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Now it is obvious, Dell computers get jealous and will sit and yell it at you if you understand the YYYYG message. I had an old Dell OptiPlex GX150 that hadd the same flashing orange power button and a once-over all the ports and vents with compressed air solved it (at least for Login now. Please copy the list above and add to it or rearrange it since I am no expert and just trying to give my opinion on how to fix this problem. his comment is here

Oct 23, 2008 #11 pjamme TS Enthusiast Posts: 208 Opti 280 Dopesheet, I am glad you got her fixed. at this time the cpu fan is spinning off the charts and it there is no video. HELP !!! The speakers are now powered - is this the reason we can't turn them up very far?

Dell Vostro 200 Motherboard Orange Light

In my Dell manual, I found the section about power light signals and read: If the power light is blinking amber - The computer is receiving electrical power, but an internal Fred J Faulkner March 5, 2008 at 12:10 pm Reply I hate Pcs…..I had the same issue, was on hold with Dell India for hours…..I got mad and kicked the Also, it spent 1 hour past the "critical" warning (ie, it was reading 2% for an hour, or almost 25% of the time!) Deepak January 14, 2009 at 3:24 pm

I blew them out. Dell forum About This ForumCNET's Dell forum is the destination to ask, answer, and discuss all things to do with Dell products--from desktops, laptops, and printers to scanners and monitors. Report SB- May 29, 2011 at 02:21 PM so is that going to reboot the entire operating system? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Factory deffects Vostro 260s by reycestero14 / May 16, 2014 4:32 AM PDT In reply to: Dell Vostro startup issue - new PS?

solution press the key F2 when you get to the BIOS select boot press enter and select boot from cd then press F8 to the agreement screen then select the C: Vostro 200 Power Supply I prefer Dell computers and Support. It just boggles my mind that Dell has all the hook-up's to easily install a second SATA drive but that it doesn't work. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/302964-31-dell-gx270-wont-boot-post By the way, the Optiplex GX280 I have is the small form factor computer, the slim one.

Easy to fix, however also easy to get wrong since there are so many connectors in the cable that need to allign with the hardware connector. I work on PCs for a living, and much like your Dell tech, I don't buy a Dell anymore without at least a 3-year warranty. I have sp2 installed in it and my buddy says it works perfectly fine on his. But how do I tell if USBport pins are bent and how do I fix them?

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Thanks, Priya muba December 17, 2014 at 2:11 pm Reply mine is dell gx 520 it experienced the same problem i decide to change power supply but i did not get directory Then I disconnected all the external connections to my computer (speaker wire, usb mouse/keyboard, monitor, etc.) and plugged the Dell back in. Dell Vostro 200 Motherboard Orange Light If its diskett drive seek failure access bios by F2 and disable the Diskett drive (Floppy drive) Or is there any other message let me knw. Ensure that the voltage selection switch is set to match the AC power at your location (if applicable).

Is there a plug in in the back of the computer - we tried the ports in the back but nothing except the speaker in the tower. this content I love the mouse itself, but it somehow effects the power on the Dell Dimensions. You are not getting any signal. After testing nearly every component in another system, I concluded that motherboard replacement was the last thing I could attempt.

Gx620 working perfectly, shut down correctly, only sign of life orange flashy light. The electrostatic discharge you felt may have zapped one of your components and destroyed it. Tada! http://pghtix.com/dell-vostro/dell-vostro-400-bsod.html sata, esata, sata enclosure, on three different physical machines (vista and xp) mount, prompt for format, and drop the device.

open up your PC and remove and reconnect any plugs & devices you feel comfortable removing. (ie. The second time the "disconnect the USB devices" trick failed me. surge protector), then simply unplugging your computer from the wall outlet should have the same effect. @Josh: I agree, anyone without a surge protector should get one, unless you happen to

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If you don't have these issues, I would expect it to be a power supply issue. Thanks for sharing this gctech December 7, 2007 at 12:02 pm Reply CHECK FOR LEAKY CAPACITORS!! doris December 10, 2007 at 8:50 am Reply My orange blinking light is Once it dies, I press the button again and it starts right up. But when I checked the usb ports, one of them has damaged, 2 pins touching each other, I fixed them but the ambar flashing light is still there.

All started after I had to replace the "low battery" which gave me a floppy disk error & F1 or F2. I'd think if it was that common, Dell would have done something about it by now. No, create an account now. check over here my best guess is that I screwed up by wiping something out like dsr partition or worse and now I have no idea what to do.

The power light flashed quickly and then the computer booted. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Keep trying things one at a time until the problem goes away. Tony Spicuzza January 8, 2009 at 5:25 am Reply Here are some Dell pages on the issue: http://en.community.dell.com/forums/p/19245715/19384549.aspx boots fine.

This happens WHILE I'M WORKING on stuff. Very strange and… might be annoying for some. I really like my Dell, but am annoyed that they do not have a manual with "trouble shooting". In this case it was the PS.

I generally recommend buying a new power supply however you can replace the faulty capacitors for $2 in parts + shipping.