If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Have taken all the bolt ons off and still NO JOY !!! I need to solder a new connection, I just haven't gotten around to it yet. Similar Threads Magnavox TV won't turn off, then won't turn on John Miller, Apr 17, 2004, in forum: Electronic Repair Replies: 3 Views: 2,123 John Miller Apr 17, 2004 DELL Inspiron Check This Out
Follow the directions. Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? Once i took the 800mhz chip from DIMM slot 1 and put a 533 there instead the flashing lights stopped all together. The power button is blinking/flashing an amber light. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19351261
Proper precautions should also be taken to prevent electrostatic discharges (ESDs) within the case of the computer. With the information off the sticker on your battery I can check to see if it is still inside its one year warranty. After I installed it and then plugged the computer back in, I was met with another SLOW flashing orange light. You can borrow an ATX power supply from another PC to test.Although a standard ATX power supply will fit and connect, you may want to purchase an exact replacement due to
he is no longer around now to ask. Please enter your email address below and click Subscribe. Copyright © 2000-2017 Hardware Analysis PC Advisor Phones Smartphone reviews Best smartphones Smartphone tips Smartphone buying Adil Khan Feb 27, 2006, 01:51am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Powering problem with Dell Inspiron 5150yea i think i Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
When I boot it back up i selected safe mode as I was going to system restore it to an earlier date, the funny thing is i select safe mode and Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc. I had left it plugged in the night before with the cmos battery still on the tableReplaced cmos battery and Switched it off from windows and it switched back on yes Bonuses Please take notice of the location of the locking tab and the notch on the socket of the motherboard, this will only connect one way as it is keyed.
by geekchef / January 17, 2009 5:18 AM PST In reply to: Flashing orange light on power button of Dell Dimension 5150 Are the CMOS batteries your swapping for the same For this you need to actually listen and watch the dvd/disk activity lights keenly. When I took the fan assembly out the processor was stuck to the heat sink part via electrical grease stuff and was removed from the mother board. Their troubleshooting guide says to check front panel connections, power supply connections, wall outlet connection, power cable.
Any ideas beside relpacing the mother board. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/dell-dimension-5150-will-not-start-all-317549/ You are at risk of electrical shock if you are holding the jumper when you power up the PSU. Can you tell me what you ended up doing? Yes and no.
One thing you can do to try to revive it temporarily is this: 1) Unplug the PC, and then hold in the power button for 5 seconds to drain any power http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-5150-not-starting-up.html I can't be more precise, since I certainly do not use Dell. Last week, I put a new DVD burner in. When i got this PC it was from a friend that was throwing it away cause it was acting up so much.
Reply Report Brian.- Aug 7, 2010 12:23PM August 7, 2010. I found that unplugging the ac adaptor and disconnecting the battery every 2 days of no use is advised. Hyunkel6 View Public Profile Send a private message to Hyunkel6 Find More Posts by Hyunkel6 water_wendi Water is not wet! (02-25-2010, 07:19 PM) Quote #7 Originally Posted by Hyunkel6 What the this contact form According to Dell's support site this means things are normal.
Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 2 Go To Topic Listing General Chit Chat Recently Browsing 0 members No registered users viewing this page. You said "blue light on lcd screen near the power button" do you mean, "blue L.E.D." if so that might be a blue tooth/wireless indicator. I send you good wishes for trying to keep our Dell's from the landfills.
I removed the tabs from the "C" cover anyway but most people for whom this has worked had a "crashing when moving laptop" type problem. 3. IDE/Sata stuff. agm2502 View Public Profile Send a private message to agm2502 Find More Posts by agm2502 Top Gaming Community Off-Topic Community Post Reply report this ad All times are GMT +1. Want to enjoy fewer advertisements and more features?
I can hear the computer start to boot up. Anybody know of any other likely causes? the screen dims a little on battery saver of course. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-5150-keayboard.html FilosopherStoner View Public Profile Send a private message to FilosopherStoner Find More Posts by FilosopherStoner nildem Junior Member (02-25-2010, 08:07 PM) Quote #16 My parents also own a Dell 5150 and
I took out battery, cleaned with alchol and popped back and AMAZINGLY it worked!! Some power remains to the board when the supply is off as with all ATX power supplies they have a "power good" line which will switch the main supply on. If you can charge your battery elsewhere and power up your laptop it means a) AC/DC jack on motherboard has gotten loose, use solder to fix in place, shaking the adapter I recently put a new hard drive in and the computer worked flawlessly.
Looked like it was in great shape. Using the site is easy and fun. If this doesn't have any effect reduce it to the Bare Minimum and try powering again. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Luke 331 Too detail oriented +Clients 331 6,954 posts Posted December 4, 2009 First thing, I'd do, I'd swap power
Strange but true. c) your DC adapter has frayed, get a new one, confirm with someone else's adapter. Uses 4 mounting screws.# Mini-ATX: 5x3.5x5", HxWxD. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - CMOS by jmbtexas / January 19, 2009 12:18 AM PST In reply to: Batteries?
I inspected everything and they looked fine. The system specs say DDR2-533 but you can use 800mhz cause the 800FSB.