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Flashing orange light & diagnostic cd will not load

Orange light flashing on poweredge 2450, have tried running diagnostic cd but it will not run just crashes i am also running windows server 2003. I have updated bios and firmware and thats made no difference but everytime i start the server i get a single beep also says no system drives installed before it loads to windows.

Any help would be great as i have tried everything i can think off.

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  • Rooiehaha Feb 08, 2009

    I have managed the install, its telling me there is a problem with the backplane +3.3v its running at a critical state.

    I have tried looking around on google but can not find much information out on it or what i need to repair it.

    Everything thing else on the server runs perfect.

    All help is appreciated.


  • Rooiehaha Feb 09, 2009

    What Server are you running and os ? Have you got system administrator tool installed ?


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  • Matt Barr Feb 08, 2009

    Can you give a little more detail about where I could find that on one of my servers? I tried to find the same thing and could not.

  • Matt Barr Feb 09, 2009

    I have server 2003. and yes i have the tool installed. I cannot find the backplane voltage in mine.

  • Matt Barr Feb 09, 2009

    Server 2003. I have the admin program installed. i cannot find the backplane voltage.


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