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Check that all cables are connected and snug. Open the casing and make sure the jumper cables are not loose

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My dell inspiron 2400 pc will not start up


If the power light doesn't come on at all, it could be the power supply is dead, or the power switch is defective.

Check to make sure the power cord and power supply cables are securely connected.

Here are some diagnostic tools for DELL computers.

http://www.dell.com/support/Article/us/en/19/SLN284978/EN#2012_to_Present

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You need a power supply tester provided by DELL.

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When i start up my dimension 3100 dell desktop instead of a green light i get a flashing amber light. people say it is the power supply but the light wouldnt even come on if it was. can you please help me?


No, the light WOULD come on if it was a Power Supply problem.

1) If ALL of the LED lights on your computer were on at once, they would use less than 1 Watt of power.

2) EACH fan uses 2 to 3 Watts.

3) A typical Processor uses from 51 to 125 Watts. Depends on what Processor it is.

Dell Dimension 3100 desktop computer?
An Intel Pentium 4.

Intel Pentium 4 model 640.
Can operate up to a frequency rate of 3.2GigaHertz. (3.2GHz)
Fits in a Socket 775 processor socket. (Also know as Socket T)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Pentium_4_microprocessors#Prescott_2M_.2890.C2.A0nm.29

Can use up to 84 Watts.


You have enough power to light that LED light, but not enough power to turn the Processor on.

Dell Support > Dell Dimension 3100 > Service Manual > Advanced Troubleshooting > System Lights,

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim3100/en/sm/adtshoot.htm#wp1124612

"Power Light - Blinking yellow - A power supply or system board {Motherboard} failure has occurred"

Dell Dimension 3100 desktop computer Service Manual, (Free from Dell Support),

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim3100/en/sm/index.htm

Click on Removing and Installing Parts > Power Supply

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

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My dell xps 420 will not power on. power light


Hi
If your system's power light blinks amber, it means the computer is receiving electrical power, but an internal power problem might exist.

Do the following to tackle this issue:
  • If applicable, make sure that the voltage selection switch which is at the rear of your system matches AC power in your area.
  • Ensure that the power cable is securely connected to system board.

Here are links with pictures to assist you in opening the system and reconnecting the internal cables.
Please follow safety instructions before you perform these tasks. Here is a link, which gives you complete safety instruction.
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps420/en/OM/HTML/parts.htm#wp1372453
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps420/en/OM/HTML/parts.htm#wp1372490


Next is to see the system board design. Here is the link.
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps420/en/OM/HTML/parts.htm#wp1402834

and if you wish to research a bit more here is the link,
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps420/en/OM/HTML/trouble.htm#wp1076480
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps420/en/OM/HTML/trouble.htm#wp1097292


Here you will find complete manuals for further research
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xps420/

If this does not resolve the issue, then the motherboard or processor is faulty and you need to get it replaced, so if your system is within warranty why pay extra, get it replaced from Dell. Else contact a local tech and he'll help you out.

Please rate as per the assistance level. Thanks :)

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The Pioneer dvd+-rw DR-K17Y ata Device in my Dell Inspiron E1705 has stopped working. The drawer won't open (without the help of an unbent paper clip) and the disc does not spin up. Application software...


This sounds as a hardware problem, maybe a gear or a servo engine. Its a common problem since the mechanism is small and mostly plastic. If you have the chance use a live cd or live usb to see if it is not a windows problem. In my opinion the best solution is to replace the drive.

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I have a flickering amber light on the power button; replaced power supply and motherboard with no luck


FIRST IF YOU REPLACED THE POWER SUPPLY OF YOUR DELL PC,
MAKE SURE IS A RECOMMEND POWER SUPPLY FOR DELL COMPUTERS ONLY
BECAUSE DELL USE A DIFFERENT (NONSTARD) PS

AN PLEASE DON'T TURN YOUR PC ON, TILE YOU ARE SURE I'TS A DELL COMPATIBLE POWER SUPPLY
YOU CAN FRY YOUR COMPUTER

ON THE MOTHERBOARD I'T MAY BE THE BIOS (BIOS STANDS FOR INPUT /OUTPUT SYSTEM) I'T A CHIP ON YOUR MOTHERBOARD THAT CONTROLS THE SYSTEM HARDWARE AND ACTS AS AN INTERFACE BETWEEN THE OPERATING SYSTEM AND THE HARDWARE
I'T MAY BE FLASH
IF IS FLASH ,
YOU PROBABLY NEED TO REPLACE THE MOTHERBOARD
OR CALL DELL TO SEE IF THEY CAN FIX IT


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