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if my son cut the computer off and on (maybe 2 or 3 times) it would finally boot. Switched them back and it booted with no disk drive recognition. uxwbill 30,679 views 12:15 Computer Motherboard Capacitor Replacement - Duration: 9:39. CompuNurdIRL 1,615 views 9:39 Motherboard Capacitor Replacement Soldering Tutorial - Duration: 8:59. have a peek here

but, did not recognize the disk drives. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Dell Dimension 8300 blown Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Topher500, Dec 8, 2009. Thats also where the smell is coming from.

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See if there are any relevant entries in the Event Viewer, and because of its age, I would, perhaps, start thinking about backup, and even further, a possible replacement. The workstation does not go into standby or hibernate. PLEASE READ THE WHOLE DESCRIPTION !!!!A little Mediacom fairy allowed my connection to come back to life late last night, and I took advantage of this to bring you another video.I Join our site today to ask your question.

Ask ! by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 17, 2009 8:17 PM PDT In reply to: Has been about 6 months since I've cleaned it But it won't do any harm to have If I intend to leave the computer for any length of time, an hour or more, I will shut it down completely, otherwise I just let it sit there quietly humming https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-dimension-8300-blown.883902/ we switched the cables attaching them to the appropriate IDE ports on the MB.

I don't know, so it would be dangerous for me to carry on guessing.I have never used the 'turn off' hard drives option, and neither the Standby nor Hibernate options. I am hoping to spend as little as possible as the computer just needs to get me through until June or so when I can finally replace it.Newegg has a refurbished Advertisement Recent Posts Uberstations.com not loading on... Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Now he is afraid to cut the machine off (I don't blame him!).

Add to Want to watch this again later? Their tech talked him through a few checks which ended in a suggestion he take it to a local shop for repair. 3) He switched out the CD Rom drive and I took the video card out and cleaned it with cotton buds.

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Please try the request again. Or does it happen at other times as well? It's probably implementation defined reading a multi-byte object from 4GiB-1. Check This Out regan bernas 58,582 views 5:43 Video Network Attached Storage PC Update March 2012 - Duration: 9:20.

Cheers Chris Topher500, Dec 8, 2009 #1 bigbear Joined: Apr 27, 2004 Messages: 4,717 Is the smell coming from the PSU? Replace all the standoffs and add any you might feel would be necessary. which can be done for less than 400 dollars Ask a new question Read More Build Compatibility Motherboards Dell Systems Related Resources solved Will a dell XPS 8300 motherboard fit into

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Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. uxwbill 89,552 views 9:34 Loading more suggestions... Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Thoughts? 4 answers Last reply Mar 25, 2013 More about rebuilding dell 8300 blown motherboard bignastyidMar 25, 2013, 6:55 AM New case and motherboard would be fine, Dell's psu isn't proprietary

uxwbill 7,672 views 9:20 Dell Dimension XPS P90c Computer Overview/Demonstration - Duration: 13:14. dell 8200 with 8300 motherboard Removing a motherboard from a Dell Dimension 8300 Dell 8300 - CPU & Motherboard? Then there is an awful buring smell, then it cuts out. this contact form Problem existed before that though.Thanks.

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If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Five year old Dell Dimension 8300 - Freezing The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. To recap it is Dell Dimension 8300 Windows XP SP3 Pentium [email protected] Ghz, 1 GB RAM and Dell 250W PSU.What do you think? Since the old Dell will continue in serviceI do want to put a better AGP card in it for him.Newegg has a refurbished Diablotek Radeon HD 3650 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 card

It failed when I did this. When was the last time you did some housekeeping, inside the case?Dust build up can be a real problem for circuit boards and electrical systems. Thanks! 2 7/18/2005 (6:50 pm) by propoxyphene propoxyphene (159 Posts) sounds like the problems i run into, they make little sense, upright or on its side... I was thinking about just stripping it and starting from scratch.

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