Question about Dell Computers & Internet
I have a Dell computer system for several years now.my problem happened this month.when i startup first thing.it goes black but everything is on.green light and all.but to try to turn it on i have to sit there and turn the screen off and on several times.then the screen stays on.then if i shut down and start back up.the screen is on.the problem only occures the first time.i made sure all the wires are in and screwed in tightly.what is the problem with it.why just the first startup.
WARNING: Before you start troubleshooting remember that you are dealing with electricity that can KILL. http://www.kitchentablecomputers.com/static.php - rules Test all power and data leads that attach to your hard drive IDE,SATA the leads from your (motherboard to your hard drive) make sure they have secure dust free connections and are not faulty if its a 40 pin flat ribbon type it will be the first to fail make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even something as small as a faulty electrical fan and its lead can cause you problems computers need all power and data to continue through every working device and to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error Make sure your graphics card is securely seated with no dust built up or in the socket if you remove your graphics check the socket to make sure its dust free Restart your computer then reinstall it this should activate found new hardware wizard Check the vga lead for secure dust free connection or try another vga lead. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 14, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have the same model after youlet it sit for a long enough period to cool down it will come back on and work normal, it is a cooling problem called gateway and they confirmed this theproblem I ran in to was what fan this computer has 3. temp fix I used was to remove the tower cover to allow better air flow try this till you can figure out what fan is messing up
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
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