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D3100 dockstation: cut power from USB port when laptop is turned off?

Q: D3100 dockstation: cut power from USB port when laptop is turned off?

Probably it is not possible but I will ask anyway.
My laptop (Dell Inspiron 15) stands on cooling pad, which is connected on the D3100 USB port. If I turn of the laptop the fan in cooling pad turns off. But after a few seconds fan starts to work again as D3100 has its own power source. So I also have to disconnect D3100 from the power or disconnect cooling pad from the D3100 to turn off the fan in the cooling pad.
Is there anyway to tell D3100 to turn off power from USB ports when there is no connection with laptop?
And of course I could connect the cooling pad to the laptop. But that is what D3100 should be for.

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I have noticed that my laptop when fully charged, turned off and unplugged over night will lose approx. 1/4 of its power, why?

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During an office move, I lost a power supply for a D3100 docking station / port replicator. I know that I need a 19.5V 65W power supply, however there is several adapters with those specs listed on the website and the compatibility is also only listed for laptops (not to mention some review saying they followed the compatibility lists provided and still ended up with a wrong adapter).I would like some help knowing exactly which product I need to get the replace my lost power supply.

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My laptop is 1 year old and has worked great until a month ago. I was unable to connect to the internet and thru troubleshooting got a "missing network adapter". I have since upgraded the driver. I also purchased Registry cleaner program that supposedly found over 400 registry errors.

I found by accident that I was able to connect normally if I turned the PC off by holding the power button. Then restarting, I got a message to start windows normally. When I did, and then it connected to the internet normally.

Now, each night if I leave the power connected to the laptop and shut down windows from the Start command it works fine.

I do not want to have to leave the power connected. Can anyone help? Toshiba tech support is unable to help other that suggesting I return the PC to the "out of the box' status which is totally unacceptable to me.

A:Unable to connect to internet after laptop power is turned off

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My laptop battery loses power rapidly when the PC is turned off.  Not sure why or how.  Is this a curable problem?  The battery is embedded and not user replaceable.

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I have had a new Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop with Windows 10 pre-installed. It has been working well for months. Only recently, whilst using Firefox the browser would suddenly hang. After forcibly closing the program via Task Manager, I could no longer access the internet from the laptop. Even PING failed to work (General Failure error on any website). My other PCs could still access the internet via the same router.
I had to reboot and it was fine again. After this happened several times, I tried using Microsoft Edge instead. Same problem. Switched to Chrome. Same problem.
The OS is fully up-to-date and running McAfee Live Safe protection.
I have fully scanned the laptop and no malware shows up.
I have also ran Malwarebytes and no malware shows up.
I also use Malwarebytes Anti-exploit. So I turned that off. Same problem.
I have tried the suggestions in the Microsoft article Fix network connection issues in Windows 10
support.microsoft.com/.../windows-10-fix-network-connection-issues
I still get the same problem.
I run as administrator the following:
netsh winsock resetnetsh int ip resetipconfig /releaseipconfig /renewipconfig /flushdns
Same problem.
The network adapter shows an internet connection on IPv4.  Windows Network Troubleshooter fails to find a problem.
It happens two or three times a day when I click on a web-page (different web-pages have the same effect). The only way to carry on is to reboot. 
Also I am using a Dell D3100 Dock Station with Disp... Read more

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Hiya

Pretty vague, but this is for a mate at work that is having problems, so can find out more when I actually get back there on Monday.

Now, where is that scrappy paper.......
Ah, here we go...

Its an Apple Power Book Titanium, and the DC in-port for the power is not charging the laptop up. Will find out about any lights etc.

Apparently, its soldered to the board, but how much trouble is it to remove and replace?

Ah, just grabbed this off Google Images, and in the far right is what he means:

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Also, his wife's laptop went as well. Not sure which it is, but he has nicely taken the lead out and given it to me..

Not sure what I'm looking at but will find out what it is, so I can post a picture.

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Any more information needed, just ask, and I'll get it

Thanks for any replies

eddie
 

A:Power Port in a Laptop

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Hi all, I'm running a HP Pavilion xt155 and Windows XP. The power port on the back of the laptop is going bad. The central pin hasn't broken off (yet), but it seems loose. My wife's Compaq has the same problem. The power supply seems to be fine when I checked it with a voltmeter, so I'm suspecting a short in the port.

Now, what are my options? BB and Circuit City said it'd be about $300 to send it off and get the port replaced. Too much $$. I've thought about opening the case and soldering a jumper wire to the port connections and installing a Radio Shack plug for my PSU, but I've also heard horror stories about opening HP laptops. Finally, there are some odd looking contacts (?) on the bottom side, could they be power contacts for a docking port or something? I checked them with a voltmeter when I had good power and got nothing, so I don't know what they are.

Any ideas, suggestions, thoughts, or comments? Thanks a bunch!
John
 

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I just purchased a new Dell PC.  I now get this message when I turn on my speakers:
power surge on the USB port. Unknown USB device needs more power than the port can supply. I have no idea why or how to fix it. Can anyone help me?

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A:power surge on the USB port. Unknown USB device needs more power than the port can supply

What specific Dell desktop computer?
What specific speakers?

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My laptop shut off while being used a couple of days ago. I get no response from the power button (no lights, no fans, etc.) Oddly, the LED light next to the AC adaptor isn't turning on, BUT while it's plugged in, I can plug a phone charger into a USB port and charge my phone. I've tried multiple hard resets, they don't help, so please don't ask me to do that. Does this sound like a power source connection problem?

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Hi, I had a friend bring me an HP laptop recently that was not turning on or responding at all. The only thing that happens when I plug the laptop in is that the light located right next to the power port (which has a plug icon next to it) blinks a light blue / whitish color. No other lights blink, not the lightning bolt charging light, nothing. I have tried it with the battery installed, and removed.  Same behavior.I have tried the power drain (hold the power button for a minute while the batter is removed). Same behavior.I have tried multiple power adapters. Same behavior. Does this likely mean something is wrong with the motherboard itself? I can't find much information on a blinking power port light, so any help would be appreciated. Thanks. Adam

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My laptop will not stay on adapter power unless the adapter plug is pressed hard against the port. I bought a new adapter but the problem still remains so I guess it's the port's problem but I have no idea how to have it fixed. The laptop is no longer under warranty. Where can I buy a new adapter port and would it be too much like brain surgery to try to do it myself?

Thanks for any help,
Tim
 

A:Solved: Power adapter port on laptop - how to replace?

These ports are soldered to the motherboard. Replacing/repairing them consists of removing the motheboard from the laptop and soldering a new powerconnector on.

Definately not a do it yourself type thing. I would suggest a competent local computer shop. This service usually runs around $100 in my area. The challenge will be finding someone willing to work on laptops anymore.
 

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HI, Lenovo G460 laptop (battery ) is not charging when turned on. When laptop turned on and plugged in , then intially it charges for a minute to five minutes and then it stops. When we mouse hoverd on the battery icon is displaying message as the percentage of battery available. No message as "Charging" is displayed. But it charges when turned off. Once after tutning off the laptop it charges from min to 100 percent without any issue. thank you. Can someone suggest me the solution. thnksIndra reddy

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i have a logitech webcam. it is a usb device. i install the software and the camera but it will not work. called the place i got it from and they said the usb port neede to be turned on. it was going to cost $40 that i didnt have. was weondering how u go about turning a usb port on.
 

A:usb port is turned off

28 for a usb port to be turned, money for old rope!

anyway, when you switch your comp on after the memory count, keep hitting delete. you go into your bios, go down the options, mines called chipset features, press enter, there you will get a list of things, they will either be enabled or disabled, look for on chip usb and on chip usb 2, if they say disabled after them press your plus key on the number pad on your keyboard, it should change to enabled, go down to usb 2 and do the same. press escape to get out of that screen and then go to the one that says save and exit. press enter, it will say save and exit y/n, press y and enter, then it will carry on loading. they should work now.

say if your still stuck.

wen
 

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I installed a Diamond S60 Radeon 7000 PCI graphics card in my HP Pavilion 061 DM185A-ABA desktop computer.
Prior to the install the onboard ethernet port worked fine.
After the install the OEP no longer appears in the device list.

How do I get this port turned back on.?

I have uninstalled the viedo card and drivers several times.

The video card is working fine.
 

A:Onboard Ethernet port turned off?

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 On page 12 of the Gettting Started Guide, the following says the following about the charging port on the right-hand side (bold added by me for emphasis): Connects an optional USB device. The USB 2.0 chargingport can also charge select models of cell phones and MP3players, even when the computer is off. For moreinformation about USB devices, see the HP NotebookReference Guide. I've plugged in my Galaxy Nexus phone when the notebook is turned off, but it does not charge. It works fine when Windows is running. I've looked around the BIOS and can't see a setting that may turn this feature off. Any ideas? BTW, the HP Notebook Reference Guide referred to contains no further information.

A:USB charging port not working while system is turned off (87...

Here is the Manual: Your Service Manual Look at page 17 item 3. Are you plugging it in the port with the lightning bolt icon? Only 1 port supports "always on" usb charging. Unfortunately I do not have a BIOS emulator to see what settings are available. Look in both the F2 UEFI interface and the F10 BIOS Setup. I have another brand of laptop that also has always an always on usb port and it has to be enabled in the BIOS...it is not working on default settings.

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I had my power adapter plugged into my laptop, as normal, but the power indicator light did not come on as normal when I plugged it in before I opened the lid. It works in battery mode when I open the lid. My Toshiba PC Health monitor tells me the battery is "good." I'm using it now and it seems OK in battery mode. And yes, I checked the unit and cords--look fine. Power is on. There are no "stupid" mistakes on my part. Is there any way to check the "power adapter" in the laptop (laptop side--I don't mean the external one) using the Win 8 OS? I know this is probably a "hardware" problem but I figured I see if I could get any information from Windows 8 about the issue. I went into the device manager and checked the properties of Microsoft AC Adapter and Compliant control method battery, both under the "Batteries" section. I checked what seemed could be related to power under System Devices, and all say "This device is working properly." It is like the computer doesn't recognize it is plugged in to an AC source. If anyone knows a Win 8 method to check anything before I try to order an adapter or so forth, it would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Malware keeps truning the IE9 Proxy Server back on after reboot.  
 
Ran Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware. Also ran Combofix then found out I was not supposed to do that.
 
Running Norton Antivirus
 
Any help would be appreciated.
 
Thank You
 
 
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16521
Run by Staples at 13:21:20 on 2014-04-10
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8126.5799 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Norton AntiVirus *Enabled/Updated* {D87FA2C0-F526-77B1-D6EC-0EDF3936CEDB}
SP: Norton AntiVirus *Enabled/Updated* {631E4324-D31C-783F-EC5C-35AD42B18466}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\File Sanitizer\HPFSService.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\windows\system32\Hpservice.exe
C:\windows\system32\vcsFPService.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
C:\windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
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A:After reboot proxy is turned back on and pointed to 127.0.0.0 port 13828

Please close request - Ended up restalling OS.

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I just want to know if I'm the only one with this problem.  I have the latest update/firmware installed. Something when I browse the web, or change rapidly from one application to another (ex : Web to Word) The screen turn black for 1 sec.   It doesn't always happen, but enough times that I starts to bother me. The display is connected on the dockstation by a DVI or dualport connector (don't remember).  My monitor is a Dell.

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I'm having a bizarre issue where simply unplugging the official Lenovo power supply from the orange USB power port causes the laptop to immediately issue the subject warning, along with the detail "A USB device has malfunctioned and exceeded the power limits of its hub port".   This warning pops up every 5 seconds, unless clicked on, where reset/close options do nothing.  Crazy thing is, NOTHING is plugged into any USB port!   Reattaching the power supply does not clear the error.  Only rebooting with the power supply cable connected clears the error.   Remove the power cable, and the error instantly comes back.   All of the USB ports actually work fine, including the USB C port, whether or not this message is active. Maybe it is a hardware issue, but ALL the USB ports actually work fine.  I can't figure how unpluging the power source can trigger a USB power surge when nothing is actually connected and the battery is fully charged.  I've removed/reinstalled the USB Root hub, eXtensible Host Controller, Generic USB Hub, etc., drivers multiple times to no avail.   No errors with any devices are apparent in the device manager. I've seen a lot of issues reported about USB power surges but none like mine.   Anyone have any ideas about this?  System: Lenovo Yoga 900/16GB/Windows 10

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Fellows, I made the update from W7 for the W10 recently, and in the meantime I wasn't using the dockstation, now, I need it but, none of my dockstations are charging the battery, there's no drivers missing, the power cord isn't the model with problem, I all the solutions on the web doesn't work. Any help to solve this issue? Thanks,Leandro.

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I am attempting to dock an Acer Aspire 5723Z laptop running Windows 7 64-bit into the Belkin Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Dockstation Model # FSU216 which the supplier provided with the laptop as being compatible.

When the devices are connected, the (Edge10 GB19XX) monitor display switches off when I close the laptop. The screen resolution does not always readjust.

In Devices in Control Panel under Unspecified it says IEEE-1284 controller USB hub ? ?Needs troubleshooting?.
If I right click and click ?troubleshoot? it says the driver is not installed. When I click ?apply this fix? it tells me the driver was not successfully installed. If I click ?skip this fix? and then ?view solution? it says ?a solution is not available for this problem.?
When I originally attempted to install the drivers from the disk I got an error message that it did not have permission to copy a particular file. I tried to uninstall the device a number of times. Each time I went back though control panel afterwards, it asked me again whether I wanted to uninstall the device, which implied that it had not been successfully uninstalled the previous time.

Belkin claim they don?t have drivers for Windows 7 64-bit - only for Vista 32-bit.

Does anyone know a way to get these devices interoperating so that the display works properly?

If not, does anyone know of a docking station which will work OK with this laptop/OS?

Regards Keith

A:Display problems with Belkin Hi-Speed USB Dockstation

Wow. Except for the model number on your laptop, you and I have exactly the same problem with exactly the same docking station--the VGA support for Win7/64. I got around it by using the HDMI port on my laptop and hooked in a small HDTV I wasn't using. Does your device support HDMI? It's one way around the problem.

Also, have you been able to get your printer to work via the parallel port? Mine won't send the page to the printer.

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I just purchased a Hi -speed USB 2.0 Dockstation by Belkin. When using the install disk to install drivers I recieve the following error message
"an installation support file C:\leslie~l\locals~\temp\{EB145CEA-998F-4C9DAEF7-B4DBBD217DAF}\lsrt.dll could not be installed. Access is denied.

Can anyone help me with this problem???
 

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Hi from Girona,     I just buy a new Elite X2, and a offcial DockStation.      Everything works, excepts External Screen that it's conected via RCA cable to Dock...      I found this Advise (http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05250839&sp4ts.oid=8741943) and do everything, but nothing changes.... Any help? Thanks in advance

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I was playing a game and the Z70 shout down. It will not power on. The power light to show that it is pluged in is om amd when I press the power button the power on light comes on for 5 seconds the goes off. I tested the power cord even though I have to power light with no change. The system was not hot when it turned off. I pulled battery out and pressed the power button for 25 seconds still nothing. The laptop is 6 month old. If any one has any idea what to do let me know 

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today i was working with my pc 's power button to mount it into a different little case when the wires to the power button snaped,now what do i do,is there any way to turn the computer on without the power button and the computer being off or am i out of luck?
 

A:fix it power button turned bad

you can turn your motherboard on manually by getting any slim metal and then touching both power pins with the slim metal, you touch one pin from the bottom and from the top something, but if you don't want to struggle you might need to solder
 

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I'm fixing my cousin's HP desktop. It was working before. But one day this happened after he turned off his pc and met his problem on the next day.

Now, whenever the pc is turned on, psu is on, cpu fan and case fan spin but they will stop spinning in a few seconds. Then only those two fans stop spinning while the psu fan is still spinning and the power button on the case is still lit. When I turn on the pc, no beeps come out and nothing shows up on the monitor. It just remains black after the cpu fan stops. And the pc doesn't restart automatically like when cpu is over-temperature.

If anyone knows what the problem, please let me know. Thanks a lot!
 

A:Power Supply Is On But CPU fan turned off

Hello,

Has any cables been unseated?
Perhaps the PSU is at fault..if that is ok, then the Motherboard needs diagnosing.
If the lights come on, the PSU may still be at fault.. i.e not giving sufficient power for whatever reason.
 

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The led on the motherboard will go on for a second and then go off when power cord is inserted to plugin or when power is turned on.
 

A:Led on motherboard comes on and goes off when power turned on

Thanks for that interesting piece of info.
 

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Hi All,
My G/F's old EMachine T 3958 has no activity in the computer when its turned on. It is a Windows Xp Desktop, no frills model, but she likes it and has gobs of stuff on it.
I suspected the Power supply unit as it had Nothing, no beebs, lites, na-da. I replaced it.
I aquired one off of Ebay. It was exact part number etc. Installation was normal. When I turned on the power button, The green LED on the Motherboard did light up. I thought, good here we go! And... that was it. No H/Ds spining, nothing, Nothing displayed on the monitor. All the new Power Supply did was lite up the green motherboard LED.
Anything you kind folks can think of? I swapped RAM, unplugged each Drive unit, even swaped the H/D just to be sure. Cant boot into Safe mode either. Im suspecting a Motherboard too? Whatcha guys think (I know, I know.. its an EMachine...)
Thx in advance,
-Dez
 

A:EMachine Has No Power When Turned On

The gods do not favour this one
When the power supply went it may have taken out the motherboard as well
It may be time to give up on this machine.
With a bit of luck you should be able to hook up the drive as a slave in another machine and recover the data from it
 

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Hi,I would like to buy a Spectre x360 13-ac004nf and use it with a docking station and 2 external 27" monitors (2560x1440).I read that the doking sation is not able to provide power to the laptop.But, will it work if I plug the power spply in one USB-C 3.1 and the docking station to the other USB-C 3.1? Subsidiary question, will the laptop/dock support 2 external monitors 2560x1440? Thanks,

A:dockStation Elite X7W54AA with Spectre x360 13-ac004nf and d...

I guess I would like to see the dock but yes if you use the provided laptop power supply in one USB-C and then connect the other to a USB-C (Thunderbolt) port replicator (dock) with a pair of DisplayPort or HDMI ports it will drive two UHD monitors just fine. 

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I'm using Windows XP and set the monitors to switch off after 10 minutes of inactivity. This works well for a while, maybe days, then the monitors will switch back on as soon as they are turned off. This can be returned to normal by restarting the computer, but sooner or later it will happen again. Your comments welcome.
 

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Had been using my P51 for about 7 months now. A few months ago, cranked up my P51 after sitting in a drawer for 3 to 4 weeks. The battery was dead flat!  Thought that was strange so I charged it up and put in back in the drawer and the very next week my P51 had lost like 35%!  This can not be normal as I have had thin pads before that Saturday up for months and only be down maybe 10%.  Got to be some setting as it as it did not do this when I first bought it. I turned off always on USB, unless it toggled back on and thought was it but it still lost over 30% since last week.  Anyone with any ideas as to what is going on. Such a great laptop but I know it is not good to have the battery go dead flat, at minimum this problem will put excessive cycles on my battery.  Help!

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Okay so last night my power went out for like half a second, and I was on my computer and it turned off also.

So how do I check if everything is okay?

~Thanks!~

A:My computer turned off when power flash...

Originally Posted by adeang


Okay so last night my power went out for like half a second, and I was on my computer and it turned off also.

So how do I check if everything is okay?

~Thanks!~



turn it on? I can't see how else you'd check

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Hi,

Just wondering, is there a way so that if for example, I have a video folder that is being shared on the network, to continue being shared, even if the computer is turned off? I want to be able to share my files 24/7 but I dont want to keep the computer running all the time. Is there a way to share while in a very low power state?

Thanks
Jitin

A:Sharing with computer turned off/low power?

No, you'd have to wake the computer on a LAN event to bring it out of the low power state. Or you could purchase a Network Attached Storage appliance on your network.

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I built a pc recently, and I was following the simple steps to install Windows 8.1. I accidentally powered off my power strip, causing the computer to turn off. When I turned it back on it said "an operating system wasn't found. Try disconnecting any drives that don't contain an operating system. Press ctrl+alt+del to restart. I have tried all of this but it still won't work.
Thank you in advance

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Hi all just bought a hp tower as it needed reformatting or a boot disc I turned it on and it got to screen saying thank you your pc is now set up but then the little egg timer came up and after 5 minutes the pc just switched off now no green light on back by psu and no power has the psu just blown or could it be another problem .. thanks in advance

UPDATE - plugged my psu into it and it turned on so im assuming ive been very unlucky and psu has just blown can anyone help me where to get one very cheap pc is a hp media centre m000 I looked on ebay and cant seem to see anything the one in there is the origanal I think which is a 230watt
 

A:HP tower just turned off, no power light

Maybe - http://www.911forpcs.com/m376n.html
 

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Hi!

Bought an USB fan to my som today but it does not work untill he turns the computer on.
Mine works even when my computer is off. Is this a feature in the psu or software related?

The mobo is MSI-7623.

A:What makes my USB power turned on when computer is off?

Some Motherboards have Battery Charging support which can be enabled in the BIOS .. Also need to check in the Power Management for the USB devices to uncheck the Allow the computer to turn off...

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My Laptop is a R700 with a dockstation. Windows 7 x64.

If a I starts laptop docked, can see on external monitor and integrated lcd.
If I star undocked, starts windows and lcd turns black. There is out to external monitor if I connect one, but not lcd correct out.

Swtiching function keys doesn?t works, like if undertand lcd is correct (but there is only a black lcd).
Updating until last version of video and switching version (aug2012) we obtain the same result: black lcd.

If uninstall video driver and set the vga standard driver works ok, but ther is no switching function key to use external monitor.

Is anyone there with same proble?

A:Portege R700 and dockstation, Integrated screen starts black

If the video signal has been set to external monitor using Fn + F5, then you have to use this key combination again in order to switch back to the internal screen?.

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Its my first build and I think my motherboard isnt working, but more specifically I want to know why the flashback led is flashing when I turn on the power supply. Power is going into the motherboard; the standby light comes on, as well as the Flashback LED, but when I attempt to turn the computer on with the power button on the case, nothing happens. I ensured both the ATX power connectors were fully in, everything is connected, RAM is in, but the computer will not boot. Also, I might have have connected the power to the case in at the opposite ends (ground to power and power to ground), but it has been reversed, and if that is the problem, would I have to replace the case or the motherboard?

Here are the specs
-ASUS M5A97 motherboard
-Fractal R4 ATX Tower Case
-AMD FX-8350 8 core AM3+ 4GHz
-Kingston 120GB 2.5in SSD
-Corsair TX650
-Kingston 8gb HyperX DDR3 Ram
 

A:Flashback LED is flashing when power Supply turned on

No idea but slight suggestion Power supply???
Ronan
 

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Hello. I have recently switched from OS from Win98SE to WinXP. The power is no longer automatically turned off after shutdown. I must press the power button by hand to turn it off.
Is this a bug?
 

A:Power doesn't automatically turned off after shutdown

1: Click - Start - Control Panel - Performance and Maintenance - Power Options
Tab

2: Then click APM - Enable Advanced Power Management Support
 

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Hi
In the device manager, if the option "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" is checked, is there a history, events or logs of when and what actually has been turned off by Windows?
Sounds like this should obviously be logged somewhere but I can't seem to find this information.
Thanks in advance

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I need some help here,

I've had this problem before and was told that my RAM was bad so it was replaced and the problem was temporarily fixed. For some reason I don't think RAM was to blame. Recently, it has begun to act up again.

After turning on the system, my monitor shows nothing and immediately enters standby mode. The monitor fails to read any input from the system. I get nothing displayed on the screen. Not even the windows logo. My monitor, video card have and RAM have all been tested on other systems and show no signs of being bad.

Can this type of symptom be associated with a bad PSU or motherboard?

Any help or feedback would be much appreciated. This is really frustrating.

Thanks
 

A:Monitor enters standby after power is turned on.

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I've been dealing with the aggravation for over a year now of a network card that keeps turning itself off to save power. I have deselected this power saving feature in device manager; but, about two- to four times a month, someone comes to me to complain they cannot print.

Invariably, the computer the printer is attached to has no network access and restarting it fixes the problem. Also invariably, I will check the network card's properties and the 'turn off to save power' has been re-enabled on its own.

When shopping for network cards, this feature isn't listed in its specs so how can I find one that cannot be turned off?
 

A:Need network card that cannot be 'turned off to save power'.

I've never run into a computer or other network device that actually shut off while the computer was fully powered on. Something else is amiss, Alex. The adapter is not the problem.
 

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So my power in my house randomly shut off and I was about to leave so just said screw it and left it I come home the next day and try to boot my computer up but it just shows the windows logo. So I hard shut it off unplugged it turned the power supply off waited about 10 seconds and go to turn it on now it just shows the windows logo and says preparing automatic setup but won't do anything just stays on this screen. What's going on?

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HELP! While shutting down the computer, there was an option to install windows updates before shutting down and i clicked it. i switched off my monitor to let it install and shut down itself but my dad unplgged the monitor for some reason and i turned off the power accidently forgetting that the updates were being installed!

Now when i switch on the computer, it takes me to the startup options page and no matter which option i select, it ends up in a blue screen saying that a driver is attempting to write on a read-only memory. The updates may be installed incompletely so is there a way to delete the updates? HELP.

A:Accidently turned off power while installing windows updates.

Hi MrAtiF and welcome to Vista Forums

The reason why you are having problems is because some updates overwrite and patch system files. When this happens, you need to take particular heed about the warning not to turn off your machine whilst the updates are configured/installed. Should power be removed, then some of these files will be incomplete and in an uncertain state.

Have a look at this Tutorial: Advanced Boot Options

Try Last Known Good Configuration (advanced). If that doesn't work, try these options in order:
System Restore - How to
Startup Repair
Repair Install For Vista

If none of these work, or you can't even access them, then you might need to do a clean installation:
Clean Install From Upgrade Vista
Clean Install with a Full Version of Vista

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