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post #11 of 73
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Originally Posted by n1helix;13136126 
If there is no jumper on the pins then:

With the PC off, short the pins with something conductive like a screwdriver.

You only need to short them for a few seconds. After hat you can try booting again.

do this (i read your post wrong OP)
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I will try what you suggested in a few hours, right now I am going to take a few hours nap. Thanks for your help.
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post #13 of 73
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Originally Posted by Rawrasaurus;13136234 
I will try what you suggested in a few hours, right now I am going to take a few hours nap. Thanks for your help.

LAME!

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post #14 of 73
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Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect;13136256 
LAME!

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It's his first time, give him a break. I remember the first time I reset my CMOS, spent at least 20 minutes making sure I was reading the letters "CMOS" correctly. rolleyes.gif

And @OP: if resetting doesn't work, it might be worth a shot to clean your RAM's contacts (the gold metallic part that goes in the socket); fingerprint smudges can cause finicky problems sometimes.
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post #15 of 73
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Screw it, I want to get this sorted then I will sleep biggrin.gif

So I should just hold the screwdriver against the 2 metal prongs for a few seconds and then try booting?
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Originally Posted by Rawrasaurus;13136440 
Screw it, I want to get this sorted then I will sleep biggrin.gif

So I should just hold the screwdriver against the 2 metal prongs for a few seconds and then try booting?

yes.
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post #17 of 73
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Originally Posted by Rawrasaurus;13136440 
Screw it, I want to get this sorted then I will sleep biggrin.gif

So I should just hold the screwdriver against the 2 metal prongs for a few seconds and then try booting?

Basically and hit the power button a few times. make sure you're screw driver isn't conductive at the handle and do be disconnected from the wall

I really don't like the idea of doing it like this tho redface.gif


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post #18 of 73
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Originally Posted by Dorianime;13136479 
Basically and hit the power button a few times. make sure you're screw driver isn't conductive at the handle and do be disconnected from the wall

I really don't like the idea of doing it like this tho redface.gif


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Don't listen to the guy with 666 posts, you'll be fine. cheers.gif
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Tried it, still no luck. Damn this is weird. For some reason I can't get the battery out, else i'd try that.
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post #20 of 73
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Originally Posted by Rawrasaurus;13136699 
Tried it, still no luck. Damn this is weird. For some reason I can't get the battery out, else i'd try that.

have you tried the single stick of ram? switching them and the slots? also cleaning the contact points as was suggested earlier?
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