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My computer wont start

Hi! while using my dell optiplex it suddenly turned off. when i opened it, it wont start anymore. the monotor flashed on the screen no signal. and all the light in the keyboard kept on blinking. will you help me on this?

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  • Renante Taberdo Oct 28, 2008

    there was light on the front panel i assume its reading the hard drive. all the lights on the keyboard kept blinking

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    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    hmmm...what condition is the desktop in? fans whirling? light on front panel?

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Your model has a chassis intrusion switch.

Do you have a user guide to tell you how to reset it?

If not here is a link: http://tomcat.yc.edu/servman/Desktops/GX260_SM/index.htm

Next time..power down before opening the case.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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    Wayne Mineard Oct 28, 2008

    Sorry,



    Misread your symptom. Maybe worth a try anyway.

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It sounds like a hardware problem. As long as it has not been previously been tamperd with. try reinstalling windows if that does not work then replace the RAM and Hard drive, Then Reinstall windows..... that will fix your problem......

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It shows power supply gone bad, check it

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