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This will cause the power supply to kick on and the fan will spin if it's working. Also the wifi indicator is gone from the lower right of my screen and the battery indicator shows empty but with the plug icon on as it is plugged in, the However, if my initial MB is bad, then the cost would be getting up there. I confess, this was also my first thought when I read the thread title :lol Dennis View Public Profile Find More Posts by Dennis Hyunkel6 Member (02-26-2010, 06:34 AM) Quote #26 have a peek here

If the problem persists, reinstall the card that you removed, remove a different card, and then restart the computer. To help you troubleshoot a problem, your computer has four diagnostic lights labeled "1," "2," "3," and "4" on the front panel. The video card your using and even cheap thermal compound could be part of the problem also. Solid amber The Dell Diagnostics is running a test, or a device on the system board may be faulty or incorrectly installed. their explanation

The system works fine and I even tested those ports and they worked. Any help is much appreciated. Reinstall all USB devices, check cable connections, and then restart the computer. I'm guessing the power supply is truly dead with no hope of revival.

They say my current processor is a P4 prescott 630 series 3.0 ghz Socket T. pricelesstechnology 211.355 görüntüleme 44:07 How To Fix A Power Supply w. Daha fazla göster Dil: Türkçe İçerik konumu: Türkiye Kısıtlı Mod Kapalı Geçmiş Yardım Yükleniyor... adawn101, Jan 24, 2008 #11 sammorris Senior member Joined: Mar 4, 2004 Messages: 33,315 Likes Received: 5 Trophy Points: 118 You probably won't be able to get a replacement board exactly

Just out of curiosity, is Socket T the same thing as LGA 775? Stay logged in Technibble Forums Forums > General Computers > Tech-to-Tech Computer Help > Home Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Privacy Policy Top Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2015 XenForo Ltd. If you look at the connectors you notice that these are sockets that fit over the pins on the motherboard where the PSU cable attaches, this is where you will place https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/276019/dell-5150-wont-even-turn-on-thoughts/ I'm guessing the power supply is truly dead with no hope of revival.

Otomatik oynat Otomatik oynatma etkinleştirildiğinde, önerilen bir video otomatik olarak oynatılır. I did some googling and think that it may be because of the power supply, but I'm no sure. Ensure that the cables are properly connected to the system board from the hard drive, CD drive, and DVD drive (see "System Board Components").If there is an error message on your If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

Geri al Kapat Bu video kullanılamıyor. İzleme SırasıSıraİzleme SırasıSıra Tümünü kaldırBağlantıyı kes Bir sonraki video başlamak üzeredurdur Yükleniyor... İzleme Sırası Sıra __count__/__total__ Dell Amber blinking light fix."demensionsE510!!! Go Here Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. If it costs anywhere near $300, i think that i'll just think about getting a new computer. I'm really scratching my head with this one.

Give that a shot. #5 Bryce W, Dec 17, 2007 Stu Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 0 Location: Cheshire, UK tkrabec said: ↑ Stu what do the diagnostic lights http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-crashes-on-boot.php Extended Test Performs a thorough check of devices. I inspected everything and they looked fine. Enter system setup to review your computer's configuration information, and ensure that the device you want to test displays in system setup and is active.

Also wondered if it might be the CPU fan, but this runs fine when I do get the machine going. But I still swapped it out with another PSU and when I did, BAM, it worked. Yep, that's for a Dell desktop. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-not-booting-os.php He has a desktop, not a laptop.

sammorris, Feb 8, 2008 #14 adawn101 Member Joined: Mar 19, 2007 Messages: 79 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 16 Dell said that i could send the motherboard back so i will If I try the same with the original or the 400 watt job I get nothing but the blinking amber power light. Also, there is a green light that stays on on the motherboard when the computer is plugged in, but the power is off.

Mudkips View Public Profile Find More Posts by Mudkips Ecrofirt Member (02-25-2010, 08:13 PM) Quote #19 Originally Posted by joelseph He has a desktop, not a laptop.

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 As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Starting the Dell Diagnostics From the Optional Drivers and Utilities CD Insert the Drivers and Utilities CD. If not that would explain the fast blink.

It should give you a code telling you whats wrong...if not just go to the website anyway (check for beeps when you try to turn it on, they have it set Any thoughts before I lose my sanity? I'm sort of clueless now, does anyone know what might be going on? http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-restore-cd.php Yesterday, I tried booting it with no success.

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 Use 3 mounting screws. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Are the flashing lights addressed in the system manual ? 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

I am not sure as to what processor I have, but I think it is a P4 prescott. I have this old Pentium II or III in my garage that I haven't used for 4-5 years... PC Advisor Phones Smartphone reviews Best smartphones Smartphone tips Smartphone buying advice Smartphone deals Laptops Laptops reviews Laptops tips Best laptops Laptops buying advice Tablets Tablet reviews Best tablets Tablet jiien View Public Profile Send a private message to jiien Find More Posts by jiien Ecrofirt Member (02-25-2010, 10:31 PM) Quote #24 Originally Posted by Hyunkel6 I tried everything that you

When i got this PC it was from a friend that was throwing it away cause it was acting up so much. Reseat all power and data cables and restart the computer. Thanks, in advance. Correct connectionsSome boards have 20 pin connectors others 24 pinThere is often a 4 pin plug required to power Intel CPUsMolex D plugs for IDE HDD and CD/DVD drivesSATA power connections

Then check the wattage that the power supply provides. Thanks for any help you can provide.Jeff Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Flashing orange light on power button of Dell Dimension 5150 The posting of Also, I need to get some important information off of the harddrive as soon as possible. Düşüncelerinizi paylaşmak için oturum açın.

It has the solid amber power button light and the fan and the sata disk spin up but nothing else seems to happen. Physical DimensionsBesides the specs and form factors, the physical dimensions are also important factors in selecting a compatible power supply.