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Possible motherboard issue

Q: Possible motherboard issue

After Broni s series of attempts to help me in THIS THREAD he suggested that I may have a video chip or motherboard issue NOTE I am on issue motherboard Possible a Chromebook now and am trying to clean my fiance s laptop He just got it back from a local tech shop on windows reinstall - he downloaded some nasty viruses via email attachments we believe BAD BAD BOY and I tried to reinstall windows on my own times but the acer discs would not complete the reinstall so we took it to the shop By he d managed to get reinfected but I don t know if it was residual from the previous infection My latest thread to him following his instructions to go into System Recovery mode was After some Googling re not being able to start the Acer the only way I could figure Possible motherboard issue out how to get past the screen with several vertical lines comprised of the little horizontal lines like my earlier video shows let s call it my HVLinePattern for shorthand was to take out battery for over minutes while unplugged the whole time press down power for seconds plug back in reboot and I could F and F but NOT F At some point I got a single set of short beeps cpu failure wild guess per http www fixya com support t -acer aspire laptop problems booting I cannot seem to reproduce these beeps tho I tried to let the laptop Possible motherboard issue start up in regular mode and kept looping the acer logo with options to F or F at the bottom vs a brief flash of black screen until I powered it down with the power button I rebooted tried to F and got what I interpret to be long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by the HVLinePattern screen I powered down and rebooted then hit F chose boot by disc took a screenshot but it s in video format oops can add later if necessary hit F and changed to boot order screenshot on my google drive -bit ly foRTDf put my windows install disc in the drive recovery disc of crossed my fingers rebooted got what I interpret to be long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by the HVLinePattern screen I then took out battery for over minutes while unplugged the whole time pressed down power for seconds plugged back in rebooted and long short beeps immediately followed by long short beeps immediately followed by long short beepsimmediately followed by the HVLinePattern screen I rebooted a few times and shot a little video LINK ON YOUTUBE while I observed the same pattern of beeping Riveting stuff Click to expand As I expressed to Broni I m not terribly optimistic we ve already began the process of shopping for a replacement Now that I know the beeps have a significance I m a bit agitated that the tech shop ignored the HVLinePattern screen and the beeps they likely also heard Oh well At any rate if you have any insights I d be so very appreciative If not I truly understand that my fiance managed to do too much damage by not getting help quickly enough and or by clicking on an especially malicious piece of malware We just hope we can take steps to avoid it again in the future Thank you nbsp

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A: Possible motherboard issue

Sorry! must've been half asleep when I posted this under MOBILE COMPUTING ... meant to put it in PROCESSORS AND MOTHERBOARDS and just did so. If there's a way I can delete my original post above, let me know so I can learn the RIGHT WAY to take advantage of this valuable resource.

Moderator note: Irwynn, I moved your post here to a more appropriate subject forum IMO.
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A:Likely a motherboard issue?

What version of windows and is it 32 v 64bit?

64bit systems with only 2gb active ram would be a poor performer. however, don't judge the system using the Internet - - there are many more reasons for poor network performance.

Process of elimination to test memory:
Keep stick in slot 1 and remove stick in slot 2; reboot - if it runs, stick 1 is good, else

Pull stick 1, insert stick 2 into slot 1 and reboot - - if it runs stick 2 is good, else trash and replace w/new

If #2 is good & #1 is bad, replace
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I now have a blue screen reading:

STOP: 0x0000008E (oxC0000005, 0xF84C8CAD, 0xF80A27E4, 0x00000000)

setupdd.sys - address F84C8CAD base at F849C000, Datestamp 41107c8f

I have tried turning the SATA off, switching the cables around etc, nothing seems to work. I can't start the PC in safe mode anymore.

Someone please help!!!

A:New Motherboard. XP issue

Welcome to TSF....

Take a look at these articles and one of them should help:

How Do I Install Windows XP On A SATA Hard Drive

Installing Windows on a SATA drive without the bloody F6 floppy
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A:Is this a motherboard issue?

the slots are probably just a little quirky, which may happen as they get older. the connections become a bit loose or something may be half disconnected internally. if you don't want to replace the motherboard, PCI cards are inexpensive and usually have at least 4 ports.
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A:motherboard issue

What do you mean by "stuck in there"? Was that connector just hanging in your case or was it actually connected to another component?

Your problem may be related to overheating as well, especially CPU overheating. It would help if you provided more info on the specs of your computer.

Of course the best way to check for sure is to find a spare PSU and see if your computer operates normally.
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A:motherboard issue

BIOS="operating system" for the motherboard , in a way... Basically the BIOS ( CMOS acctually) checks the motherboard and parts installed once you turn the computer on and then "hands" that information to the operating system .
Bios update . Usualy if it's not broken don't fix it, but in certain circumstance , some peripherals do not want to work with the motherboard. Or new features are add it to the motherboard or support for newer peripherals.So here comes a BIOS update to the rescue. Kinda like a windows driver , in a sence. And it's not recommended since if the bios update goes wrong you are stuck with a non working motherboard.
Drivers for motherboard and chipset. Usualy motherboard doesn't need drivers, but the chipset does need. Specially the new chipsets ( Nforce 2, Via KT400A etc...) since windows doesn't have those drivers build in ( and some times windows drivers are acctually slower then the chipset drivers ). And yes the chipset does "contain" the bus speeds , cpu etc..etc..
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A:Motherboard issue

Check to see if the onboard network card is disabled in the BIOS setup.

As for the wireless card, are you sure you've not only got the right model number but the right revision as well? Many cards have several revisions and the driver varies for each revision of the same model number.
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Is Motherboard Bad?
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A:USB or Motherboard Issue?

If Asus is willing to RMA the board right away it must be a known issue...If you have a multimeter test the 5 volt power and test the ground....

Just me, but I would never upgrade the BIOS unless I was having a specific problem that the upgrade was supposed to fix....
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A:Motherboard issue

Well I did some research for you and the best answer I can come up with is..."modular digital multitrack".

What would be really helpful is to know the Make/Mdl of your MOBO!!!

Then YOU or someone else could Google the Specs and perhaps nail down the function for sure.
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A:motherboard issue

Hi...use Belarc..its free and gives you all the info about the hardware and software on your computer...

Hope this helps

You need to be online to run it.....
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A:Is this a Motherboard or HD issue??

clicking noise generally indicates a hard drive failing. Go to the web site of the hard drive manufacturer and download a diagnostic program, most supply them, It will check your drive and report any mechanical or electrical problems.

It's not surprising that the other hard drive failed, different motherboards use different system devices and you can't just take a hard drive from one machine and install it as a boot drive on another
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A:Motherboard Issue.. help!

Any 478 P4 CPU is fine.
You will always need drivers.
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A:Motherboard or PSU issue?

Just looking at the event viewer it all has critical errors with a source of kernel power , i would post a screenshot of it but i dont know
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A:Motherboard Issue

It's impossible to tell but if you use it for anything there's a risk the damage will get worse.

Where on the motherboard is the burnt spot ?
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A:Possible Motherboard or RAM issue?

Try the instructions starting at Step 7 of this link: Memory Diagnostics
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A:Motherboard or gpu issue

Could be the Video another one you can test that theory
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Now, when I boot up my computer, I get this message.

AMIBios © 2005 American Mega trends, Inc.
939Dual-SATA2 BIOS P1.50
CPU : AMD Athlon ™ 64 Processor 3000+ (64bit supported)
Speed : 1.80GHz

Press F2 to run Setup
Press F11 for Boot Menu
Single-Channel Memory Mode

© American Megatrends, Inc
62-150-00.....(bunch of numbers, i think its the serial or something)
I press F2 and F11 but nothing happens.

I am still under warrenty, so I hope there is a way to fix it.

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A:Motherboard issue

it really depends what brand you are looking for, what kind of quality you are after and most of all how much you want to spend?
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OH... and either way I think I have plenty of parts to salvage into something new.

The eMachine T3958 Specs:
CPU: Intel® Celeron® D 340 Processor
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Chipset: Intel® 845GV chipset
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AND it came with an added DLink wireless ethernet card, so THAT is cool, too.

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Have you set the primary graphics adapter (in the BIOS) to PCI-E?
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A:Solved: Motherboard issue?

Ok, problem solved. It was the battery all along
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If you suspect the board all you can do is replace it as i dont think they are fixable.
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A:Motherboard Issue? I/O error

Sounds like a hardware issue, but before opening the case, I would download a Linux / Ubuntu ISO, burn it to a CD, and try to boot into a live operating environment (without installing), from the optical drive.

Have you tried plugging in an external monitor, to check the video chip?
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According to the ASUS website there are no compatible drivers...

You could try these, they are from a similar card, but I make no guarantees
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gladio, follow the instructions in this link

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A:Ugh laptop, motherboard issue?

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For clarification:

You installed both video and chipset drivers for your motherboard and CPU.
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Are they overheating cpu's
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A:Having motherboard, PSU, or power button issue

Change the CMOS battery.
If still dead, sounds like the PSU may have 5v standby working, but nothing else.
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Hey all First off some stats I ve got an Alienware System thats Running Windows Xp Pro Sp on a ASUS P C -E Deluxe MoBo P Ghz HT processor socket Gb Ram PC DIMMs something or other Gb SATA drive Western Digital Gb Drive Western Digital Gb Drive hopefully The Backstory I ve had the system I m working on for a few years and I just picked up a Western Digital Gig hard drive for supper Cheap I currently have two s in there now all three are SATA drives When connected the initially I started up and nothing showed there was no sign that it even existed I booted into my setup and realized I RAID ASUS issue MotherBoard had turned my Promise Technologies FastTrack off I turned that on and as the system booted the fast track came on and poof I saw the drive Problem solved Not really When I get into windows ASUS MotherBoard RAID issue it doesn t see the drive at all I ve done some reading and some tinkering but I fell I need to turn to some higher authority for help I ve installed two different Promise drivers because I can t seem to figure out what I had when I got the System The quot Master CD quot that Alienware gave me has a folder that says quot ASUS MotherBoard RAID issue FastTrack TX quot or the like but the INF has drivers for a bunch of things the only one that runs seemlessly is the TX though So Installed that and rebooted and nothing happens At this point I would say the drive doesn t work but I know it s not the case as I ve used it before with no problems So anyway I m reading that on my Motherboard ASUS P C E Deluxe that the first back of SATA connectors are controlled by intel and the Second bank of are controlled by Promise makes sense But the problem is nothing that I do will allow windows to recognize the drive I don t want to RAID the drive to anything else at this point I just want to be able to set it Up JBOD Just a Bunch Of Drives I can t figure it out and the strangest thing more over is that when I tried to update the Promise Fast Track BIOS the PTIFLASH updater says I don t have a promise controler at all Please please please if anyone knows how to help me I d be very thankful I d rather not have to raid things and loose space because this motherboard doesn t know how to individualize drives nbsp

A:ASUS MotherBoard RAID issue

JBOD is a form of raid. It is spanning multi drives to be seen as one drive.

Next if your drive is recognized in the promise bios and not by windows, you probably need to partition and format the drive. Windows does not "See" a drive without a partition.

Go to disk management start>run and type in "diskmgmt.msc" without quotes and hit enter. See if your drive is detected in disk management. If so, just right click on it and choose to create partition. Next right click and choose to format.

BTW onboard promise controllers use different drivers depending on what mode is selected in the system bios ie raid or non-raid. This is one of the reasons I dislike onboard controllers.
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A:T430s won't power on - possible motherboard issue?

Well, I have replaced quite a few power jacks on T420s/T430s machines, but if that were the problem, you would have gotten low-battery warnings ahead of time.  When you disconnected the CMOS battery, did you let it sit a few seconds before plugging it back in?  I always let it sit for 5 seconds and then I press the power button 2 or 3 times before putting it back.  This drains all the capacitors.  (I assume you know that the main battery also needs to be out and the machine unplugged.)
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A:Boot/Power/Motherboard Issue

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.