Question about Dell Dimension 8300 PC Desktop

1 Answer

New Motherboard=no printer

Hi-I'm not a guru but just replaced my old motherboard after the capacitors burned out. Everything is working well with the exception of my printer. I have a HP psc 2355 that worked just fine before the motherboard replacement. When I put in the disk, it says the printer is already installed but it is not in my control panel or list of installed printers. Upon installation, it also says it can't "find" the printer. I have moved it to different USB ports but it still doesn't find it. I am using a wireless mouse that uses the same USB ports just fine so don't think it's a port issue. I've put in the driver disk from the new motherboard and run the DX but it says that it's all there. Can anyone help? I've got some pictures to print! Thanks!

Posted by on

  • MomRocks Aug 17, 2008

    I tried them before but just spent the whole afternoon trying it again because I had just finished doing a complete uninstall this morning. It took forever and after reboot, it does not show the printer in my computer. Should I try a system restore? If so, will it even do one with the motherboard just being replaced? Thank you!!

  • Jason Carver
    Jason Carver May 11, 2010

    Have you tried newer drivers on this page?



    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softw...





×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 133 Answers

Hi I am back again. I wanted to see if you reformatted your computer after you installed your new motherboard. If you did not , you had better do so, because installing a new motherboard and not formatting your computer first can cause a lot of problems and cause the activation status of Windows to quickly get lost.

Did the motherboard you replace come from a brand name computer? If it did , it most likely came with its own version of Windows and it is tied to the motherboard meaning you will have to buy a new license for your new motherboard. OEM software is tied to the original BIOS it was activated on at the time and is non transferable to a new motherboard. You can plea to Microsoft all you want but they wont budge :)

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Need instructions for replacing and wiring Motherboard


Luckily that is pretty easy with modern motherboards.
1. Remove power and unplug all devices hooked to computer.
2. Open case.
3. Write down the location and orientation of all wires connecting to old motherboard.
4. Disconnect all wires from the case that are plugged into old motherboard.
5. Uncrew the screws holding the motherboard in the case.
6. Carefully remove old motherboard.
7. Install new motherboard and secure it to the case (probably using the same screws as the old MB)
8. Refer to diagram you made earlier to plug in all the wires to the proper places in the new motherboard.
9. Check and make sure the new motherboard works before closing the case.
10. If everything is working correctly, close up the case and you are done.

Nov 10, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

No video fan working hard disk working led in the mainboard is green disconecting memory or hd no beeps


Hi,
Do this, check-up motherboard capacitor parts (observe for burn,low voltage and open voltage) using voltmeter(tester) change and replace it. your motherboard loose and defective parts specially capacitor parts.try also clean your motherboard using contact cleaner or alcohol. need have continues beeping if hear that the motherboard working good.
sample capacitor parts of motherboard.
jimmyverdade_77.jpg

Aug 08, 2011 | Intel D945GCNL Motherboard

1 Answer

I have a foxconn mobo model g31mv and has a problem with the video, well it shows nothing at all. Ive changed the memory, power supply, jumped the bios and check all the wiring and nothing. So.. what...


Hi,
Try this motherboard troubleshooting beeping code first.
No beeping means short circuit,loose parts.
One beep means everything is working good.
Two beeps means CMOS error.
One long beeps,two short beeps means video problem
Three long beeps means keyboard error.
Continuous long beeps means memory not detected.
Continuous Hi-Lo beeps means processor overheat,loose blower fan heat sink.

If no beeps need to change capacitor parts of motherboard for burn, short and open leakage.

Jul 16, 2011 | Foxconn G31MV-K Motherboard

2 Answers

Boot failure, beeps and no display


Hi.
Do this solution first in the motherboard only processor installed need no memory.then power on your PC.if your motherboard no continues beeping.that need replacement of parts specially capacitor
leakage,became big or burn parts.
See beeping code.

Beep Code:
Description of Problem:
No Beeps
Short, No power, Bad CPU/MB, Loose Peripherals
One Beep
Everything is normal and Computer POSTed fine
Two Beeps
POST/CMOS Error
One Long Beep, One Short Beep
Motherboard Problem
One Long Beep, Two Short Beeps
Video Problem
One Long Beep, Three Short Beeps
Video Problem
Three Long Beeps
Keyboard Error
Repeated Long Beeps
Memory Error
Continuous Hi-Lo Beeps
CPU Overheating

Jun 17, 2011 | Dell Motherboard For Precision 470...

2 Answers

Soyo k7v dragon plus motherboard continuous


2 beeps = memory problems. Since you get them even after the memory has been replaced then the problem is in the motherboard itself. Check the capacitors for bulging. If you can't find ones or you can't replace them then the motherboard is dead.

May 13, 2010 | Soyo SY-K7V Dragon Motherboard

1 Answer

I have an old computer (not this one)which uses


How do you "warm" the computer, so that it will start properly?

Take a close look at the motherboard.
Look for those round "towers" with "silver" coloured caps.
They are capacitors.
If any caps are _not_ flat, i.e., they are bulging,
or if any caps show brown "rust" on top of the caps,
then those capacitors on the motherboard have gone bad.

Before your motherboard _completely_ dies, backup "everything" to an external disk-drive, verify that the backup has worked, and then either "trash" the motherboard, and replace it. You'll have to reinstall Windows onto the new motherboard -- find the CD/DVD set that you used to install XP.

Feb 28, 2010 | HP and Compaq Pavilion Replacement 200w...

1 Answer

Motherboard problem


unseat and reseat the CPU, make sure none of the pins on the CPU are bent.

Check on the motherboard for any puffy capacitors, good capacitors have flat silver tops where bad ones look puffy or pregnant. If you find any puffy capacitors then replace them with ones of the same UF rating and the same or higher voltage and make sure when you take the old ones off that the new ones go back on the same way with the colored side matching up with the striped side of the cap.

If there is no puffy caps on the motherboard then at that point you know the motherboard is bad.

Jan 06, 2010 | MSI 7529-050R Motherboard

1 Answer

Hi, I can't get my new Brother MFC-7420 to start up. Installed the software, everything is connected and seems to power up, but no display on the printer. Menu/Set button produces NO display. Any ideas??


yes your printer is problem power adopter i mean power supply or motherboard is demage some times ac fuse is burning please replace it then solve your problem

Aug 17, 2009 | Brother MFC 7420 All-In-One Laser Printer

1 Answer

Onboard usb problems


i think the capacitor near by the USB port is burned out so there is no power storage or power supply for the USB ports so just have a check with the capacitors near by the USB ports if you are good at recognizing that problem ..
otherwise just contact the motherboard technician ....
he will have a check and if the capacitor is burned out he will replace it ....

any doubts reply me
i am always here to assist you
thank you
bye

Jun 17, 2008 | MSI 865G Neo2-PLS Motherboard

1 Answer

Burned motherboard....


If the chip on the bord burnt after seating the video card, I'd be inclined to throw both the motherboard (as it'll not be safe or stable enough to use now) and the video card (as it likely shorted the board) away ...

May 25, 2008 | ASUS M2N-E SLI (M2N-E SLI GREEN)...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Dimension 8300 PC Desktop Logo

66 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18346 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...