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Hold the power button ON3. Check the diagnostic lights to see if the specific problem is identified. NOTE: The Service Tag for your computer is located at the top of each test screen. i would remove HDD, Meida bay, Memory, Floppy drive (one at a time till PC turns on) till pc turns on or give an error code look on the back of http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-long-boot-time-with-freeze.php

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Opted to replace the Hal dll, noticed that the replacement dll as smaller than the existing but went ahead anyway - still same error then repaired the boot ini file. by GLW1965 / December 13, 2013 5:51 AM PST In reply to: First thing to do is check your system docs...in this case I've fixed a few of these problems with Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Are the flashing lights addressed in the system manual ? Now the weird thing is that when I take it all apart, which means cpu out of motherboard and take off RAM sticks, then I put it back together again, it

Let me explain my problem first.I have a Dell Latiude E5410, I have the same problem my dell junk is stuck at DELL logo screen. Dell said it was not a hardware problem but they did not spend a lot of time checking into the matter. But look at your power supply (PSU) it should have a wattage output somewhere on the label, if it's a stock Dell one, then it's probably low since Dell likes to Otherwise I would recommend you take out the cell battery and put it back in after 10 seconds, though this will mess with the system clock.

Solid amber The Dell Diagnostics is running a test, or a device on the system board may be faulty or incorrectly installed. Ensure that no special memory module/memory connector placement requirements exist (see "Memory").Verify that the memory modules that you are installing are compatible with your computer (see "Memory").If the problem persists, contact I switched my USB connections to different USB inputs. I Could click and drag and make the grey box, and my desktop icons would turn blue when selected, but nothing would open.

glossypeteApr 2, 2010, 9:00 PM mister g said: Can you take out everything and just put in a stick of RAM and the CPU then boot? Press the power button, move the mouse, or press a key on the keyboard to wake the computer. I'm not even sure where my recovery disks are.I've heard of Live Discs for Linux, but I'm not sure which are good and how to even use them, and the only And then it doesn't move from there...

If the computer has a graphics card, remove the card, and then restart the computer.If the problem still exists, install a graphics card that you know works and restart the computer.If Continued Power Light Problem Description Suggested Resolution Solid green Power is on, and the computer is operating normally. I have checked the event logs and everything is OK there are no errors relating to system or applications. Back to top Back to Internal Hardware 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Hardware → Internal Hardware

The problem must lie within the MOBO or CPU...but to know which before I replace one or the other is difficult. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-not-starting.php Even with these and no hard drive the machine should post just not boot into the OS since the hard drive isn't there. A possible floppy or hard drive failure has occurred. To exit the Dell Diagnostics and restart the computer, close the Main Menu screen.

Their tech guys try and get rid of people as soon as possible in my experience. If your computer beeps during start-up: Write down the beep code. Check the diagnostic lights to see if the specific problem is identified. Check This Out This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.

glossypeteApr 2, 2010, 11:12 AM mister g said: Try and clear CMOS through putting a jumper on the CMOS pins ticking out. However, I would expect to hear the fan speed up. If it's because I had more than one antivirus, I'm basically going to have to pay my parents for the computer. :/Thanks for the help so far, anyways.EDIT:shutting down avg from

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The PC now runs ok with no freezing, however when I power off the message "Its now safe to turn off your PC" appeared and PC has to be switched off Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. solved Stuck on Win10 Logo at startup solved After Windows 10 update, the laptop gets stuck on Samsung logo screen solved Computer not booting, gets stuck at Windows 10 logo. I just messed with it once in awhile when i got a chance and finally got to the point now where It runs like a new PC again.

And waited. Configuration Displays your hardware configuration for the selected device. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-not-booting-os.php If the POST portion of system boot completes successfully, all four lights display solid green.

Pc gets stuck at boot logo when I restart from Windows Deleted windows.old now PC wont start and is stuck on windows logo. why did dell say it wasn't hardware related? by VAPCMD / January 18, 2009 1:39 AM PST In reply to: Flashing orange light on power button of Dell Dimension 5150 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/976859 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Push the big button on the top rear and the side panel should come loose.The CPU fan is at the middle front and hard to miss. Thread Tools Search this Thread 11-01-2008, 07:52 AM #1 mr fied Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2008 Posts: 6 OS: Vista Home Premium [B]Hi, I have a dell dimension See "Beep Codes" for instructions on diagnosing the beep code. Same for the cards and cables.

Check the heatsink to make sure it is secure (shouldn't feel loose).To reseat the RAM, just pull it out and put it back. I did some research and read something about USB pins. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Flashing orange light on power button of Dell Dimension 5150 This post has been flagged and will be reviewed No, create an account now.

Start the Dell Diagnostics from either your hard drive or from the optional Drivers and Utilities CD (ResourceCD). Run the extended tests. Tried that too, didn't work. The RAM was recently replace, so I know that is not the problem.

About a minute I'd say.I'm almost 100% certain it isn't a virus, because I had 2 free antivirus programs (Avast! When there is no CMOS battery, there is no orange flash and the computer won?t turn on. Also, see "Power Problems" in your computer Owner's Manual. If the computer starts normally, troubleshoot the last card removed from the computer for resource conflicts (see "Resolving Software and Hardware Compatibilities" in your computer Owner's Manual).

I am out of ideas. For whatever reason it worked but it dont always i just couldnt think of anything else to try so i said what the hell. The PC just beeps continuesly indicating it needs the RAM on. You mentioned 3 different anti-virus programs.