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  • Forum Thread: Dimension 8400 Blinking Amber Power Button

    Lady from work asked that I try and fix her computer. She said the computer store said it needed a new mobo. And it needed new ram as the ram had been savaged. Ordered new mobo off ebay. No fix Ordered New 480w power supply off ebay. No Fix Ordered 3.8 ghz processor of ebay. No fix 4 - 1 gig...
  • Forum Thread: 2 dells same issue

    i have 2 dells 1) xps200 2)dell dimension8400 when i turn then on the only thing showing on the screen is the current video card that is in the machine i have tested the cards with a friends PC both work fine there why is it not working in these pc's now as a side note it worked before they just...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dell Dimension 8400 boot problems

    I recently had/have the same type symptoms on my Dimension 8400 PC. The PC would power down unexpectedly and I would have issues rebooting it. (It would usually power down during the reboot while doing the checksum check of the disks,etc.) I found a only work-around by actually unplugging the power...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 8400 CPU upgrade

    Are there multiple motherboards to this model? I was looking at the link - http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19441218.aspx and they mention a specific motherboard. Are some models not able to use those CPUs? I want to get a x64 capable cpu for my 8400 dimension but do not want...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 8400 bios upgrade via linux and no boot disc

    I am trying to find a way to run the bios updater without going through a whole creating a boot cd/floppy and loading into dos then updating. I figure there has to be a linux only way of updating it. There used to be repositories for it with dell - but they all seem out of date and no longer existing...