Index of Error Messages

Error Message List

Error Messages

Check or do the following in sequence:

Stuck Key

See "Keyboard or Auxiliary Input Device Check" on page 92.

System CMOS checksum bad - Default configuration used

  • RTC battery.
  • Run the BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure the system time, then reboot system.

Real time clock error

  • RTC battery
  • Run the BIOS Setup Utility to reconfigure system time, then reboot system.
  • Mainboard

Previous boot incomplete - Default configuration used

  • Run "Load Setup Defaults" in BIOS Setup Utility.
  • RTC battery
  • Mainboard

Invalid System Configuration Data

  • Run "Load Setup Defaults" in BIOS Setup Utility.
  • Mainboard

Operating system not found

  • Run the BIOS Setup Utility to check if the fixed disk and drive A are properly identified.
  • CD/DVD-ROM drive
  • Hard disk drive
  • Mainboard

Power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank.

  • Power source (battery pack and power adapter.) See "Power System Check" on page 93.
  • Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly.
  • Reconnect the DIMM
  • Mainboard

Power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank.

  • Power source (battery pack and power adapter.) See "Power System Check" on page 93.
  • Reconnect the LCD connector
  • Hard disk drive
  • LCD cable
  • LCD inverter board

□ Mainboard

Power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. But you can see POST on an external CRT.

  • Reconnect the LCD connectors.
  • LCD cable
  • LCD inverter board

□ Mainboard

Power-on indicator turns on and a blinking cursor shown on LCD during POST.

  • Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly.
  • Mainboard

Failure Fixed Disk

  • Reconnect the hard disk drive connector.
  • Run "Load Setup Defaults" in BIOS Setup Utility.
  • Hard disk drive
  • Mainboard

Error Messages

Check or do the following in sequence:

No beep, power-on indicator turns off and LCD is blank.

  • Power source (battery pack and power adapter). See "Power System Check" on page 93.
  • Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly.
  • Reconnect the DIMM.
  • LED board
  • Mainboard

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank.

  • Power source (battery pack and power adapter). See "Power System Check" on page 93.
  • Reconnect the LCD connector
  • Hard disk drive
  • LCD inverter ID
  • LCD cable
  • LCD Inverter board

□ Mainboard

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and LCD is blank. But you can see POST on an external CRT.

  • Reconnect the LCD connectors.
  • LCD inverter ID
  • LCD cable
  • LCD inverter board

□ Mainboard

No beep, power-on indicator turns on and a blinking cursor shown on LCD during POST.

  • Ensure every connector is connected tightly and correctly.
  • Mainboard

No beep during POST but system runs correctly.

  • Speaker
  • Mainboard
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