Laden... My guess is that my DELL DIMENSION E310 will do this again in a week or so. I really like my Dell, but am annoyed that they do not have a manual with "trouble shooting". I switched the Dell Power supply to on of our Safe Power and voilà, back to life. Check This Out
once the comp cools down the problems boting it up starts again. Your funds and/or needs will determine that. I could buy another power supply (just to get a new P2 - what a waste!) and install the refurbished mobo, but that would just postpone the inevitable P2 deterioration since I went thru lots of headache trying to get my Dimension desktop fixed. 2 repair tech was going to charge me $250 to replace the MB; the other to replace I/O http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19257184
Just took out the 3v battery off the mobo dusted it off and replaced and she turned on, green light and all. The 2x2 connector on the motherboard was also singed on two pins as well as the power lead connector. You have to buy a "business model" like the Optiplex for that.
I did a battery run-down test (ie, LCD and HDD on, but not doing anything). Small fix for big problem. Power switch led is blinking orange and it is a yellow light on MB. Je moet dit vandaag nog doen.
Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Dell Dimension 8400 Diagnostic Lights Deze functie is momenteel niet beschikbaar. flashing yellow light Dell dimension 4700 wont boot up fans wont turn on Can't find your answer ? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/51352-2-dell-dimension-8400-wont-boot It seems the PC will only do this after being powered up for a few hours or when it attempts to enter a different power state.
First time I took off the cover and watched the inside (motherboard, etc). You mention, " is the PC fried" well, you have to open case and check and verify. I did install a small room fan in the cabnet where the computer lives (err, lived). I disconnected all the external connections to my computer (speaker wire, 5x USB mouse/keyboard, monitor, etc.) and Video Adapter + Firewire PCI card 4.
You might try mounting a different drive in C:, then booting from your install CD. joefridayJun 29, 2008, 5:22 PM You cannot replace the MB in the 8400 with aftermarket. Dell Dimension 8400 Power Supply Specs Thanks for the reminder !! jk January 12, 2011 at 4:46 pm Reply You are a genius! Dell Dimension 8400 Specs Laden...
On one port the pins where bent. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8400-motherboard-specs.html Thanks Jim McNutt Priya May 5, 2011 at 10:41 am Reply Margo, Mine is also Dell. Thanks. xMan December 29, 2008 at 5:36 am Reply Dell Optiplex GX270. I too had the blinking yellow light.
what a waist, 4 months short of 2 years and a dead computer. Strange behavior. 7) Then I saw the Jeremy Brock article “How to Fix a dell CX305N Power Supply” and I can found a leaky capacitor… for less than a dollar (1000uF Disclaimer; This paragraph is probably paranoid, or possibly histrionic: The only "rub", is that the rear of the Dell case is partially closed, and if it fouls anything on a new http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4600-power-supply-specs.html Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases
HarryAlffaNov 30, 2007, 11:54 PM I have the same problem, the fan sounds like an aircraft building up to take off.Get the PC in a good light (fluorescent) and look at Was working fine a few days ago, power went out at the house Saturday night because of Hurricane outage, power came back on today, internet up, laptop up and running but Weird.
I'll build a new one from (not Dell) parts. Dell's earlier Dimension series, the 4500/4550 line and 8300, did not suffer these problems, as they were equipped with cooler running Northwood P4s.Also, sucks that you all own Dimension 8xxx series The capacitors aren't bulging and there aren't any dark spots on the back side of the board.I may have a line on getting a functioning P4 540 (3.2 GHz) CPU from I have an online data entry job and its been a pain in the *@#...Here are some tech specs on it for you much needed help:CPU:P4 541 (3.2 GHz with EM64T
I have read the ENTIRE thread, and I have a question. Buy a new power supply! Abnormal ping with Cable internet? navigate here Log in om deze video toe te voegen aan een afspeellijst.
Have a nice day! Texcd October 7, 2008 at 5:05 am Reply BENT Usb Pin !!! to the PC system and provides all the various voltages. Write a guide Explore more guides View previous A Student's Guide to the Dell Dimension Image A Student's Guide to the Dell Dimension Published by: eBay Your Guide to Choosing a I had the same amber light problem and tried everything - unplugging USB devices, checking USB pins, surge protector off an don, etc.
Anyway, ive read everything written here carefully and there seems to be some confusing info maybe someone can clarify for me. I was so frustrated with this occurrence so I watched the motherboard and the "innards" while playing with the power switch, power cable, and the 125/220 volt switch on the power I tried any combination of installed cards but always the same result: the network card cause the blinking light. examine all your USB ports (front & back) for pins that are bent or pushed in and fix any that are bent.
Who knows. could this be due to the fact that i need to replace my motherboard's battery? Ensure that none of them are swolen (bulging) or leaking. But it's possible it's the motherboard also.
Sure enough I had a bent pin, once I straightened it out the computer turned right back on, no more flashing orange led. Post on the forums instead it will increases the chances of getting help for your problem by one of us.• Posts in the Malware section that are not replied to within It's driving me crazy… any idea what I can do?? Here the pictures and thanks in advance for the idea's.
Alex p.s. You're there to do that, look for obvious damage and/or anything out of the ordinary. or is it inside tower? Hope that's not the case for others here. Dan January 5, 2009 at 1:02 am Reply Dell Precision server was knocked over on its side, resulting in the Flashing Orange
I have a Dell Dimension 5100. That said, the PSU cutout in the Dell case is non-standard. If not shutdown the system 5 Locate the pw switch leads on the motherboard. Seems to be the power supply causing the problem.