[clug] linux Digest, Vol 118, Issue 1

Alastair D'Silva alastair at d-silva.org
Tue Oct 2 06:15:06 MDT 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-bounces at lists.samba.org [mailto:linux-
> bounces at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Karen Yahoo
> Sent: Tuesday, 2 October 2012 9:10 AM
> To: linux at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [clug] linux Digest, Vol 118, Issue 1
> Thank you for replying..
> I'm using a Compaq Presario CQ40
> I think I might try opening it up and blowing it out. When I tried to do
> before I couldn't get to the fan.
> The keys are still working fine, I can open files still.
> How do I do the memory test if the USB ports and CD drive aren't working?

I would suggest trying anyway - if the BIOS can't see the USB ports or CD
drive, you know something sinister is afoot. If it can, and memtest passes,
then it is more likely a software problem.

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