[dba-Tech] Digital Senility

Ed Tesiny eptept at gmail.com
Mon Jul 24 13:00:10 CDT 2017

Does the computer typically display the right time, date?

On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 1:06 PM, Arthur Fuller <fuller.artful at gmail.com>

> I have an old HP Millenium Edition tower (AMD-64, 5GB RAM, that is near and
> dear to me because she's served me well for years and years. But of late
> something's gone amiss. It boots up normally but after a while it just
> arbitrarily powers down. Even more strangely, occasionally while in that
> powered-down state it powers up, all on its own.
> I'm guessing that it might be the power supply, but what I know about
> hardware wouldn't fill a thimble. I hardly ever use this computer, since my
> laptop is way more powerful. I don't want to spend a lot of money fixing
> the problem, given current prices for a refurbished computer, but if only
> for romantic/historical reasons, I'd like to keep her operational.
> Does this symptom sound like a power supply problem? If not, any idea what
> might be wrong?
> --
> Arthur
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