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Hi my name is Frank and I'm having a problem with my tower. Everytime I turn off my system these blue lights start flashing from the tower and when I try to power back up it just won't turn on until I start shaking the tower and somehow get the flashing to stop but not until the LED light is stable from the motherboard. Can u pls help me with this?
Bookie175, it sounds like you're just trying to turn it off by pressing the power switch, and not by selecting Start, Shutdown from the Taskbar (which tells Windows to save current settings and perform an orderly shutdown process). --LeftyX
Posted on Oct 06, 2008
The flashing LED is because your system is in "sleep" mode. By default windows Vista puts your computer in sleep. What this means is it doesn't shutdown the power completely it leaves a little going through certain computer components (more specifically the ram) to speed up the boot time when the power button is pressed again.
In XP a the default shutdown scheme is a complete shutdown where power is turned off after the shutdown process is done. If you are using XP you are putting your computer to sleep when shutting down.
As for the boot problem. Newer motherboards have an LED on the actual board to indicate that it is receiving power. If it is of either the power supply switch (at the back of the case) if off or the motherboard connection is loose and the shaking makes it fall into place. (Shaking is usually not necessary and indicates a problem...)
There are a few possibilities I can deduct from your description:
(If a friends with a spare power supply isn't an option a local PC repair shop should be able to help you out... but probably for a fee...)
Posted on Oct 28, 2007
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Jan 17, 2013 | Gateway DX4720-03 PC Desktop
sounds like a power supply problem
Test your PSU power supply unit or replace it if your power supply units fan is not working your PSU is faulty
One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle of restarting or to shutdown or fail to detect/ boot up a computer hard drive
Test all leads that attach to your hard drive power and data cables IDE SATA
the leads from your MOTHERBOARD TO YOUR HARD DRIVE make sure they have a secure dust free connections and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty
hope this helps
Oct 13, 2012 | Antec Computers & Internet
Start with the headset powered on. Press and hold down
the call control button while also rotating the multi function dial
upward (away from the light) until the indicator light on the headset
starts flashing red then green. When prompted for passkey, enter
For the Plantronics M1000 (discontinued):
Hit and hold the volume/mute switch in until the indication light starts blinking.
For the Plantronics M1500 & A500 adapter (discontinued): Turn the headset on and the adapter off. On the headset push in and hold the mute/volume dial until the indicator light begins to flash. On the adapter press and hold the blue power button for 10 seconds. The light on the adapter will flash once after 3 seconds- continue to hold the power button for another-7 seconds until the light flashes red. If the pairing is successful, the headset will sound a tone and both the headset and adapter lights will turn off.
For both the Plantronics M1000/M1500 (discontinued): If you remove the battery cover from the headset and then remove the battery itself. On the Green PC board itself there will be a letter followed by 4 numbers. These 4 numbers are your personal PIN code.
You can also use the Plantronics Bluetooth Pairing Guide
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