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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:44 am 
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I noticed in the middle of the night that one of my CF-30's green battery light was flashing and so I plugged it in and it's still flashing but the TB does not start or even go to the BIOS screen. Anyone know what's going on?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:03 am 
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I've read in the manual that "In high temperature mode, the battery pack is discharging the power to 80% of normal temperature mode. Do not remove battery pack in this status" which would make sense if I could boot the TB but the unit is unresponsive.

I did remove the battery and tried it in another TB and it works, this CF-30 appears to have gone to TB heaven as even with no battery and no HD in it does not POST any more, I expect the flashing light was a cry for help from the battery "Get me out of here"

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:56 am 
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Do the power pull reset thingy.

1. Pull battery.
2. Dis-connect power supply.
3. Hold switch on for 20 seconds...repeat several times.
4. Plug in power supply. (not the battery yet)
5. [F2] [F9] [F10] (boot to bios, set to defaults, save)

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:46 am 
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Hi Shawn, tried that just now. After doing it, using a known good power supply the power "Z" light next to battery light does not illuminate. If I cycle the power on switch the HD light flashes once only (does not flash on subsequent switch cycle) - I will try the power pull thingy a few times with hope in my heart but I fear the worst for this patient.

It solves a problem though, this is a CF-30C and I have CF-30K with no caddy, so there will be a heart transplant with no extra cost to me and eBay will get a parts machine.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9:30 am 
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Try first to replaced the ram with a good known RAM before you go anywhere. One slot at a time. Pull out known ad on hardware like wireless card, media drive, harddrive and etc.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:24 pm 
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What he said. Sounds like a bout I had with ram last week and several other times.

When you find the bad ram break it in half....that particular stick gave me trouble before.:D

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:clapping: :pbjt: So happy when good advice gets shared. :pbjt: :clapping:

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:50 am 
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Now here is a story of one BAD ram. This is for you Jeff. :rofl:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... track.html

Must watch video. :swords:
http://video.dailymail.co.uk/video/1418 ... s-bike.mp4

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:21 pm 
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This is good ram.

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This is why.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:03 pm 
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Cute twins

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