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Wyse 3040 Thin Client Unable to Power On

Summary: Wyse 3040 Thin Client may be unable to turn on fully if the BIOS is configured for mini-boot.

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Affected Products:

  • Wyse 3040 Thin Client

The LED turns white briefly and then turns off, when initially turning on the Wyse 3040 Thin Client after plugging in the AC adapter.

This behavior occurs when:

BIOS Setup > Power Management > AC Recovery is set to Power Off

This setting will turn off the unit after performing initial basic function checks.

Note: This behavior only occurs when first plugging in the AC adapter.


Not Applicable


In BIOS Setup, set AC Recovery to Power On.

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Affected Product

Wyse 3040 Thin Client

Last Published Date

03 Aug 2023



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