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Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Installation & Setup » User Name Remember Me? The last couple of day the orange light has been blinking but it usually starts up after a while. After switching it in, the computer booted right up. Power supply fan came on, but the computer never booted. check over here

Nov 26, 2008 #22 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 Yes it's best to replace them all at once (even if some capacitors look ok) I'll quote the No Post guide here as Plug back the battery and if problem persists again, then change the battery. Don't see any button that will let me upload a photo. Big Izzy November 17, 2008 at 6:54 pm Reply I have the orange blinky light problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19649162

Dell Vostro 200 Motherboard Orange Light

I accidentally installed the windows 8 consumer preview over my copy of windows 7. I can turn the unit off and if the power is still to the unit via the power strip, it will not start back up. ok so I put a brand new maxtor 320 gb hard drive in it and basically its like the computer dosent know what to do with it. If you have a non-working drive, use an external USB CD\DVD drive.

humberto January 22, 2011 at 6:17 pm Reply Hello, your problem comes from a little squared capacitors near from the Processor, there are in short circuit, remove them and it will Liz April 21, 2011 at 11:19 pm Reply Worked like a charm! It can mean either a simple replugging of your mouse, or your motherboard blowed up real good-like and fried everything with it….what a range!!! Bret September 23, 2008 at 4:42 Test.. 3.-Reconnect the I/O panel cable and Unplug the data and power cables from the back of all drives.

Once it dies, I press the button again and it starts right up. i am not using any external device, and all the USB ports are fine… Could anyone tell me how to get rid of this problem? Daniel Newman January 15, 2009 Ive always had the screen where it says "press f1 or f2" before the os starts. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/302964-31-dell-gx270-wont-boot-post Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

So, I pushed the little button in and fixed that. So I tried unplugging everything apart from monitor,mouse and keyboard and that didnt work. Still didn't work. Can I still do this after upgrading to Windows 7 or does that function only work if you...

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Have a nice day! Texcd October 7, 2008 at 5:05 am Reply BENT Usb Pin !!! https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/449277-can-t-boot-from-cd-on-dell-vostro-1520-laptop Yes No Thanks for your feedback.Don't forget to take a few seconds to say thanks: Thank you Thanks for your feedback.We're sorry. Dell Vostro 200 Motherboard Orange Light Worked fine for an couple of hours and then the y-y-y-y-g light started flashing and got a shut down(plugged in power) but the fan and harddrive is still running but black A few months ago I noticed it was loose so I opened the machine, and put the card back in place.

Aug 2, 2008 #3 seanc TS Rookie Posts: 88 Since this is a Dell 280, open up the case and check the capacitors. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-vostro/dell-vostro-230-ram-problem.html A few months ago I noticed it was loose so I opened the machine, and put the card back in place. If it does, then you have isolated the issue pretty well and you know its battery creating issue. My dorm room is very hot like 70 or 80 degree's w the window open, while my basement is cold and less than 35 degrees I suspect What could be the

Any suggestions? So don't just go and run for a new MOBO or Power Supply!!! Brandon December 27, 2007 at 10:22 pm Reply Brilliant idea to check usb pins. I simply wanted to use the Dimensions hardware to install XP on the new GX280. this content by Dthatton / May 15, 2010 6:36 AM PDT In reply to: Battery and power supply issue I'm searching for results for the same issue.

No more orange lights. That's a chance that the plug that goes to the mother board is 24 pins standard… Nate February 10, 2008 at 2:31 pm Reply I've just encountered the blinking orange Thank you, Margo customer_advocate@dell.com james mcnutt December 15, 2010 at 9:28 pm Reply Hi: I have an Optiplex GX 620 that our son just got for us.

It’s a hardware problem with the possibility of infinite causes.

I flipped off the surge protector and then flipped it back on. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Português Nederlands Report hangup- Jun 5, 2009 at 05:54 PM Rahul, I am working on a dimension 8400 for my brother. Here's what happened.

This happens WHILE I'M WORKING on stuff. First Name Last Name Email Join Now or Log In Oops, something's wrong below. you will feel that the laptop goes dead and static is flushed out. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-vostro/dell-vostro-15-3558.html John, I owe you $50.

If this does not work, check the integrity of the disk (other machines, maybe one with a different BIOS for instance.) If all else fails, reburn the ISO.Also, to change the Home Can't boot from CD on Dell Vostro 1520 laptop by Marsha.Elliott on Feb 25, 2014 at 4:59 UTC Dell Hardware 4 Next: Dell iDRAC central management Join the Community! Report charliedog- Mar 1, 2009 at 02:31 PM When the PC is dead cold XP (home Edition sp2) came up ok but could not find the ethernet or some USB drivers It also turned out to be the damaged usb port as mentioned by numerous others.

I leave you with this reference to Dell's site which has a chart for beep codes and lights. Installation & Setup How To Factory Restore A Dell Inspiron 620?Hi, I've recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 620 for my mum and dad and in the past when the system is Now I have another blinking orange light problem and this time, it happens to be the internal Power Supply.