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Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Back to Desktops forum 8 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Security Diagnostic Lights CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide. I have tried three different SATA Hard Drives and nothing seems to fix my problem. Motherboard perhaps? #1 Stu, Dec 15, 2007 Last edited: Dec 15, 2007 MrMille Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 0 Location: Dublin, Ireland call a priest #2 MrMille, Dec http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-crashes-on-boot.php

Your computer's Service Tag is listed in the system information option in system setup. Also, do you hear any beeps? 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Power is On by paulhesford2003 · 8 years ago In reply to Dell Dimension 5150 Wont ... It shuts down and restarts like its suppose now and never crashes and flashes anymore. Any thoughts before I lose my sanity? http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19359684

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I inspected everything and they looked fine. Now, I called dell to talk to them about my problem and found that it would cost $50 just for them to listen about my problem since my warranty has expired, Dell Dimension 5150 Sata Boot Problems Started by zasteeg , Jun 16 2010 01:48 AM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 zasteeg zasteeg Members 3 posts Type 2 to start the Dell Diagnostics.

These are the machines that have got dell a bad reputation over the last couple of years. If the computer starts normally, reinstall an additional module. It ended up melting a USB cable and frying an HDD enclosure. Dell Dimension 5150 Manual Hinzufügen Möchtest du dieses Video später noch einmal ansehen?

Hochgeladen am 16.01.2011DELL DIMENSION E521 PROBLEMSTHE NUMBER 3 WILL COME UP ON THE COMPUTER SCREAN.Music made by: paradigmahttp://www.youtube.com/paradigma Kategorie Bildung Lizenz Standard-YouTube-Lizenz Mehr anzeigen Weniger anzeigen Wird geladen... Dell Dimension E510 Troubleshooting If you have two or more memory modules installed, remove the modules, reinstall one module, and then restart the computer. When I installed the RAM and plugged the computer back in, there was a SLOW flashing orange light coming from the power button. I put the new one in and I still have the same problem- solid amber light.

Another failure has occurred. Dell Dimension Beep Codes Wird geladen... I have tried using a different power supply as well, but still same problem. You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive.

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Nächstes Video dell dimension e521*repair bad c-mos battery clean formatted* - Dauer: 16:00 Karma Electronics 1.318 Aufrufe 16:00 No Power? http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/dell-dimension-5150-wont-power-up/ If the machine is getting hot or fan is working too hard it might need cleaning. Dell Dimension E520 Diagnostic Lights A possible graphics card failure has occurred. Dell Dimension E510 Manual Now this is where the fun and games start.

Check the diagnostic lights to see if the specific problem is identified. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-not-booting-os.php ginlynne 17:49 04 Sep 09 XP ginlynne 17:56 04 Sep 09 I thought I'd give it another go this afternoon, in the vain hope that the problem had resolved itself.I System Lights Your power button light and hard-drive activity light may indicate a computer problem. by geekchef / January 17, 2009 5:18 AM PST In reply to: Flashing orange light on power button of Dell Dimension 5150 Are the CMOS batteries your swapping for the same Dell Dimension 5150 Beep Codes

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same goes for other namebrand computers like hp, compaq, acer & so on. Dell Diagnostic Lights 3 And 4 http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim5150/en/sm/tshoot1.htm#wp1120147 #3 tkrabec, Dec 16, 2007 focuz Expand Collapse Member Likes Received: 0 Location: Detroit, MI Alot of times with the dells when the power supply burns out it will any parts except for certain dell psu's & motherboards can be bought a lot cheaper elsewhere.

If not that would explain the fast blink.

Hold the power button ON3. The device list may not display the names of all the components installed on your computer or all devices attached to your computer. NOTE: The diagnostic lights are not lit after the system successfully boots to the operating system. Dell Dimension 5150 Specs I had tried a few power supplies of different brands and only one worked.

Although the 5150 is a BTX form factor, it uses standard ATX connections. sammorris, Jan 24, 2008 #12 adawn101 Member Joined: Mar 19, 2007 Messages: 79 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 16 I called dell and got a new motherboard($150 USD). No, create an account now. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4300-boot-problem-video-enclosed.php I am not sure what exactly the pre-BIOS failure would point to.

Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears. If the computer malfunctions during the POST process, the pattern displayed on the lights may help identify where in the process the computer halted. Option Function Express Test Performs a quick test of devices. When the computer starts normally, the lights flash.

I certainly dont want to pay that much for a just okay computer. Thanks, Justin Back to top #4 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,930 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:04:43 PM Posted 16 June 2010 - 09:02 AM Master of the obvious I remved the cmos battery and replaced with a new battery this seemd to solve the problem until recently I had the same problem again but now -There is no flashing Reinstall all USB devices, check cable connections, and then restart the computer.

dell processor problem - dell dimension 5150 Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by adawn101, Jan 23, 2008. Either the PSU isn't putting out enough power to run the system properly, or the motherboard's failed (or some part of it). Continue until you have identified a faulty module or reinstalled all modules without error.If available, install properly working memory of the same type into your computer.If the problem persists, contact Dell Wähle deine Sprache aus.

When the Dell Diagnostics Main Menu appears, select the test you want to run.