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    Yesterday, 09:07 AM
    Tony replied to a thread Dead SSD in PressF1
    Fixing this is on the list, but it has gone down in priority since my house alarm went on the fritz yesterday and started going off at random...
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    25-05-2015, 09:12 PM
    Tony replied to a thread Dead SSD in PressF1
    OK, I might give it a go. The case doesn't look very accessible though - no visible screws.
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    25-05-2015, 03:25 PM
    Tony replied to a thread Dead SSD in PressF1
    It appears to be totally sealed, although maybe a strategically inserted blade might spring it apart. Even if that worked, identifying analysing and...
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    25-05-2015, 03:12 PM
    Tony replied to a thread Dead SSD in PressF1
    Thanks everyone. I'm certainly not going to the expense of formal data recovery. It contains weekly backups and acts as my offsite storage (in the...
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    25-05-2015, 02:42 PM
    Tony started a thread Dead SSD in PressF1
    I have an LG external SSD which appears to have gone to the great recycling bin in the sky. I've tried it with two different PCs and two different...
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    22-05-2015, 08:49 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    It's a chocolate fish to Bryan and Wainui - it was the CMOS battery. Since my first PC in 1985 that is the first time I've ever had that problem....
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    22-05-2015, 04:26 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    Thanks Wainui and Dugi - all good suggestions. I'll try the CMOS battery first. Wainui, I'd be surprised if it is any of the physical things you...
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    22-05-2015, 03:38 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    Phew! Got my main PC back. I had the CPU power plugged in the wrong way round - which I didn't think was possible.:confused: Anyway, that's one less...
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    22-05-2015, 03:23 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    OK, I knew I shouldn't have messed around. :( I plugged my known working PSU into the old machine and when I hit power it behaved exactly like the...
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    22-05-2015, 01:43 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    That's probably what I'll do. Mind you I just checked the PB tech website and I can get a Coolermaster 400w PSU (current one is 300w) for $63.25 or a...
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    22-05-2015, 01:36 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    I've just tried another PSU and got even less! The fans didn't even start, which at least they did before, but immediately stopped. That could well...
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    22-05-2015, 12:56 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    Could be - it is very old.
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    22-05-2015, 12:47 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    I'll check it out and report back. Thanks.
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    22-05-2015, 12:35 PM
    Tony replied to a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    It just stops dead, almost instantly. no beeps, nada.
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    22-05-2015, 11:50 AM
    Tony started a thread PC won't boot in PressF1
    My secondary PC has thrown a wobbly. If I press the power button, there is a brief flurry of activity, then everything just stops, with the power...
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