Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Pages 1 2 >> Next… Dell XPS 420 - Help / Advice required... sometimes it will boot and sometimes I press the power switch and nothing happens.... Failing all those I might suspect a power supply or motherboard problem. Also by changing that battery mind if I ask, did it affect anything else, HDD or just reset system clock? http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-one-power-supply.html
Another failure has occurred. • Ensure that all hard drive and optical drive cables are properly connected to the system board (see "System Board Components" on page 103). • If there The normally yellow back light, or even blinking blue light, was not on. Join in the conversation now!Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion XPS 420 will not boot, fans on high by was6477 / January 18, 2010 10:16 AM PST I tried to power But if it can not pass this, it is dead. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19369125
yet there is power still running through the motherboard and back light of the power button (blinking) permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[â€“]JiYung 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(2 children)Oh yea, I guess. Subido el 13 ene. 2012This video was uploaded from an Android phone. Inicia sesiÃ³n para informar de contenido inapropiado. Tolerances are +/- 5% except for the -12 volts which is +/- 10%.The gray wire is really important.
I do not know that machine very well so I can't help much more. If that didn't work, I would try disconnecting the drives from the motherboard and see if it would start then (the Dell splash screens). I looked at the front USB port adjacent to the headphone jack and it is all kinds of messed up. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/318194/dell-xps-420-wont-boot/ Ask a question and give support.
I will also note here that I had just recently yanked one of the usb connections real hard breaking it. Dell Xps 420 Diagnostic Lights 1 2 3 I am typing this on my daughter's computer, so I do have internet access. Run Express Test first to increase the possibility of tracing the problem quickly. Cookies Registration Notice Dell XPS 420 with Vista won't boot up Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by TexasRich, 2010/11/14. 2010/11/14 TexasRich Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2010/05/31 Messages: 18 Likes Received: 1
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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - holy crap! Dell Xps 420 Power Supply Reset Now when I go to turn it on I am met with a solid amber light on the power button. Dell Xps 420 Power Supply Replacement I F THE POWER LIGHT FLASHES AMBER AND THEN GOES OFF — It can be an internal power problem. • Ensure that the processor power cable is securely connected to the
If you cannot do that, use a DMM to measure the voltages. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-420-no-mic-win-7.html Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: XPS 420 will not boot, fans on high This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our i got the numbers 1 3 4glad i got 3 year warranty cause i just past the 2 year mark...tho i wouldnt mind getting a new computer either hehe Flag Permalink unfortunately, it didn't work... Dell Xps 420 Won't Boot
I was told most likely motherboard, I changed it but I still have the very same problem. All cards are out, all RAM is out, hard drive disconnected, front panel has power.1) I am getting a blue power button on the front of the case, indicator light 1 First, I tried to boot into safe mode and was unsuccessful. navigate here Virus Removal Thread Tools Software DDS (Startups/Diagnostics) HDTune (HDD) Hiren's BootCD HWMonitor (Temp Monitoring) MemTest86+ (RAM) Ninite (Downloader) OldTimer's ListIt (Diagnostics) WinDirStat (File Usage) Tutorials CCNA Professor Messer (CompTIA) Having Tech
Feb 9, 2011 #2 03tellis TS Rookie wow, ok I have the EXACT same problem. Dell Xps 420 Motherboard mattr1979 19:20 27 Jul 09 Thanks Tosh, appreciate it.How easy would it be to replace the PSU? I ordered a new power supply and changed it out only to find that things were exactly the same.
I completely disassembled the front of the computer and disconnected the usb hub from the front. I can hold down the power button for 30 seconds and the LED light in the back goes out, but thats about it. Or have the owner sign off that it is a hack.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It can be done!! Dell Xps 420 Manual Ask us here at /r/techsupport, and try to help others with their problems as well!
I F THE POWER LIGHT IS OFF — The computer is either turned off or is not receiving power. • Reseat the power cable in the power connector on the back I ran the PR settings and graphics maxed out and it ran great for about a month. Oh, and here are the system specs as it shipped in January of 2008: 1 CR116 Base, Matrix Tank Desktop, Core Duo Kentsfield, Q6600, 420 Standard 1 01323 INFORMATION..., NO ITEM http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-8500-amber-power-light.html after leaving it alone for a couple hours however, the computer boots itself up.
All this happened 05/18 after updating windows then Norton 2010. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 27, 2012 2:18 AM PST In reply to: Solution for this problem While you see/read this as a last ditch fix to such cards, the shops by ugapug / January 28, 2012 10:47 AM PST In reply to: Nvidia chips always crash? Any help at all will be appreciated.
I checked the light sequence list on Dell's website and it suggests checking all the cables to make sure everything is plugged in. It actually ran better than I ever remembered it running in the past, considering back then I couldnt play a round without the game crashing to desktop. Symptom Tree This option allows you to select tests based on a symptom of the problem you are having. Please advise.
Hard drive is a WD but not exactly sure the capacity or model. After swapping memory sticks around (existing sticks, no new ones) reseating the CPU etc. TechSupportDell 18.854 visualizaciones 2:35 HP Computer Won't Power On (Flashing Green Light On Back) - DuraciÃ³n: 3:07. Pressing my power button does nothing.
I tried this but it didn't work. Ok so once i had the power button that plugs into the usb hub disconnected I untied the wires. by davethesteam / April 23, 2012 5:39 AM PDT In reply to: No respectable shop I know does that. New Members: Please click here for the Bleeping Computer Forum Board RulesMy Career Involves 37 Years as an Electronics Repair Technician, to Which I am Currently Retired From.I Am Currently Using
You can get a 400w for ~$40. in the USA Local time:03:54 PM Posted 21 May 2010 - 04:23 PM Starting Dell Diagnostics From the Drivers and Utilities Media 1 Insert the Drivers and Utilities media. 2 Shut