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Scroll down to the section titled system lights. Parameters Allows you to customize the test by changing the test settings. Errors Displays error conditions encountered, error codes, and the problem description. If you run a test from the Custom Test or Symptom Tree option, click the applicable tab described in the following table for more information. Source

And just a side note, there was a small conversation, and those are actually 3 of his posts that I've squished together, so if something in the grammar looks odd that's Solid green power light and no beep code but the computer locks up during POST An integrated system board device may be faulty. Several functions may not work. Run CPU-Z and verify your board before a processor upgrade to the Pentium D.

It was maybe 4 or 5 months ago when it started. On the next start-up, the computer boots according to the devices specified in system setup. When the DELL logo appears, press immediately. However, if my initial MB is bad, then the cost would be getting up there.

Then shut down your computer and try again. Check the heatsink to make sure it is secure (shouldn't feel loose).To reseat the RAM, just pull it out and put it back. Unplug the computer power from the rear of computer.2. Can you boot to diagnostics and run them?

adawn101, Feb 8, 2008 #15 ddp Moderator Staff Member Joined: Oct 15, 2004 Messages: 38,871 Likes Received: 69 Trophy Points: 128 it is a socket 775 cpu. sammorris, Jan 24, 2008 #8 adawn101 Member Joined: Mar 19, 2007 Messages: 79 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 16 I doubt it is the PSU b/c I tried another one from The heatsink is right behind it. It may sound simplistic, but this simple act can fix many machines that crash and hang.

I call them again and they say it is probably the processor, but they can't tell for sure. Back to top #6 DaChew DaChew Visiting Alien BC Advisor 10,317 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:millenium falcon and rockytop Local time:03:34 PM Posted 10 March 2008 - 06:52 PM Not too Press the power button, move the mouse, or press a key on the keyboard to wake the computer. I did some research and read something about USB pins.

Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:57 04 Sep 09 Can you borrow a disk from someone?TRy tapping F8 at boot up and select last kown good configuration.If ou can get it into windows Find out who represents you in Minnesota's legislatures. I know this is a bump but whatever. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - CMOS by jmbtexas / January 19, 2009 12:18 AM PST In reply to: Batteries?

At one point last summer we were seeing 2 of these exact cpu and mobo combinations a week. http://intracom2008.com/problem-with/problem-with-spycrush-more.html Trying to use 800MHz will lead to a POST error. you touch the metal part of the case before working inside (to discharge any static) Peter" I'm not saying I don't trust him, but based on what I've said, does it Started by Peterabott , Mar 09 2008 08:50 PM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 Peterabott Peterabott Members 8 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:34 PM Posted

It will also freeze on the log-in screen. (The blue screen with the Windows XP files.) The icons light up when I mouse over them, but click doesn't open anything. Current Temperatures Wifi in a pub Please suggest good electronics... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. If it's because I had more than one antivirus, I'm basically going to have to pay my parents for the computer. :/Thanks for the help so far, anyways.EDIT:shutting down avg from have a peek here Select the IDE CD-ROM Device option from the CD boot menu.

They say it can only be upgraded to a P4 series 650 3.4 ghz. It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair businesses with fair access to service information and replacement parts. You own it.

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Antivirus and AVG Free) and I also had McAfee Total Protection. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Log in or Sign up AfterDawn Discussion Forums Home Forums > PC hardware > PC hardware help ginlynne 12:37 04 Sep 09 Can no one help? 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

some times it can seam like it is just freezing but it is really just loading the drivers try safe mode again but let it set about 10 min before aborting This is the only Prescott LGA 775 on the list. Click here to Register a free account now! Check This Out Type 2 to start the Dell Diagnostics.

And yes, I do know the precautions. (Unplug the computer, press the power button after it is unplugged, and remain in contact with the metal case.)Just to be sure, would everybody Tell them that you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible. Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Next > adawn101 Member Joined: Mar 19, 2007 Messages: 79 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 16 My dell dimension 5150 ran into some ChewyNo.

When I installed the RAM and plugged the computer back in, there was a SLOW flashing orange light coming from the power button. Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears. It has the solid amber power button light and the fan and the sata disk spin up but nothing else seems to happen. I've done similar debugging tests- reseating ram, disconnecting nonessential peripherals such as modem card, disks.