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by rottgrub
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: [FIXED] T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash
Replies: 4
Views: 3140

Re: T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash

Laptop FIXED! For those who are interested in the resolution, I ran down a bunch of things before finding the dead part. 5s, 30s, etc reboot with batteries removed: Same issue. Tried known good RAM: Same issue. Tried multiple different power supplies: Same issue. SPI FlashROM'd the BIOS, to a known ...
by rottgrub
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: [FIXED] T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash
Replies: 4
Views: 3140

Re: T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash

Thanks, I've been scouring the net looking for anything relevant, but no luck. Used the HMM to confirm cables and device locations. Nothing really specific about the 3flash, 3flash thing. 3flash is usually just a sign of power being applied, and it seems like there is power making it to the fan at t...
by rottgrub
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: [FIXED] T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash
Replies: 4
Views: 3140

[FIXED] T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash

Hello all, I've been a long time fan of Thinkpad hardware, and recently decided to try my luck putting together a working T440p from parts. Unfortunately, I may have picked a loser, as the motherboard doesn't want to power on. When I plug in power, the CPU fan twitches, and the power light on the po...

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