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It would still probably be adviseable to wipe and reload it and install all the latest drivers. Working... Hawaii is a rather hot climate and bugs grow easily. I am not getting what happend to my laptop. http://bornsunsoft.com/solved-slow/solved-slow-boot-up-on-dell-xps-8300.html

Apparently, one of my kittens must have ran behind my computer and jumped or something and knocked the connections loose. I bet those companies have lots of those caps left and they're slowly trying to get rid of their stock by selling them through batches once in a while rather than The computer is about 3.5 years old now and I probably just need to buy a new battery for the thing. So I read about the rebooting of the surge protector (or trying a different wall outlet) and that new trick brought me success…I beat the darn blinking light for the second https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-slow-dell-dimension-8400.835801/

After they're installed, run their update function to get them up-to-date with the latest definition files. So far I've tried all of the suggestions here with the exception of replacing the 3V CMOS battery and getting a new power supply. (Though I'll probably get a replacement 3V I had waged my best battle and lost…and then as I was putting the case cover back on, a relection off that stupid 3V round battery on the motherboard caught my The pay version provides "real time" protection.

I have a Dell GX620 (stock) that I wanted to add a second SATA HDD. Very frustrating -- and I've bought a lot of Dells and never had a problem before Dave January 17, 2008 at 8:59 am Reply I just had similar on 650 I took the CPU out and put it back and now the HD light comes on and stays green, but the main power button light stays amber. Oh and please do not use Spybot.

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 Besides the fact they take up vertical viewing space, some of them are problematic and some of them contain spyware. ----------------------------------------------------------------- flavallee, Jun 17, 2009 #9 pikespeakbob Thread Starter Joined: This fault was not possible to see, as the FDD connector is some kind of special flat cable with out it's own hardware connector at the end. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19566265 Loading...

Also tried it with only the HD plugged in. Then I came across the recommendation to check the USB ports for damage. I am forever in your debt and though past child bearing years would give you my first. Louis January 10, 2015 at 9:36 am Reply Awesome tip. We are not giving the parts away.

The other posts seem to give a wide spectrum of answers though. It was pretty dirty so I gave it a run through with the air compressor and what do you know, that did it. Lasted 4 hours 34 minutes. Although not all of them would admit it.

Abit BP6 2X [email protected] mhz, 1.5 GB PC133 ECC, Renditon Verite V2200, SB AWE32, Adaptec 2940U2W, 4.3GB Quantum Atlas 10K, Plextor Ultraplex Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 http://bornsunsoft.com/solved-slow/solved-slow-computer-and-pop-ups-with-hjt-log.html I say this only because that may be an indication that it's the power supply. Well, I was sure that the voltage selection switch was in the right place. I suspect a loose connection so I 'll try re-seating all connectors to the motherboard.Suggestions gleaned from other forums include: 1) updating to the latest version of the BIOS.2) setting LOW

The orange light blinks. my pc is connected to a UPS with another one but the other one is working fine so pls someone help me before the Computer guys come to take all my The free version does just fine. this content Thanks for everyone's help! Jan December 21, 2007 at 12:45 pm Reply I have a Dell Dimension 8200 (for it about 4yrs) and I can't get it to turn on.

I need to know if you installed and updated and did a scan with both of them before I have you fix certain entries in the log. Just got back from a 4 day hiatus. Malwarebytes will take only a few minutes, but SUPERAntiSpyware will take over 30 minutes.

I reached for the power button on my Dell Dimension 8400, but then noticed that the tower's power light was flashing orange.

So far all we've gotten to is "press check if the power button is not broken. Even the big hitters got nailed. You have to buy a "business model" like the Optiplex for that. If the copper within the wire is not damaged then suggest using electrical installation tape around the damage and re-route the power cable so that it doesnt foul on the chassis.

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My warranty ran out months ago, I called Dell for help and they tried to charge me $50 (which I refused) just for information on fixing my problem! First time I took off the cover and watched the inside (motherboard, etc).

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