Power On Self Test, a routine that a device runs immediately after turning on.

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Redirect to original HTTP request (POST) after authentication in Node.js

I have a node.js code that uses passport openId connect strategy for authentication. It redirects back to original URL after authentication, however, if I submit a form with POST while session is ...
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Computer rapid beeps

My workstation (MSI Motherboard H67MA-E45 B3) has been stuck three separate times in the boot sequence, during which it makes constant rapid beeps. I have checked the RAM with memtest in the past ...
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what is the meaning of “body” in a POST request?

I am new to PHP. I have a stupid question and need your explanation. When I make a POST request with the cURL command-line: curl -d "username=admin&password=admin&submit=Login" --dump-header ...
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New Motherboard doesn't POST? Can't seem to solve the beep code puzzle

I just purchased an MSI 970A-G46 to use with an AMD FX processor I already had. I also got 8GB of DDR3 RAM to go with it and a 120GB SSD. I hooked it all up and put in the graphics card from my old, ...
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USB devices slow or halt PC boot

On my self built machine, leaving certain USB devices in will cause strange boot problems. For example: If an older flash drive I have is plugged into the machine, the PC will hang at POST... ...
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Computer won't start when connecting SATA HDD

I just bough a new HDD some time ago and recently i bought another SATA cable to have both HDDs connected at the same time, to transfer all the files from the older one to the newer. When i connected ...
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New built PC won't boot - is a part dead?

I bought a Biostar TA-970 plus motherboard, an AMD FX-8350 CPU, 2x8DDR3 1600 RAM blocks, an EVGA Geforce GT740 graphics adapter. When I power on it all seems to run (fans, lights) and no error beeps, ...
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Medion PC turning on but not booting up

A colleague of my mother has a problem with her pc and asked me to look at it. Now i've tried quite a few things but can't get it to boot up.. It is a medion pc and as soon as I push the power button ...
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Laptop doesnt go past POST

My laptop that is a Dell E6410 and I was working on it when it kinda got un responsive. So I force shut down it. Now it won't go past a black screen after POST. I can get into BIOS and tried resetting ...
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Motherboard prints no POST messages at all, but otherwise works perfectly — is this normal?

I bought a slot A3+ motherboard (Gigabyte ATX GA990ZA-UD3-R5) with an AMD FX-8320E CPU. It works fine, all eight cores are enabled, dual-channel memory works, as well as everything I could test (audio,...
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Laptop not booting : queries about boot process

I had a really old Dell Latitude C500 Laptop lying around, and for some reason I decided to dismantle it completely and put it back together (following this manual). When I reassembled and tried to ...
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H81M-HDS Intel Pentium G3220, not Posting, and no video

I am experiencing issues with a, H81M-HDS motherboard with an Intel Pentium G3220, when I press the power button, the fans spin for half a second, it turns off, does it again, and will then spin the ...
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How to get the actual URL a post/submit form redirects to?

As you may know when you submit data through a form you are actually accessing an URL with your submitted data included in the URL as the query strings. For example, if the form asks you to submit ...
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Computer fails POST

I have a Dell XPS630i that fails The POST when powered on. I recently upgraded to an SSD with 64-bit windows 7 and after having some problems with the black screen of death (turned out that two ...
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Windows resume loader error

I work on a service desk and got a call today about an error a user was having: Windows resume loader failed so I attempted some trouble shooting in the following: Had user hard reboot; error still ...
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Cause of intermittent POST failures on Dell Latitude E6530?

I have a much loved Dell E6530 laptop that is gradually getting harder to boot. When you press the power button the power light comes on (nothing from the HDD light) and the DVD drive clunks, then ...
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Computer hangs at POST, sometimes

I had an issue where sometimes the computer would hang at startup, during POST, with either a code 67 or 99 on the motherboard's debug LED (Asrock Z77 extreme4). If it was the former (code 67), the ...
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Motherboard not POSTing: ASUS Crossblade Ranger, Q-code 00

I've been using this computer with a ASUS Crossblade Ranger for the past year. Seemed to work great for a while, but POST times have become exponentially slower over the past few weeks. Everyday I'd ...
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Long continuous POST beep (40 seconds)

I have this long continuous tone every time I start a PC. Doc says it is loose card. But I think I attached everything well. I was wondering how can I get rid of this tone?? Motherboard type - ...
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Dell Optiplex GX270 - 2 short beeps

A static discharge happened in my Optiplex GX270 a few years ago, and I just now got around to replacing things. I've replaced the motherboard because I think it was the problem part, and the hard ...
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PC hangs during post when webcam is plugged in

My PC keeps hanging during POST, just before identifying the amount of RAM, anytime I have my webcam plugged in. If I unplug the webcam, it will unhang and continue to boot up just fine. It also ...
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Strange start-up behavior

I'm trying to repurpose a machine that I was previously using to run Mythbuntu. It's only been a couple of months since it was last running, but now I'm getting strange behavior when I turn it on. ...
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No POST on new built desktop

I just finished building a desktop again and it will not perform a successful POST. No beeps or video either. Since my goal is a successful POST, i removed all irrelevant hardware already and am only ...
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no POST while booting. monitor not displaying anything

The monitor not displaying anything. I don't hear the POST signal as well. ( the beep while booting ) Things that I have tried. Connected MONITOR to laptop ( which I am using currently ), ...
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Defective hard disk: Software evidence of last functional activity?

I am calling for Stack's arcanes to know whether it is possible to provide software-based evidence of a Windows 10 laptop's last operational activity before the hard drive went nuts. The scenario is ...
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Trying to recover failed HDD. With the SATA power cable plugged in to this other computer, it fails to POST.

At first I was having issues with all my hard drives, but I after some tweaking with this test config, all my HDDs work... Except the one I'm trying to recover in the first place. Its a newer one with ...
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Computer won't start, just blinks on and off

I had a computer that was working fine for over a year, then suddenly it started to shut off, it got so bad that I press the power button and in around 30 seconds while booting Windows it would shut ...
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POST Beeps questions for a new build

I've read many links about the different types of beep that a MoBo will make depending on the problem, however my current issue doesn't seem to be answered anywhere. I have a MSI 990FXA Gaming AMD ...
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Dell Dimension 8400 error

I've got an old Dell Dimension 8400 that's occasionally getting this error: I\O card parity interrupt at C000:2100 Type (S)hut off NMI, (R)eboot, other keys to continue The keyboard don't work so I ...
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New computer won't boot

I've recently purchased a set of components and set about building my own desktop. It is not booting and I am stuck. When I hit the power button, the fans spin, but that's all. There is no video. ...
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ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Debug error code 79 and 5A

While working on Windows 10, my desktop computer suddenly rebooted itself and stops to display a POST screen. Computer was running on low profile and has never been overclocked. Computer ...
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Delayed PC boot

I have pretty powerful system, that used to be able to go from power on to login screen in under 10 seconds. However, fairly recently i've noticed strange behavior: After press of power on button, ...
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motherboard takes too long to finish POST (z77x ud5h)

when I press the power button, it takes about 7 seconds to beep and show the gigabyte logo on screen. I have one hdd connected to sata3_0 port, two sticks of ram placed on the recommended slots by the ...
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Graphics card causes motherboard to delay power off

Recently a glass of fruit juice was dumped into my tower. I immediately scrapped the motherboard and power supply unit, replacing both, and attempted to salvage both the RAM, GPU, and the CPU. I took ...
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acer aspire x3995 desktop continuous beep on startup

PC was beeping 4 short beeps and after some google decided to move ram to a different slot. I didn't ground myself and now it continually beeps on startup. I have unplugged everything from mobo ...
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Setting SATA to RAID causes PC to not POST

I seem to have broken my PC by trying to create a RAID array. I created the array just fine but forgot to load the RAID driver on my system drive which is not part of the array, I set SATA back to ...
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CPU or Graphics card defect?

From time to time my computer dies while in usage. The screen either turns completly white, black or shows thin vertical stripes in two colors. I then have to kill it with the power button. When I ...
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Graphics card or mainboard defect?

My PC has the following specs: eVGA Z68 FTW Mainboard AMD Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Card I am having the following problem: My PC had a White Screen yesterday (the whole Screen turned White while ...
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Computer Doesn't Always Turn on when Pressing Power Button

I have a desktop and my case's power button stopped working after a while. I reverted to using a small screw driver or paper clip to turn my computer on by touching the contacts on the motherboard ...
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No post on restart or with reset switch

I have upgraded to MSI Z87-G45 and 4690k from an AMD build and cannot get it to restart or reset with the switch. It will just stay on with the fans spinning but never post. What can cause this issue? ...
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Computer only turns on after many hours off/unplugged

I'm having a problem with my PC. My computer specs are: Mobo: Gigabyte GA H81M S2PV Proc: Intel Pentium G3220 Ram: 2x8GB 1333MHz Kingston (Passed on Mem86+) PSU: Corsair CX430 III HDD: Seagate ...
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curl -X POST not working properly?

Here's what I'm running as a test and it is working: curl -X POST http://zone-h.org/notify When I run that, I get the HTML of the page returned. However, when I run this, it isn't returning the ...
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Toshiba Satellite E45t Stuck on Initial Splash Screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4100 laptop which won't get past the Toshiba Leading Innovation screen. Yesterday I used it until the battery drained out completely, then I plugged it in and powered ...
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MoBo Post Test - GPU & Integrated Graphics

I am building my first PC. I have all the parts and have been advised to perform a power-on self-test (POST) test before installing the MoBo into the case. I am using a MSI Krait Edition Z97S mobo ...
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Desktop won't turn on

So I have been having problems for a while now (probably about 7 months) with my computer not turning on after it gets shut down, but the problem somewhat subsided and didn't give me any real issues ...
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Wrong resolution on start up (on POST screens)

Wrong resolution when starting up the computer (POST screens). Example. As you can see, It has huge black border. I run GeForce 560 GTX on Ubuntu 12.10, with a monitor capable of 1920x1080 Through a ...
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Diagnose a Asus N550JV laptop that turns off during POST

On my Asus N550JV laptop, if I push the power button, it lights up for half a second then turns off. The green indicator light on the front lights up when AC is plugged in. I tried unplugging, ...
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Computer turns off a second after powering on

It doesn't even post. No beeps, flashing lights or anything. All the fans spin up for about a second and then it switches off again. I've tried disconnecting everything, so it's just a power supply + ...
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Why does pulling the power cord then pressing the power button fix a non-booting PC?

I've been working at this institution for about 6 years. One thing thing that I've always found curious is that sometimes—especially after a power outage—we find a PC that won't boot when the power ...
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Supermicro X9SCA-F won't POST anymore

I have about 20y of experience building systems (mostly for myself), but I have never seen a thing like this: Since about 3y, I have a Xeon 1230V2 on a Supermicro X9SCA-F rev 1.01 and 32GiB ECC RAM ...