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However, it's more likely that your particular 45 Gb 75GXP DTLA went South on you. 'Fraid that IBM made some lemon 45 Gb 75GXP's. I can leave one stick of RAM in and take out the video card. N/A Any specific requirements such as good keyboard, reliable business grade build quality, touch-screen, finger-print reader, optical drive or good input devices (keyboard/touchpad)? i cant find anything on the web showing or talking about forgetting to ground youself and knowing if you fried a hard drive? this contact form

That so could be the problem too. I am not sure what CMOS battery does besides storing hardware information such as CPU, hard-drive, boot up, time & clock, or any other information you see in your BIOS menu. Did u have it plugged into a surge protector/ backup battery source? any suggestions how to fix it? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hard-drive-fried-or-not.104083/

Halp? Anyways, what about this? Then the computer will boot, possibly entering Windows, but: RAM is not fully detected, or system instability (BSOD) but faulty at RAM will still boot into Windows most of the time When asking for a recommendation use the form.

Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Now, how likely is it that CMOS battery get fried due to power outage? dunno if that's normal. Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map Contact Apple

I feel like I'm forgetting something but I might not be.... nick_miller_65Feb 25, 2011, 4:23 AM This could just be a stupid question, but i'll ask it anyway. If the Power Supply is the cause, the computer won't turn on entirely. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090726203424AA2yxK4 That will do the same thing with an installed PSU.This checks the PSU under no load conditions, so it is not completely reliable.

permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]KpopKitty[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago(1 child)thanks will highly consider it! Does it boot when you remove the video card? permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 3 months ago(0 children)I had a Toshiba that died in a similar fashion. After I enter the languge and settings and click next then the "install" butten the next screen a box pops up saying "load driver" did the driver get fried?

The time now is 08:50 PM. I have no idea what to do from here. hmmmm....If the BIOS is detecting the drive and reading 0 Mb could be firmware as well. But if what andrern2000 wrote was true about screen displaying some other error messages or codes if it's the CPU that was fried, it must be the motherboard because it's not

Unless all 3 RAM were fried at the same time, this test failed. http://vgvinc.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-noises-on-a-new-hard-drive.php or finish loading? Fried External hard drive? But i did have one occasion where the PSU did go bad but it would still power up the fans and led's.

You may also... This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. The symptoms you describe (turns on for a bit and then shuts down/restarts) could be due to a blown capacitor. http://vgvinc.com/hard-drive/fried-hard-drive-tried-lots-of-ideas.php permalinkembedsavereportreplyaboutblogaboutsource codeadvertisejobshelpsite rulesFAQwikireddiquettetransparencycontact usapps & toolsReddit for iPhoneReddit for Androidmobile websitebuttons<3reddit goldredditgiftsUse of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy (updated). © 2017 reddit inc.

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When too much current, such as a spike that happens after a power outtage recovery, is taken in by the PSU, it often fails to produce the AC/DC conversion correctly, thus

Since they couldn't turn it on they didn't know if the hard drive was fried or not. i... It takes only a few minutes, and you know you are putting good parts in the case.You can turn on the PC by momentarily shorting the two pins that the case Originally Posted by Joe Shlabotnik The front panel plugs won't really do anything that will keep the computer from booting (except for the power button, but it's working, obviously).

Get something like this (I think the screws are regular Philips head screws, not Torx) and plug your HDD into another computer. Is the hard drive fried? (I hope not) or not( I WISH ) I tried putting a xp cd in and tried booting off the cd rom it said couldnt load its a couple months old. 46.5gb ibm deskstar 7200rpm. http://vgvinc.com/hard-drive/fried-mobo-can-i-move-my-hard-drive-to-another-machine.php I have some things on backup but my most recent notes for my classes and study guides I've made as well as past class notes are things I don't have backups

Reply to nexuslotus Best answer Gekko ShadowOct 8, 2010, 1:34 AM Without the CMOS it would start, you just wouldn't be able to save any settings in the BIOS (like OC List which programs/games you desire to run.