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Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Power Supply Problem with Dell Dimension 4600???? Pennsylvania Posts: 52,696 OS: Win7 It's either on the motherbard or the front panel circuit board. I do have the "Diskette Drive 0 Seek Failure" message come up and it has also told me that the "Diskette Drive (B)" is corrupt. Report luko- Apr 2, 2009 at 06:36 AM how do I do that? this contact form

It requires manufacturers to provide owners and independent repair shops with access to repair information and replacement parts—so you have the resources you need to fix things quickly and affordably. any help will be greatly appreciated Report cc21- Apr 23, 2010 at 02:28 AM mathgeek, Back up you data and re-install your OS. Dell Dimension 4600 Video Problems Started by happilymambo , Jun 22 2010 05:36 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 15 replies to this topic Can you tell me what I might be missing here?

in the USA Local time:03:45 AM Posted 10 July 2010 - 07:53 PM I just want to chime in here and say that your problem might be related to your monitor And they get to set whatever prices they want. Message Possible Cause Corrective Action 8042 Gate-A20 errorThe keyboard controller failed its test.If you receive this message after you make changes in the system setup program, enter the system setup program Tell them that you want the right to repair your purchases.

I been trying to figure out for 3 weeks and bought a new hard drive. I should also let you know that the computer was used by my uncle who like to vist porn sites and the computer was loaded with virus and everything before I Others have said it's my battery. I am getting power to the mobo so it looks like it's definitely a PSU issue.

Light Pattern Problem Description Suggested Resolution The computer is in a normal off condition or a possible pre-BIOS failure has occurred.Verify that the computer is plugged into a working electrical outlet many thanks Marshall Report kennylove- Mar 6, 2010 at 04:34 AM I went into Bios and I do not see anything like that Report mathgeek- Apr 21, 2010 at 07:57 PM Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Washingtonians, Washington has a chance to become the first state in the nation to pass "Fair Repair" legislation. http://www.l3jane.net/doc/4600/advtrbl.htm That is you could take this machine and leave it un-used for five years and when you pull it out, it could be nothing but trouble because ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITORS dry out

in the USA Local time:03:45 AM Posted 25 June 2010 - 11:10 PM If what Baltboy suggested does not work out to clear up the video problem, you should try removing Hi, I am referred to a metal tool in my toolkit (a pincher thing) and I attempted to jump it from the green lead to a black lead which started the Check the interface cable at both ends. The BIOS stands for Basic Input/output Sytem and can be found by pressing F2 after the memory test is complete and before the Windows LOGO.

Thankfully the tech could hear the frustration in my voice and I told him thousands of people on the internet wrote with this same problem so this is prevalent to DELL https://amazon.com/dell-desktop-dell-dimension-4600/dp/b00062ffk2 New Members: Please click here for the Bleeping Computer Forum Board RulesMy Career Involves 37 Years as an Electronics Repair Technician, to Which I am Currently Retired From.I Am Currently Using Welcome to Bleeping Computer! Sorry for broken ENGLISH. 1 2 Next Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to.

Report vish- Dec 12, 2012 at 11:39 PM it worked thank you Leave a comment Helpful +79 Report sniper33 Oct 25, 2009 at 08:56 PM PROBLEM SOLVED PURSUANT DELL TECHNICAL SERVICE: http://pghtix.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4700-drivers.html But manufacturers don’t like that idea. Since they had several versions available on the Microsoft site, I chose the latest one, 4.0. I then changed the setting for the a: floppy drive to "disabled" as I do not have one installed.

It stated Bios battery failure. Locate the jumper labeled CLR_PWD. But we need your help. navigate here I looked into it (message boards) and it seems to be somewhat of a prevalent problem with the 4600 machines.

My PC surpasses the minimum requirements for the game and it runs really well for about an hour until it begins to get really sluggish. I also tried removing the on board battery and re-connecting after 30 seconds. Thanks.

Move the jumper on jumper CLR_PWD to pins 2-3. 4.

But what I really think is that I have to flash... You own it. But manufacturers don't like that idea. Oh interesting side note, when you use the Dell support decision tree, it asks you if the flea power light is on.

The worst thing you can do is spend a little time which is better than a dead system from your cooling failing. When this happens the computer may or may not startup. OK in update - I have tried jumping the computer with just the 24 and 4 pin connectors connected to the motherboard, a graphics card, CPU and one RAM module. his comment is here Register now Not a member yet?

I think this is similar to some of the problems other people are having. Unistall your old driver and the CCC as well if it is installed then use the new package to reinstall. The jumper is found at the lower right edge of the motherboard, near the SATA connectors. 3. The Digital Fair Repair Act is simple.

I was finally so exasperated I called DELL in spite of the fact my PC was out of warranty. I followed your steps and it worked accuratedly. But the issue came back agin, and the last time I was able to start the PC, it did switch on and off on its own three times until it finally I am just waiting for my working PC to finish doing something.

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There is no option in the decision tree for it not to power up. Today you are my hero. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Power Supply Problem with Dell Dimension 4600???? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Barely used or not.

Best thing to do is replace the card with a known working card. if it don't tell me your hard drive configuration and I shall help you. But then, false alarm - five minutes later, it just as suddenly switched back to HUGE format, again, all by itself. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

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