[ubuntu-uk] Diagnostics tools

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 09:10:45 BST 2010


would appreciate someone's thoughts on this?

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 12:12 AM, javadayaz <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Update:
> So I was playing around in the bios..and perhaps stupidly, selected the
> output to onboard. This has now rendered a black screen. The pc still turns
> on but I see nothing. I must add that for the last few years I've been using
> the graphics and no gcard.
>
> Looks like its completely buggered now.
> On 6 Oct 2010 23:38, "javadayaz" <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I've let the comp chug away at memtest for 6 hours..it came up with no
> > errors. I then stopped it,
> >
> > I'm still get the text I posted earlier...I'm really disheartened now!
> > On 6 Oct 2010 09:01, "javadayaz" <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> well i let mine go to 70% ...and that was within half an hour...but like
> i
> >> said ..i didnt let it finish...ill do so tonight when i get home!
> >>
> >> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 8:58 AM, Andy Partington
> >> <andy.partington at gmail.com>wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 6 October 2010 07:46, javadayaz <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> ok will do...although i did run one before ( after all these problems
> >>>> occurred, after i reapplied the thermal coating) but then quit after
> 70%
> >>>> ...but i will run it again!
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 7:44 AM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> On 06/10/10 06:58, javadayaz wrote:
> >>>>> > Just an update to all this..when I run livecd...it will let me
> choose
> >>>>> an
> >>>>> > option...but then the cd loads and the pc shuts down..and restarts!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Okay I wonder if it's a hardware problem that has developed due to
> the
> >>>>> excess heat. Try booting up the CD and when you get to the boot menu
> >>>>> select the option to test memory (it might say Memtest).
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Run this for a few hours (at least) and let us know if you get any
> >>>>> errors, crashes or reboots.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Rob
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> >>>>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> To run a proper memtest you want to run it for 6-8 hours minimum, this
> > will
> >>> give your PC a good work over at the same time.
> >>>
> >>> My niece had a similar issue as you with CPU overheating on her laptop,
> I
> >>> could run live cds and leave it in the bios for ages but running
> Windows
> >>> after about 10 minutes it would shut down so doing something
> >>> fairly strenuous would be a good test.
> >>>
> >>> Andy
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> >>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-uk
> >>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Regards
> >>
> >> Javad
>



-- 
Regards

Javad
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