google Chrome Cr-48 Laptop

Posted by David  •  Jun 5th, 2011 11:53:03 pm - Subscribe | Mood: tired | Music: No music

Google Chrome Cr-48 Unresponsive

Recently I have experienced an issue with my Google Chrome Cr-48 Chromebook, and I feel that their may be others are experiencing this problem as well.

During the past 4 weeks or I set my Cr-48 down in replacement of my iPad 2. Keep in mind that I recieved my iPad 2 on the release date, but I continues using the Cr-48 for day to day use.

On one of these days I noticed after I authenticated myself in Google (logged in) on the Cr-48, and my tabs were loading, I was getting a message a few seconds later that stated.
Page(s) Unresponsive) - The following page(s) have become unresponsive. You can wait for them to becomse responsive or kill them.

Kill Pages or Wait were my options, and being the guy I am I decieded to wait. Well I waited for about 10 mins, and I recieved to log off my profile, and restart the Google Chrome Cr-48. After the 15 second reboot I logged back in to my profile, and I had the same issue. I tried another profile, (my daugthers) and I had the same problem, pages unresponsive. I logged off, and logged on as a guest, and what do you know. Pages unresponsive.

I decided to look around the Google Chrome Cr-48 forums and i found that I was not the only one experiencing these problems. Many of them (like myself) placed our Chromebooks in Dev Mode, but apparently this wasn't the issue.

A googler stated on the forums to disable the about:pages by simply entering about:pages in the address bar of the Google Chrome Cr-48, but this did'nt help either.

Others mention disabling flash, and other add-ons, but by then I was more interested in how to restet and recover my Google Chrome Cr-48 back to the day I received it.

How to Reset & Recover Google Chrome Cr-48 Laptop
1. Power down the laptop
2. Remove battery using the slide lock
3. Remove the small rectangular piece of black tape on the edge by the power prongs. (It's tuff to see, but it's there)
4. Once take is removed, slide the switch from the left to the right, then back to the left again.
5. Insert the battery that was removed from the Cr-48.
6. Now boot the Cr-48 Up

After that you should be good to go. The Cr-48 will reinstall it's self from it's partition and in a min or less you will be back to the welcome screen.

Here is a video to better help you with this, if you have any questions leave me a comment below and I will be happy to assist in any way that I can.

Reset & Recover Google Chrome Cr-48 Laptop Video Walkthrough

Comments 1  •  Jun 5th, 2011 11:53:03 pm - Subscribe  •  Tweet this entry | Post a comment


anonymous Says:
January 18th, 2012

Thanks so much for the video.You got my CR-48 working again. I would have never of found that switch.

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