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What I will do is to use compressed air in those slots. Got it 3/4 into install 11.10 onto USB flash. No, create an account now. Does not detect HDD or DVD RW drives.. « Reply #9 on: March 12, 2012, 09:42:55 AM » Have you tried Allan's suggestion of replacing the CMOS battery? http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-2400-help.php

Get the press f1 message. sort by: active | newest | oldestlemonie7 years agoReply"Fried" mainboard? Also, if it's an old machine, I'd make sure that you have no dust in there that may be causing issues, and pay special attention to the RAM slots themselves. Also, our forums have a Dell section. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19252050

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Let me know if you find out anything...I am new to this site. Tried jumper cables...just kidding :lol: Anyone got any suggestions? If you have more that one stick, use the newest one, and try booting in different RAM slots. 07-12-2011, 10:46 AM #9 Paycheck28 Registered Member Join Date: Amr_3 6 posts since Dec 2016 Newbie Member Can't Access Nighthawk Router Login Page Last Post 3 Weeks Ago Hello Daniweb Community, I've been given a Nighthawk (R7000) to checkout to

The time now is 05:49 PM. -- Techist -- Mobile Contact Us - Techist - Tech Forums - Archive - Community Rules - Terms of Service - Privacy - Top Powered I then tried Plop and a good USB with a working 11.10 and it stalled on boot. Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. It seems more like the other problem I mentioned with disabling some features in BIOS while installing - i`l come back and post a more helpful link if I find one.

The system was outof warranty, so my friend ordered replacements for both components.Those components arrived a couple days ago, and my friend asked me tohelp install the parts, which we completed Another thing with regards RAM, is to boot with the minimum amount first just to test. Join Date Nov 2011 Beans 208 Re: Dell Dimension 2400 won't boot from CD Originally Posted by ravinfy Ok! http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-dell-dimension-2400-pc-wont-turn-on.42584/ Logged milmat1Topic StarterRookie 10 + 10 = 4 Experience: Familiar OS: Windows XP Re: Dell Dimension 2400 Will not boot.

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Dell Dimension 2400 Won't Boot

Has the original Fantastic Beasts book been pulled off shelves? have a peek at these guys Could governments and banks become CAs? Dell Dimension 2400 Orange Power Light Plug-in the drives, memory etc and make sure they work, everything said suggests an irreparable fault on your main board - the processor we don't know about. Dell Dimension 2400 Diagnostic Lights Logged " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. " Print Pages: [1] 2 3 All Go Up « previous next » Computer Hope »

Ravi Thanks, I will check the thread. my review here You can't install XP on one pc and move it to another, unless they are identical. Jan 26, 2006 #8 ExpLo5158424 TS Rookie Topic Starter There is just one light that goes on by the motherboard, and the fan does not spin at all. also, try removing the things you added, then tryRyanF1216 years agoReplyI have a dell dimension 2400. Dell Blinking Orange Power Light

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Also, try plugging straight into a wall socket, because the surge protector might be bad. I would start over with antoher clean install: You can get a reinstallation guide specific to your Dell here __________________ Rich 07-11-2011, 06:19 PM #3 Paycheck28 Registered Member Celeron processor, ditto. :hotouch: Jan 27, 2006 #10 acoroian TS Rookie great idea changing motherboard.

Join Date Nov 2011 Beans 208 Re: This will drive anyone crazy! "Took working 11.10 USB and Plop, tried booting Dell, no go.

The Netbook brand may be not a well-known brand, "ChiliGreen Netbook" model "Neo", the Netbook comes with Windows XP Home edition. Does not detect HDD or DVD RW drives.. (Read 9821 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Jan 24, 2006 #4 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 not as yet.. Common bridges from older computers (past 5 years) include worn out capacitors or transisters (buldged shape or oxidized brown residue around problem areas are common signs).

If i repeat it several times it says that checkpoint USBd has an error. I don't understand everything. I even installed some new 1 1gb PC2700 SDRAM DDR ram and the problem is still there. http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-2400-mobo.php I found what I was looking for: See the "Changing the CD's Default Boot Options" section in the following link for various options https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootOptions There is a mention about special requirements

Now the laptop turns on with charger connected and battery inserted, but after several seconds it shuts … Couple questions about Assembly 6 replies Couple statements, couple answers. I already checked both slots. Ravi Adv Reply April 25th, 2012 #5 Boyntonstu View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Frothy Coffee! hope this helps :rolleyes: 0 chrisbliss18 26 11 Years Ago If you are talking about having 5v come through on thos pins when the power supply was connected to the an

The worst you'll get is not going to be any worse than it appears to be now, but someone who deals with this sort of thing all day could give you more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Oct 6, 2011 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. The first time this computer didn't turn on I called the people at dell and after everything they had me do and didn't work I remember the guy tell me that

Since the 2400 uses an ATX motherboard and power supply, we> assume that the power-on sequence is triggered when the motherboard> (or the power supply) sees a jump of 0 volts Because I would really appreciate that from you a lot! if there are dark spots on the board you might need a new one... Logged Raptor Guest Re: Dell Dimension 2400 Will not boot.

Check the ground at the plug - if the ground is not in good shape electrically, the surge suppressor is next to worthless. In my case i just unplug the cord and plug it back in and it works just fine. Home Forum Groups Albums Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting Dell Dimension 2400 won't power up Click Here to Login Register FAQ Community Calendar After seeing the post by Mark Hittinger I unplugged the CPU fan.

I ran another diagnostic and everything appears to be fine. Message Insert Code Snippet Alt+I Code Inline Code Link H1 H2 Preview Submit your Reply Alt+S Ask a Different Hardware Question Ask a Question Related Articles Wireless Adapter and Bluetooth Not And the bios date is really old and outdated too like from 2004. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide

This includes the rest of the hardware. 07-11-2011, 07:18 PM #5 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Microsoft Support - Hardware Join Date: May 2007 Also, you said that I can burn Memtest86 to a disc on a working system and it will boot automatically like a installation disk? I did heard it beep once when I first unpluged it and pluged it back in when checking the power connection to the outlet but I havent heard it beep anymore But the fourdiagnostic lights on the back of the system remain unlit.We tried the power supplies on a second (non-Dell) PC; that PC seemedto work just fine with both of the