Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook ?

IBM 600x CPU processing requires power button interaction.

\015 I have an IBM 600x (yay...) and it has started doing something pretty strange. I have advanced computer knowledge, but this has me pretty stumpted. When the system is powered on, it will go through the normal bios processing and begin loading the OS. Now comes the wierd part. In order to continue booting into windows, or to do anything for that matter, i have to constantly press the power button to keep the CPU processing. Not only is this annoying, but its impossible to do anything obviously. The previous OS (both XP Pro) had some malware issues and i decided to give it a clean install. Even during the installation of windows, i had to keep pressing the power button repeatedly to complete the installation. Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated. This is definitely new to me and i haven't found anything online yet in relation to this matter. Cheers!\015

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