Re: Diagnosis issue

Discussion in 'A+ Certification' started by jumbojim12345REMOVETHIS@lycos.com, Jul 14, 2003.

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    If you WD drive is a WD100, it could be the drive. A bunch of those
    came in some systems we order and were nothing but junk.



    On Fri, 11 Jul 2003 23:14:58 -0700, "Sujay L. Nazareth"
    <> wrote:

    >Hello Everyone...
    >
    >Need your help. Have a System. AMD Duron 850. Epox Motherboard. 256 MB RAM,
    >Onboard A/V. The system has 2 HDD. One WD 10GB and the second is a Quantum
    >12GB. The system has the following problem.
    >
    >Every few days the whole system will suddenly freeze. The HDD light will be
    >solid, Power light will be on and the CDROM Drive will be solid as
    >well...System will be totally frozen. System can but shutdown but will not
    >bootup again. Sometimes will bootup after being shut down for a while. I
    >picked up the system from the client 2 days ago and pluuged it in today and
    >it was in the frozen state, ubplugged the hard drive and presto the system
    >came back up immediatly. Now I have found the remedy to this situation in
    >it's frozen state, is to unplug a hard drive and reconnect it.
    >
    >I did a diagnostic on both HDD and they are OK. I thought it was a heat
    >issue so have more cooling in there (Anyone know what temps are normal for a
    >Duron 850?)
    >
    >As far as I can see, I think it's a M/B, CPU or PSU problem... But not sure
    >which one. What would you all say? Problem is the problem itself is
    >intermittent and it may work fine for me now, but will crash on the client
    >in a few days.... Suggestions??
    >
    >Sujay
    >
    , Jul 14, 2003
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