You own it. How can that be done? 09-28-2010, 12:13 PM #16 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Microsoft Support - Hardware Join Date: May 2007 Location: Houston, HandyostSep 7, 2006, 5:13 PM I couldnt do that. Again all OK. Check This Out
Stand up for the right to repair in Nebraska. Just a thought.Otherwise, use an IDE drive, like already suggested. I also replaced the RAM and the HD. (you think I am frusturated!!! :-)So after playing with the machine for a while trying everything - even upgraded to Vista, I somehow
All the recommended voltages were where they should have been. As I said in the beginning all that happens is that the CPU cooling fan works nothing else Related Resources solved Dimension 8400 wont boot up Http://www tomshardware com/forum/51352-2-dell-dimension-8400-wont-boot Changed power The Fair Repair Act, known as S618, requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information, security updates, and replacement parts. What about the floppy drive?
I realize I can now access the Maxtor as a secondary disk, but I would much prefer to have it function as a primary disk for convenience with desktop items, etc. One of these days I will do a complete format and reinstall. Depends on which drive I'm trying. Forums > Tech Support > Dell Dimension 8300 Motherboard Problem? "Dell Dimension 8300 Motherboard Problem?" Started 6/15/2007 by admin in Tech Support Forum (8 posts) 1 7/18/2005 (2:32
Not that is was made any different then any other but the wiring to the motherboard is slightly different. · actions · 2011-May-3 1:48 pm · bt06437join:2001-12-03Carrollton, TX bt06437 to stever80 I would have to unplug it to get it to cycle. where were the jumpers set on the hd and disk drive? I unplugged the PSU again and it worked for about 20 minutes and the same thing happened.
What is the boot order in the BIOS? . . when i turn it on the cpu cooling fan comes on and sounds like it wants to take off. When trying to start in normal mode a blue screen with information flashes briefly on the screen, but it lasts less than a second and I can't read any of what I've explained it all in detail and it is becoming redundant.
All the recommended voltages were where they should have been. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8300-running-very-slow.html This allows you to boot to other OS installed on your PC. All I have is a Win XP home installation CD. 09-25-2010, 01:21 PM #4 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Microsoft Support - Hardware The MOBO had to go as it is damaged, but there's no point re-using the CPU is it runs too hot which caused the problem in the first place.Oh one more
and is a PITA. Turn on Scroll-Lock, Caps-Lock and Num-Lock in the BIOS setup and then press
Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Tennesseans, Tennessee has a chance to become the first state in the nation to pass "Fair Repair" legislation. Can anyone offer advice? You can replace the CPU, but the factory motherboard restricts you to Pentium 4 5xx or 6x0 cpu, no Pentium 4 6x1 CPUs will work, and no Pentium D/Core 2 Duo
How can I do this? But I don't want to reformat my other disks because it means losing data, settings, etc. Ask ! I've reverted everything to the way it was when I first opened the case except for the hard drive; But I'm getting the same "drive not found" error as yesterday.
When I powered it up it went to where it left off in the installation process and finished the installation fully. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Answered! http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8300-specs.html But I can't get it to be the primary drive at start up.
However, I would like to use other HDD's that I have with existing data on them. Cannot get to Cmos as nothing comes on the screen. Nothing else happens.