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Fix graphics card on Dell Dimension E510

Got the diagnostic lights 2 and 4 after buying and installing a new power supply. I also bought 512 MB of memory and installed it but I didn't buy a matched pair of memory cards. Anyway life was good for the evening but the next morning it froze up and I couldn't use ctl alt del so I turned it off by holding the power button until it went off. It didn't come back on...Can you help? Thanks

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Something on the motherboard may be damaged, if you replaced a power supply the motherboard really needs to be checked to see if there is any damaged components on it. my best guess is there are damaged components on it and you may need a new motherboard as well

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How do I fix a dimension E510 with a solid amber power light?


A steady or Amber blinking power button indicates a low voltage problem. This can be caused by a defective power supply or a defective motherboard. Just to make sure that nothing else is causing the problem, remove any PCI cards like modem, video card, sound card, etc... Remove the memory modules and disconnect cables to CD/DVD drives. Look at the USB ports to see if any are damaged.

Apr 25, 2014 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

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I upgraded my RAM to 1 Gig but it's still showing only 256 meg. Why?


Hi this model sopport 2Gig Memory Ram.


RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM Installed RAM 512 MB Max Supported RAM 2 GB Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz Installed Cache Memory 256 KB
RAM Technology DDR SDRAM
Installed RAM 512 MB
Max Supported RAM 2 GB
Number of Memory Slots 2 x DIMMs
Supported RAM Speeds 400 MHz • 333 MHz
Installed Cache Memory 256 KB

Please check in to your Bios system maybe share memory Video or capacity is setting

Nov 03, 2010 | Dell Dimension B110 PC Desktop

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I have a dimension 4100, and only have 512 in ram because it only has 2 slots, is there any way to use a bigger stick to increase ram?


Yes, if only one slot is being used you can install another 512 MB of ram which will give you 1024 MB or 1GB. If both slots have 256 MB in each one then you will need to just buy a 1GB strip of Ram. Go to the link I am posting and let them scan your computer. They will tell you exactly what you can install and the price. This is a site I use all the time and it is reputable and safe with good prices. This will require a download of the scanning tool which is safe. Allow the download. http://www.crucial.com/

Nov 05, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4100 (-JM0TB01) PC Desktop

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Possible motherboard problem!


try cleaning the mobo.. after that make sure that you have put it back in place.. avoid the mobo to be grounded on the chasis..make sure that all components is properly seated on the right place (im assuming that there is no faulty expansion cards)

Sep 06, 2009 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

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Want power up


Any lights at all? try swapping a printer power cord or another power cable on it. Does the fan on power supply move? CPU fan moving?
Need more info.

Jul 08, 2009 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

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I upgrade the memory of a Dell Dimension Desktop 9150 from 512 MB to 2 GB,The machine accept up to 4 GB..In the BIOS appear the 2 GB but on system in Control Panel only shows 512 MB..Can anybody give me a...


No you don't have to install a 64 bit OS. Only if you install over 3 gigs you MUST install a 64 bit operating system. 800MHZ is fine it will just back down to 667MHZ. your 32bit windows OS will see up to 3 gigs (minus graphics card memory). SO 2 gigs will work fine. Install one stick at a time and check in the OS and bios to make sure each stick works. I would say you possibly have a dead ram stick.

Jun 03, 2009 | Dell Dimension 9150 (DIM915MIN) PC Desktop

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Dell dimension e510 won't turn on


Unplug the power cable from the power supply in your computer and reinsert it. If you still have nothing, most likely a dead power supply.

Jan 24, 2009 | Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

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Dell Dimension 8300 flashing amber power light and dead pc


it seems *********** board is having problem plz send it for servicing

Aug 08, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8300 PC Desktop

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Memory detected/Memory failure on Dell Dimension PC


So basically the computer does not start. Because I am not sure that is what you are saying.

I think from my understanding it is an issue with vista rather than with the computer. Somehow the new driver has put your computer in sleep mode. The computer of friend of mine starts by itself.

Another I want to say that the memory cards are fragile they can go bad. The way you touch them it is important.

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