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And they get to set whatever prices they want. I have never had a mother board go out, so I don't know what it looks like, but I had every other thing happen...video card, ram, drives, etc. Power supply calculator click here3. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Check This Out

Then Change, put that module back, and remove the other module. You need a power supply tester to tell if the power supply is bad or good. One Comment Add Comment unit goes on for 3 seconds shuts off and repeats dwyjcc - 03/24/2014 Reply Add Comment 1024 View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 0 Past 7 Days: 0 by ndnboy98 / August 29, 2011 10:16 PM PDT In reply to: Electrical problems Thx for the info, is the PSU the power cord, from back of tower to outlet? http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19353260

But we need your help. Any other suggestions? 11-19-2009, 01:58 PM #4 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP Join Date: May 2008 Location: S.E. So I took the computer back home, hooked everything back up, and it is still doing the same thing.

If it was connected, all you can do is try it on your laptop and see if it works and everything still is on it.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) I dont hear anything when I hit the power button up front. Sep 24, 2009 #6 banobo TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks Raybay. I'm more a software guy than a hardware guy.

Have you checked your power socket where you live to be sure your circuit breaker has not popped open? Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. I shut it down one day, normally, and it would not start, was completely dead. The capacitor check may or may not show bulging or leaking caps.

Sep 24, 2009 #8 Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244 +235 I would go for the motherboard now. HB 2122, or the Fair Repair Act, guarantees our right to repair digital equipment like computers, refrigerators, cell phones and tractors. I have removed all the RAM, etc., it made no diference. As it is, I get nothing...no power indicator lights up or diagnostic lights, harddrives don't spin up...nothing.

Tell them you support a bipartisan bill. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-4700-will-not-power-up.135064/ Again, you may have other issues, but for now that's where I'll start. Sep 24, 2009 #5 raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241 +9 That should have worked... Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Minnesotans, Minnesota has a chance to become the first state in the nation to pass "Fair Repair" legislation.

Symptoms point that direction. 0Votes Share Flag Back to Windows Forum 15 total posts (Page 1 of 2)   01 | 02   Next Search Start or search Start A Discussion http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4600-will-not-start-help.php Sep 25, 2009 #15 banobo TS Rookie Topic Starter Shoot...did not think of that. Remove one memory module and try a boot. But it’s not going to be easy.

Manufacturers don’t want a Fair Repair bill. Verify that all power cords are properly connected before attempting to replace the power supply. But we need your help. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8400-desktop-wont-power-up.php Any help as to what to do next will be appreciated.If it turns out to be the power supply, do Dell sell them?

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Sep 25, 2009 #13 banobo TS Rookie Topic Starter okay...so I got a new motherboard and processor. The light on the motherboard is green, and it is steady. 11-19-2009, 03:10 PM #6 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP Join

In 2012, voters passed a law that ensured residents' right to repair their car wherever they wanted.

Tell them you support a bipartisan bill. If you don't then find a local computer repair shop or if you are a diy person then replace the mobo yourself.By the way, you said you see an amber light...is Your electrical grid can be very spotty, so I wouldn't even try a repair until at least 1 week later but get the part(s). or is it inside tower?

You may also... When I Thread Tools Search this Thread 11-18-2009, 04:26 PM #1 ectoace Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2009 Posts: 4 OS: xp sp2 Hi, I am a new You do need to have one which has the power switch in the same location as the Dell power supply. navigate here Tell your state representative to support S618.

Tell them that you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible. And they get to set whatever prices they want. then recheck condition. We’ve got to be louder than their lobbyists.

I would replace the PSU and start from there. Bad Video Card¶ If the computer starts up, but nothing appears on the screen, the video card may be damaged and need replacement. Enjoy. -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Desktops forum 11 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions No lights, no fan, no beeps, nothing.

You shouldn’t have to beg the manufacturer for permission to fix it when it breaks.