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T470 - AC Power Check Pop Up

Q: T470 - AC Power Check Pop Up

Device: T470 (Type 20HD, 20HE) Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20HEIssue: While the laptop is not plugged in the user recieves a persistent pop up every 5 minutes. The header of the pop up states "AC Power Check" and the body states "Please ensure your laptop is plugged in to a power outlet." The laptop has two fully charged batteries and 5 hours of battery life left. Is there a way to disable this pop up or is this indicative of another problem? Thank you

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Hello,I have a T470s that will not power up. I have had the laptop for 6+ months and it was working Friday with out any issues. I come in on Monday and go to power it on and all i get is a bunch of tones/sounds out of it. If i hit the FN key it will make a different set of sounds when then when i power it up. I have tried the reset button on the bottom of the laptop, which has not helped. It currently is running Windows . Any help would be appreciated.  UPDATE: I did further research on this and the error code is a 0001 and it is showing as a System Board Error.

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Hi,I have Thinkpad T470 I've been using for 1.5 years. I installed new SSD a year ago and didn't have any issues. Today I tried to install one more memory into an empty slot. I disabled internal battery in BIOS, turned it off, dissembled and put a new memory in. But after that the laptop doesn't start up. Power green button doesn't blink. Tried to remove that added memory - no luck. Tried to reset CMOS - no luck. What else can I do? I think it's still under warranty but I'd like to try everything myself before that. No sure how fast support is in Lenovo though. Thanks

A:T470 no power after RAM install

Have you tried to connect AC power adapter and then power it on?

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Shutdown don't work on my windows 10 1709, laptop go to restart.

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I bought a Lenovo T470 a couple years back with Win 10 for school and its been working great with absolutley no problems. Then last night i get home from work and go on to do school work and a message pops up saying battery not charging. It has the icon showing it recognizes that the charger is plugged in. Also the light on the lenovo logo is blinking 3 times red and repeating. When i unplug the charger it stops blinking. So I thought it was the charger, got out my multimeter and check it and it reads normal on both sides of the charger. Then I thought i needed a new battery but it wont even stay powered on with the power cord plugged in. So now it is dead and even with the charger plugged in will not turn on. Not even the power button light will illuminate. This laptop has been great to me and this happened out of the blue im hoping there is a way to fix this problem. And I also tried taking battery, unplugging it, hold power button for a reset. Nothing changed. Anybody have any ideas? 

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If I wanted to charge a USB C device from the USB C output of the T470 what are the voltages and amperages available? 5V @ 3A ? 19V @ ??A ? This is not about charging the T470.

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So I just recieved my T470 today, and I eagerly wanted to at least boot it up, but much to my surprise, when I plugged the cable in, I recieved no indication that it was plugged in or charging whatsoever. No green light anywhere, no heat, no nothing. I've tried various outlets, a different cord for the brick to the outlet itself, I checked out the battery on the inside and out to make sure it was all connected, etc. To say it's disatisfying is an understatement. Unless I can quickly get a cable before classes start (in one week), planning on a full refund because this is beyond disappointing to not be able to even using the dang thing.Edit: I have no proof it could be the power brick either, considering since there's no real way I could tell whether it's something with the motherboard or something like that.Edit 2: Tried another Thinkpad's power cord and brick, didn't charge or even show an indicator that it was charging (no green lights). Probably just gonna RMA it and hope for the best.

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Received a new T470 a couple of weeks ago, but having issues when running off battery (internal + 3 cell): 1. Power Bridge failure: sometimes if I unplug machine and run off batteries, then remove the external battery, the machine shuts off immediately rather than switching to the internal battery. This occurs 1/2 or 1/3 of the time. 2. When booting machine (if machine is unplugged, running on battery): sometimes it hangs indefinitely at Lenovo splash screen (i.e. with endlessly spinning icon). Only way out is to reset machine by punching reset button on the back. (Note: #2 occurs always after #1 occurs, and 1/2 or 1/3 of the time on a regular reboot). 3. However: boot hang never occurs if booting while machine is plugged in OR if external battery is removed (i.e. running with the internal battery only). Boot hang only occurs if booting off batteries and external battery is installed. I called Tech Support, they sent a new internal battery, but that makes no difference. They also said it might be a faulty system board, but I ran full Lenovo HW diagnostics and all tests passed successfully including mother board test. Also tried a complete factory reset (Windows 10 x64), loaded all latest updates & drivers incl. latet BIOS (1.30), which I reset to default values (F9). Problem still persists. Anybody else experiencing these issues?

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Hello everyone,  Trying to purchase an extra charger for the Lenovo Thinkpad T470 (which was bought in the US) and would love to know which one I can order locally, from Lenovo India.  These are the chargers are available and I can either buy an USB type C charger or the slimport charger, right?  https://www.lenovo.com/in/en/accessories-and-monitors/chargers-and-batteries/chargers/Lenovo-45W-AC-...https://www.lenovo.com/in/en/accessories-and-monitors/chargers-and-batteries/chargers/Lenovo-65W-AC-...https://www.lenovo.com/in/en/accessories-and-monitors/chargers-and-batteries/chargers/PWR-ADP-BO-USB... This is the one that came with the laptop (USB type C):   Would be great if you could please suggest what would be a good buy for this laptop or if it's better to buy a charger from Lenovo USA.  Thank you for  your time.

A:Recommended power adapter/charger for Lenovo Thinkpad T470

I would buy the USB-C, thinking if or when I replace the laptop, the USB-C charger is more likely to work as a spare.  As far as wattage, the 45W will be lighter, but 65W may charge some devices faster and is more likely to be compatible with any replacement.  (I am not suggesting that you are going to replace the laptop soon, but things happen and situations change.)  

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HiI have flashed the SPI with different fw a few times and the platform booted.I wanted to flash the original dump again and it worked properly.I made another try (different fw) and it didn't boot so I wanted to flash the original dump again but it didn't boot at all.The way it behaves is as follow: * With AC and DC: the power button blinks three times and doesnt boot.* With DC only: it wont boot at all* With AC only: it wont boot at all

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I've spent hours researching this annoying feature. If I leave the machine in sleep/hibernate state for more than about an hour and then open the lid, only the Lenovo logo is shown. CAD combo restarts but again only the logo is shown. I need to press the power button once, wait a few seconds then press the power button again. Then the laptop starts normally. The attached file shows my power settings. I appreciate any assistance. I have this problem whether I have my Wacom Pro S tablet attached or not. The laptop is brand new.


























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Hoping this problem will be noticed by more people, the original post on this issue came from:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Linux-Discussion/T470-Linux-Power-Bridge-wrong-discharge-order/td-p/365...https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/63odjr/t470_battery_order_question_internal_discharges/ Brief description: same problem with OS including Win 10, Ubuntu 16.04, Gentoo etc. The internal battery always gets discharged first regardless its remaining power, which is generally harmless but seems not so good for the internal battery life. With my own T470 machine, updated with the latest 1.29 BIOS, this problem remains. According to searching results online, this little bug came with early versions of X's and T' including T460. PS: this issue had been successfully fixed with T460 via BIOS update 1.26, hoping it would be fixed with T470 sooner or later. Best regards. 

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How do I stop the 'Check Disc' on startup.
It does it every time I switch on and takes an age.

It never finds anything wrong so it seems a waste of my time.

A:Power on Disc check

Hello Glen,

You might see if resetting chkdsk using one or more options in the tutorial below may be able to help.

Check Disk - Reset

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have an older computer that was acting up and completely shutting down every 20 minutes, and now it rarely will start at all. I was wondering the best way to check to see if the power supply is burned out, or if there is another possible issue. I have a voltameter for testing electrical stuff, but want to make sure that I don't do something really dumb!! Thanks for the help!
Tracker
 

A:How to check a power supply

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Is there any program that i can run and check my PS usage?

I have Sea sonic 700w 80plus and i will like to know if its capable to handle my hardware and how much is in use right now.

For now i have in my desktop:3 hard disks,1 dvd writer,4 dimms of ram,
1 ati radeon 3870x2,3 thermaltake smart case fan ll and 1 arctik cooling fan.

A:Power Supply check

Hi Panais,

No software that I know of, you can use a multimeter to check voltages on the various lines and thus work out current draw on the PSU and thus the power.

The easiest way is to add together the power "wattage" rating of each of your components (info should be available in documentation or on manufacturer's web site) a total of all the ratings at their highest load figure should give a worst case figure which should be less than your rated peak PSU output. The total of the "normal " Load figures of all the components that are working at the same time should be less than your continuous rating for the PSU.

This is of course an exercise based on quoted figures each component is different and also may vary over time.

Is this a general question or do you have reason to think the unit may not be upto the task?

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Hi everyone

I recently done a manual check disk on my dell inspiron and unfortunately i had a battery failure
halfway through now my computer will not load my windows 7.
I have tried rebooting through my exteral hard drive where my computer is backed up but it has not
work.The windows 7 logo graphics comes through and stop and my computer goes to a blue screen
what i can not read because it only stays on the screen a second.
I have completed a full diagonstic test everything pases except my hard drive.

can someone please help.i have only had the computer 3 months

much appreciated in advance

mitiemick

A:check disk power failure

How to run chkdsk or System File Checker (SFC) from the Recovery ConsoleBoot your Vista or Windows 7 installation DVD
When you see "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD", press Enter
At the "Install Windows" screen, click on Repair your computer at lower left
At the System Recovery Options screen, make note of the drive letter assigned to your boot drive (normally C: ) and click Next
At the Chose a Recovery Tool window, click on Command Prompt. You will be sitting at X:\Sources directory
Run chkdsk or SFC
If you did not note the drive letter of your boot disk, you can enter bcdedit and look at the osdevice line to see what it is.
For chkdsk, type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter (use the letter from above if not C: ).
For sfc, type sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows and press Enter (use the letter from above)
Let either run to completion undisturbed.

Vista or Windows 7: If you don't have a install DVD, you can download a legal copy here:
Windows 7 Direct Download Links
Windows Vista Direct Download Links

Make sure you get the same version you have installed: 32 or 64 bit; Home Premium, Pro or Ultimate.

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My friend's laptop won't turn on. It doesn't start to boot or anything. My first thought is it's either the battery or the A/C adapter but I'm not sure how to check those without having swappable pieces (which I don't have.)
I took the battery out and tried to power on with just the A/C adapter plugged in and same as with the battery in, only thing that happens is the little light with the lightening symbol flashes 3 times. Also the little light where you plug the charger in lights up while the charger is in. Would the laptop power up with just the A/C adapter plugged in and no battery?
 

A:Laptop won't power on. How to check battery?

 

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I probably need to replace my power supply in my computer with a more powerful unit. How do I find out the output of my current ps?? Are they difficult to replace yourself or should a pro do it?? Also whats involved in replacing the cooling fan yourself? Im upgrading my pc to play games. Flightsims, etc and I have been told I will need to more than likely upgrade these things when I get a better graphics card. I have a dell E310 pentium 4, xp, I gb ram. Any help would really be appreciated!

shamrock
 

A:How do I check the specs of my power supply?

If your Dell computer was manufactured after August 1998, it may require the use of a proprietary Dell power supply. Although the Dell power supply looks like a standard ATX, it is a non-standard PSU that cannot be replaced with a standard power supply alone. Because of this design difference your Dell Power Supply may need a Dell to ATX power supply converter in order to be replaced with any standard ATX Quiet Power Supplies.

Pentium 4 Dell Models that do not require a power supply adapter:
Dell Dimension 4300, 4400, 4700, 8200, 8300, OptiPlex GX 400

Pentium 4 Dell Models that are not compatible with this power supply adapter:
Dell Dimension 8100
http://www.endpcnoise.com/cgi-bin/e/std/sku=dellconverter
open the case from the side
Remove 4 screws on the back of the power supply
Unplug everything from the power supply

Reverse the process your done. No real big deal. just make sure you know the power supply you purchase will work with a dell or the adapter you but with the power supply will work as well.

How do I find out the output of my current ps??
Look at the lable on the power supply it will tell you.

Also whats involved in replacing the cooling fan yourself?
Depends on what fan you are speaking of? the case fan? not much just remove it and replace. if your speaking of the cpu? a little more in depth, the stock heatsink+fan usally work and no reason to change unless overclocking.
What is your current graphics card? what are you planning upgrading to? pls lis... Read more

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Plz forgive me if this isn't the right forum to post this question.Its both a hardware and software query..

I recently re-verified the Novice part in my name wherein I accidentally flipped a switch that controlled the outlet that my power strip was on.. and made an ever dumber mistake by quickly flipping the same switch back "on."

My desktop is connected to a power strip, a pretty old one, that's suppose to act as surge protection.

I tried to start the desktop back up, but it was clear that the while the PSU was fine, the hard drive and the Mobo seemed to be experiencing difficulties. The screen was just blank with little to no indication of life. I manually turned off the desktop and restarted it twice in the same fashion. When nothing came up, I turned off the PSU to dissipate any remaining charges.

After turning the PSU again, the mobo (asus) finally reappeared and everything loaded, including the OS (XP Pro). Firefox reloaded everything from cache, so apparently nothing (software wise) seemed askew. I did notice the Quick Launch bar was missing, so I'm guessing my windows profile might have been affected slightly..

My question - aside from Window's HD error check (full 5 out of 5, the type that runs before the OS loaded) what other check-ups should I do to test if my desktop was damaged by my accidental self inflicted power outage?

Any hardware checks? Software-wise? OS-wise?

p.s. if it makes any difference, my PSU is a thermaltake W01... Read more

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I was running disk check for Windows 7, and the power cutout due to a neighborhood issue....
I am curious if this is going to mess up my system or not??
Please respond with helpful, adult replies, and thanks in advance!!

A:Power Outage during disk check??

It shouldn't, Does your computer start back up? Have you tried running diskchk again?
SSD or HDD?
More info would help a great deal.

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I was running disk check for Windows 7, and the power cutout due to a neighborhood issue....
I am curious if this is going to mess up my system or not??
Please respond with helpful, adult replies, and thanks in advance!!

A:Power Outage during disk check??

It shouldn't, Does your computer start back up? Have you tried running diskchk again?
SSD or HDD?
More info would help a great deal.

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Is there a way to check a power supply besides plugging it in to your motherboard?
I cant tell if mine is dead or not, its a new case.

300w antec aria, 20pin (1 pin is missing a -5v connector, but Antec said its supposed to be this way). I plug it in and hear a little noise of power thats hard to explain.

The lights flickered on for a second one time, but i dont know why it doesnt like me
You cant plug in the Power connecter to the mobo wrong, its a 24pin on mobo but
20 pin fits fine, im doing it with other cases too.

Any idea?
 

A:Check a dead power supply?

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Hello,
I am new to self builds and have face some serious probs on the way. thought i had id down and everything working fine for a couple of weeks. I added a third monitor through to DP on Monday it is now Friday. everything been running fine but just this morning the PC turned off for no reason twice in the space of 30 minutes. I know i should check tempratures but unsure where to down load the software and also what recommended temps should be. Any help would be appreciated

A:power down for no reason how do I check temps

Your power supply might not be enough for everything you're trying to run. Have a read here
Allied AL-D500EXP 500W power supply review and even though not exactly the same model it's basically the same. For your temps you can Download something like HWMonitor here
CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting
Let us know what temps it reports. Also get rid of Avast and use MSE with the free Malwarebytes for weekly scans

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Just got power on, when somebody looks at the log please give me the good, bad, or boring news, thank you.

Heres the log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:44:10 AM, on 1/10/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16575)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AntiVirus 2007\tavui.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\hp\kbd\kbd.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEUser.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AntiVirus 2007\TAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

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A:Little check-up after power outage (HJT LOG Included)

Alright some more paranoia of what I have seen through the history of others using this computer drag me to post yet another Hijack This Log, I know by now people must be getting sick of it, but so am I, so after this Log I will do something to try and reduce the amount of check-ups I give you guys, I apologize for any thing my paranoia is getting in the way of. Heres the log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:07:19 PM, on 1/11/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16575)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AntiVirus 2007\tavui.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\hp\kbd\kbd.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\An... Read more

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Hey,

Apparently I fell asleep in front of my computer around 1 am (<.<) and when I woke up around 3 or 4 am, the power was out. I turned off the switch on my psu and just went to bed.

I just got up now and saw the electricity was back, so I turned on my PC. It said windows was not shut down properly, so I just went about starting Windows normally and didn't receive any errors afterwards. I restarted it a couple times, then powered down completely, turned off the switch again, and then discharged the motherboard's capacitors.

My question, I know power outages can be pretty damaging. Do you have a checklist of things I should check for, in terms of damages?

When I fell asleep in front of the comp, the only program running on the computer was an instant messaging app, so I'm pretty sure the HDD should be fine, but I will be running Drive Fitness Test/Western Digital Lifeguard, but I'd really like to know if I should run any other tests or procedures to see if any component (from the psu to the cpu) was damaged in any way.

Any tips are appreciated
 

A:Power Outage, What Components Should I Check?

If it boots up fine when you turn the machine on then you may have been lucky and no damage has been caused. The most obvious cause of damage after a power surge would be the machine not booting, or creating errors and crashing.
 

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My windows ME has been rebooting on its own. I posted here before and was told to check the RAM or power supply to see if it was going out..how do I do this???
 

A:{SOLVED} Windows reboting...ram or Power check

Well if the system just randomly reboots it is more than likely the PS(Power Supply). The RAM maybe, or even if the Processor is getting to hot. The PS is the easiest to check. Look at the FAN on the PS. Is it slow or fast? If slow then maybe it is getting weak. Next would be to open the system and disconnect the CD-ROM Drives and maybe a ZiP drive if you have one. Disconnect any USB devices that use system power and not thier ow power source. This would be like a webcam or some other small device. Printers, scanners and other large devices don't apply. Also remove your sound card, modem and/or NIC(network interface card). Leave the video card in for obvious reasons. Fire up the system and see how long it stays on. IF it stays on for as long as you have it on then it is a weak PS. If not then it might be the RAM or even the Processor. GOOD LUCK and let me know how everything works out. OH YEAH, if the system still turns off I would replace the PS before troubleshooting the other devices, because it is the cheapest device. Like $25 to $50.
 

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I turned my emachine T2825 desktop off to move it. I plugged it back in and tried to turn it on but now it does not boot up, nothing on the screen. The blue indicating light around the power switch does not come on but the hard drive amber light is on and the processor fan is on all the time. I have been reading several threads with simliar problems on this PC and it sounds like the motherboard went bad and it is possible the power supply caused it to go bad. I have check my voltages and I get the 12 and 5 vdc at all my plugs. I have replaced the power supply with another 250w P.S. but it still won't boot up with the same results as before. Before I invest in another mother board I would like to make sure the power supply is bad or not. Is there a check for this? Also do these syptoms indicate a bad motherboard?

Thanks,
Gary
 

A:How do I check power supply on an emachine T2825

I would have to agree that it sounds like a bad motherboard...make sure that everything else is SEATED correctly, especially the video card.

You can get a 15 dollar tester from a computer store that allows you to test the P-Supply...Otherwise, you might google on home ways to test it.
 

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I just got a new power supply today and I want to know if it will work with pci express cards.
 

A:How do I check to see if my power supply is pci express compliant?

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Apparently I fell asleep in front of my computer around 1 am (<.<) and when I woke up around 3 or 4 am, the power was out. I turned off the switch on my psu and just went to bed.

I just got up now and saw the electricity was back, so I turned on my PC. It said windows was not shut down properly, so I just went about starting Windows normally and didn't receive any errors afterwards. I restarted it a couple times, then powered down completely, turned off the switch again, and then discharged the motherboard's capacitors.

My question, I know power outages can be pretty damaging. Do you have a checklist of things I should check for, in terms of damages?

When I fell asleep in front of the comp, the only program running on the computer was an instant messaging app, so I'm pretty sure the HDD should be fine, but I will be running Drive Fitness Test/Western Digital Lifeguard, but I'd really like to know if I should run any other tests or procedures to see if any component (from the psu to the cpu) was damaged in any way.

Any tips are appreciated
 

A:Just had a power outage, any advice on how to check for damages?

closing thread, please do not create duplicates.

respond at http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/949071-power-outage-what-components-should.html
 

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anyone know what last week (2017/07/30) "... Enabled WUFU power check ..." does?  it is one of those very rare occasion when google gives you nothing http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-YOGA-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPA...

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PC was running great.  Dog tripped over cord and unplugged it while it was running.  Now won't boot.  I had just run a chkdsk and everything was fine...no bad sectors, etc.  Now get error message "Hard Disk Short DST Check: Failed"  Cannot get boot sequence to go to my USB recovery to try to recover.  I suspect damage is to boot sector and not to the actual hard disk.  How can I get the PC to boot from the USB?  Failure ID: 60DPTG-0087D-9XPJXF-60QX03.  Is this drive 'shot' or can it be recovered AND can it be recovered with all my files still intact?  Please advise.  Many thanks.  

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Hi, my mom's pc and mine were recently hit by viruses. I downloaded some patches, etc. from Microsoft. My pc is OK but my mom's now has a blue screen that says 'please check signal'. Only the screen comes on for 1 minute- can't get anything when we try to power on. :dead: Unplugged everything, replugged it, tried combinations. Just before this, the system would run a debugging program that would freeze everything up. Mom was getting the blue screen before, but she found out that switching the power surge off, then on, fixed the problem. Sorry, I'm new to this site but was hoping for some info because everyone wants to charge her $80 to $100 just to discuss the problem, not to fix it. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:BLUE SCREEN: please check signal; no power, won't boot

Sounds like a bad power supply or a power problem that has damaged the motherboard.
 

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My power went out for ten seconds yesterday, and when my desktop computer re-booted, I got a message saying drive D (hard drive) had to be checked for disk consistency. It passes the test and the desktop appears. Then the whole computer freezes. Does anyone know how to resolve this issue? Once the desktop appears, the whole computer freezes so I can't access anything.....

A:Check disk consistency after power failure, freezes

I suggest trying to boot into safe mode.

If successful, then initiate a chkdsk /r on the boot drive.

Start/Run...type chkdsk /r (with space between k and /) and hit Enter.

Type Y in response to onscreen message and hit Enter.

Reboot the system. The chkdsk /r will run before the system boots to the desktop. After the chkdsk /r has completed, the system will boot into XP automatically.

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Hi,

I need to "check cables and power", as a result of the Seatools for Dos test and on start up "Media failure, check cables PXE-E61" message. I also get a message from the CHKDSK using the XP Pro CD, saying after 26% that "The volumn appears to contain one or more unrecoverable problems".

Do I remove all B6 screws or what else - to remove the rear cover to "check the cables"?

The start up defaults to the Safe Mode screen, then to BSOD no matter which choice is taken, the BSOD is too short a time to read the message and their is no option in Safe Mode choices to turn off "Restart on failure".

I have removed and reinserted the HDD and RAM with no change to issue.

Hope this makes sense and someone can give advice.

Regards

Wagga

A:How to remove back cover of Tecra S1 PT831A to check cable and power?

Hello

Every notebook has in BIOS the list of all bootable devices. If none of them can be used the last one, LAN port, will be checked and then you will see this PXE-E61 message.
So the problem can be your HDD.

Start with HDD check. Enter BIOS and set it to default settings. Restart notebook and check if HDD is recognized and listed properly in BIOS settings. If yes there is no problem with connectors.

I recommend you to obtain new HDD for testing purposes. Put new HDD and try to install OS using original Toshiba recovery disc.
Please post some feedback.

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Hi all,

I bought a new computer a month ago, and am having BSOD each day. It's a Kernel Security Check Failure, and when i look in the event watcher, i can see a kernel-power critical error.

DESKTOP-AE1GEPA-09_01_2016_100618,48.zip

Thanks for your help !

A:BSOD kernel security check failure - kernel power problem ?

Please uninstall Gigabyte software, it is known for causing bluescreens and uses a few old drivers.

Please change the system language to english, this helps me understanding the files as I can't understand french.



Diagnostic Test

 DRIVER VERIFIER

   Warning
Please make a backup of your important files and get your rescue media or create one.
Please create a restore point.
Please follow this tutorial to run driver verifier.

Driver verifier stresses your drivers and will crash your pc if any driver fails due to a violation.

Driver verifier should be performed for a max of 48 hours, or when you have a bluescreen, whatever comes first.

If driver verifier has found a violation and you can't get back into windows normally, try to boot into safe mode and reset in safe mode driver verifier, or in the troubleshooting options open command prompt and type verifier /reset.


   Note
Your system will act very sluggishly while driver verifier is enabled, this is normal as your drivers will be being subjected to heavy testing in order to make them crash.

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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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I have a lenovo edge 2-15 and this message has popped up a couple times when I boot up the computer, then it proceeds to reboot like nothing happened, whats going on?

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I have a lenovo edge 2-15 and this message has popped up a couple times when I boot up the computer, then it proceeds to reboot like nothing happened, whats going on?

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I have a lenovo edge 2-15 and this message has popped up a couple times when I boot up the computer, then it proceeds to reboot like nothing happened, whats going on?

A:ERROR 220 - Failed at power status check! Status =...

Windows retrieved an update recently to update the firmware on the edge 2 laptops. Mine has been doing this same exact thing, however, each time at restart my battery has been below "the threshold" of 25 or 30% battery, I forget which. Next time you get a full charge, restart the computer instead of shutting it down, and hopefully should do the trick.

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I'm looking for upgrading my existing SSD with encryption. Would ThinkPad drive password and BIOS cryptographic extension work with new series of Intel FDE SSDs like 910? 

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Hi all, My T470 has M.2 SSD, but I'd like to be able to install standard 2.5" SSD I have. What's the part number of a cable that I need for that? Couldn't google it. Thanks













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A:T470 with 2.5" SSD

HiFRU 00UR495 - HDD/SSD cablehttps://download.lenovo.com//Images/Parts/00UR495/3.jpgBTW, how does the "WWAN" mention in the thread title match the message content? )

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I have a T470 with 256 SSD drive installed. Is it possible to add a second drive, specifically HDD ?Thanks

A:T470 256 SSD add HDD

no. StorageSystem has one HDD slot or one M.2 2280 slot exclusively for storageSome: HDD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm high, Active Protection SystemSome: SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5" wide, 7mm high (e.g. xxxGB SSD)Some: M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 2, 16Gb/sSome: 128GB M.2 SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, in WWAN slot as 2nd Storage Reference:http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad/ThinkPad_T470 Maybe you could add M.2 2242 SSD sata in the WWAN slot. https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/t470_frubom_20170426.pdf

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Hey guys,  im new to the forum and looking to jump into the t470. i currently have a t520 which is dated. due to cost im looking to get the version with a HDD. i personally do upgrades my self.  i have read that all you need is a cage/kit for the m.2 ssd to sit in for the t470? is it possible to change from HDD to sdd or the new nvme m.2 ssd?   

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