But not CHESS !!! Yes, Mr. Jan 26, 2008 #2 jamzanerig01 TS Rookie Topic Starter Thank you ,, I will give a try. installed yet 512 Megs Memory (two chips) On-board Video Intel Pentium 4 Processor Problems: The diagnostic lights are of no help, because none of them are lit. click site
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dustyjay, Oct 27, 2012 #5 minimustangs Joined: Jul 5, 2009 Messages: 310 Take a look at the main board capacitors and see if any of them appear to be bulging. Dell Dimension 3100 Beep Codes Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Thanks Jan 26, 2008 #1 raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241 +9 The E310 has had early failure of the hard drive, and of the LCD Screen inverter. http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/4/product-support/product/dimension-3100 If the problem is not identified, contact Dell for technical assistance.
Dell Dimension 3100 Beep Codes
Ads are the only way to keep ManualsLib FREE and keep it growing. Try restarting the PC to see if only one of the modules was bad. Dell Dimension E310 Beep Codes You can customize the tests you want to run. Dell Dimension E310 Beep Code 1-3-2 There is no effect.
Start the Dell Diagnostics from either your hard drive or from the Dell Dimension ResourceCD. get redirected here This is not to say the PSU couldn't be at fault, the ambiguous nature of the flashing amber led Dell to issue PSU testers to all Dell certified techs - becuase I have a Dell Dimension E310 that have been working well for a long time, but started flashing amber light on power on w/ blank screen. Memory modules are detected, but a memory failure has occurred. Dell Dimension 3100 Will Not Power Up
Also, it doesn't look to me as though your pattern of diagnostic lights 2 & 3 lit (yellow, I assume?) match any Dell descriptions. Watch the screen for error messages. 2, 4 This indicates a graphics failure. Stay logged in Sign up now! navigate to this website When the Dell Diagnostics Main Menu appears, select the test you want to run.
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Many users click on the links there to find compatible motherboards and power supplies, but specific search terms, like "mATX motherboard," may make it easier to find custom options. When the boot device list appears, highlight IDE CD-ROM Device and press . If I must get another computer, do you have any recommendations as to what to get. --- TrekCaptainUSA Last edited by TrekCaptainUSA; July 10th, 2009 at 05:13 PM. Click here to join today!
This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Follow the same memory card steps with the expansion cards to identify the faulty device. 1, 3 Memory is improperly configured or incompatible. Select Diagnostics from the boot menu and press . http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-e310-processor-upgrade.php Continue until you have identified a faulty module or reinstalled all modules without error.If available, install properly working memory of the same type into your computer (see "Memory").If the problem persists,
If you do not get a screen in Safe Mode, your screen inverter has likely gone bad... The device list may not display the names of all the components installed on your computer or all devices attached to your computer. The power light is on the mother board. Listen for Audible Beep Codes Dimension-series computers may beep during startup when problems can't be displayed onscreen.
If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. This test typically takes 10 to 20 minutes and requires no interaction on your part. Change the CMOS battery, still the same thing, remove the Memory, disconnected the Hard drive, the DVD drive. Replace Components The e310 series originally came out in the mid-2000s.
E310 230W. All rights reserved. By using the computer's external and audible indicators along with onscreen error messages, it's possible to fix problems like a pro. Code Cause 1-1-2 Microprocessor register failure 1-1-3 NVRAM read/write failure 1-1-4 ROM BIOS checksum failure 1-2-1 Programmable interval timer failure 1-2-2 DMA initialization failure 1-2-3 DMA page register read/write failure 1-3
If the device has two or more modules, swap one out with a compatible DDR2 SDRAM replacement while observing the 2 GB total limit. This article has been dead for over six months. Here's the basics of what happened: As I turned on the computer, at the BIOS screen, it freezes and stops. If the problem persists, contact Dell for technical assistance.