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If that's the case it can't boot. Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 6 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Collapse - | Expand + Posting a plea for help or information in the forum, will be seen more quickly by a widely experienced audience. Unfortunately, I'm not inclined to go trying to poke around inside since I know squat, nor is going to some repair shop an option. Check This Out

The only thing that might be close to it is listed as Power Options. Computer will not boot tried last known good config still nothing im stuck Thread Tools Search this Thread 07-02-2011, 09:37 PM #1 hooky48 Registered Member Join Date: Jul Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages. I had unplugged the keyboard from the machine and did a restart. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19459283

Are there any error messages or Blue Screen errors? spc3rd New Member Joined: Jan 16, 2012 Messages: 30 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 Occupation: Retired (disability) Location: Virginia (USA) Good afternoon everyone, Since around January 11th, my computer will Similar Threads - Dell Dimension 3000 Dell Dimension 4700 amber light blinking with Fan not workin Ainu, Jan 26, 2017, in forum: Hardware Replies: 3 Views: 83 bassfisher6522 Jan 27, 2017

When I replugged the keyboard back into the same USB slot (or another slot on the front of the computer)...the boot problem returned. I've never had that happen and would like to know why. Anything else? Posting a plea for help or information in the forum, will be seen more quickly by a widely experienced audience.

Is the memory properly seated? If it's an old PC the CMOS battery might need replacing. Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages. his comment is here A solution in the forum could also be useful to other future visitors, so PLEASE, no private requests. (they won't be answered !) Terry60, Jan 17, 2012 #6 spc3rd New Member

The mouse is plugged into 1 port on the back side; the keyboard is plugged into 1 on the front side. Posting a plea for help or information in the forum, will be seen more quickly by a widely experienced audience. Fan speed increased considerably (suggesting overheat?) Shu ... I would press the power button, the lights would stop on 3 and 4, and the computer would make a buzzing sound, stop, I heard normal noises, more ...

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/809012 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I checked in the BIOS, and the legacy support is enabled. Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. I have a light on the motherboard, so it still gets power.

WhoseLineFan replied Feb 7, 2017 at 2:55 PM Loading... his comment is here I'm pretty much convinced the problem is with some internal component. Regards, Pete C. Can you boot in safe mode? 07-02-2011, 11:40 PM #3 hooky48 Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2011 Posts: 2 OS: winxp sp2 Last time tried safe mode screen

So I put my xp disc back into the dvd-rom and did the same thing as before and set the dvd to boot then the floppy then the hard drive. Advertisement Recent Posts Opera stable WhoseLineFan replied Feb 7, 2017 at 3:05 PM Windows on NVMe managed replied Feb 7, 2017 at 3:04 PM Sign of the times poochee replied Feb Posting a plea for help or information in the forum, will be seen more quickly by a widely experienced audience. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-3000.php At least that's one problem I don't have!

Anyone any idea what the problem is? It's possible that dirty marks on the Data Face can prevent Drives reading Disc's.Col 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Why would this matter? Terry Baker of fine scones.

Mark Fuller RAM and Power Supply Support 2 04-29-2011 07:34 AM Dell Studio XPS 16 - New Install - Take's 10 mins to boot.

I thought I had gotten it cleaned off. Was good for a few days, then same thing happened, blinking amber. 2 days later boots up again. mario.torpedo // August 14, 2016 2:08pm PST Related Forums Security · 23,413 discussions Malware · 2,756 discussions Piracy · 445 discussions Latest From Tech Pro Research Hiring kit: Data architect Drug Dell Dimension 5150C (DIM515CMIN) PC Desktop [Ithr]checkpoint failure dell 8400 dimension What can cause this error?Well, this is the problem since quite a variety of problems can trigger the error.1: the

It displays a list of various items with the System Clock being at the top. The aforementioned errors are shown intermittently in the Event Viewer SYSTEM log all the way back to November 2011 and correspond to restart/reboot times only. Do you get the blinking cursor? http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-310-desktop-will-not-boot.php So I attempted ti boot off of my windows xp disc to get to the recovery console and attempt to fix it.

The red & white audio cable are working fine and I'm getting all of the audio but there is not yellow port on my new tv for the N64's yellow ... I can not boot from the hard drive or the dvd rom. If not is it just a blinking cursor? Please help 0 Suspishio 32 8 Years Ago I'm having a similar problem, I recently tried installing an extra 512mb RAM (didn't ground myself >_< I live in Texas and it's

What is the boot disk doing? 0 racraine1 8 Years Ago 2 things.. Now, I really have no clue when it comes to hardware on computers, but I had a problem much like yours.