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Thinkpad 20CD 3 blinking red lights with adapter plugged in, hot motherboard chip, need help!

Q: Thinkpad 20CD 3 blinking red lights with adapter plugged in, hot motherboard chip, need help!

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I needed to replace my keyboard on my Thinkpad Yoga 20CD, so I swapped parts, and long story short, no post, no BIOS, no external video.  When I plug in the AC adapter, I get 3 blinking red lights on the "i" Thinkpad LED.  If I press the power button, the backlight on the keyboard comes on for 1 second, fades away, and the red LED stays on.  Fan on the CPU spins for about 3 seconds, then stops.  There is a chip on the motherboard underneath the card reader that gets EXTREMELY hot on both the AC power and battery, even without turning it on.  I guess I just need to know if I somehow fried the board when swapping parts?  If there is a short somewhere on the board?  Is there anything I can do to get it to boot, and prevent it from getting so hot?  I've tried a complete power drain, removing the CMOS battery, and leaving it sit overnight with nothing plugged in, all to no avail.  Any help or suggestions wold be greatly appreciated.

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I needed to replace my keyboard on my Thinkpad Yoga 20CD, so I swapped parts, and long story short, no post, no BIOS, no external video.  When I plug in the AC adapter, I get 3 blinking red lights on the "i" Thinkpad LED.  If I press the power button, the backlight on the keyboard comes on for 1 second, fades away, and the red LED stays on.  Fan on the CPU spins for about 3 seconds, then stops.  There is a chip on the motherboard underneath the card reader that gets EXTREMELY hot on both the AC power and battery, even without turning it on.  I guess I just need to know if I somehow fried the board when swapping parts?  If there is a short somewhere on the board?  Is there anything I can do to get it to boot, and prevent it from getting so hot?  I've tried a complete power drain, removing the CMOS battery, and leaving it sit overnight with nothing plugged in, all to no avail.  Any help or suggestions wold be greatly appreciated.

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Hey Community, I'm in dire need for help, my lenovo Y50-70 has been working fine for the past 3 years now and JUST after the warrenty is up, my battery becomes funky. I noticed that whenever I load up a game, the charger becomes unrecognized and instead of regular led lights, i get one blinking white light and one blinking orange light. When I remove the AC adapter and plug it back in, it'll recognize the charger and ocasionally it'll take some time to recognize it. It stops charging when the LED lights begin to blink. I've tried to1. "remove the static" or drain the battery by unplugging the AC adapter2. holding down the power button for 30 seconds (I didnt remove the battery because it's not a removable battery, Should I?).3. Changed the power settings to high performance and no conservation of power.4. I bought a new adapter and it's still happening, I have no idea what to do. Intially prior of buying a new adapter it drained and I couldnt figure out a way to get it to charge. With the new adapter I was able to charge it till full, but when I have it on, it does the same thing.  Please help me community, you kind souls. Best,Richard

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Hi, I just replaced my motherboard on my Dell Latitude D820. When I power on the laptop the A light and the down arrow light come on. The power light stays on, no blinking, but the A light and the down arrow light (keyboard lights) continue to blink and the screen is black. Im not sure what the problem is. I see power but nothing is running. I've checked that everything is secure. One thing I noticed is that when powering the machine on the CD/DVD light does not come on either.

Can anyone help.
 

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Are all display/graphic/video adapters independent of the chip sets (for North and South Bridge) on the motherboard?

Can I use a Radeon or nVidia card if the mobo has an Intel chip set (P965 or P975, for example)?

Do I gain a performance advantage if the North Bridge, South Bridge and daughter card GPU are all of the same manufacturer?

Where can I find a current review of video cards priced at less than $250? Note: gaming is not an interest.
 

A:Display Adapter and Motherboard Chip Sets

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Hello, I the power supply light of my Media Center m1050y is blinking and the PC does not turn on at all. So I tried the troubleshooting sequence posted here in the HP Support site, and after unplugging all the cables and replugging them one by one, it turns out that the light blinks only when the PS is connected to the mother board (the connection is a white, wide plug with about 12 pins - pardon my ignorance on the actual name). I looked on the internet about trying to narrow the cause on the motherboard and I unplugged the front USB ports, the fan, and other "solutions" without any luck. Does this mean the motherboard is fried and either I need to replace the motherboard or look for another PC? Thanks!

A:Power Supply Light Blinking When Plugged to Motherboard Only

What troubleshooting sequences did you try......was it this.   Suggestion: get a hair dryer, and use it at the rear vent. See if the light stops flashing. Read about the hair dryer tip here.

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I got a new ac power adapter from Target earlier today and decided to try it out. I noticed just as I put it in for the first time that it wasn't the correct Voltage. the Target one only goes up to 12 volts, where as the lappy requires 16.

However, you take for granted the object in which you didn't purchase...(sometimes)...so I decided what-the-hell and tried it anyway.

The lappy blinked the battery low indicator light when i started to boot, which is fine because it was low on batteries to begin with. However, I have been running it for 25 minutes now with the battery indicator on 0% in the task bar, and it has yet to tell me that my battery is running low. Though it does list the indicator with a big X, as if it was running low and I wasn't connected to an outside power source.

How much damage am I doing to the battery? Since it requires 16 and I am only feeding it 12, can it really be that detrimental?
 

A:Plugged 12v ac adapter into 16v thinkpad

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Hi,
i have an ibm thinkpad type 2628 (pentirum III). the charger was lost, and my son found a charger that he thought would work. while i was at work, he plugged a sysco router charger (48 volts) into the laptop. now the laptop won't turn on. my question is, would the pc just shut off when a power current larger than allowed, is plugged in? (just like when it gets too hot, it shuts off). is there a fuse or reset or something? or is this thing just fried? there must be a way to fix this. or is there?
thanks.
 

A:Ibm thinkpad - wrong ac adapter plugged in

Hi
Not good news. At best the power controller card is fried, at worst the whole motherboard went with it. You need a specialist repair shop - if you are in UK I can let you have a name.
 

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Hi,My Y260 is having a weird trouble which I believe is hardware/motherboard related : whenever I plug the power supply, the CPU steps down to 0.38GHz... This is 1/6th of the full 2.3GHz the i5-6200U can provide, and the CPU is stuck at 16% use, which is 1/6th of 100%.If I unplug the AC adapter then the machine shuts down as if it had no battery. If I start it without an AC adapter then the CPU uses the full 2.3GHz and everything is fine, until I plug it in !I already tried disabling Intel Speedstep or any power saving stuff onto the BIOS, and I ran every Lenovo hardware tests and everything seems OK. Do someone have any idea about what I could try ?If none, I will have to call Lenovo (46 days of warranty left !) but I would prefer not I need my Thinkpad for my job. Thanks,Boris (from France so excuse my english)

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Hi I have a Thinkpad E550 the laptop runs fine and the batter has no issues.Problem is when i plug in the ac adapter to charge the battery nothing happens it doesnt even show the plugged in icon..I take out the battery and plug in the AC and still nothing. A friend pluged in the AC on his laptop and it starts to charge so the AC adapter is fine.It did fall on the carpet from two feet up but didnt show signs of any issue. What is the best way to resolve this.

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I have an old Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga type 20CD. Recently I lost the system after a Windows 10 update.It took me a month to get the Lenovo recovery CD because the BIOS of this machine is locked.I found myself under Windows 8.1.The PC ran for 2 days but failed as the SSD was in poor condition.So I bought a SSD in the trade identical to that of the machine with a similar reference Lenovo. After formatting, the repair CDs refuse to install the system.I think they are good but they are intended for recovery only and do not recreate the proper disk structure.Who would have the solution to recreate this structure? I almost succeeded (UFI partition in fat 32, partition MSR, partition of data in NTFS but I can not create the locked system partition (1000 Mb) I could have done it using the commands in CMD but they no longer work under Windows 10 (for example SET DISK or other instructions that worked previously are no longer recognized.How to do it?Help!

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Lenovo Yoga 20CD will not power on after shut down yesterday. When I plug in charger the red dot above the "i" blinks three times. I have removed battery, held power for five seconds and put battery back in, no change
 
 
Mod's Edit: Updated model information in Subject line for clarity.

A:Thinkpad S1 Yoga 20CD will not power on

I'm facing the same issue. Suddenly it won't power on. Only LED indicator blinks when plugging in the power supply; and the LED turns on for a few seconds without plugging in the power supply. Beside that nothing happens. Any clue how to solve this? I've checked the connectors but they look ok. I've also tried resetting via "reset button" on the backside. further I've tried several sequences pushing the power button and holding it for 30 - 60 seconds.So far nothing helped. Any clue? Thanks. 

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I need to find the bios date and time of a Thinkpad Yoga type 20CD-0034UK,When I access the bios I can see the time in the top right corner but can't find where the date is shown? 

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After running updates the computer will no longer POST.Turning on power only boot cycles (turns on for 3 seconds, turns off, turns on etc.), screen is black, no POST.Possibly a BIOS update fail? Need to spend a grand to get a new MB?? Tried removing the battery, drain power, use only power cord. No luck.

A:After update ThinkPad Yoga, 20CD cannot POST!

I wish they would stop pushing BIOS updates other than at the request and guidance of support, they seem to fail too often and brick far too many systems.       You can usually perform a Boot Block Recovery on modern motherboards, but I do not think Lenovo has implemented that technology on their laptops for security reasons, but you might still check with Lenovo Support to see if they have any options short of replacing the system board.  BTW:   Does your system have the emergency reset hole on the back side of the case, and if so have you tried unplugging it from the power supply, and then pressing it for about 10 seconds or so?  (see item #1 on page 46 of the Hardware Maintenance Manual) Hardware Maintenance Manualhttps://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/s1_yoga_hmm_en_sp40a26742_01.pdf

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Long story short, i erased everything and performed a clean install of Windows 10 64bit and the computer stopped shutting down or go into sleep mode. I had Windows 8.1 64bit, i upgraded it to Windows 10 about a year ago, when it first came out. The upgrade went almost fine, some bit issue with the OS but nothing serious, so i went on till i decided, to correct those little issues, to perform a clean install.  So i downloaded the media creation tool, the version with the anniversary update, and erased everything, but keeping the recovery partition. After the install, i started having troubles with entering sleeping mode or shutting down the laptop.I installed the power management driver i found on the site (n1cku04w). With that I can shut down even if it strangely blinks a few times before shutting down. I can enter sleep mode and wake it up properly if I do it from the start menu, but if i close the laptop or try using the power button takes me to a state where OS is sleeping and HW is still awake, so i can't do anything apart from force it off. Strangely too, the driver on the site is overriden from another version i recieve from System Update app. But, with the version from System Update app, i can't even shut it down properly, the OS dies but the HW is still awake and fully functioning leading me to kill it pressing the Power Button. Anybody have faced the same issue? If somebody with the same laptop still has Windows 8.1 can he tell me, someh... Read more

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Simultaniously my keyboard backlight, touchpoint and trackpad stopped working. They do not appear in device manager and reinstalling drivers did nothing. On Lenovos advice, I purchased replacement palmrest, trackpad, keyboard etc and fitted them successfully but this has made no difference. Could it be a power management issue? I've updated PM drivers. Motherboard damage? As far as I know no water or physical damage has occurred. 

A:Thinkpad Yoga (20CD) trackpad and keyboard backlig...

Also I've done various system restores and reinstalled Windows 8.1

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My S1 Yoga, 20CD-00B1US, is stuck with the screen off and the power LED stuck on. When I try to push or hold the power button it beeps two short beeps and the LED stays solid. I was running the Lenovo Bios Update Software directly from their site. The power cord was plugged in and no other programs were running (aside from background programs). Now it is just stuck like this. Any thoughts or help would be great. I can't even get it to force shut off. Thank you in advance!

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Hello, One of our ThinkPad Yoga goes into an endless loop when attempting to reboot. The O/S was upgraded from Windows 8.x (as shipped) to Windows 10 (MS free upgrade) a long time ago and there have been no previous issues restarting. I believe the version of Windows is 10 Home Edition. The HDD is almost fully utilised (1 gig free). Irrespective of the options taken, on boot up the screen flickers what looks like a CMD window in the top left of the display twice very quickly, then after the Lenovo splash screen is displayed:Preparing automatic repairThen Diagnosing your PCAutomatic RepairYour PC did not start correctly Restart just continues in the loop irrespective when continue or repair is selected. I?ve taken Advanced options:Continue ? Just continues in the loopUse a device ? I?ve tried creating another rescue boot disk from another yoga without a CD Rom ? attempting to create it on a USB stick but the create repair disk in Windows 10 Pro doesn?t allow USB stick as an optionSystem restore point shows me 4 states however when selecting any I get the message the backup drive cannot be foundI can access a CMD promptStartup repair - couldn?t repair your PC  see log file c:\Windows\System32\Logfiles\SrtTrail.txt.  I?ve attached this file that I copied to USB via the CMD Prompt.  I have renamed the file from txt to doc. The error message in the log file states The operating system version is incompatible with Startup RepairHow... Read more

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I have this HP Pavilion dv6700 notebook, that was working fine and then after some updates went to restart and when it tried to come on power lights along with hard drive light comes on for about 2 seconds with a BEEP and then repeats the same over and over,
I have tried to reseat the memory chips, tried a different cord and battery and still the same thing happens.

Please help.
Hp Pavilion dv6700
AMD Turion 62x2
Processor 2000 MHz
memory 3072mb
 

A:blinking lights

Heyya toopay, I don't have an answer for your question, but think you could put your signature specs into the computer specs in your profile? We put a 3 line sig limit in some time ago.

Thanks,

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I only had this laptop for less than 2 months and I couldn't find much of why this is happening. There is nothing stuck in the charging port and the charging light on the side is lit on the side.

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I have the 3 blinking light and no boot up issue on my HP G60. The power drain procedure did nothing. Could this be just a defunct battery or power supply issue?

A:HP G60 no power up with 3 blinking lights

Hi,          Since the light blinks 3 times its related to memory issue, you can have a check from the below link http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674

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hi, this is turkish man writing.now i am on "screen keyboar". i am about the disgorgeby hitting fingers to mouse right click to "screen keyboard"...
i want to write what different came done today, i start my winxp everything seems ok. i surfed on the internet 1 or 2 hours.
i worked for install ubuntu server 9,04 from usb flash drive. i could not able to do this... i remove my flash drive front and place to behind usb socket. the socket where keyboard ps/2 mainboard connector. nothing ploblem.( by the way, i didnt install ubuntu by f***ing usb slot)

lately, after 1 hour. then i decidet to play P.E.S(pro evolution soccer) i have a usb joystick too. when the game i run my keyboard went crazy. blinking and flashing its lights(still blinking where my eyes on it). when i try hitting charackters guess what, mouse locking off. i try this when i try to write this question.(1 hour, i'm still typing this, pitty me)

Ports seems to OK. Jacks and PINs looking good. When i hit the 5-6 chars to keyboard mouse is going out of the control.

*i tried another mouse and keyboard.
*i tried system restore.
*i tried restarts many time.
help me the stop this crazy lights and my fingers free!
 

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The lights on my blinking (copy, fax, scan) keeps blinking non-stop. I unstall the software changed the USB code unplugged and plugged in again and then reinstall the software, the PC does not recognize it anymore. What happened, I dont know. I updated the drives etc... still no luck. It is less than 2 years old and was working alright. I have not used this printer for very long to just trash it. So I am seeking help.

Thanks
Nimimi
 

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OK Well i got my custom pc built just finished it today came out awsome i also heard there is a way to make it so that the lights aka the lighted fans can blink when music plays how do i go about doing this do i need special lights???
 

A:Pc Lights Blinking To My Music How To Do This?

As far as I`m aware you`d need to have sound activated pc lights.

See HERE for a selection

Regards Howard
 

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I have installed a MXM card to boost the graphics support on my computer, but now my PC won't boot. I've read the error manual and this means a power supply failure. Is there any way to get by this, or upgrade my power supply?

A:4 Red Blinking Lights and Beeping

Hi: I assume you have the 8200 Elite USDT? If so, yes, you will have to buy the power supply that is required when you add the mxm card. 180W 87% efficient external Power Adapter (when configured with discrete graphics) AC adapter, 180W   HP Part #  613766-001 See page 23 of the quickspecs at the link below...  http://www.nts.nl/site/html/modules/PDF/PC/hp%208200%20elite%20sff.pdf You currently have the 135W P/S which cannot power up the PC with the add on graphics card. I also assume you were able to find the heat sink that goes on top of the mxm card? I think those are pretty hard to come by. Heat sink - MXM graphics card (includes thermal material)   HP Part # 646807-001 Without the heat sink, the graphics card will probably burn out in a matter of a couple of minutes. 

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when I first got my ideapad, I noticed it was quite filled with bloatware so I went ahead and uninstalled a good deal of the crap that came with it. unfortunately though, I may have gone a bit overboard, and now I simply cannot get these lights to stop blinking. It's super annoying in the dark. Any way I can either turn them off or get the software needed to turn them off?
 
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A:Turn off Blinking lights

the light is activated when wireless is activated, press fn + f5 to disable the wireless and the light.

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Hi tried to do a hard reboot. Unplugged the non removable battery. Same thing. 2 blinks of the caps lock key after pressing power button. This same thing happened about a week ago. This time it will not recover into Bios mode. This just happened after I did a update and restart prompted by shut down sequence.

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I am working on someones Emachine T2682.
When I first got the computer I turned it on. Had nothing.
Thought I didnt have it plugged in good.
Left the room a second. Came back and saw the HDD light, PowerLight and the Network card Lights blinking about 120 times a minute.
Opened the case and the CPU Fan was not spinning.
Couldnt figure out what was going on.
I then removed the RAM and no beeping.

If I remove the ATX12V connector the 4 Pin to the MOBO the Cpu fan will turn on and it would stop the blinking.

So I found a Powersupply I had in the drawer.
Put it in and it worked fine.

Thougth I had it fixed but I had the computer on and looking at some pictures on the computer and it turned off the Monitor. Went from Green to the Amber.

Turned off computer and would not turn on.
I had to remove the Power cables and wait a few. Turned it back on and started up fine.
Once on it started blinking again and the CPU fan stopped again.

Turned off and back on. Worked for a long time. Went to Shut down and it was shutting down. Almost off. The monitor was already black and the blinking HDD, Powerbutton and Network Card started blinking again and cpu fan stopped.

What would you think is causing this?
 

A:Lots of Blinking Lights

Like I said I replaced with pretty much the same supply.
It starts up but when almost off it does this flashing and clicking of the CDROM it sounds like. And won't turn off.

Another thing I found and I dont know if this is related but I can not use any of the USB ports. I wanted to put speed fan on with my usb keychain. But the ports won't work.

Also just wanted to note. I pulled the Network card and Modem card.
Some people were saying maybe the powersupply is not powerfull enough, so pull those and see if it still happens. Yes it does.

So I am still clueless on if it is
Powersupply, MOBO or CPU
 

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Hello everybody, I am having problems with my HP. When I start the computer, in runs, but the screen ramins blank and caps lock continues to blink.  I have tried everything but nothing worked, so I decided to dissasemble the computer. What I have found inside is one item that looks burned and damaged, but I have no idea what that is and if this is the reason that I am having ploblems with the screen. Can somebody please help me... Is this fixable or not? Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Best regards, Bla?

A:blinking capslock, founf burned chip

Fixable by replacing the motherboard. Post back if you want help with that. 

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My PC has a built-in ethernet card. The orange lite blinks, green lite is steady.

QUESTION: Does this indicate that the card is properly functioning?

Thanks,

klxdrt
 

A:Ethernet card blinking lights

The normal is:

green=100 mb
amber=10 mb
red=error

Also normally the Green light will flash with activity.

Tho not all mfg go by this. Not sure why you have both a green and amber unless it is indicating activity.

What is the brand of NIC?

But I would not worry unless you have issues.

Mike
 

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At start-up I get fans (case, video card, cpu), all power supply stuff, but monitor screen does not light up, PC does not attempt to load. I get green flashing LEDs on the monitor, PC (by the start switch) and on the cd/rw. Occasionaly the red activity LED will blink for just a second. The USB hub gets a power light but does not "flash" the ports. There are no sounds at all, beeps, clicks, etc. Computer was working fine, I returned fron dinner to blank screen. I thought it had gone into hibernation or something so I moved the mouse and tapped the keyboard but to no avail. Turned it off, restarted several times with above results and now I'm back to the table of knowledge hoping you folks can save me again.

Athlon 64 3000+
Gigabyte K8Ns mobo
512 MB PC3200
XP pro
GeForce Ti4200 128mb
 

A:Blinking green lights and no start-up

Reason for problem... solved... with a previous posting on the forum by Winbob. Hard drive shot. Winbob said disconnect EIDE cable and try to boot from floppy. I did and PC did so there you are. Great forum!
 

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I have an xp computer with lexmark z22 printer. I changed cartridges and now both lights are blinking and it will not print. Please help !

I have tried turning power on and off, have restarted the computer, and taken each and both cartridges out. Don't know what else to do
 

A:Solved: Lexmark Z22 blinking lights

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W540 won't boot. blinking lights as shown in video:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V6GoFUn32HVEwF4pPclUdF_V8Kuk9wPb/view?usp=sharing with power cord and no battery: 2 short green blinks (power button) and then 1 long green blink together with keyboard...2-1-2-1-2-1....with no power cord and only battery inserted: 1 long green blink (power button) together with the keyboard, and repeats forever 1-1-1-1-1... Any ideas?Thank you!

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I am using TP-Link W8968 model since last year. Since last 3-4 days, the internet works fine without any problem but suddenly after few min or hours, internet light and LAN light continuously blinking even I don't surf anything.

To find out what is happening in the background and it is something updating, when I see through, task manager - performance tab and find in Ethernet, not much data sending or receiving

Sometimes it went to 0 but still lights keep blinking, and the I can't access my internet, even all the lights are ON. Then I have to restart the PC, and then everything started working again, but this is annoying me after some few min or hours.

Please help, I am using Win10 and never happened such type of problems before.

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I was playing a game, my system crashed to the point of the power shutting down. I could not turn the power back on immediately.

The keyboard that was in my system is now destroyed as a result. The lights on the keyboard blink repeatedly. This has happened twice now. Both times the keyboards were destroyed. Trying the keyboards on another computer did not solve the problem.

I haven't played any memory intensive games since the second crash, because I do not know if it was specific to the one game, or if I would destroy another keyboard.....and keyboards are starting to get expensive.

I have two questions, first is, anyone have any ideas on what caused the crash?

The second is, is there any way to reset the keyboards?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Keyboard lights blinking

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I have a HP Scanjet 5490c. Several months ago it started to "initiate" on its own so I unplugged it. I recently plugged it back in and the power b/w lights and scanners lights all flash simultaneously. I've unplugged the power and USB cords repeatedly and reinstalled after a hard boot. Tried downloader new driver but computer can no longer find the scanner. I've tried to get inot a diagnostic mode but didn't seem to recognize that either. Have seen posting about this on other boards but yet to see a resolution. Is it fried?

Running Windows 2000 on Dell Computer.

Any thoughts appreciated.

Tonka1
 

A:HP Scanjet 5490C Blinking Lights

Try resetting the printer. Find your user manual find the article on resting the printer to factory defaults.
 

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Hi..hope someone can help. My Epson Color Stylus 740 has stopped printing and all red lights plus the green power light are blinking. I had a slight paper jam and ejected it and then I couldn't get the cartridges to move to the "change cartridge position" so that I could change the color cartridge. I can't do a nozzle check nor a test page...the paper won't move down. The only activity that can be performed is the on and off. When the power button is pressed "on" the cartridge moves across the carriage and back. Is my printer dead, or can some magician come up with a solution? Please let me know one way or the other...Thanks,
airolg

I have Windows ME
Connect by Optimum cable
Internet Explorer 6 SP 1
 

A:Epson printer lights all blinking

According to page 149 of the manual (just downloaded a copy to look) it means that either there is something jamming the printer or that the printer has an internal error (hardware fault)

The first option would be fixable by you, the second means it's toast.
 

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I have been trying to get switch config'ed for my net
first thing it caused was my isp gave me a new ip address
got that fixed ,next thing I could not ping IP from outside of net
got the latest firmware upgrade for router first flash failed
cross fingers reset router to default 2nd attempt worked
now I can ping from outside ,but the router and switch both show blinking lights when the modem shows no activity
I have looked into all the log files looked at services and firewall info
going crazy this thing is using 10 to 15 % cpu time before when idle only 0-2%
and connection is slower now
 

A:what happened switch lights keep blinking any ideas ?

hmm what exactly is your setup???
 

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Hi there. I have a HP laptop with intel pentium dual-core and windows vista. The problem is, when I started to turn it on just now, the screen went blank and the lights beside the caps lock key and scroll key kept blinking. I tried again and again for three times before I got it to start up.
I'm worried.

Oh, and the lights are still blinking.
Help!
Thanks!

A:Lights keep blinking on laptop, startup delayed

This is a Windows 7 Forum. I would suggest that you would be better served by posting on the Vista Forum!

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Hey there, I have an Acer Aspire e5-571. I was doing a repair on it and I found once I reassembled the charger will not charge the battery. If the battery is removed from the laptop the lights on the front both blink but the machine will not start up. Any suggestions?

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hi there,

just noticed my cd drive light flashing on/off constantly during playback and the HD light is flashing in exactly the same rythym. totally wierd, never noticed anything like that before! is that unusual or just...something new? using windows 7.

Msongs

A:DVD & HD lights blinking in matched sequence during play...

I noticed the same thing the other day when I was Using DVD shrink, even though it had created the backup on the HDD and that's where it was burning from, not sure why it does this, it never happened on Vista.

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My Pavilion DV4-1225DX is 3 years old and running windows 7. It just started acting up by taking several minutes to wake up and the lights are blinking at caps lock and scroll. It does finally come to life and everything works after the slow black screen episodes. I have tried the troubleshooting by shutting down, removing battery, unplugging ac adapter and holding power button down, but to no avail. Is there anything else I can try, or is it a trip to the Geek Squad? I love the laptop and don't want to lose all my info. It is out of warranty, but from what I read here, HP isn't doing anything to help a known problem on this model. Please advise.

A:Pavilion DV4 slow start and lights blinking

Hi and welcome to TSF please try reinstalling the video driver,also try changing the power settings and see if that makes a difference

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