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the indicator light on the front of the pc flashes every 10 seconds, why?

Q: the indicator light on the front of the pc flashes every 10 seconds, why?

the indicator light on the front of the pc flashes every 10 seconds, why?



Previous Subject line: la lampe témoin à l'avant du pc clignote toutes les 10 secondes, pourqoui?

Mod's Edit: Translated Subject line from French To English for the benefit of readers. Added Subject line to body of message.

Comme il s'agit d'un forum en anglais, veuillez le poster en anglais car cela vous assurera une meilleure réponse. Merci!

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My notebook model is ES1-411-POCM. Some time ago it stopped booting immediately after pressing the power button. It keeps blinking for 5 seconds and will not boot for many hours (screen is blank and cooling fan does not spin) until finaly it boots and works fine. I have checked everything that has to do with the OS (Windows 10) and it works well. I am scared to hibernate or shutdown as this takes me back to square one. Any body out there with an idea and solution to my problem?

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I have a Gateway w730-k8x, running XP. I ran the battery down, then plugged in power cord, but got no action. Took battery out, still wouldn't turn on with power plugged in. Waited a day (traveling). Tried again and am getting only 5 seconds of flashing battery charge light then nothing. Again with battery out, no response. Any ideas?
 

A:Battery charge light flashes 5 seconds then nothing

I ordered a new power adapter. I'll see if that is the problem.
 

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Good Morning all,
I have a Dell Inspiron 15 (7559) Laptop.  When I went to go power on the laptop, the keyboard lights up, but nothing appears on screen.  I also noticed the "Battery Light" indicator on the laptop was flashing.  It would flash white four times and then flash orange two times.  In the beginning I thought my laptop had died so I went ahead and charged the laptop.  I was able to charge the laptop, so I'm thinking that the battery is still good.  I'm hoping someone out here on these forums can help me diagnose and resolve this issue before I contact tech support.  Any information you guys/gals can provide is greatly appreciated.
Thanks,

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My Inspiron 15 7000 Series 7559 Laptop will not power on. The power light on the front of the laptop blinks 7 white lights ands 2 orange when I try to power the laptop on. I tried a different charger no help. I tried swapping the memory with my other 7559 latptop and no power up. Need help?
Harold

A:Inspiron 7559 Laptop has 7 white light flashes & 2 Orange Flashes

Remove or disconnect the battery.  With the system unplugged, hold the power button for 30 sec.
Try powering up on AC only - if it will but won't with the battery installed, the battery is bad.
If it still won't power up, the mainboard is bad.

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This just started happening recently. The power indicator light (near the power plug) does not turn on and Windows does not recognize when the adapter is plugged in; the power icon and cusomized power saving "on battery" behavior reflect that. HOWEVER, the battery does charge. The "lightning bolt" charging light on the front between HDD and system power lights comes on and the battery recharges if not at 100%. Any thoughts on how to troubleshoot this? Is it more likely a Windows or hardware problem? The BIOS does not have the power adapter test mentioned here, and I could not find the software download for the Smart Adapter functionality (this laptop was installed with clean, non-OEM OS, so any OEM software had to be added manually). Thanks in advance,Kyle

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I wonder what it is, if it does't charging slower when it indicates only one flash. My phone is Lenovo P2. Thx for reply

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I have connected my new SSD to a PCIe slot and connected the power cable to wrong pins on the mother board. After this mistake the front panel PC indicator flashes in red and beeps 8 times. Here is what hp official page says: The Diagnostic LED blinks red 8 times and the system beeps 8 times (once per second), then a 2-second pause follows:This indicates an invalid system ROM based on bad checksum and entering Failsafe (Boot Block) recovery mode.To resolve the issue, complete the following steps:1) Re-flash the system ROM. (Failsafe Boot Block ROM Recovery)2) Replace the system board. Here is the photo showing to witch connector I used for the SSD. I have marked the correct pins and the wrong pins that I connected on the first try with red arrows: Do you think I am doomed to get a new motherboard? Could my mistake have fried the whole motherboard?.. 

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When I plug power cord into computer the led at port stays on couple seconds then goes off.  And when I push power button or wifi button or touch pad buttons the lightning bolt light on front of computer flashes four times slow flashes.  Then after if I push power button it flashes three quick flashes from then on.  No other lights flash and no beeps.  Totally unresponsive computer.  Tried hard reset didn't help.  Computer does nothing with battery out and just power plugged in.  Tried reseating memory nothing helped.  Can't find definite light code chart for my model.  Please help

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Gidday,I have a 11e 3rdgen chromebook (20GD-0004AU)The system will not power on, POST or light the screen (on battery or AC charger). Holding the  power button down for 8 seconds does nothing.The AC charging light to the right of the charging port does not light when the charging plug is inserted (off known good power sockets, the mains cable is correctly seated in the model ADLX45NCC3A brick)The System Status Indicators on both the outer lid and palm rest remain off and do not flash to indicate charging, sleep or boot-in-progress.Ordinarily, I'd suspect a charging socket fault or battery,dud brick or cable or even mainboard but this is the weird thing: The Wireless Status Indicator on the leading edge of the outer lid blinks once a minute, on or off AC        2. putting my ear to the palm rest, I                  can hear a 5s extremely faint                          electronic leak/squeak every 15s on              or off AC Possibly the battery lead isn't correctly seated, but I didn't want to pop the back cover until checking around and also getting a known good brick, mains cable and charging cable plugged in to isolate the fault from the power cabling respect. Could it be a sleep/hibernation/lid closed SNAFU? What hard reset options do I have?

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I'm having trouble with my charger and am not quite sure which light indicates it's working. It would be nice to know the others, also. What happened to a printed manual with "parts of the computer and indicator lights?" I did download a manual but has no information on this.,

A:What do the four indicator lights on the front edg...

Please , Notebook Model

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I'm having trouble with my charger and am not quite sure which light indicates it's working. It would be nice to know the others, also. What happened to a printed manual with "parts of the computer and indicator lights?" I did download a manual but has no information on this.,

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MAIN ISSUE: Hey guys. Today I noticed that my HDD indicator light won't stop being on. It's not flashing; it's just solid ON. Also, I just tried using the Window's "check Disk for errors option" in the disk's properties but the Windows said that it could not check the disk while the disck is in use. As far as I can tell, however, the DISK IS NOT IN USE!

Anti-virus is not scanning.
HDD is not defraging.

(I've noticed 2 other problems that may be related so I mention them here: 1) my DVD/CD ROM RW no longer writes CD's but can still play CD and DVD & 2) on boot-up just after the BIOS I get a message that says "previous attempts at booting this system have failed at checkpoint..." but it goes to fast and I can't read it all then everything boots up fine.) are these related?

THANKS IN ADVANCE!!

A:HDD indicator light

Sounds like the motherboard may be failing. I'd try installing the newest drivers/firmware available for your motherboard.

Is the HDD light solid while posting/booting? When does it come on?

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Compaq Armada 7400 with Win2K OS

Yes, the same laptop with the previous DIAGS partition problem - that was solved! Thanks.

Now ...

It wasn't in use for a few weeks. Then started it up - no front LED indicator lights - sudden shutdowns - battery not charging - replaced battery - charging fine but still no front LED lights and occasional sudden shutdowns.

Any ideas?

Mary
 

A:Compaq 7400 laptop no front LED indicator lights

"and occasional sudden shutdowns"...

Does this mean that the computer boot into Windows at times even with the panel lights off?
 

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My cpu and monitor gets power from UPS. As UPS is kept always on, so whenever I shut down my PC, the monitor also shuts but indicator light of monitor keeps on because monitor is getting power from UPS which is always on. My question is that is there any harm if monitor indicator keeps on or I should give power to monitor from other switch.
Edit- sorry, the indicator light turns to yellow from Blue when I shut down PC then stays in yellow position.

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I pulled apart my HP dv6t 6000 Quad Edition last night to clean a year's worth of dust accumulation out of it. While I was quite impressed at how sturdy the construction of the laptop was (22 good, strong screws holding in the top cover alone), I put it back together and the orange indicator light is stuck ON (the one that says if the AC cable is plugged in or not) even if it's not plugged in! So, I pulled it back apart and re-checked the power connector cable, and everything was fine and in place... does anyone have any idea why this is happening? It goes on even if the laptop is turned off... as long as the battery is in, that orange light turns on. The orange light is only supposed to come on if the AC is plugged in and the battery is charging.

Also, if I plug in the AC cable, it light turns off. I never actually removed the power connector cable from the system board, so there's no way it got turned around. Could this be caused, however, if another plug somewhere got turned around?

Anyone got an idea of what's going on?

For further reference, here is the manual I used.
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02842252.pdf

I went as far as removing the system board.
Items I DID NOT remove are as follows:

Power button board
Fingerprint reader board
Speaker assemblies (front and back)
(my laptop has no bluetooth module, so that's irrelevant)
USB Board
Power connector cable

A:AC indicator light stuck on?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kbronski


I pulled apart my HP dv6t 6000 Quad Edition last night to clean a year's worth of dust accumulation out of it. While I was quite impressed at how sturdy the construction of the laptop was (22 good, strong screws holding in the top cover alone), I put it back together and the orange indicator light is stuck ON (the one that says if the AC cable is plugged in or not) even if it's not plugged in! So, I pulled it back apart and re-checked the power connector cable, and everything was fine and in place... does anyone have any idea why this is happening? It goes on even if the laptop is turned off... as long as the battery is in, that orange light turns on.

Anyone got an idea of what's going on?



For further reference, here is the manual I used.
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02842252.pdf


Hmmm. I have never heard of such a strange issue! Is the AC adapter supposed to be orange all of the time? Also, does the system boot on battery ok? Does the bios give any power adapter issues?

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After installing Windows 10 keyboard light indicator shines all the time. After pushing it it turn off for a while but it turn on again.  I thought about updating drivers but there are no drivers for Win10, the latest are for Win7. My mute indicator light is not showing however the function works.

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I have a feeling this is not going to be good but...

My computer no longer POSTs. Power is being fed to the motherboard (onboard LED is on). However, I cannot get the computer to boot. A week or two ago, I had trouble booting when after shutting the computer down. I would wait 5-10 minutes, hit the power button and everything would work fine as long as I did not shut it down. I recently moved my computer to another room, requiring that I power down obviously. Worked fine in the other room, brought it back to the first room and it would no longer POST.

I've tried unplugging everything but the barebones essentials (motherboard, and one HDD) figuring it was a lack of power. I've tried booting with only the motherboard plugged in, no luck.

I recently (about a month and a half ago) bought a new HDD (the seagate listed below) and installed a copy of XP Pro I bought from our university ($8 total for XP pro and Office 2003!). I updated all of my drivers, updated my BIOS, my chipset, etc. and everything worked fine. The aforementioned problem did not occur until about three weeks later.

The only clue I have to this problem is this, after about 10-15 minutes, the computer on LED flashes and my CPU fan moves with it in unison. It blinks in a sequence of 1-1-3-17-1. After about a minute, it repeats. Normally BIOS POST codes come in the form of beeps for most computers, right? I figure this is probably the last words of a dying computer. I am attempting... Read more

A:No POST, power-on LED on front flashes after 10min

Remove the sound and TV card and disconnect the optical drive. Do a CMOS reset (mobo jumper or battery removal for 30 secs). Reseat your RAM and video card. Try to boot. Happens now?
 

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My mute indicator light is not showing however the function works. The lights are working for both wifi and caps lock! I have a G6 Pavillion 2380sa! I hope you can help me solve the problem. I have tried to look for updates on device manager and also reinstall them. I also installed IDT and realtek drivers but nothing seems to work.











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A:Keyboard MUTE light indicator

its working! Thank you very much for all your help!!

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My mute indicator light is not showing however the function works. The lights are working for both wifi and caps lock! I have a HP Paviolion dv5 Notebook. It operates on Windows 7 64-bit! In addition, when I turn the volume up or down, the indicator bar that comes across the screen, is not coming up. I hope you can help me solve the problem. 

A:Keyboard MUTE Light Indicator

Hello @ssminnow90, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I read your post about the mute light, and wanted to assist you! To start, can you provide me with the Product Number of the notebook?  Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? Did you start to have this issue recently?  Did you install any new updates?  You can try performing a System Restore, to set the notebook back to its previous working state.  You can also try restoring the BIOS.  You can review this document to help.  Please post back with the results: HP Notebook PCs - Restoring the BIOS Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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Hi, I've got a Dell XPS M1530 laptop, and I just noticed today that the battery indicator light on the front of my laptop is blue for a few seconds, then flashes red, then back to blue, etc. I checked my battery's health and it says that it's able to charge normally, but my long-term battery life is decreasing. Also, it does not shut off right away with I unplug it; I left it out for a few minutes and it was still at 100%.

Should I just take this as a general warning to maybe order a battery sometime in the near future? Or is it blinking red for some other reason?

Thanks.
 

A:Battery indicator light flashing red...

Yes red lights on the battery indicator is a bad thing. If the laptop is under 1 year old and you have the warranty on the machine you can get it replaced under warranty if not you have to buy a replacement.

I am assuming you have unseated and reseated the battery with it keeping the same error lights? You may want to try that first since I have had times in the past this would clear errors.
 

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hi, i live in a higher crime rate area and i've installed "prey" to track my laptop if stolen. the camera on indicator light is a dead giveaway that you are being watched. is there any way to turn it off? i have a G530 series. best, ben













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A:How do I turn off the camera indicator light?

Hi esotericvision and welcome to the community,
 
Indicator lights are tied directly in with the hardware.  There's no software or special key presses that will disable just the indicator.  (That I'm aware of)   
 
Less elegant, but as effective would be to mask the light with maybe a small circle of tape.  More permanent would be nail polish or paint.
 
Dave

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Hi. This is my first time posting on this forum, so go easy on me if possible. I recently just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 720 15" (the 4K version) online and have received it today. When I first unbox the laptop and charge it, the laptop charged to a 100%. However, after about 3 to 4 hours of leaving the laptop unplug and replugging the charger again, I was not able to charge the laptop. The laptops indicator lights was not flashing and the settings does not have battery conservation. I have checked and tried everything possible such as using different outlets and the one I originally used to charge the Yoga, but nothing works. I hope that by posting on this forum, someone can be able to help me out solve this problem. Also, the Yoga is at 29%, so attempting anything must be quick or the laptop will go "dead".

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There are times the disc light stays on for extended period of time which of course also means response time is slow. The task manager is almost useless because it indicates system idle in the 90% range. Is there a tool which will give me
an idea of what file(s) are being pounded? Under XP pro V3.
 

A:Busy disc light (indicator)

Process Explorer

Process Hacker
 

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I feel kind of Dumb, because I can not find what the flashing Hard Drive Indicator light means. It has never flashed before, but now is flashing on and off constantly. Any directions on what to do or where to go look would be appreciate. Thank you

A:Hard drive indicator light on H50-55

Hi, welcome to the forum
 
I'm sorry but I don't know much about the H50-55 model. The only thing that I know with my personal experience is that a constat flashing on the HDD activity is common since Windows 7. On my PCs the light is aways flashing every one or two second, maybe the strange thing will to be it always on. Maybe that is why some latptops are starting to remove the HDD light indicator.
 
My only will guess will be for you to check the support site for the Lenovo H50-55 and get any firmware update from the site. But it is only a guess.
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/desktops-and-all-in-ones/lenovo-h-series-desktops/lenovo...
 
Regards
 
Note to Moderator: Please move this thread to the Lenovo H50 forum if you think it applies.
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Normally, my X1 charging light indicator (LED that is next to the charging port) was solid orange when it's charging, and became solid green when the battery is full.However, recent days, I found out that my charging light indicator is gone, not any light showing. Except this, my X1 is still working fine. At first I thought about sending it to warranty site, but I rarely saw this charging light indicator flashed orange light once. So I think the physical LED is not broken (?) yet.Any suggestion ?Thx in advance.

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Just to give you a quick summary to my issue. I have Sprint as my DSL service. Since, September 05 if have been having contecting issues. I have had three modems replaced and have had three times in which a Sprint rep has come to my house and check the lines. Today was the forth time. This past Thursday I recieved my new modem, When I contacted all the lines and turned on the modem all the lights came on but I still could not connect. I tried power cycling and this did not help. Since, I have been having these issues I decided to call in a professional PC repair service. They came to my house on Friday checked everything out on my machine and told me the problem is between the modem and the server at Sprint. I proceded to call Sprint and turned the phone over the the PC service tech to talk to the Sprint tech. After running some network checks, the Sprint tech proceded to set up another day in whick there serviceman could come over and check the lines from the modem the the server. This appointment was today at 10:00am. About 9:00 pm last night my service started to work and was able to get online. The service tech from Sprint arrived at 10:00am today and check all the lines again and everything appear to be ok. About an hour later I could not connect and still cannot connect. My DSL light continues to flash on and off. I currently using my wireless card using a neightbors service to connect on line. I will wait to hear back on a possible solution to my problem. Otherwise, I ... Read more

A:My DSL light flashes on and off

it sounds like you are losing sync which is your isp's problem,i will move your post to hijack

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Hi,
 
I have had a problem for a while : the hard drive led blinks every two seconds when no program is running :
 
My config : windows 7 sp1  x64 + avast 8.0.1489.
 
Avast, Malwarebyte, TDSSkiller, GMER found nothing.
There is no IO on the hard drive visible in process explorer.
But catchme found a kernel modification :
 
detected NTDLL code modification:
ZwEnumerateKey 0 != 47, ZwQueryKey 0 != 19, ZwOpenKey 0 != 15, ZwClose 0 != 12, ZwEnumerateValueKey 0 != 16, ZwQueryValueKey 0 != 20, ZwOpenFile 0 != 48, ZwQueryDirectoryFile 0 != 50, ZwQuerySystemInformation 0 != 51Initialization error
 
Anyone has an idea ?
 
Thanks.
 
 

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I just bought the ThinkPad Yoga. Overall it is amazing. I love it. It has only a couple quirks that I think will fix themselves at some point with software (hopefully, like the need to calibrate the Stylus accuracy, especially around the edges). But one thing I was dissapointed about is that the capslock key does not have an LED indicator light! The mute key, Fn key, and microphone keys all have lights, but not capslock! Why would anyone make such a decision!?!?! Of all indicators, the capslock LED indicator would probably be the most important, followed next by the Fn lock indicator. Please, in the future Lenovo, don't exclude the capslock indicator, especially because you don't know if your customers are going to install some other OS that doesn't have the software to show an indicator symbol on the screen. Don't just be the best PC brand, be the *very best* PC brand possible. Thanks.













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A:Why no indicator LED light for the capslock key on new ThinkPads, Lenovo?

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Thanks for your feedback regarding ThinkPad yoga and I appreciate the thoughts shared.
 
While I think Lenovo still has an amazing build quality and the machines are tank-like in durability, people make comparisons within the same series. Many people have favorite features or design elements on a particular model, and because they value that, the design directions for new models may be seen as better or worse. I too support your suggestion regarding the caps lock indication which would be really great. Hopefully, our engineers will take the suggestions to concern while designing upcoming machines.
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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When charging the battery of yoga 11e, battery status indicator light is always off, diificult to know if battery is charging or not unless pc is switched on to see the desktop battery icon. what could be the problem?

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when my yoga 530 is more than 80% charged, the indicator light turns white,but i can't know when is fully charged,how could i know when my yoga 530 is fully charged ? (without turning the screen on)

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Blue indicator light is not working on top of desktopthere is a five volt feed to it but light is not working.

A:Non working blue light on desk top. Is the indicator an led ...

Can you use your mobile phone to make an image of the led you are referring to and post it here?  There are no lamps in a desktop PC case produced in the last decade that I am aware of. All indications are provided by light emitting diodes of various colors. 

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I just upgraded my T520 Thinkpad to Windows 10 and can not get the keyboard light on-screen indicator to go off.  I have updated all the drivers for this laptop and Win10 64-bit.   Any thoughts?

A:Keyboard light on-screen indicator stays on with W...

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please see: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Thinklight-Off-Onscreen-Icon-won-t-go-away-af...
 
Is this similar to what you're experiencing?
 
Regards.

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Hi,

My nephews computer has aol, (windows XP) and he doesn't have the green light modem indicator showing when sys is downloading, that windows, or my modem has in the start bar. We want to put it on his system so he can be aware of what is happening with the modem.

Isn't this a download program? Does anyone know the name of it and where I can get it?

I thought in years past I had seen it as greenlights.exe, but I can't find it now. I searched my computer, but only found a lights, and not sure what that does.

Thanks,

Yahoos.
 

A:looking for green modem light indicator program

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I have an issue with my newly-acquired Lenovo 330 laptop. Unfortunately, one of my children had the lack of judgement to drop their backpack on my laptop while it was sitting on my desk. I thought nothing of the event, however, until I opened up my Ideapad to discover that the screen was off. The screen is not cracked, but the laptop itself seems to be stuck powerless as it does not emit any fan noise and does not show the indicator light when being plugged in with a charger. Additionally, holding the power button has no effect on the screen or any noise that the laptop makes. I'm pretty sure it's something internal that was messed up. Any suggestions on what I could do to fix this problem?

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Hello,

I have this Dell Inspiron 1150 laptop and the charge light now flashes Orange, 3 fast flashes before a sightly long green. The thing still runs okay and charges and still lasts as long on battery so what does this flashing mean? Anybody know please.
 

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Modem/Router: Belkin High-speed Wireless G. OS: Windows-XP, Windows-7.
Three computers connected to router on ethernet.

Not really a problem, but the light associated with one of the three machines (the Windows-7 one) flashes rapidly with the machine switched off. It stops if the ethernet cable is unplugged and put back in again - for a time. Otherwise the system works normally - it's just this one machine ...

Regards,

Cheemag
 

A:One Ethernet Light Flashes

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Got hit by virus... then tried to do a complete system recovery on windows xp. Did not know that the key was on the side of the computer... so I could not finish the recovery. Then borrowed my friend backup disk but my computer would not recognize it. Then found the key on side of computer... would not accept my administrator password. Tried resseting the cmos password, then pc would not boot, but fans were on, but just long beeps every few seconds. Then disconected the cmos battery and made sure memory sticks were in place and everything connected. Tried to turn on again and nothing... power light flashes constantly with no fans on. what do i do now
 

A:peower light flashes

Wow, that sound like a rough ride, sorry to hear about this. Do you know which virus "hit" you?

Can you tell us anything about the computer's specifications, please? If it's something with a brand name, could you tell us which one and which model, please? (ie, Asus X53sr, etc.)

If it isn't a brand name then please tell us about the motherboard, please.
 

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caps light and pg-up light flashes. does not boot up.

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I have an old Compaq Presario monitor, and for months it has been "blinking" from time to time. Now every day the screen turns red, then goes back to normal. Does this mean the monitor is about to crash?
 

A:Red flashes of light on monitor

Basically, yes. Try taking it to a PC repair shop or, failing that, a TV repair place.
 

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So, my sisters computer monitor on a dell...dell flat panel....started freaking out. you plug it in and the power light flashes green...and the screen in the bottom right hand corner blips white...no buttons do anything...this occurs even without the monitor connected to a computer.

(please no stupid respones...i build computers only serious answers)
 

A:Monitor Light Flashes

What happens when you try a different monitor connected too that DELL? Remember these new monitors do go DOA when you lease expect.
 

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I found a 1.7 ghz p4 motherboard on the cheap to upgrade my old p3 667, and i bought it in "working" condition, but i don't think so. Anyways, i got a pentium 4 support psu hooked up, and some pc-800/8 ram (it takes pc-800, would it work with pc-800/8?), and powered it on, and it just makes some strange beep code, followed by 1-1-1-1 beep code, but it dosen't post or show the bios, just a blank screen. So i reset the bios by taking out the battery for about 8 hours to ensure there was no charge left, and powered it back on, now it does not beep, but the power light just blinks, and still no screen.

Anyways, it is an HP-Vectra VL-800 motherboard
P4 1.7 ghz socket 423
pc-800/8 (takes pc-800 ram, but i think 800/8 works?)
the cpu fan comes on if that is any help.
 

A:Power light flashes

ok, i just set all the motherboard swithes to on, and now it gives me a beep code of 1 1-1-1 1-1-1 1. Anyone know what that means?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 58

Issue SymptomsLaptop does not boot in any way (to the BIOS, to the OS, anything).Power button indicator light acts like laptop is powered on constantly (lights up white at all times).Front charging indicator light flashes between white and orange.The issue occurs in all power configurations (plugged in with no battery, plugged in with battery, and battery only). Attempted SolutionsRemoved battery and held power button for 30+ seconds to dissipate any leftover electrical charge.Removed and reseated battery, power cables, CMOS, and hard drive.Removed all dust and debris from laptop. Any suggestions?  The unit is no longer under warranty so I am unable to return it to HP. 

A:HP 9470M - Will not boot to BIOS/OS, power indicator light s...

Hello @JonathanPepper, You might want to take a look at this document: Battery Does not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge. It suggests troubleshooting steps to determine if the problem is the battery, the power supply, or the system board.You might find the answer to your battery/power issue as you work through the steps in that HP support article.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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