Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Ask us here at /r/techsupport, and try to help others with their problems as well! Sorry, just trying to throw some humor on an otherwise troublesome feeling. :D) 10 6/1/2007 (7:07 pm) by Will Will (2088 Posts) Well, either you have some bad RAM or The OEM Dell motherboards like the hard drive set to CS (Cable Select) Your computer has only one hard drive, right? http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4300-atx-psu-failure.html
Removed all unnecessary components (sound card, LAN, CD-Rom, DVD, etc.) 2. so after that i peressed the botton to turn it on .it showed a blue screen then the dell screen then windows xp screen but then it turned off and keeps Just a share I hope finds some use in the sharing alone... -W Edit: Please do be advised that if you have left the main power connected to the computer system Please be as specific as possible. read this post here
Stay logged in Sign up now! Windows 7 and Ubuntu...Thanks ali_128Apr 16, 2016, 1:41 PM albertkaluba said: tranzz said: Hit f8 as the system loads. But if you can get a way with a few more degrees than what you now have [and] if the adjusted temperature does not approach the threshold of the CPU then What do you guys think?
Windows 7 and Ubuntu...Thanks Awadhesh_1Jul 9, 2016, 7:21 PM Hey friends,I had this problem and found that my keyboard was faulty and it had F2 key pressed permanently.I removed the keyboard If you don't have the proper version of Ad ... Don't ask us to compare or recommend products. CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals
Please substitute where I say that in the above for the 30-45 minutes you describe. Try secondary IDE port only instead of primary IDE port. Make sure that the hard drive cable is connected properly to the motherboard and the driveClick to expand... http://newwikipost.org/topic/0Rt6wv6CAcdKz46iAKR2VHF4vAbaNJlI/Dell-4300.html Should I just get rid of the recent Windows Update or do a restore?
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Q0W9E8 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(2 children)Yeah I just smile inside when I hear it as I like my job and you never know what kind of power people have. It will go through and repair the operating system. solved hi iv a dell inspiron 15 running win10 it keeps rebooting over and over again before the bios loads I can't get in to safemode solved PC won't boot past ViewSonic VX910 19" LCD Monitor Ntldr is missing I work For Comapq and Hp computers and can understand your issue...\015\012when ever we get the issue like Ntldr is missing ..\015\012we perform
So if you disconnect the power from the machine & remove the battery, shorting the CMOS Header has absolutely no effect. page Sep 23, 2009 #10 heatherh TS Rookie yes, it only has one hard drive, and i checked for the jumper block and it is all connected correctly and set to the Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Dell Desktop Dimension 4300 Factory Settings The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. New Seagate drives have a 3 year warranty.
This procedure will help you do just thatâ€¦but, it is hairy for those with not much Geek in them to do soâ€¦ So, to summarize here, first, check to see if his comment is here At the botom is an error code. Went to turn on the computer and again received the message, strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility. I would throw in the windows install disk and use the command line utility to run a chkdsk /r.
mobo = motherboard) 30 6/25/2007 (2:20 pm) by dave snell dave snell (75 Posts) Update: Did a massive cleaning and reseated the MoBo, power supply and all connections (RAM, 478 I'd look to see if I had dried out thermal paste or my CPU incorrectly seated or both. Rules Posts consisting only of a title/link will be deleted. this contact form You need to set the other two options in BIOS to off instead of auto.
Keep showing ntldr missing - Dell Dimension 4300S (Refurbished) (4300SB8BZ411) PC Desktop Answers : Hi and Welcome to Fixyah,NTLDR is missing when windows is corrupted. Sometime you only get 10 min out of a dying drive to get the data off when you mount as just a data disk. as in freeze up or BSOD or blank screen?
Another factor that can present in the manner you describe is a failing power supply. Your hard drive should be Primary Drive 0 and your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM should be Secondary Drive 0. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. E-Machines W3107 (RBW3107) PC Desktop Dell dimension 3000.
Cmoa, Geek4life might be right about the heat and cracking issue. If safe mode won't boot reboot and f8 select the don't auto reboot. This is where the â€œSystemâ€ and â€œSoftwareâ€ files are located that Windows loads as a profile when Windows starts---for lack of a better explanation that I can impart to you... http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4300-memory.html So than I took the battery out of the machine and let it sit without the battery for a few days.
How can I stop this message from popping up everytime the computer starts? I hope it didn't cost you too much... Without having a clue that the mobo is possibly dieing and since no mobo manufacturer or BIOS has yet to design a red flag system of impending danger/death, we can only Sep 23, 2009 #9 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 What did you do, just throw it in without checking jumper settings?
You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Dell Desktop Dimension 4300 Factory If I unplug the system for 5 minutes everything goes back to normal until the next crash. One of the steps I would have taken would have been to check the CPU heat via the BIOS...this should be in Hardware Monitoring or something similar depending upon your BIOS Sep 21, 2009 #1 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 Are you sure it is "Strike F1 to restart" and not Strike F1 to continue?
And finally, do you want to restore some settings in your OS? When I took off the heat sink the heat sink grease were kinda crusty dried out. If you can name the beast you can cast it out...so to speak... Well, good luck... (Still no smokes! I have had this message before and replaced the hard drive and reinstalled Windows XP and it worked for about a week.
Check, if the unit has a PCIE slot, that you have power to the vid card...also check even for AGP in some cases. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Q0W9E8 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)I had one it was from like 2004. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Use common sense.
PC Desktops Audio volume keeps changing by itself No, the headphone output is designed for 2 speaker output.