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  • Forum Thread: DIMENSION 8400 HAS FLATLINED! – Mobo, PSU, or Power On/Off Switch??

    I have been reading numerous posts here about various problems with 8400s, and many, many responses/answers (from prolific posters such as Bev, Robin, etc.), but I have yet to find any with the same symptoms I am experiencing – or, I should say, have experienced. For the last six-months-to...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Dell Precision 380: PSU and Case queries

    I have an old Dell Precision 380 laying around that I'd like to upgrade. I'd like to replace the motherboard/CPU and RAM with some third-party vendor (ASRock mobo) but keep the case and the PSU (as well as hard drive and CD drive). After looking through some of the posts, I have a few questions...
  • Forum Thread: google plus

    I heard that dell was thinking about using Google plus for support i think this is a great idea. The video chat feature would be like text support on steroids, making it a lot faster and easier to find a solution to your problem copy and paste this in a new forum if you think dell should use Google plus...
  • Forum Thread: Precision T3400 workstation will not start up properly

    The system boots up ok, but after using it for a while, it shuts down by itself, then tries to automatically restart. The shut down / restart loop continues without stopping unless I pull the power plug. If I reconnect the power plug about a few seconds after the pull, the shut down / restart loop...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 531s upgrade

    can someone please give me a link to get the fastest brisbane amd athlon 6000+ 3,0ghz that is compatible to the inspiron 531s. andi would also like to know the highest watt power supply topower this cpu. i would like links to heatsinks that work the best. and i need all these for my dell inspiron...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Optiplex 790 Flashing Amber Power Light

    Just lost two power supplies iout of 6 computers received in November. Do I need to get new motherboards as well? Are they doing any kind of notification? Blast - after the Optiplex 270 debacle one would have thought they'd learn better customer service!
  • Forum Thread: Need help with Inspiron 620 Motherboard power/reset/led pin config

    I need help with the pin configuration for the Dell Inspiron 620 Motherboard. This is what is looks like: ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/esuprt_inspiron_desktop/inspiron-620_service%20manual_en-us.pdf There is a diagram of the motherboard on the second to last page of the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Motherboard dead?

    I'm out of options, I just purchased a working motherboard and I still get the amber light. The computer won't power on. I even put new memory and nothing seems to work. The first thing I replaced was the power supply, it stopped giving me a blinking amber light to a steady light. What else can...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 400 Flashing amber light

    I had to replace the OEM PSU because it was getting the flashing amber light and it is faulty with a Corsair CX 430 V2 430W(tried two different units) and I still continue to get the flashing amber light. I can start the computer up by bridging the green and black wire. But once I remove it the computer...
  • Forum Thread: Replacing Power Supply in Inspiron 580 with Corsair CX430?

    I'm trying to replace the 300W power supply that came with my Dell Inspiron 580 with a 430W Corsair CX430. The motherboard has two connections, a 24-pin connection and a 4-pin molex. The Corsair has a 24-pin connection, but doesn't have a 4-pin molex. It has an 8-pin plug that can be separated...
  • Forum Reply: Re: I keep getting a blue screen that says Hardware Error / Memory Parity Error - how do I fix this??!!

    dellboy Hi, thanks for your help, but when I click on the Drivers and Downloads (in How to run the Dell Diagnostics) - this message appears: Sorry, an error occurred while processing your request. Anyway, my computer keeps freezing and I have to turn it off and on all the time, and a few times...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade PSU on my i570-6990BK

    I would like to upgrade the PSU to 650W, to support an XFX ATI Radeon HD6770, can my Dell i570-6990BK Motherboard handle this upgrade? Here are my specs AMD Athlon II X2 250 Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64-bit SP1 (Build 7601) CPU Arch : 1 CPU - 2 Cores - 2 Threads CPU PSN : AMD Athlon II X2 250...
  • Forum Thread: Studio XPS 435MT wont power on

    My 2 year old Dell Studio XPS 435MT will not power on. This happened after a brief power outage. The PC was connected to a surge protector at the time of the outage. When I try to power it up, the power button flickers amber and the fans twitch. The fans will twitch twice when the power button is pushed...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron One 19 (Model W01B) Motherboard 0J190T Power Connector Pinout

    I have attempted to find a pinout diagram for the power connector on the 0J190T motherboard for a Insiron One 19 - Model W01B and cannot find one within Dells supprt pages for this unit. Does anyone here know what the pinout is? I have a system that came to me without the power supply and have determined...
  • Forum Thread: First A Loud Fan, Now Indicator Lights 1 3 and 4 And No Boot

    i have a Dell DCNE (if im not mistaken, otherwise known as an Optiplex 745 or 755) Everything was fine until about a month ago. I had an extra hard drive connected sitting on the open DCNE and the rumble of the drive was getting annoying, so i tossed a shirt on it, then forgot the shirt was on it. A...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade processor or motherboard on Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower

    I have a Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower, and it currently has the Intel Pentium E6500 processor. I would like to upgrade to something better, because my current processor does not meet the minimum requirements of some games I would like to play. I was wondering which processors I could upgrade to? I know...
  • Forum Thread: Looking for a different motherboard for XPS 700

    I have an old XPS 700 that is most definitely out of warranty and the motherboard has died. Since the case and everything else in it is perfectly fine, I thought that now would be a good time to upgrade and get a better board. I did contact Dell and found out that I can upgrade to an XPS720 through them...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Blinking amber LED just won't quit - 5150

    Hi, I've got same problem last year. First of all you have to check CMOS battery. If battery is OK you have to check power supply. You may use tester or even better you may temporary replace it with good working one. If you steel have problem you definitely have problem with...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 400/ Inspiron 9150 does not boot with an blinking amber power light

    Few weeks ago, after a power outage I found my desktop off. Powering up the desktop, I get blinking amber power light and only diagnostic light #2 stays on. The green light on MOBO is on and when the system is powered on the Ethernet lights blink and go off. The wattage on the PSU seem to be correct...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530 Upgrades needed (help!)

    Simply I want to be able to run Guildwars 2 at higher standards because this graphics card (ATI radeon HD 2400 Pro) is not coping well at all. Firstly would like to say that I do not have a high budget around (£150) for upgrades. I believe my processor is fine : Intel core quad cpu (2.4GHz...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading my XPS 420.

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the Dell community but I have been tinkering with hardware and software for years. The problem I'm having is upgrading my XPS 420, my current spec is: Intel® X38 Express Chipset (Dell BTX) Dell 375W PSU Windows Vista 32bit SP1 4GB PC2-5300 DDR2...
  • Forum Reply: Re: GX 520 : power button flashing orange

    We have purchased about 60 Optiplex 520 and 100 Optiplex 745 both small form. The power supply in both models VERY frequently dies and sometimes take the motherboard with it. The warranty for all these computers has expired and the worst part is Dell refuses to allow us to purchase replacement power...
  • Forum Thread: Desktop Not Receiving Power, I Think

    I have a Dell Optiplex SX280 i bought on Ebay. Worked fine, no problem or trouble. Last night (4 days after receiving it) I shut it down normally and went to sleep. This morning it didn't turn on. I switched the power cable with another that was plugged directly into the wall (instead of my surge...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 620 SLIM upgrades and compatability?

    Greetings Dell Community members! I am a proud owner of 3 Dell computers and I am new to this community! I have made this post concerning one of my Dell computers about possible upgrades I can purchase not listed in the Dell shop. My Dell computer is an Inspiron 620S and I do play most of my...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 420 amber light troubleshooting NEED HELP!

    Hi, I've had an XPS 420 for about five years now, with just the hard drive having been replaced about 2 years ago. I've had no other problems with it, but I restarted it for an update, and it won't turn, and inside the tower the amber light is on; also power button blinks amber rapidly. I...