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ACPI Help

Descent

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I have no clue why, but lately my old ASRock K7S8XE+ motherboard has been getting pissy with ACPI.

I'm running the latest BIOS (The HoneyX and Guni hacked one that has more stability and features than the official one), and I have tried messing around in the BIOS.

The problem is that the board will no longer power off on it's own...I have to manually unplug the cable. The same goes for powering it on...

This is driving me nuts! I need help quick...I don't want to buy a new board just because my current one decided to wank on me...
 

Broken

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have you done the stupid shit first like pulling the cmos bat or clearing the cmos with a jumper if provided?
 

Descent

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I loaded BIOS defaults, but I'll try clearing the CMOS jumper next. I think I already did that though...
 

Broken

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The power button? Can you see it? Can you short it to make sure it's just not defective?
 

Descent

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Even with the power button not plugged in, the little bastard turns on on it's own.

I also tried clearing the CMOS. No luck.
 

BrIONwoshMunky

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Is there a setting in the bios or cmos or whatever that allows you to answer the "Power on after power fail?" question?
 

Broken

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Pull the power supply connection to the system board. Remove all the expansion cards and disconnect all power to everything. Pull the cmos battery, press the power button and hold it for like ten seconds. Then replace the cmos batt and plug the PS to the system board and see if it still self powers.
 

BrIONwoshMunky

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Or to simplifiy things, just plug the PC into a socket that is switched. Light switch on, PC on... Light switch off, PC off... Just make sure the switch goes off/on not on/off.
 

Broken

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No... LoL make sure it's not the Network card trying to WOL or PXE if not intergrated. Plus the power supply drains to the systemboard (Flea power) so if it's an expansion card waking on Flea; removing the connection to the Sysbrd, drains the flea power. Also you are sure that you lose CMOS settings.
 

bigck3000

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No, no, no.

Forget the CMOS....heres what you do....look down into the case, get a feel for it, then turn around and find the phone book, open it up to "Computer Repairs" and call the first one you see....or the one who has the spiffiest ad on the page.

OH SHIT....I almost forgot....If you dont have your phone fully charged or a cold beverage ready...your almost fucked.

Hope I helped.....ttyl, LOL, JK, ROFL, LMFAO, OMG. :)
 

Descent

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Yeah...I'm tired as fuck now, I'll try this tomorrow.

Thanks, everyone.
 

Descent

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Just tried what Broken said...STILL a no go.

Is there anything else I could try?
 

Smoke

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Heres what you do.
Hit the 'reset' button and start in M-dos mode. :thumbsup:
lol, I don't know.
 

Descent

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Okay...can somebody with some REAL solutions post please?
 

Fugly

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Go to a computer help forum not a place full of turd monkeys?
 

Descent

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Fugly said:
Go to a computer help forum not a place full of turd monkeys?
Jesus fucking Christ...stop being an insecure pussy, or I can assure you, you WILL be banned.

You should try picking on people your own size, because people like me and Broken will rip you apart. You don't contribute jack SHIT to this forum but flames against superior members who can fucking own your little ass anyday.

Please, just get a fucking life.

Anyway, I'm gonna get a Chaintech motherboard to replace this thing (It has an NForce 2 Chipset and SATA, w00t!), because this motherboard is a pain in the ass, and I have been trying to ditch it for a while.

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=13-152-045&depa=1
 

Fugly

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SHouldn't flame outside bait and tackle son its against the rules. But dont worry I moved your quote to somplace better.