Hi, everyone If i always turn on and off my pc, will this action damage my pc ? He also said that since the power supply has already been replaced that it's probably the motherboard. Join Date: Dec 2005 Location: Ohio Posts: 4,339 OS: XP SP2, Win 7 Beta, Win 7 RC My System Hello again, I'm truly sorry for the late response, but I've very If it is pushing air somewhere else, then I think it's still the heatsink on the PSU (mostly because I'd had a problem with this at one point in the past)Click http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-8900-wont-turn-on.html
I'll be able to run some diagnostics....thanks for the Dell diagnostic link above! So instead of paying 400+ for a motherboard, I think i'll scrap it and buy a new more powerful laptop. delluser1Oct 8, 2011, 11:29 PM Davcon,It's an XPS 600Won't be buying a replacement psu from a local shop unless they ripped one out of another XPS 600.Removal of the psu is Dell XPS 600 Startup Problem Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Arjento, Jun 29, 2011. useful source
If a fan has died it shouldn't effect the boot process unless it's the heatsink's fan, which would cause the CPU to overheat and hang upon booting probably. I know several boot routines, but without power from the 'ON' button, I'm stumped. Off, solid amber, blinking amber, blinking green, etc? I'll check out the HWMonitor..
Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. im not sure if it always did that or not. You may also... theres no beeping either.
All Rights Reserved. but reports nothing about how much power, or which rails, or anything else... I am looking for the cheapest way to repair this XPS. Jul 2, 2011 at 10:26 PM #11 Arjento New Member Joined: Nov 4, 2009 Messages: 18 (0.01/day) Thanks Received: 2 Jstn7477 said: ↑ Does your Dell have the four green/yellow LEDs
Ask a question and give support. The only cure is to replace the motherboard, and that is as much as $140 on ebay... If it's the CPU fan, it sounds like the heatsink may not be seated properly anymore and just needs to be removed, clean, and reset. (if it's not seated properly, it That is one dirty heatsink!
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then i would cut off the power supply in the back of case and put it back on and then everything owuld work. weblink Plugged it in and I saw the fan on the video card start to turn, then a click was heard and then nothing. Does this sound like a problem with the motherboard or the power supply unit and how would I test each of them? According to Dell: http://www.dell.com/content/topics/...pics/en/dimen_xps600_sp_specs?c=us&l=en&cs=19 650 Watt Power Supply Dec 18, 2009 #11 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 Power supplies are cheaper to replace than motherboards, if you don't
What do you mean your PC won't boot up? Still nothing. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-desktop-won-39-t-turn-on.html You should clean and re-apply new thermal paste since you've gone this far.
davconOct 8, 2011, 11:22 PM The test i linked is conducted with your psu not installed in your system.And preferably a cooling fan attached not a gpu.If you can i would Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/930989 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Make sure your heatsink is fully seated and the fan is working.
I afraid that my pc operate so long time will easy down. TechSpot is a registered trademark. so... Dec 18, 2009 #3 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 Yes Raybay, I have work on a lot of these Beastly Dell XPS computers...
Join the community here. we took his computer apart and took the PSU apart and cleaned the whole thing, but when he wants to turn it on afterwards, it wont turn on and only has My question is what does the diag lite #4 on mean? http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-420-no-mic-win-7.html Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
CPU: Intel Core i7 2600k Motherboard: ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 Ram: CORSAIR XMS3 16GB HDD: ADATA (Micro Center branded) 64GB SSD, WD Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB GPU: XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 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 The replacement cost of the motherboard from Dell is $285 including shipping. We suspect the boards are too susceptible to heat.
What fan is it coming from? and so on... If not it would hard restart after about 10 minutes (I was told the pc power supply was the cause). Edited by BigElCat, 01 August 2012 - 10:18 PM.
Then i also afraid my pc always turn off and on will damage the PC because my pc operate almost 12 hours or more without turn off each day. The best test for Power Supplies is to test by using a known working one I wonder why your tech didn't just do that Are you sure he's a tech? Thanks Mar 18, 2008 #18 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 The motherboard might be bad Mar 19, 2008 #19 as400k TS Rookie That was my initial thought, We have way too many clients with the XPS 400, 401, 402, 403, and 600 series...
When I turn it on this fan goes crazy and pushes the air outwards. and Now it boots up fine. rossmanorgOct 21, 2011, 11:28 AM well folks, here is the verdict. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...