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Fujitsu Stylistic 1000 doesn´t work

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    Fujitsu Stylistic 1000 doesn´t work

    Hello all, first post

    I received a Fujitsu Stylistic 1000 as a gift, so no regrets. But the problem is it doesn´t work, all it does are strange symbols on the LCD screen at post. Could it be a hardware problem or a corrupted BIOS? Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by Racer63; August 6, 2012, 07:16 PM.

    #2
    Welcome to these forums.

    First, I suggest that you verify that the AC adapter is outputting the correct voltage, because it may be outputting something lower than normal.
    You could try opening the unit up and then reseating anything that can be reseated (chips, connectors, etc).

    "Brand new, never used" ones (minus accessories and OS) are available for $12 (plus postage) at http://www.surplussales.com/computeraccess/fujitsu.html

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      #3
      Hello,

      It could be a bad bios, what exactly is the first thing you see? Are there any characters showing before it shows the strange symbols? Any chance of a picture of the screen or a small demo video of it booting up?

      Is everything attached properly?

      Harddrive in the slot secure?

      Memory in securely?

      Cables all in firmly?
      The ancients knew *more* than us...
      http://www.legendarytimes.com/forum/index.php They're baaaack!

      Come and see http://www.gamegavel.com for all your gaming needs! We have Zero-ohm resistors!

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        #4
        Originally posted by modem7 View Post
        Welcome to these forums.

        First, I suggest that you verify that the AC adapter is outputting the correct voltage, because it may be outputting something lower than normal.
        You could try opening the unit up and then reseating anything that can be reseated (chips, connectors, etc).

        "Brand new, never used" ones (minus accessories and OS) are available for $12 (plus postage) at http://www.surplussales.com/computeraccess/fujitsu.html
        Thanks for that link, I will be adding a new 1000 next to my 500 currently in my collection
        My Vintage computer/blog site
        Searching for a keyboard for a WYSEpc WY-1100.

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          #5
          Originally posted by NathanAllan View Post
          Hello,

          It could be a bad bios, what exactly is the first thing you see? Are there any characters showing before it shows the strange symbols? Any chance of a picture of the screen or a small demo video of it booting up?

          Is everything attached properly?

          Harddrive in the slot secure?

          Memory in securely?

          Cables all in firmly?
          Agreed, check all internal cables, and expansion memory cards, I believe the base RAM, BIOS, Video RAM are ALL soldered on these, so if its not a cable or expansion memory, I would follow Modem7's link and buy a new one for a donor system board, although if they are NIB, might be better off just using the new one as is (but I can see if there was some sentimental value and you wanted to repair it).
          My Vintage computer/blog site
          Searching for a keyboard for a WYSEpc WY-1100.

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            #6
            Cool site, wish it was not such a pita to navigate though lol. Not sure how one would have figured out they had those available.
            Looking to acquire: IBM 5100, Altair 8800

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              #7
              Excellent link! I haven't seen parts or accessories for them in a few years, I know what I'll be ordering next. I need the pen!
              The ancients knew *more* than us...
              http://www.legendarytimes.com/forum/index.php They're baaaack!

              Come and see http://www.gamegavel.com for all your gaming needs! We have Zero-ohm resistors!

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