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Dell Dimension E510

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My desktop computer (Dell Dimension E510) will not stay on during star-up. It constantly turns on and off. What can this problem be and what caused it.

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I have had that happen on Optiplex units. It is a sign that the motherboard is going or has gone bad. Cure is to replace the motherboard.

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A few potential problems:

1. Your CPU fan isn't working, causing your CPU to overheat and then turn off the system
2. Your power supply is faulty
3. A capacitor has blown on your motherboard

Give us more details on your problem so we can figure out what's going on

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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