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Learn More Question has a verified solution. Hope this helps. Similar Threads - Dell BIOS hangs Dell latitude D830 3A5B bios locked RainahJae, May 13, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 1 Views: 242 Triple6 May 14, 2016 Solved BIOS Unbrick on I am also going to try another stick of RAM just to be sure but to me its looking like a Motherboard especially. http://xmailing.net/dell-xps/dell-xps-720-motherboard-need-help-finding-non-dell-equivalent.php

While I just typed that, the pc blue screened saying: "Hardware malfunction. I am may also get a tower and psu with that dell mobo, nothing great. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19301337

You will be surprised at how much will come out. Privacy Policy Support Terms of Use CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Mar 28, 2008 #5 Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,277 +94 I'm sure you've got a buddy or Grandmother with a PS/2 input device, go beg them to borrow it for Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. I looked in the back of the computer and there was a green light inside that was illuminated - not sure if that means anything. Simply they are not responding. No RAM and no beep codes indicates a Mobo problem. __________________ All PC's are not the same.

I just tried to do it right now. It passed both times. When it happens, will it boot correctly right away? http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f25/solved-dell-xps-400-problems-694114.html While it is open I would reseat all memory, cables, cords and connectors.

I run Windows XP, if that helps. and if you used the dell disk did that work?[/QUOTE] If you installed another usb card and it still doesn't work even in BIOS, I would think you've got more serious Any suggestions, thoughts opinions? Im not home a whole lot with driving ,but will check in whan I can.

aford10Aug 4, 2010, 6:57 AM Make sure you have the newest chipset and video drivers. solved Installing an SSD to Dell XPS 400 Can't find your answer ? When BIOS hangs, LEDs 1 and 4 remain lit. The suggestion I got was to look at the fan and make sure it was clean and if needed, to replace it.

Join the community here. http://xmailing.net/dell-xps/dell-xps.php I turned it off, tried to turn it on again, same thing. F2 and F12 don't work. 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

jdcountryboy91Aug 1, 2010, 4:42 AM Update: I just started the thing up and it is saying there is an unknown USB device plugged in. Personally, I'm DONE with Dell... The desktop is frozen. http://xmailing.net/dell-xps/dell-xps-mx1530-and-dell-sp2309w.php I've also unplugged all peripherals, and removed and re-installed both 1 GB RAM sticks, the hard drive, the power cord, and the CMOS battery.

Try it. Apr 3, 2008 #11 abasham TS Rookie Same Problem I just picked my Dell XPS 400 up from the GeekSquad for the same problem, we replaced the power supply, placed new I'll need to get a new multimeter.

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My computer is a Dell XPS 400 running WIN XP SP3; 2 GB Ram. My old Dell XPS is running XP with Service pack #3. Also, I can confirm that when it gets the freezing spells, I loose ethernet connection. The CPU, they theorized, was getting too hot as a result, so the computer shut down like that to keep from overheating.

It was working fine until I tried to start it up yesterday. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Adding Memory by JB1323 / February 16, 2009 1:44 AM PST In reply to: Adding memory Don't know. If it works during boot up but fails upon loading windows, check your drivers. http://xmailing.net/dell-xps/dell-xps-430-cpu.php During the BIOS boot, the hard drive icon lights up and the diagnostic LEDs blink on and off during the BIOS booting process.

Does it match any of these:http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps400/sm/adtshoot.htm#wp1054449After 3 years, it would be a good idea to open the case and use compressed air to blow out the dust. Keep in touch with Experts ExchangeTech news and trends delivered to your inbox every month Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource To get the screen to boot into Windows I must restart and or hold the power button down. It booted up and worked for about five minutes before it kicked again.

Do I have to deal with Dell directly or can I go to Best Buy, for example, and get?Thanks again. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Just use those instructions in the link below to open the case and reseat stuff.http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps400/sm/cvrop.htm#wp1053342http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps400/sm/parts.htm#wp1073631 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Problems With Dell XPS 400 by JB1323 / While installing updates after the reinstall, it started doing it again.

Since there are no PS/2 ports, USB support in the BIOS is likely enabled by default. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Do you know, when you are unboxing your recently bought Dell Xps 15, and the first thing you find is the small rectangular box containing the power supply and the power Try replacing the ram.

solved Dell XPS 400/ Dimension 9100 case mod to ATX or upgrade processor? Already have an account? But it shouldn't be causing freezing. Best answer aford10Aug 9, 2010, 8:19 AM You can verify it by unplugging the current PSU, and connecting a better quality/higher powered PSU.