Miscellaneous Error Symptoms

  Miscellaneous Error Symptoms

Error Symptom    FRU/Action
   Changing colors 1. Display
   
   Computer will not power-off 1. Power Switch
   See 'Power Supply' 2. System Board
   
   Dead computer 1. Power Switch
   See 'Power Supply' 2. Power Supply
  3. System Board
   
   Diskette drive in-use light 1. Diskette Drive
   remains on or does not light 2. System Board
   when drive is active. 3. Diskette Drive Cable
   
   Flashing cursor with an 1. System Board
   otherwise blank display 2. Primary Hard Disk Drive
  3. Hard Disk Drive Cable
   
   Incorrect memory size 1. Run the Memory tests
   during POST 2. Memory Module
  3. System Board
   
   'Insert a Diskette' icon appears 1. Diskette Drive
   with a known-good diagnostic 2. System Board
   diskette in the first 3.5-inch 3. Diskette Drive Cable
   diskette drive. 4. Network Adapter
   
   Intensity or color varies from 1. Display
   left to right of characters 2. System Board
   and color bars.  
   
   No power, or fan not running. 1. See Power Supply
   
   Nonsystem disk or disk 1. Diskette Drive
   error-type message with a 2. System Board
   known-good diagnostic diskette. 3. Diskette Drive Cable
   
   Other display symptoms not 1. See Display
   listed above (including blank 2. System Board
   or illegible display). 3. Display
   
   Power-on indicator or hard 1. Power Supply
   disk drive in-use light 2. System Board
   not on, but computer works 3. LED Cables
   correctly.  
   
   Printer problems 1. See Printer
   
   Program loads from the 1. Run Setup
   hard disk with a known-good 2. Diskette Drive
   diagnostics diskette in the 3. Diskette Drive Cable
   first 3.5-inch diskette drive. 4. System Board
  5. Power Supply
   
   Serial or parallel port device 1. External Device Self-Test OK ?
   failure (system board port) 2. External Device
  3. Cable
  4. System Board
   
   Serial or parallel port device 1. External Device Self-Test OK ?
   failure (adapter port) 2. External Device
  3. Cable
  4. Alternate Adapter
  5. System Board
  6. Riser Card
   
   Some or all keys on the 1. Keyboard
   keyboard do not work 2. Keyboard Cable
  3. System Board
   
   CMOS Backup Battery inaccurate 1. CMOS Backup Battery
  2. System Board


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