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99 cadillac deville

Retained accy power items(radio,windows,wipers) stay on when ignition is turned off and door is opened. the stay on until the batt dies.

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Replace the ignition switch.

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Orange light


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You can tell a lot about the condition of your Dell E520 computer simply by looking at the lights on the front of the unit. The color and condition of those lights can indicate a problem with the computer's hard drive, monitor and other components. Learning to read these lights and understand what they mean can save you a lot of time and make troubleshooting a lot easier and more effective.

Unplug the Dell E520 and plug it back in. If the amber light stays on, try moving it to a different power outlet and using a different power cord. Remove all peripheral devices from the E520, with the exception of the keyboard and mouse. A steady, amber power light can be caused by a malfunctioning piece of equipment. Turn on the computer on and wait for it to boot. If the computer boots with the peripherals removed, add back each peripheral one at a time, rebooting the computer after each device is added. Continue this process until you identify the malfunctioning device. Shut down the Dell E520 and remove all devices from the back. Remove the retaining screws on the back of the tower and remove the computer case. Locate the memory modules on the motherboard and remove them one at a time. You should see small, white retaining clips on the motherboard these retaining clips hold the memory in place. Spread those clips apart, then lift up the memory module and set it aside. Remove all the memory modules, then add them back one at a time, restarting the computer after each one is added. Continue until you identify the malfunctioning memory, then replace it with a new module. Remove any add-on cards for graphics controllers, networking and other purposes. Remove all the cards, then reinsert the cards one at a time until you find the bad card.

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Desktop hangs up after I hit ALT & space bar by mistake.


Most "freezes" are just software lockups, often limited to just one program, although they can cause the entire system seemingly to hang. The remainder are caused by hardware. Failing power supplies can cause all sorts of trouble, for example, including freezes. Memory is also a frequent culprit. Reseating the memory module fixes memory-related problems one-third of the time on desktop systems and one-quarter of the time on laptop systems, according to studies done by Microsoft.

Press "Alt" and "F4." This may close the program without any further problems. Press the "Alt" and "Tab" keys together to switch to another program. If you are unable to see any change when you press "Alt" and "Tab," then try to bring up the Task Manager by pressing the left "Control" key, the left "Shift" key and "Escape." If that key combination doesn't open the Task Manager, press "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Del," then press the down arrow on the keyboard four times to highlight "Start Task Manager." Press "Enter." Determine the problem area. If your mouse cursor moves freely, then you have a locked up program and you need to find the process that's hogging the CPU. If the whole system seems jerky, and you can hear or see your hard drive being continuously active, then you are facing memory exhaustion. Go to the "Processes" tab. Sort by CPU or Memory as determined. If your mouse is functional, click the headers to sort the appropriate column. Otherwise press "Tab" to move forward or "Shift" and "Tab" to move back through the controls until you get to the header. Then use the arrow keys to select the header you want to sort by and press "Enter." Select the item at the top of the list, which should be the problem program. If your mouse doesn't work, use "Tab" or "Shift" and "Tab" to navigate to the list. Click the "End Process" button, or press "Alt" and "E." Then click "End Process" in the confirmation box or press "Spacebar" on the keyboard. If none of this worked, your computer may be totally frozen due to a component problem. b> Component Problems b> Power down the computer and unplug it from the power source. For a desktop computer, open up the computer case, consulting your owner's manual as necessary, to locate and reseat the memory modules. Pull the retaining clip back from the memory module and pull the module upward out of its socket. Push the memory into the slot while pulling the retaining clips gently toward the memory until it is fully seated. To reseat it, make sure the notch is aligned with the memory slot. For laptops, locate your memory, which is usually found behind a labeled door on the underside. Unscrew the door. Pull the retaining clips back from the memory module and pull the module toward you to a 45-degree angle. Then pull the module straight out of its socket. Push the memory into the slot at a 45-degree angle. Rotate the module gently until the retaining clips are securely fastened, and the module is fully seated. To reseat it, make sure the notch is aligned with the memory slot. Unscrew the retaining screw on the faceplate of the video memory card, if present in your desktop computer, and push the latch at the rear of the card toward the slot. Pull the card straight out, then push the card straight into the slot until the latch reingages. Screw the faceplate into the case. 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Screen stays on for about 20 minutes than shuts off after that..if you turn off and turn back on..it comes on then immediately shuts back off Its item #1704FPT 17" Monitor for 4700 Dimension...


On your Desktop, Right Click the mouse and Select Properties.
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Dell 540s wont turn on when i push the power button lightlights up then goes back off light on back then turns off fans start to turn on then goes off computer does not turn on.after this when you push...


generally a no post, since the system will not stay on, you simplify the system configuration by removing all external connections except power, then see if the system will stay on. If it does, add items back one at a time till you ID the issue.
If no change with external items disconnected, then issue is internal. remove any expansion cards and try again, if issue resolved, the add one at a time to isolate fault. If still no go, try ram modules individually. if still no go, disconnect power to all drives, see if system will stay running with drives disconnected. if still no go, then it is either the power supply or the motherboard. replace the power supply 1st since it is cheapest to replace

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I have the dell 9200 desktop and when I start it, it stays on the windowsxp loading screen. What should I do?


Shutdown the computer by holding in the power switch until it shuts down. Then reapply power and hit F8 until it displays - select start-up using last known good configuration.

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When I change to another area on the computer, part of the earlier program stays on the screen--does not disappear until I turn off computer, though the new item is over top of it.


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Media Center m7060n PC Desktop: My m7060n Tower turns on, but the key board blinks...


It sounds like you have a board that is not booting at all. Remove everything from the board except the system RAM and CPU and switch it on. If it boots now, shut it down and then replace each individual item one at a time, booting the machine after each item is refitted/connected until you fit something that prevents the machine from booting. Pay special attention to system RAM sticks by removing them/it and refitting it as bad connections in the RAM socket can also cause a boot failure but removing and refitting the sticks usually cures this issue.

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Compaq 3400 amd athlon 64 processor has black screen with orange compaq logo on screen. It wont go further than this. What can be the problem?


Normaly if the computer stops responding after loading the OS, the issue most probably is related the software. If the computer stops responding before loading the OS, then most probably it would be the hardware that causes it.

Did you add any new hardware in the pc? If you did, remove the hardware and try again. If the problem solved that try reinstalling it again 1 at a time to determine which hardware actually cause the issue.

If you hear any beeping noise when you turn the pc on, observe the sound as it determines what hardware is faulty. There could be a lot of reason for this issue, RAM, Motherboard could be some of the causes.

Try these steps in sequence, until a solution is found.
Step 1: Begin troubleshooting by removing media and connected devices
  1. Turn on the computer and remove any CDs and DVDs from their drives using the CD/DVD eject button on the outside of the CD/DVD drive.
If you are unable to turn on the computer and/or eject the discs, continue using these steps. Remember to remove the discs when the computer has power and you are able to open the drive door.
  1. Turn off the computer and unplug the power cable from the power outlet.
  2. With the computer turned off remove all other media and devices that are connected to the computer except for the mouse, monitor, and keyboard. Remove any floppies, printers, USB and FireWire devices, music players, cameras, and flash memory cards.
  3. With the media and devices removed, turn on the computer.
  4. If the computer has the same startup problem, leave the devices disconnected, turn off the computer and continue to Step 2. If the computer does not have the same problem, continue using these steps.
  5. If the computer is able to open Windows after the media and devices were removed, one of these items was preventing Windows from opening. Find which device or media item is causing the problem by reattaching or reinserting each to the computer one at a time. Restart the computer each time a device or media item is added until the startup problem reoccurs.
  6. Once the media or device that is causing the problem has been identified, do not continue to use it. You can troubleshoot the device or media further. Here are some helpful troubleshooting tips:
    • Now that you know which device is contributing to the startup problem, you can search the Internet or visit the manufacturer Support Web site to find more help and information.
    • CD, DVD, floppy, or camera cards that are damaged, dirty or scratched may interfere with the startup process. Do not start the computer with media in the drives.
    • The computer may try to start an operating system from an external storage device, such as a USB or FireWire drive. You can immediately work around this problem by attaching external storage devices only after Windows has opened.
    • Camera cards that are left in printers can cause startup problems. Do not leave camera cards in printers.
    • Some printers that have media card readers might contribute to startup problems when used with computers that have older BIOS versions. Updating the BIOS on the computer may resolve the problem. For further information about how to find and download BIOS updates for your HP or Compaq computer, please refer to Updating the BIOS.
  7. If the problem still exists, continue to the next step.

Jan 12, 2009 | Compaq PRESARIO SR1475CL AMD Athlon 64...

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Hi I cannot get my d.v.d drive to open and close. What do I do?


  1. If the keyboard has a CD/DVD Eject key, press it. The Eject key is usually placed by the volume knob and is marked by a triangle pointing up with a line underneath.
  2. Double-click My Computer .
  3. Right-click the icon for the CD, CDRW, or DVD drive that is stuck, and then click Eject.
  4. If the CD or DVD drive door button is a long clear plastic bar on the front of the PC, press firmly on the right side of bar. Some models have a button on the front panel of the PC to the right of the hinged door. Press the button to eject the drive.
  5. If the drive door button is part of the PC case and is covering the actual drive door, open the door that is part of the PC case and press the Eject button on the faceplate of the drive.
  6. Restart the PC and press the Eject button on the front of the drive when the first screen appears (before Windows launches). If the drive door opens this way but does not open in Windows, another software program is taking control of the CD driver. Try shutting down or configuring any software programs that create discs or monitor the CD or DVD drive.
  7. If the door still does not open, do the following:
    1. Close all programs and shut down the PC.
    2. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet.
    3. Look for the small hole on the faceplate of the CD or DVD drive. This is the manual release. The location of the manual release hole will vary

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  1. Straighten the paperclip and insert it into the manual release hole until resistance is felt.
  2. Once the resistance is felt, keep pushing the paper clip until the drawer opens a little.
  3. Remove the paper clip and gently pull out the drawer until the disc is accessible.
  4. Remove the CD and turn on the PC.
If the tray still does not open, do the following steps to check the power cable for the drive. Work on a hard flat surface over a non-carpeted floor:

  1. Turn off the PC.
  2. Unplug all power cords from the back of the PC.
  3. Press and release the Power button on the front of the computer.
  4. Remove the side panel.
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  1. Unplug the power cable and wait five seconds.
  2. Find a different power cable that is not being used, plug the different power cable into the back of the drive, making sure that it fits firmly into the socket. If a different power cable is not available, replug the original power cable into the back of the drive, making sure that it fits firmly into the socket.
  3. Replace the side panel and plug in the power cord.

  1. Turn on the PC and press the eject button on the front of the drive.
If the optical drive does not have the manual eject feature and the CD tray will not open by using the steps in this document or if a disc has shattered inside the drive, the CD, CDRW, DVD drive may need to be replaced.

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