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Optiplex 260 keeps shutting down ,when unplugged for approx 30 mins it boots up again
Check power supply (caps going marginal or bad, bad solder joints)- swap out w/ known good, if problem persists, it's either components on the motherboard, probably near the CPU, or solder joints; have you checked your standby/hibernate settings are proper in the BIOS and OS?
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Optiplex 260 keeps shutting down ,when unplugged for approx 30 mins it boots up again
Check power supply (caps going marginal or bad, bad solder joints)- swap out w/ known good, if problem persists, it's either components on the motherboard, probably near the CPU, or solder joints; have you checked your standby/hibernate settings are ... PC Desktops
IBM T21 Thinkpad
Here are the solutions ive gathered for this problem:================IBM has finally given me a fix for the T21 I am working on for a customer. I asked them "What if it doesn't work, then what. Their re ... IBM ThinkPad T21 Notebook
Windows xp keeps failing
Check the bios and see what the boot order is for the boot devices. Hard disk 0 should be listed after the cdrom drive. this problem you are having might occur if the hard drive is down the list in the boot order, and not checked as being a valid b ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook
UNMOUNTABLE______BOOT_____VOLUME ***Stop: 0 X
It could be a problem with the harddrive and memories ,if you enter the DELL bios setup page when the computer starts up does it have an option to test the hard drive if so test it.Also if you have two memory sticks then try with only one and v ... Compaq Presario 2195US Notebook
Flashing Green Light next to voltage switch
For problem #1 there is a MBR (Master Boot Record) problem, meaning that Windows is unable to find Windows.\015\012\015\012This can either be a software problem or a hard disk failure.\015\012\015\012If you have your Windows XP disc boot up with it i ... Gateway 505GR PC Desktop
Computer screwed up0 sense installing Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 7 is a better browser than most but has some real issues that need to be resolved before I?ll force it on my users. I too experimented with it, removed it and then discovered it hadn?t quite removed itself. I?m visiting my parents t ... Balance CP4401 PC Desktop
Installed a new Optical Drive and require assistance in the wiring
What kind of optical drive? Is this a CD, DVD?, Blue ray,or an opto-ferro-magnetic floppy?Generally:1) External drive: ============ a) just power it up and connect it to the PC using an USB or ... PC Desktops
Windows Xp After trying to boot from my clone. It worked out a failure. I tried toboot my XP but it could not . AN error comes on the blank screen sayingOS missing or sometimes saying error loading OS.
A warning about trying to re-install Windows. If you re-install, you will lose all data on the Windows or my documents and any related Windows settings as well.Make sure the machine is turned off any time you work on it, also remove the p ... PC Desktops
My Dell optiplex 170L keeps turining off and then
Possible that it's caused by a faulty hardware or a computer virus on your computer. For us to isolate the issue we must start troubleshooting with the hardware1. Remove all the connection at the back of your computer2. Power cycle ... Dell OptiPlex 170L PC Desktop
Compaq Presario V6000AU has problems powering up
The problem here is the BIOS - have currently got the same laptop, and same problem. What I do at the moment to keep the time of stalling down is by downloading WinFlash from the HP website and Flashing the BIOS. This somewhat helps, until you get th ... Compaq Presario Notebook
Power light blinking
If the power just shuts off for no reason when booted up,it may be the power source is on the way out ,it will work for a while, but keeps crashing, thats the first thing to replace \015\012also make sure you hear the fans working\015\012 ... Dell OptiPlex 170L PC Desktop
Dell e510 won't make it to post
Unplug computer, disconnect all usb/monitor/internet, open it, hold power button until green led on the inside on the motherboard turns off, pop out the BIOS battery (looks like a big watch battery and use a small flathead screwdriver to depress the ... Dell Dimension E510 Dual Core 2.8 Ghz (847403171179) PC Desktop
Complete PC shut down whilst playing CD-ROM games
For sure this is an overheating problem.It's possible it's a fan. First check and see if the fan is in fact running. To do this just put your hand in front of the fan and see if you feel any air. Also there is a fan on the power supply ... Compaq Presario SR1000T (568657) PC Desktop
Computer shuts down while loading OS
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Toshiba satellite A210 11-P crashes when i disconnect the power lead
From Toshiba, try step-charging the battery or Battery conditioning procedures:\015\012\015\012Batteries don't last forever. All types of batteries gradually lose their ability to hold an electrical charge as they age. Eventually, the com ... PC Laptops
Stuck on BIOS Screen?
I would try to power off the machine completely and hold a key down on the keyboard and power on the computer while still holding down one key. Keep holding it (it might make an irritating beep sound, that is expected) . This is one trick that will a ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Blue screen when I close the top of my laptop or shut it off
This error relates to video drivers. to fix this. restart your computer and as soon as you see dell keep tapping the F8 key in the top row to get advanced boot options. and then select "Enable VGA Mode" and press enter 2 times. then the computer shou ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Toshiba 5205-s503 won't start up
In my 15 year career in electronics, among other companies, I have most notably worked for United Technologies as Test Engineering Technician and as an Electronic Failure Analysis Technician for Jabil (Circuit.) I am unemployed due to US electronics ... Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook
Have an acer 5630 wit windows vista. Today it shut off on it's own, and then restarted. But when it came on it said,"configuring updates:stage 3 of 3 0% complete, do not turn off computer" Then it will shut it self down and restart right back at the same spot , and do this ove and over until I shut it off. When I restart it happens again. It seems to be stuck in this configuation. Any thoughts on what is causing this, and how do I get around this? I tried briging up task manager, b
Use F8 during boot (right after POST, so just keep tapping it) to bring up the menu that offers you to boot in safe mode; IF you can boot 'safe with network' you can become a member at ... PC Desktops
Dell OptiPlex GX620 starts up then shuts down repeatedly
Try this: remove the DMOS battery and unplug the on/off switch plug. It's the one in the corner near the power supply. To be sure follow the cable from the front on/off switch board on back to this plug. Then plug the A/C cord in, if the system boots ... Dell OptiPlex GX620 PC Desktop
Windows XP Media - Service Pack 3 download, Wont startup after download shut down.
Keep the battery unplugged but make sure you have the power cord still plugged in, and when you see the toshiba screen press F8 i believe or F1. In there you need to change to the boot order so that the CDrom boots first if you want to try and resto ... PC Laptops
Acer extensa 4420 won't start
I had problems getting an Acer Extensa 4420 to boot or to enter bios. It would never complete the post. After taking it apart, changing the CMOS battery and making several other adjustments I read that a faulty DVD would cause the problem. I remov ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook
Power light blinking yellow after sitting a while
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Computer was working fine, it froze and I had to take out the battery and unplug the power to shut it down. Now I get Pxe-E61 Media Test failure, check cable. PXE MQF exiting Boot Agent no operating system found
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Laptop crashes shortly after boot, power light rapidly blinks red.
Its late, so just to make sure I'm not brain-dead basically your laptop runs fine as long as its powered by the AC adaptor but dies fairly quickly while running via battery. \015\012\015\012This is very typical of a battery that will no longer hold a ... Medion (40010998)