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can you please dumb it down a bit? Doesn't always work, but it's brought back plenty of Optiplex desktops in a pinch if they die right before/during a class period. I'm guessing the power supply is truly dead with no hope of revival. Book your tickets now and visit Synology. http://pghtix.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-5150-drivers.html

All of these items have been checked. All of these items have been checked. If not that would explain the fast blink. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - First thing to do is check your system docs...in this case by VAPCMD / January 19, 2009 2:38 AM PST In reply to: More hints

Dell Dimension 5150 Power Supply

I asked dell and they said i do have a prescott P4, so I don't know if only a prescott intel chip will fit. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Are the flashing lights addressed in the system manual ? Once i took the 800mhz chip from DIMM slot 1 and put a 533 there instead the flashing lights stopped all together.

The dvd rom seems to kick on too. I already had 1GB so i just got 3X1GB chips but i bought 533mhz ddr2 instead of 800. If it fits in the case, and provides enough power, then sure. Proper precautions should also be taken to prevent electrostatic discharges (ESDs) within the case of the computer.

I cleared the short circuit and machine runs like a dream again. 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. Loading... http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/dell-dimension-5150-will-not-start-all-317549/ Unplug the computer power from the rear of computer.2.

I'm guessing the power supply is truly dead with no hope of revival. Plugged it in and hit the power button, nothing happens. Their troubleshooting guide says to check front panel connections, power supply connections, wall outlet connection, power cable. If you know the wattage of the various parts (CPU, motherboard, fans, disc drives, hard drives, any additional cards such as a video card, etc), add 'em up and see what

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I was convinced thats what it was but since the ram change im thinking now maybe many of these towers are having hardware compatibility issues even tho it does work but I'm doubtful the CPU's to blame. Dell Dimension 5150 Power Supply When he "jumped the PSU" he bridged two of the connectors to test the power supply unit. Dell Orange Light Of Death The trouble with the "silent fail" cpu fault like yours we found is you think..

You are at risk of electrical shock if you are holding the jumper when you power up the PSU. http://pghtix.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4700-drivers.html This feature is not available right now. Discussion topics include Intel and AMD CPUs, PC upgrades, installing RAM, hardware compatibilities, installing a new hard drive, custom builds, and gaming rigs.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Flashing orange light The amount of power need from the PSU don't skimp.3 The correct connections for your equipment1. Psu

Here's one other thing you can do to try to confirm it's dead: http://www.overclock.net/faqs/96712-...upply-psu.html Be careful. Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Thanks for the very useful link tkrabec, that was most helpful. his comment is here Plugged it back into the motherboard and no dice!

Thanks! :D Hyunkel6 View Public Profile Send a private message to Hyunkel6 Find More Posts by Hyunkel6 agm2502 Member (03-03-2010, 09:03 PM) Quote #27 So i've got a problem with my Sign in   Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? I am not sure what exactly the pre-BIOS failure would point to.

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Loading... I have no idea why, but after doing this, everything works now! marco19370 13,591 views 1:31 Manually Test a (PSU) Power Supply With a Multimeter by Britec - Duration: 10:37. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Although I wasn't getting as far as any diagnostic lights, the flashing power button was indicating a pre-BIOS condition. RodneyDickson 1,813,036 views 22:19 Amber power light blinking on Dell Optiplex 7010 - Duration: 2:38. Also, I don't see any leaky capacitors or anything like that. weblink The amber power button is usually a power supply problem.

Please try again now or at a later time. MAKE SURE TO PUT IT BACK IN THE ORIGINAL POSITION WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED. 4) Plug the PC back in and attempt to turn it back on This will sometimes revive These cpu's are regular failures. As for the problem, it does sound like a motherboard problem, but check that the power supply switch, and all the power connectors inside the PC are securely attached.

Seems these had seen some serious abuse and upon closer inspection I could see bits missing and mangled wires inside. Symptoms point that direction. 0Votes Share Flag Back to Windows Forum 15 total posts (Page 1 of 2)   01 | 02   Next Search Start or search Start New Discussion Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Next > adawn101 Member Joined: Mar 19, 2007 Messages: 79 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 16 My dell dimension 5150 ran into some

When I turn it on, the power light stays an orange/amber color, instead of the normal green color. Although the 5150 is a BTX form factor, it uses standard ATX connections. I had left it plugged in the night before with the cmos battery still on the tableReplaced cmos battery and Switched it off from windows and it switched back on yes Yesterday, I tried booting it with no success.

I just messed with it once in awhile when i got a chance and finally got to the point now where It runs like a new PC again. Listen for any BIOS Beeps and follow the Beep Code to solve the problem.Col 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - And if that doesn't have any effect by OH Smeg · 8 After doing more research, I popped out the CMOS battery. RJ The Bike Guy 179,204 views 3:07 PC Troubleshooting No Post Diagnosis (NCIX Tech Tips #54) - Duration: 7:43.