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z400 workstation gives 6 beeps & red light after changing bi...

Q: z400 workstation gives 6 beeps & red light after changing bi...

Maybe somebody here knows what to do After I changed the setting of the PCIe-slots to compute the z no longer starts at all and won't give me a chance to change this setting back to the way it was nbsp I understand that the compute setting is workstation red z400 6 & changing bi... gives light after beeps reserved for special video cards like the Nvidia Tesla card and I also know by now that it is completely wrong for my needs nbsp nbsp When I now press the power button I see the red light flasing along with the beeps indicating a graphics error nbsp I already tried to reset the cmos by taking the battery out pushing the cmos z400 workstation gives 6 beeps & red light after changing bi... button but no luck The way I see it the z no longer expects a regular graphics card in the PCIe slots and z400 workstation gives 6 beeps & red light after changing bi... therefore signals that z400 workstation gives 6 beeps & red light after changing bi... no card is installed same error code without any graphics card installed nbsp nbsp So does anyone know how I can change this back to normal nbsp There must be a way I can't tell you how much I appreciate your help because I'm in the middle of a production and this workstation plays a crucial role Thanks Vinne nbsp PS I don't think it matters but the OS is Windows GB RAMPPS Would the recovery jumper help - and if so how

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A: z400 workstation gives 6 beeps & red light after changing bi...

Hi! To make sure that you reset the CMOS settings correctly, please verify that you followed (exactly) these steps:-Power off the machine;-Disconnect the power cable from the PSU; -Disconnect the rest of the cables as well (all of them);-Remove access pannel;-Locate, press, and hold the CMOS button for (at least) five seconds (do not remove the battery);-Replace the access panel;-Reconnect external devices;-Plug in and power on the workstation;-Reset the workstation passwords and configuration information, such as the system date and time The workstation powers up for three to five seconds, then powers down; Please try it and let me know of the results.

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A:HP Z400 workstation - Windows 7

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A:Clean install on my HP Z400 workstation

Lynne_29 To reinstall Win7 on your workstation, you need genuine HP OEM Recovery Media, not a USB or DVD that was made from an ISO download, or purchased from Microsoft. Saying that because the HP Recovery Media is a set of DVDs and a CD, and the DVD set is bootable. To use that, all you do is insert the first DVD into the optical drive, close the door, and boot the PC. If you are using different media, we can not help with that.

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A:Changing my z600 processor to my z400 processors - CPU upgra...

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A:CPU NOT GETTING ON. LIGHT ON MAKING BEEPS

A description of that desktop(brand name, model name, model number) or its motherboard(brand name, model number) and the number of long or short beeps will be helpful.

Certain beep codes are associated with specific problems.

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What is the model number of the computer?How many beeps, continuous short ones, sets of three, or whatever?Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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A:Computer light shows; but no beeps

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EDIT: My computer suprisingly started today, and I'm backing up all my information to an external drive, and I am going to do system restore and chkdsk and see if it helps.

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A:Desktop PC Giving 5 Short Beeps With Red Light

Hi, I think one of two RAM sticks is about to fail. Please run one of them for few hours each to work out which one and replace it. Regards.

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A:nothing but a green light on my mobo, no fans, no beeps...SHOW ME THE WAY!!!!

An Honorable death, Then Computer Heaven

If the fans don't start the 12 volt rail of the power supply could be bad.
And I suppose it could be that stupid little battery which, incidentally, HOLDS ALL THE INFORMATION in the BIOS. This is all I know. Sorry about the Caps.
Sure, just take the 2 wires off the on/off switch and splice them together, like stealing a car.
 

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A:Ext Maxtor drive not connected, power light is on, but it just beeps.

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A:PC wont power up, mobo light on, but no fans, beeps, or any other activity

what brand of psu? on a 5 year old computer that is always a question, and because the mobo light is on does not mean the power is good.
 

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A:New Build, Mobo green light, psu powers case fans off mobo, not cpu fan no beeps

check and recheck the connections on the board, if unsuccessful, make sure you haven t short-circuited the mobo, ...
 

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A:System won't post, no system speaker beeps, power light on

Hi Ronnie,
The Gateway motherboard will beep if no memory is installed at all. If you hear no beeps, the motherboard may be toast. Motherboards sometime fail for little or no reason. Did you reinstall the CPU properly? Too much thermal compound will act as an insulator and not as a heat conductor
 

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A:Dell Inspiron 1564 Not Turning ON. Make 6 BEEPS first and then followed by 5 BEEPS. Please HELP!!!

Hello Gitesh23,
6 beeps on an Inspiron 1564 indicate video card failure. However, 5 beeps on the system indicate CMOS battery failure. Hence in order to isolate the cause of failure, I would request you to try connecting an external monitor to the computer and check if that works.
You may also try re-seating the CMOS battery and check if the issue persists. Before performing the steps, read and follow the safety instructions in Dell Knowledge Base Article: "Precautionary Measures for Personal Safety". Remove all power sources including AC Adapter and Battery before you remove or re-install an item in your computer. Please see the service manual for instructions on how to re-seat the CMOS Battery: http://bit.ly/14fkggq
Please try the steps and write back with your findings.

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I have a HP Z400 PC with an error meesage: Driver stopped v 275.89. I thought it was my monitor. I replaced the monitor. Same error. What could be my problem? The error message continues: Nivida windows kernel mode..driver 275.89.

A:Z400 PC

I have a HP Z400 PC with an error meesage: Driver stopped v 275.89. I thought it was my monitor. I replaced the monitor. Same error. What could be my problem? The error message continues: Nivida windows kernel mode..driver 275.89.That appears to be an HP workstation and the driver dates from November 2011 (assuming Win 7 Pro 32-bit). See here for other OS and drivers: HP Z400 operating systems and driversIt could be an indication that the drivers are corrupt in which case you would need to uninstall/reinstall the graphics drivers again. You can download them from the same site after selecting your OS. But I had a similar message on a Sony Vaio notebook not so long ago and without doing anything, the system recovered of its own accord. I'd suggest monitoring the situation for the time being at least.

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http://postimage.org/image/wlacv1xdn/
 

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A:Z400 NO Bios where can i get it from

Hi Gabipen,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that the computer is not booting to Windows after trying to partition the Hard Drive within Windows, this might have corrupted the operating System installed in the computer. I suggest you to perform the Flee-Power and BIOS reset. Below are the steps to check and resolve the issue:
 

Remove the battery and any other peripheral device connected to the computer.
Hold the power button for 10-15 seconds and then connect only the AC Adapter and try to turn ON the computer.
If the issue persists even after performing Flee Power then resetting BIOS to its defaults should resolve the issue
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 Hope this helps!!!
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar





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A:HP Z400 works with unsupported CPU and Ram. How?

@RageIncoming?, welcome to the forum. It is possible because HP's specs are telling you the components that have been thoroughly tested to assure that they will work with the motherboard without problems.  There is always a chance that other components will work, but they are not supported by HP.  You install them at your own risk. Will this work again, I can't say for certain because not all motherboards are created equal.  I have seen two of exactly the same motherboards not overclock the same.  One will overclock way better and faster.  This is just one example. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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hi lisheng,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
First Try doing a Power Drain.
 
Then Open Device Manager and open the Human Interface Devices
  Uninstall all that starts with HID- then restart the system See if the problem will go away
 
If still the same I would consider this as a hardware Issue
 
You can contact Lenovo Technical Support here
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/feedback/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-76613
 
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver
 




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A:Z400 Aftermarket Upgrades

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A:Highest End Z400 Build

Hi, I don't know where do your get its specs but the following document for the whole series;             http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01709671 Regards.

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A:Dell XPS 8700 Orange Light inside and Green Light on Back

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A:1 beep - 2 beeps - 4 beeps? AMI bios

The complete BIOS beep guide
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic95391.html

Switch your ram modules around.
 

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A:1 Long Beeps, Followed by 3 Short Beeps (sometimes)

hi 1bellb

make sure that all of your RAM chips are firmly placed into their slots and that they aren't susceptible to movement in and out of the slots. You could also run Memtest on your chips from here - www.memtest.org. You've heard right about the beeping sounds probably being caused by RAM issues. Good luck

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A:HP Envy m6-k022dx Power Light and wifi light come on NOTHING...

Hello @W8WCA?, Thank you for the quick reply! You may consider contacting HP Phone Support for additional options.  Please use the following http://www.hp.com/contacthp and create a case for your issue and contact HP. If you live outside the US/Canada, please click the link below to get the contact information for your region.http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html I hope this helps. Regards!

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A:Windows XP, power light, hdd light for 1 sec, black screen

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A:HP 350 G1 Windows 10 keyboard mute light, touchpad light

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A:z400 - 6 slot memory configut=ration

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A:Z400 Desktop - NVIDIA Graphics Card BSOD after Win 10

@Samantha24?, welcome to the forum. I have had symptoms very similar to those you are experiencing when gaming.  The solution to my problems was installing all of the patches that I found for the games.  Also, games place a lot of stress on the video card. The fact that you were able to play the games without any problems with Win 7 and are having problems with Win 10 is not surprising.  Win 10 is a complete different operating system.  It is not even close to Win 7.  Remember, Win 8 and 8.1 have been released since Win 7.  You should run HP and Windows Updates to assure the software and drivers are up to date.

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Hello, I have an Ideapad z400 touch with windows10 installed.Three weeks ago the fan stopped working. I guess it happened after windows atualization, but i'm not sure.When i use lenovo energy management software and use dust removal tool, the fan works.I managed to open the notebook and i've seen that the faz stars when the note turns on, but it stops right after and doesnt return tu function even when the computer gets very hot.I've searched a lot to see if anybody had the same problem, but i didn't find anything.PS: I took my notebook to an assistance recently, becouse it stopped working. The technician said some chips were burned, and he replaced them. The computer was working well after that. 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/lenovo-z400-fan-works-only-on-dust-removal-software/td-p/3477255
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I followed instruction of OKO and started to callibrate my batttery. Now my battery is 0%, charging, but never get more than 0%, does not work if unplugged. Tried bios reset, acpi cleaned up.nothing help. Lenovo official service insitis to replace the battery. I feel that this is a programming bug rather than hardware issue. Please advise what shoudl i do?

A:Ideapad Z400, Z500, Z510 battery will not charge -...

Hi CuriousFox , 
 
Greetings.
 
To isolate fastest is to have another battery to use or charging the original battery on a known working compatible laptop.
The power checkout guide of the hardware machine manual provides steps to check battery charging integrity (example form Z510 manual page 21) .
 
You can also try plugging the laptop but not turning it on for 1-2 hours checking if there would be changes with the battery indicator LED.
 
Would it be the same using similar energy manager and operating system that came originally with the machine?
How is the battery health and battery report?
 
Update us how it goes.
 
Regards

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I have just upgraded my laptop to Windows 10 and when I booted it up the brightness on my screen was very dim. I tried to adjust the brightess as I normally would (Fn + F11 (or F12)) but it doesn't change the brightness even though it recongnizes me wanted to change it.  I had this problem when upgraded to Windows 8.1, but the fix I had for that doesn't work on Windows 10. Any help?










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A:Lenovo Z400 touch Brightness Problem in Windows 10

Hi, I have the same issue with my z 500 touch. The problem was fixed with an intel driver's update for win 8.1. I hope we can get an update for windows 10.  

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Lenovo-Z400-touch-Brightness-Problem-in-Windows-10/td-p/2131774
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good everning guys, I'm having a problem with my laptop after upgrade the cpu, cpu current i5 3210m and the new i7 is 3612qm,the laptop turn on but nothing appears on the display, when I return the old standard works which may be? I thank.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/monitor-turn-off-lenovo-z400-touch-after-changed-cpu/td-p/3452553
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I followed instruction of OKO and started to callibrate my batttery. Now my battery is 0%, charging, but never get more than 0%, does not work if unplugged. Tried bios reset, acpi cleaned up.nothing help. Lenovo official service insitis to replace the battery. I feel that this is a programming bug rather than hardware issue. Please advise what shoudl i do?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Ideapad-Z400-Z500-Z510-battery-will-not-charge-plugged-in-not/td-p/3435856
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I am going to buy a PC. Please help me to choose.

From my PC shop I got 2 choices

HPZ200 - with core i3 @ Rs 75000
and HPZ400 - with xeon @ Rs 92000

I will do the following tasks on my machince:
1. Software + Web Development in C# Java etc
2. Video Tutorial creation for computer software and programming
3. Working with multiple os via Virtualization (USing Virtual Box, Virtual PC)
4. Some Graphics and 3D Work. [Photoshop, Flash, Silverlight, 3dmax]
My machine will be used for about 16 hrs per day.

Will Z400 be sufficient for my job or it will be too much?

Also please suggest a good monitor for graphical work.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/z200-or-z400-core-ix-or-xeon-need-buying-advice.926469/
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I have two Lenovo Y - computers that I purchased within a couple weeks of each other nbsp They came with Windows but I upgraded to Windows nbsp A few months ago I noticed that my computer battery meter was reading for an hour nbsp I continued to work unplugged until the battery died while still reading nbsp I recharged and the battery again read for more than a couple hours then died nbsp So the battery lifetime is as good as always but the reading is not right nbsp When I Ideapad charge not Z500, Z510 Z400, -... will battery reboot it still reads nbsp Strangely the second system whcih I had not used for a while was OK but a few days later it started doing the same thing though it was reading the Ideapad Z400, Z500, Z510 battery will not charge -... charge when the computer last worked right nbsp I suscpect that this happened after a critical update which the second system went through later nbsp Recently I downloaded from the Lenovo website the newer power management software on both computers and Ideapad Z400, Z500, Z510 battery will not charge -... it did not help nbsp Then I noticed the Battery recall so downloaded the Lenovo Battery Utility to see if my system was afffected by the problem nbsp When I run the utility I get the mssage No Battery Detect nbsp So it would Ideapad Z400, Z500, Z510 battery will not charge -... appear that there may be an issue with the software detecting the batter nbsp Since I can't know the state of the battery it appears to not want to recharge until it's empty I gues because it thinks it's charged I cannot count on this computer when it's not plugged in nbsp Now I am in a bind nbsp I bought two comptures so that I would have one as a backup am leaving for a business trip in a week where I need to give a talk at a conference so need to approach the podium with the system unplugged and I have no working computer that I can count on nbsp I would buy a battery with expedited shipping if I thought this would work but I beleive it may be an issue with the OS nbsp What should I do nbsp I have two top-of-the-line systems GB SSD GB ram for whcih I paid a pretty penny and now I might have to make a quick laptop purchase for this important trip nbsp Not the stress I need at this tiem nbsp Is there a untility that I can run to isolate the problem nbsp Help

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A:Wirless problems, red light blue light!

Hello, it sounds like i am having the same problem as you with the wirelss not working. I am having my laptop shipped into hp and having them find out what is wrong with mine. If I find anything out, I will let you know! Good Luck!

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Wirless-problems-red-light-blue-light/td-p/6218