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try this: shut of the computer and unplug it and then take the side off and take out the battery on the mother board. push the power buttion and let go and then plug it in and start it up. that will reset the mother board to factory settings. one you have setup the date and time and everything soudl work again and if it does put the battery back in and put the back on. then if that does not work then you will have to replace the hard drive for the hard drive is bad where the drivers are for the mouse

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Sep 17, 2018


Did you install burner software? Are you sure the unit is a burner?

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Dell Dimension... | Answered on Feb 03, 2018


hi..still you might not have deleted some of the
folders,that's why you are not able to install it.
uninstall it completely.
check it out..
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Dell Dimension... | Answered on Jan 03, 2017


Before you pronounce it dead, try removing the ram chip(s), wipe the contacts clean with a pencil eraser and reseat them onto the motherboard 2-3 times.Still doesn't work, try new ones. Still doesn't work. Bad motherboard.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Jun 23, 2015


go to Dell.com & contact support

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Dell Dimension... | Answered on Jan 25, 2015


Start the computer and when the very first screen comes up which says usually 'f2 or delete to bios' or something like that, press it.
In BIOS there is a section which says the boot sequence. Go to this and change it to the CD/DVD drive to load first. If it doesn't, it will try and load from the drive first and you will not be able to boot from the CD.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Jan 23, 2015


Right Click the little speaker - Playback Devices - double click the Speakers (if not shown then
Right Click in the main box on the Playback tab - Show Disabled Devices) - on the General
tab - Device Usage - Use this Device (enable)

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Aug 26, 2014


Reinstall the BIOS or need to check by technician.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Aug 21, 2014


First when you attache the Ac adapter are there any lights do you see any lights? sometimes there is a light by the connector (jack) where you attach the AC. Otherwise this might be a mobo problem. Have you try to attach an external monitor? The top of the question mentions a desktop E520 but below points to a LCD. I am assuming a laptop. If you have another laptop with the same LCD screen then you can take the suspected bad LCD and place it in the good laptop. Also you can take the good LCD and place it in the bad laptop. First read the first lines of the preliminary troubleshooting.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Aug 09, 2014


That ones easy press the delete key or whatever key you need to get the bios up when the computer says so then find where the floppy disk drive seek setting is and change from enabled to disabled then go save and exit and it should reboot your computer as normal

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Jul 09, 2014


Since you said phone wire, I'm assuming you have a dial-up modem card to connect to the Web. Look at the card that the phone wire plugs in to. Try removing that card and power on the computer.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on May 04, 2014


Replace the fan as soon as possible. If the noise suddenly stops, DON'T assume the problem corrected itself. More likely, the fan completely froze and stopped spinning entirely and you're at risk of overheating something inside. Generally, there are usually 3 fans in a desktop computer (cpu/heatsink, case, and power supply) and sometimes a 4th fan if the computer has a separate graphics card. Laptops usually only have one fan.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Apr 28, 2014


The selection for the floppy drive will be set to ON. If you do not have one then you must disable floppy in set up (BIOS) menu.
You can enter the set up (BIOS) menu by tapping the F2 key.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Mar 22, 2014


Go to BIOS by pressing the F10 button(may vary product to product).
check the boot option, it might be changed, you need to change it for 160 GB hard disk.

If it does not works, then it might be the failure of harddisk.
Contact you Vender in this case.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Mar 12, 2014


plug the HD in other PC and execute Scandisk Complete

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Mar 12, 2014


Go into bios setup, look at the hard drive configuration if there is no arrow next to the HDD it is off, Hit the Space button to turn it on

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Jan 05, 2014


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Dell Dimension... | Answered on Dec 19, 2013


This could be a sign of a failing hard drive - I would backup all of your important documents immediately to an external drive to prevent you from losing any important data.

As you have already cleaned out the dust , there is a chance that one of the system fans (or the CPU fan) may be faulty or some wires inside your system case might be catching on the fan while it is spinning.

Disconnect all the system fans , so just the CPU fan is left plugged in and then switch on the system and see if the noise has stopped. Then plug each fan back in one at a time to identify if any of them are causing the noise.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Dec 01, 2013

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