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I have tried all the suggestions in the previous posts and nothing has worked. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. YESSS!!! 😉 cu CO James March 19, 2008 at 8:47 am Reply Well, what can I say? In this case it was the PS.

I had to disconnect everything and found that the faulty part was the connector for the floppy. I spent $1200 on this hunk of metal and a year later they won't even tell me that all I needed to do is reset my surge protector. I replaced the CMOS battery with a new one just to be safe. Google you guys and think you guys are crazy. 😉 Check the back, no problem. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/69531/cant-get-my-dell-8200-dimension-to-start/

With ‘cold start' the power supply was not healtly anymore. Tada! Each and every issue is packed with punishing product reviews, insightful and innovative how-to stories and the illuminating technical articles that enthusiasts crave. I bought it 5months back only.

Refer to page 119 of the Dimension 8400 manual (2.9MB PDF) share|improve this answer answered Apr 30 '10 at 3:43 Mike Fitzpatrick 12.7k32937 Mike......thanks for the info, sadly while nii April 26, 2011 at 6:22 am Reply i have tried all the suggestions above abt the power surge thing as well as usb pins and plugins but still my pc Your a lifesaver! Small fix for big problem.

PXE on Dells is contained in an onboard chips, which cannot be removed. "2007 & 2008 Windows Shell/User Award" Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) Why does this code apparently NOT suffer from a race condition? I haven't tried checking the USB ports but I'll definitely do that as soon as I get home. his explanation I generally recommend buying a new power supply however you can replace the faulty capacitors for $2 in parts + shipping.

You need to remove it from the boot menu. Who would believe such a tiny thing could work? Strange behavior. 7) Then I saw the Jeremy Brock article “How to Fix a dell CX305N Power Supply” and I can found a leaky capacitor… for less than a dollar (1000uF mike December 15, 2014 at 9:17 am Reply Try to fix or replace a power supply.

plug you PC directly into a different outlet than it’s current outlet. http://superuser.com/questions/136195/dell-dimension-8400-startup-error I am upgrading with the intention of seriously cranking up my hardcore gaming experience.Thanks to anybody who knows whats up with these old rigs. No blinking amber light. I'll try using a surge protector for the computer, hopefully that will prevent the problem from recurring.

Thanks. Jeanne December 18, 2014 at 12:19 pm Reply You have saved my life. Disconnected all USB devices and the computer booted normally. If you discharge (unplug the power and press power button) the computer it will work for a short while. I just have NO idea where the usb drives are Jerther February 15, 2008 at 8:47 pm Reply Morgan Simply check if you have USB devices attached that are powered

Jim Concord, NH Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 acklan acklan Bleepin' cat's meow Members 8,529 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:Baton Fred J Faulkner March 5, 2008 at 12:10 pm Reply I hate Pcs…..I had the same issue, was on hold with Dell India for hours…..I got mad and kicked the Amber light on front keeps flashing. No fuses in this one - PSU has a circuit breaker on the outside.

The hard drive light would only blink once for a split second and then go off for good. by wittba / August 9, 2006 7:27 AM PDT In reply to: Dell Dimenstion 8200 Upgrade The Dell documentation shows that the 8200 has the following available drives:Available devicesATA-66 or ATA-100 perhaps a new one, the user could have 1GB of DDR or perhaps DDR2 RAM for the same price of 256MBs of RDRAM.

Ensure that the processor power cable is securely connected to the system board (see page 73).

i have so you know, tried to leave it on for 30 minutes and it still remains at that screen –user35502 Apr 30 '10 at 0:08 What Operating System Started removing USB devices… mouse, keyboard, backup drive: still blinky. I guess if you don't order it with a second HDD you don't get to have one!! Please try again now or at a later time.

Scoreboard Costa Rica Kid 3 Blinking Orange Light 0 anton March 5, 2011 at 1:10 pm Reply Thanks. So I can use the power button to shut down the laptop and then restart it which fires up right away, but only runs for a few minutes and then shuts Thanks for sharing this gctech December 7, 2007 at 12:02 pm Reply CHECK FOR LEAKY CAPACITORS!! doris December 10, 2007 at 8:50 am Reply My orange blinking light is The orange light blinks.

Did you ever resolve your issue? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dell Dimenstion 8200 Upgrade by Taz Dax / July 17, 2005 3:05 AM PDT In reply to: Dell Dimension 8200 Upgrade Issues For Join the community here. Register now!

This time I just removed and reinserted the internal battery and that seemed to fix the problem for now. I do have the file on my other computer and I was wondering if there is a way that I can use a usb flash drive (as I have read on doesnt recogniz More resources See also Dell dimension 8200 Hard Drive Swap from Dell Dimension 8200 to Dell 8300 8200 dell dimension - beep noise Dell Dimension 8200 RDRAM [Quick Help A simple straightening of the pins, a deep breath and hey presto… computer boots ok.

Does Ubuntu carry over Windows filenames (png, exe, ect.) or does it have its own? Here is the stuff I bought:Apollo Geforce FX5500 256MB 128-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X (2)SimpleTech 128MB 184-Pin RDRAM (16bit) Unbuffered PC 800 System MemoryI am upgrading from a GeForce 3 Ti 200 Could force another standard one in there and the client was glad. julboy October 15, 2008 at 5:39 pm Reply i need help i have a dell dimension 3000when i Rob April 27, 2011 at 2:49 pm Reply Glad I found this site.