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Dell Dimension 3000 : Won't Boot . Fixed Problem

Login now. To do this, please follow the guide in your system's service manual available from http://support.dell.com Also, can you try booting to a different drive - like a bootable CD/DVD or USB The guy I spoke to on the phone is going to open up and test the new one and initial it before shipping it priority mail-also not even charging me for You don't need it for this. his comment is here

No, create an account now. Is it possible that the BEEP is an error beep, not the shortish normal Beep? You're a lifesaver! Gonna give the bootdisk a go before I kill something. =) Jul 15, 2006 #10 jonaslc TS Rookie same problem I have the same problem. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19987616

First I did it with the computer off and it didnt work so I turned it on and nothing happened. This same thing happened to my older PC (XP Pro, ASUS MOBO, P4) and this what I did. Example problem number one - computer power light blinking My computer won't start.

Power Light Solid Green: Power is on, and the computer is operating normally. Two lights also blink on the back of the PC underneath an RJ 45 connection. I've learned from the past that most problems like this are caused by the hard drive failing.. Dell Dimension 3000 Won't Power On Discussion in 'Hardware' started by I Fix 4 U, Aug 27, 2005.

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Nothing worked.--- SO THEN I TOOK A HAIR DRYER TO CPU FAN AT BACK, RAN IT FOR ABOUT 1 MIN, 30 SECONDS AND …….. I have posted in two other forums and no one seems to have any realistic idea as to what the problem is or how to resolve it. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-dimension-3000-wont-power-on.394191/ I really need this computer to work.

She says she didn't install any new programs and there were no power surges or outages we know of. I have two flash drives that are connected to an adapter which is plugged into the 2nd USB slot on the front). I purchased a new power supply from 911 PC and still have the same problem. But what is the key to press to get the command prompt?

Home Dell Inspiron Laptop won't boot past Dell Splash Screen...Continuous loop by mrkblm on Mar 14, 2014 at 5:34 UTC Dell Hardware 1 Next: Dell S130 or H330/H730 Join the Community! https://neosmart.net/forums/threads/computer-will-not-boot-properly-win-xp-pro-sp3-on-a-dell-dimension-3000.9141/ Last edited: Jan 18, 2012 Pete C. Pete C. Problem solved, and my computer is up and running again.

Now, doesn't it have to be plugged in to short it? http://fixmyacer.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-3000-skips-dell-splash-screen-and-bios.html a psu has 3 voltage rails two may still be working while one is screwed, if you want to pull the mobo out of the case, unplug the switch and short Just so we're up to speed on whats what. But I have some strange problem regarding this.

Thank you! We have tutorials about computers not starting when the computer has a black screen, when you need to repair the boot sector of your hard drive, and many more. If you have two memory sticks in the system, please try using only 1 memory stick in Slot A. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-3000-crashes.html Do the keyboard lights flash?

Sign up now. Copyright © NeoSmart Technologies 2017. The fans are running, the lights are on, etc., but it doesn't boot.

Yup, it's looking like a graphics card to me....

Marnie February 16, 2013 at 11:57 pm My dell computer wouldn’t start, and had the blinking green light. Thanks Alex says December 25, 2012 at 8:08 pm What the heck???? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... and just a reminder when playing with the case open, unplug the darn thing.

Could that device be bad? 0 Jalapeno OP Arkadiusz_J Mar 14, 2014 at 5:43 UTC Maybe there is a problem with BIOS settings - did you try to Unfortunately, I'm not inclined to go trying to poke around inside since I know squat, nor is going to some repair shop an option. Then you can start computer in normal mode. check over here Jul 22, 2006 #13 DimebagUK TS Rookie For my Dell Dimension 3000 there is no default reset feature in the BIOS.

I'd have to get the screwdriver and quickly tap the spot where the switch itself connects to the mobo, thus hopefully making it startup? I tried to reset the bios to default boot sequence but no dice either. Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!