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It didn't power up, so I replaced the power to the fan and tried again this time it powered up and hasn't given me any probs since.Thanks Mark it saved me TechSpot is a registered trademark. This is a new hard drive that I bought for her computer. But the four> diagnostic lights on the back of the system remain unlit.>> We tried the power supplies on a second (non-Dell) PC; that PC seemed> to work just fine with http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension.php

Jan 23, 2006 #2 ExpLo5158424 TS Rookie Topic Starter i tested the power supply on one of those power supply testers from circuit city...does that suffice? For some reason I was able to enter the XP desktop once, and when I turned off the the computer and reboot, I cannot enter the desktop again. Can’t think of any appropriate command to use here. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19341578

Register for a Dell Account, then join the Community.Also, are you getting any trouble shooting lights on the back of the Unit ? 0 Kudos Reply P10RS Upgrade Ace Options Mark Much to our>surprise, the system still refuses to power up.Make a list of the other items in the system that use power.1. iamihopTopic StarterNewbie Dell Dimension 4700 won't boot « on: August 31, 2009, 03:46:37 PM » I have a Dell Dimension 4700 desktop computer.

If our measurements are correct, then we're> guessing that 1.3 volts might not be large enough to trigger the> power-on sequence.>> If our guess is correct, our next question would be: Another thing with regards RAM, is to boot with the minimum amount first just to test. Any time I get a problem I can re-image the drive/partition quickly and be up and running without much inconvenience. Veröffentlicht am 23.11.2012About 6 to 8 hours of work.

If you tried a new power supply on your system and you get nothing at all then you have a dead MB. It only creates false hits in the search engines. Already have an account? overclocked it?

My monitor got no signal and just stayed black. My roommate has a brand new custom built gaming computer that I may borrow his graphics card for. Page 1 of 2 1 2 > « Question about reformatting | plz........help in the SATA contoller » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Similar The Dell does have a graphics card (its in the AGP slot) and no integrated graphics.

MS Edge: I keep seeing this page Can't access nor reset Asus... over here All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jan 23, 2006 #3 ExpLo5158424 TS Rookie Topic Starter so would you guys recommend that I buy a new motherboard? If they fail the diagnostics, they need to be replaced __________________ Rich 07-12-2011, 12:02 PM #12 TheGift73 TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: UK Posts:

In the affected computer I can't enter command prompt. his comment is here If you cannot launch Vista and none of the repair options will work a clean install is the only other option. I ran another diagnostic and everything appears to be fine. Try disabling other boot devices.

I know I can easily delete the second one. Jan 26, 2006 #8 ExpLo5158424 TS Rookie Topic Starter There is just one light that goes on by the motherboard, and the fan does not spin at all. I would start over with antoher clean install: You can get a reinstallation guide specific to your Dell here __________________ Rich 07-11-2011, 06:19 PM #3 Paycheck28 Registered Member this contact form I changed the IDE wires, molex cable, and I had the computer on twice for over two hours and it did not work.

It's a ported version of lshw (lshw doesn't come with Puppy). I was disappointed when I found out the power supply was okay because that being the one obvious flaw, I don't know what's wrong with my computer anymore. I have heard no beeping or any alarming indications, and the computer does not seem to be genuinely overheating it seems to just think it is.I believe the hard drive

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Adv Reply September 22nd, 2014 #5 majasticmoose View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Sep 2010 Beans 7 Re: Dell Dimension 4600, Kernel Won't I am trying to convert my old Dell Dimension 4600 into a server using Ubuntu Server 14.04. Wird geladen... Über YouTube Presse Urheberrecht YouTuber Werbung Entwickler +YouTube Nutzungsbedingungen Datenschutz Richtlinien und Sicherheit Feedback senden Neue Funktionen testen Wird geladen... navigate here I cannot download XP on the effected system because it will stop at the blue screen with the gray bottom that says "Windows is starting up." I used new ram and

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