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Micron millenia gibralti board pc working fine all day, screen blanked out, power panel sleep mode (moon) amber light illuminated, while computer still on (fan running). restarted via hard reset, pc started, then exhibited same symptoms. re-seated video and SRAMs. pc will power on for a minute or two, load winxp, then go to sleep mode with blank screen. Pulled power, waited 30 mins, pc powered up and again with sleep mode. PC does not have diagnostic LEDs. any suggestions?

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  • jdniedz Jun 29, 2008

    Thanks for the response... I appreciate it.

    The PC is a Micron Millennia with the following system components from mpc: (previous mistake on motherboard, Garibaldi)

    CD-ROM Drive Lite-On 52X IDE CD-ROM LTN526 CDI001263-00

    Processor Intel Pentium IIII 1.9GHz 400FSB 256K Socket W CPU002058-00

    Case Odyssey Base.Chassis.W/300W 12V PWS CSE001633-00

    Floppy Drive Panasonic 3.5 in. Floppy Drive FDD001234-00

    Keyboard Lite-On SK-1688A 104 Keyboard KBR001118-00

    Motherboard Garibaldi II - Intel (Standard 4) (P4) Motherboard MBD001150-04

    Modem 3Com V.90 PCI Modem (Condor) MDM001045-02

    Software 3COM 3C90x NIC Family Media Kit MED001271-04

    Video Card MATROX G450 32 MB SGRAM.MEDIA MED001388-01

    Memory 64M x 16 128MB 800MHz RDRAM RIMM MOD001849-00 (UPGRADED TO 256 MB)

    Network Interface Card 3COM 3C905CX 10/100 Network Interface Card NWO001481-00

    Memory Rambus Continuity Module (Compec) PCB001155-00

    Software Windows XP, Symantec Endpoint Security Sofware

    Video Card Matrox G450 Dual-Head 32MB AGP Video Card VCD001470-03

    The PC is intermittant, ususally after two hours of wait time, I can boot, go through auto scandisk/chkdsk, backup a few files and then the CPU fan stops, followed by the case fan then the motherboard and all components power off. There are two lights near the power button, one amber the other green. When the PC shuts down, the green light extinguishes and the amber light (moon) illuminates. I can press it for 5 seconds and the amber light extinguishes. After that the PC does not respond other than the amber light on and off. The mother board has a green LED (CR6FI) that stays illuminated while I have the power cable connected and goes off when the cable is unplugged.

    Additionally, I changed the CR2032 watch battery, swapped the AGP video card for a backup PCI video card, ensured all SRAMS are inserted and seated, unplugged the power lead to the mother board and reseated it back into the motherboard, all to no avail.

    Thanks again epr1977


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Thanks again, I've had trouble all day attempting to reload Intel Active Monitor, to the point where I attempted the patch for XP and even editing the Registry to try and remove an older version for eventual upgrade to the newer version, no luck in getting the new version to load due to the setup identifying an older version. I will attempt dropping the RAM to I believe the first pairs.

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What kind of computer it is?
Dell /HP ??

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

  • Eduardo Perez
    Eduardo Perez Jun 30, 2008

    I've seen similar problems; all of those, are related to the power supply. Is there a way you can try another similar power supply?....

    another recommendations:

    -Just leave one chip of memory

    -Does the driver for the motherboard has any diagnostics for the temperature of the processor. sometimes if the processor is not cooling enough it will shutdown automatically.


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