CNC Router PC won't boot

#1

ISSUE or REQUEST:

Affected Tool or Resource: CNC Router

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Details of ISSUE or REQUEST (Please be as specific as possible):
The computer on the CNC router beeps but doesn’t boot. :frowning:

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#2

I will look at the PC tomorrow morning, considering Jody is out of town.

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#3

The woodshop CNC PC is up and running. On power-up screen stated that “windows has recovered from an unexpected shut down”. IMG_1946

#4

There appears to be an intermittent memory issue with this PC. It experienced another un-expected shut-down after being up for approx. 10 minutes. I pull the memory modules and re-seated them without success, then started swapping memory running only one bank (attempt to ID bad module) computer ran with one bank. I re-seated all memory and PC had been running normally for the ~hour. Any advise?

#5

I ordered new memory for it ($30, so worth it just as a diagnostic measure). Should be here Sat. I’ll also add a fan-less PC to our strategic purchases list so its on our radar to replace that machine with something a little more appropriate for the environment its in.

(FWIW, the PC is currently working, but I’ll leave this ticket open until we replace the memory and evaluate it again.)

#6

Depending on the memory the board in that PC takes, I could probably donate some - I have a drawer full of memory sticks, among other hardware related things, sitting in my basement. They came out of old servers but they’ve all been tested and work.