Hard to believe, but we independently went the same steps. Lisa Jan 27, 2006 #1 whiternoise TS Rookie Posts: 67 It could be the processor or the motherboard and power surges could be part of the cause. Cheers again everyone Frank matt January 4, 2008 at 11:16 am Reply thank you soooo much. I just wanted to add my 2 cents worth. Check This Out
CD & floppy connectors are ok. Then a couple of days later after I had started system mechanic, registry mechanic, or one of those other computer mechanic programs, left the computer running, wife was at home and I forgot to turn my house's heater on and it got down to 50 degrees in my room. Help….
Thank you all. E-One September 24, 2008 at 8:55 am Reply About a year ago I also got the dreaded “blinking amber power light” on my Dell 5150 but my It may not be looking for your hard disk. For my case, user ‘gctech' was right (entry at dec'07), there were leaky capacitors! I wedged a bit of foam under the bezel, and you'd never know that there's an angry blinking orange LED under there now. 4.5 hours, this is thuggish pocket stuffing for
After searching this page and many others trying to fix the “amber light of death” on my Dell I’ve come to this conclusion. I'll pull the original supply and blow it out etc and see if I can resurect it. Do you still need help with your issue?I'd be more than happy to continue assisting you - if my suggestions didn't work we can try other things until your problem is I turned it on, after 4 months, and 10 mins later it turned off.
Also I noticed that while I was turning it around looking at the usb ports etc unplugged and blacked out screen that it seems to reboot everytime I shake it. Straightened it with a knife. or even the windows cd?) If it lets you type there...it is a software issue and not a hardware issue, in other words, something is wrong with the computer not the http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/dimension-8200-wont-start-up-315419.html sebastian February 7, 2011 at 3:25 pm Reply Here's a trick anyone can try.
So I am taking my 8100 away for a nice weekend. I bought it 5months back only. Glad I found this site and will put it in my bookmarks for future reference! Loading...
i am sure this is not a memory card issue as it is u will be shocked to know this ... The power button is flashing a faint yellow/orange. I was able to bring it back to life one day after moving the reset jumper on the MB several times, re-seating the RAM, unplugging everything and many other steps. Gateway 310 Series (158920) PC Desktop Dell Inspiron 531 (desktop) won?t turn on/boot You've either got a bad motherboard or a bad processor (I'd lean to the motherboard being bad).
Ask a new question Read More Dell BIOS Floppy Disk Dimension Hard Drives Computers Related Resources cant access bios on dell optiplex 380 cant access bios on dell optiplex 380 Can't his comment is here I replaced the CMOS battery with a new one just to be safe. Ensure that none of them are swolen (bulging) or leaking. What and were is the "surge protector"??
When I first started booting the computer it would simply give me a black screen without any messages, but now It just hangs on the no diskette drive found and eventually Google you guys and think you guys are crazy. 😉 Check the back, no problem. I am forever in your debt and though past child bearing years would give you my first. Louis January 10, 2015 at 9:36 am Reply Awesome tip. this contact form There is one thing that bugs me though.
HELP !!! It stopped at 9% and says "This volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable problems." 11-21-2008, 03:55 PM #4 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Same Dell, very similar symptoms.
I was quite surprised, since NEC is a quality product. If it sat for a long period of time then suddenly I could power it up. Dell XPS M1530 Laptop UNMOUNTABLE______BOOT_____VOLUME ***Stop: 0 X It could be a problem with the harddrive and memories ,if you enter the DELL bios setup page when the computer starts up Fred J Faulkner March 5, 2008 at 12:10 pm Reply I hate Pcs…..I had the same issue, was on hold with Dell India for hours…..I got mad and kicked the
Mathematics is fact. PC still won't boot and still put out beep 5-2-2-1. Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied6 years ago. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8200-specs.html f2, f12, I had already tried and they didn't work.
Expert: Bernie replied6 years ago. Just unplug the usb devices, start the computer and when the led turns green, plug them back in. Light on motherboard would illuminate, none of the four error LEDs on the front would light, power button would flash orange. but it should not be an issue if i leave it on a desk.
Well, I was sure that the voltage selection switch was in the right place. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. When I had disconnected my usb mouse and keyboard I noticed that their connections were sorta halfway inout. I was another orange blinking light victim 😛 Let me share the way I diagnosed the problem based on the comments above: 1) Remove all power disk cables.
i am not using any external device, and all the USB ports are fine… Could anyone tell me how to get rid of this problem? Daniel Newman January 15, 2009 I looked at the USB ports, and they looked ok except for a little dust. Thanks for everyone's help! Jan December 21, 2007 at 12:45 pm Reply I have a Dell Dimension 8200 (for it about 4yrs) and I can't get it to turn on. This happens WHILE I'M WORKING on stuff.
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