Computer Lockup/hard Freeze

By skeeman
Feb 9, 2004
  1. A hard freeze occurs after a couple hours of use, and a visible check shows one black/burnt tip on power supply connector at motherboard. An error msg sometimes accompanies this freeze. The error msg states: kernel_data_inpage_error.
  2. vassil3427

    vassil3427 TS Rookie Posts: 640

    Wow, never heard of that, if you had a burnt out connector I'm suprised your system is still working..I would say your PSU is dying..other may be more insightful though....
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    The black/burnt tip indicates a loose contact. Take that connector out and see if you can either crimp the (blackened) pin tighter on that corresponding wire, or solder it to make a proper connection.
    Clean it up and retry.
  4. Steverz

    Steverz TS Rookie Posts: 51

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