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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    My 6 bucks E2160 arrived today (that was really quick!), so i couldn't resist doing some more test annnnd SUCCESS!!!! My CPU was toasted, i think the guy in charge of assembling my pcb was short on thermal paste .... never saw so few and considering those machines are up like 24/7 this was short...
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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    allright, tried to swap memory to exact same spec, still no luck ? I ordered a cpu (which hopefully will arrive soon). Anyways, i'll keep you updated on my troubleshooting journey in case it would be usefull to others. Thanks to the community for your help :)
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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    sadly not (and it shows ;) )! but i got it working yesterday with the 4 bips thingy, in normal position, it was firing up but gave me the 4 bips.I wanna get to that at least to be able to test ram and stuff. I'm sure i'm doing something bad in the reset process, hope Portholio comes around and...
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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    thanks, i saw that on virtua tennis 4. I already followed that but no luck :(
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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    I'm back with some interessting tests: i did replace original ram with a working one i had in stock :1GB 6400U when i put the mobo jumper on pin 6-8 and put the power, fan spins for a few seconds then stops and that's it with original ram in the same settings, fan spins a few seconds, stops ...
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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    Thanks for all your answers. Did some more tests with a switch plugged onto 6-8 pins(thanks for the trick;) ) (without jumper on initial position), made it to boot without video. (output DVI0 on geforce). unplugged power outlet plugged the jumper back to initial position an it did turn on (no...
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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    Thanks, i now have some life on the motherboard but when i put the jumper back to the initial position it is still stuck in stand by. here is what i did: replaced CR 2450 aka "the big baby" moved the switch to the position shown on step 8 powered up: fan starts spining for a few seconds then...
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    [SOLVED] RingEdge stuck on stand by

    Hi folks, just got myself a ringedge which CMOS battery was dead. tried to boot up resulted in a stand by led (i suppose) lighting up on mobo and nothing else, no fan turning on or whatever... Replaced the CMOS battery and switched CMOS Jumper next to it as suggested by an other user which had...
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