Oops. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Which of the following retains the information it's storing when the system power is turned off? What is the boot order in the BIOS? . .
At the first attempt it indicated that the battery was bad, and it was. Quote: Sounds like the second drive does not have a MBR . . At this point I suspect it might be related to the jumpers on the disks, but this is unclear. MS Edge: I keep seeing this page Current Temperatures Can't access nor reset Asus...
I'll report back once it's finished. Is the mobo dead? Things I have noticed: 1) The light on the back of the machine by the power plug is green as usual. 2) When I opened up the side panel, an amber Now it powers up.
attach the one you want to be Master to the end connector of the ribbon and the slave to the middle connection. Depends on which drive I'm trying. No, create an account now. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/365345-28-dell-8300-fully-boot Pennsylvania Posts: 52,688 OS: Win7 Attach it as a slave as simpswr stated, then try setting the jumper to single drive or, master drive from C/S. __________________ BSOD Posting Instructions Power
Back to top Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 Next » Back to Windows 7 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to I booted to the command prompt through the windows 7 installation dvd I also tried windows 7 dvd repair options, but no luck Back to top #9 Allan Allan BC Advisor Another thing to check while in there is that all cables are firmly connected. I did that...only to get the above message returned again.
I was able to do the paper clip trick on the main power connector (green and black) and the power supply kicks on without a hitch each time I tried. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/459098/dell-xps-8300-wont-boot/ Where would you go from here? Dell Xps 8300 Motherboard Orange Light personally I've had better luck using the chat support than the phone support. 1 Anaheim OP JereP Jun 27, 2014 at 1:35 UTC Unfortunately it is out of Dell Xps 8700 Power Button The time now is 01:03 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of
Dell Studio Xps 435mt wont boot unless cmos battery is taken out then put back in solved Dell Studo XPS 435MT won't boot, no signs of life, motherboard light on. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-8300-network-adapter-driver.html Using the site is easy and fun. EDIT: Darn, I was beaten. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 noknojon noknojon Banned 10,871 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Local time:06:03 AM Posted 02 July 2012 Dell F7m7n
If the lights are all dark, I'm going to go with ketchup79 here and agree that you need to try swapping the power supply first. #4 Steltek, Aug 24, 2013 Related Resources solved Dell XPS 8500 Won't Boot up Dell XPS 8500 wont boot: Mobo? According the dell guidebook, it said 3 beeps mean either motherboard or chipset failure. this contact form At that point it does not boot.
The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. ncstateguy87 Member Joined: May 14, 2012 Messages: 33 Likes Received: 0 Hi everyone it looks like my desktop is having some serious problems! it's the only explanation I can think of that makes sense.
The green light on the outside doesn't mean anything. When that is completed, XP setup calls for a reboot. Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service First Name Last Name Email Join Now or Log In Email Password Log In Forgot your password? I have never used either as a slave setup before, and frankly I don't want to unless there is no other way. 09-28-2010, 02:38 PM #19 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft
Especially the PSu's. #6 pete1229, Aug 24, 2013 Ketchup Elite Member Joined: Sep 1, 2002 Messages: 13,037 Likes Received: 37 For reference, here is the PSU your system very likely What would we have to do to test the power supply? When you attach as a slave, can you see the files? __________________ Rich 09-27-2010, 02:33 PM #12 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP navigate here Ask !
Back to top #11 Allan Allan BC Advisor 7,985 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New Jersey Local time:04:03 PM Posted 03 July 2012 - 07:22 PM The command is either chkdsk /r While inside, they can reset the CMOS clock and look over the motherboard for any leaking or swollen capacitors. Join the community Back I agree Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? with two drives set a Master, the BIOS should throw up when it tries to decide which to boot from.