It looks to me that something went to hot in notebook...
I did some monitoring with speedfan these are the results:
Win9x:NO 64Bit:NO GiveIO:YES SpeedFan:YES
I/O properly initialized
Linked ISA BUS at $0290
Linked SiS645DX SMBUS at $0B80
Scanning ISA BUS at $0290...
Scanning SiSx30 SMBus at $0B80...
MAX1617A (ID=$00) found on SMBus at $4E
SMART Enabled for drive 0
Found IC25N040ATMR04-0 (40,0GB)
Found ACPI temperature (75,0C)
End of detection
The acpi temperatur is 75 C, looks that this to hot.
What do you think?