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Bufalo TeraStation is not booting up

Posted on 2011-09-02
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Last Modified: 2012-10-22
My Buffalo TeraStation is no longer booting up. It froze and when i restarted it manually it loaded the RAM fine, and got to a point were it says Starting up, but never passed that point, instead it beeps and goes back to the begining. After a third attempt to boot it up, it errored with a error code displayed, saying Post err:02FE  and the display turning red.
How can I resolve this issue. Its got very important data thats need first thing on Monday. It runs windows server 2003.
Question by:robertmashavira
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Davis McCarn earned 1500 total points
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Wow!  The only hits I got on Google were for the Japanese site and I hope the link to the translation works:

But; according to that page there is no 02FE error.  What is the exact model of the Terastation?

Author Comment

ID: 36481212
This is how it looks like plus the spec.

The model is 2.0TB WS-Q2.0TL.R5-EU
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by:Davis McCarn
ID: 36481364
And the exact message on the lcd?
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Author Comment

ID: 36488713
I have just found out that its under warranty and the maufacturer is going to replace it.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 37090103
Thanks, the NAS has been exchanged for a new one.

Expert Comment

ID: 38524431
Did they say exactly what was the cause? I have the same issue, right down to the error code "POST ERR:02FE". I will have to call in and see if I can get this fixed.

Funny, all we did was shut it down for a power outage in the building and when I put it back on line the next day, this is the result. It did finally boot once, but pinging resulted in 2-3 replies ot of a 100+ pings. Oh well!

If I find out what the cause is exactly, i will post it here for future reference.

Best to all...


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