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65535
November 6th, 2009, 03:19 PM
The local computer nonprofit I help out at knows I love old machines and I identified a PS/2 model P70 that they were given. It powers on, but nothing on the screen and no POST either. I removed the NIC and the 4 memory chips and the CMOS battery, but still nothing. The keyboard lights flash when turning it on, but nothing else. Any other troubleshooting ideas? Hardly ever do I see a failed PS/2.

IBMMuseum
November 6th, 2009, 07:31 PM
The local computer nonprofit I help out at knows I love old machines and I identified a PS/2 model P70 that they were given. It powers on, but nothing on the screen and no POST either. I removed the NIC and the 4 memory chips and the CMOS battery, but still nothing. The keyboard lights flash when turning it on, but nothing else. Any other troubleshooting ideas? Hardly ever do I see a failed PS/2.

Check the power supply (http://www.ibmmuseum.com/OhlandL/8573/8573_Power.html)

Basics about the system (http://www.ibmmuseum.com/OhlandL/8573/8573.html) (and big brother P75)

P70 Page (http://www.ibmmuseum.com/OhlandL/8573/8573-P70.html)

Anonymous Freak
November 7th, 2009, 01:45 AM
Not perchance Free Geek in Portland, is it?

If so, then I'm probably the one who donated it, and it's beyond reasonable repair. (Probably requires resoldering some parts.)