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Strange problem, made me laugh

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April 17, 2001 9:07:18 PM

Hello guys,
I have strange System. I collect it myself. It was working fine with me. I gave it to a friend. He said that the PC after testing the HD (in booting) it is reboot automaticly. What would cause this problem?
BTW, he said that the numlock Indicator keep blinking, when i touch it the PC stop restarting and it work fine. I realy thought he might fooling me or something.
Thanks a lot in advance.
April 23, 2001 5:55:23 PM

try flashing the BIOS with the latest version

-Alpha
Sorry I missed church, I've been busy practicing witchcraft and becoming a lesbian.
April 25, 2001 8:39:09 AM

It sounds like you may have a short in the keyboard (if touching the light on the keyboard solved the rebooting problem). While shorts are not unheard of, I can't actually say that I have heard of this problem causing the motherboard to keep rebooting. I would have never figured that one out (well, never maybe a tad harsh). I can only say that it's a good thing the light was blinking!

Steve Benoit

Stable Technologies
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April 25, 2001 9:32:00 AM

may be the keyboard connections are loose inside that continuously blink the num-lock led and cause the system to reboot. any stuck keys are flagged off as keyboard errors.

you might get it to boot just by pulling the keyboard cable back or moving it a bit at the point where it comes out of the keyboard

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April 25, 2001 7:10:13 PM

I want to thanks all of you nice guys. Imagin, the mouse caused this problem. I just change it and everything is working fine now.
Thanks a lot
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