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Jun 16, 2009 #10 jstasney TS Rookie Topic Starter OK, Anymore input gurus? That's when I started checking the forums and thought that replacing the mobo would work.In any case, I've since inspected the original mobo and there aren't any outward physical signs of DONT BUY A DELL lostandwanderingMar 14, 2007, 1:35 AM This problem seems really weird. Even the big hitters got nailed. have a peek here

Related 0Upgrade the Graphics Card for a Dell Dimension 31000Dell Dimension 2400 problem3Why is my new PC so slow at startup?0Dell Dimension 8400 error-1Dell Studio 1737 - Windows re-install fails after Jeff Jun 13, 2009 #1 dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869 +8 yes you can do that. sounds like a jet!! cd and ran a quick diag. see it here

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I'm trying to get someone at dell to look into this more closely, so that this doesn't seriously harm someone or their property.thanks, Patrick kirby34Sep 23, 2006, 7:07 AM Just for The weird thing is that my computer will start up every now and again and act perfectly normal (all be it very rarely), but most of the time it goes crazy more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science You were on the right track with disconnecting the CMOS battery but I think you will need to manually clear the CMOS settings.

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I unplugged the machine and plugged it back in, when I did, the fan was superspeed, and smoke came out the back, and there was a burnt smell. I'll have to order a SATA signal connector cable though. I was hoping for your sake and mine that the new mobo would have been the fix. https://techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=41760 You have no love lost for Black Viper I take it??:stickout: You've been a great help here, thanks for your patients...:grinthumb Jeff Jun 15, 2009 #9 raybay TS Evangelist Posts:

This is expensive (out of warranty) and I wasn't fully convinced that was the answer. (I've since seen that 3rd parties offer the 'mobo' more cheaply). Dell Dimension 8400 How To Open Case The Power supply is not powerful... Dell dimension e520 stuck on post screen won't boot Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Right now my task manager shows 53 processes running, CPU usage % jumps from 0 to 20, I've got 942 MB's committed of 2153 MB's of system memory. 6 different instances

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My old mobo had capacitors with rounded tops--kind of bullet shaped instead of flat-ended cylinders. https://www.cnet.com/products/dell-dimension-8400-p4-540-3-2-ghz-monitor-lcd-17-series/specs/ Inicia sesión para que tengamos en cuenta tu opinión. Dell Dimension 8400 Specs Deshacer Cerrar Este vídeo no está disponible. Dell Dimension 8400 Ram it resumes normal usage and works perfect..

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8400-upgrade.php because I could not find anything in that area that looks like the CMOS jumper....maybe I dont know what it is I should be looking for though :-( –user35502 Apr 30 Top Taddeusz Minister of Gerbil Affairs Posts: 2618 Joined: Wed Jun 04, 2003 6:16 pm Location: Oklahoma City Contact: Contact Taddeusz Yahoo Messenger Quote #18 Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:52 Inicia sesión para que tengamos en cuenta tu opinión. Dell Dimension 8400 For Sale

Is こんこん onomatopoeia for foxes? Yeah...I'm gonna try and get another 5 to 7 years from this old dog, The PSU could use a upgrade just for safetys sake since it's so weak at 350 watts. Just how might I ask? Check This Out They guy at dell tells me hes sending me a whole new tower and that i can just plug my current hard drive into it.

Tech University 3.890 visualizaciones 16:14 Dell Dimension 4300 - Duración: 31:51. Dell Dimension 8400 Windows 7 VISTA will go 4 GB. fallingstarfilmsSep 1, 2007, 3:35 PM Add me to the list.

That system is now four years old, and if it has been running a lot, you are pushing it enough to shorten the life of the computer..

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View Results Return to Product Support × Outdated browser detected. We noticed you’re using an older version of Internet Explorer, and some of our site features might not look and behave the In anyones "professional" opinion does it sound like a PS problem? It's a disgrace.I had same symptoms - no boot up, just a mad fan on turning the power on, and for me either no lights or just the "B" diagnostic amber this contact form Login now.

Can you start in safe mode with F8? –nicorellius Apr 30 '10 at 0:13 Nicorellius......I have windows xp home edition and i am 99.9% sure it is SP2. Therdy Berja 53.407 visualizaciones 4:06 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Duración: 10:28. Dell Dimension 9100 won't boot Finished: My Dell Dimension 4600 Rebuild project, But now won\'t power up!Pictur I have a dell dimension b110 and i wont boot from cd what do Thanks Jeff Jun 16, 2009 #11 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.

Top patrickshell Gerbil Topic Author Posts: 75 Joined: Thu Aug 29, 2002 11:00 pm Quote #10 Thu Jun 29, 2006 9:37 pm wow, I can't even reload system, i loaded The software bloat points me to this slowdown really. Over the last 6 months or so I would have trouble using the reset button when the computer froze. Symptoms are sudden hangs with the inability to restart/shutoff PC by holding power button, can only shutdown by removing power cable afterwhich the computer may or may no boot up.

I decided to "clean" (scrape using the end of a large paperclip) the inside of the two charred P2 connectors and also the corresponding pins on the mobo. If so, your system is showing the EXACT same symptoms as my 8400 just started showing on Monday. All Rights Reserved. HudVal69Apr 6, 2007, 10:47 PM I "inheirited" a Dell 8400 from my brother, when they upgraded.

Do I have to withhold money when buying real estate from a foreigner? Nothing wrong with the original Dell CPU.Looks like it must be the Dell MOBO. It seems like every re-install of Internet Security and all of the MS updates slow it down and gobble up system resources with every newer sweeter version and update to the I had my 8400 about 3 years and 2 months before it finally started having all the symptoms you guys have had.

PortlandDataRecovery 45.989 visualizaciones 1:42 Dell Dimension 8400 Overview - Duración: 14:51. Who knows. The last time i had to shut it down before this, it didnt want to come back on for a little bit.