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Report • Start a discussion Related Solutions› [Solved] Dell Dimension 2400 wont boot - HELP › After removing CMOS the PC wont BOOT › [Solved] Dell Dimension 2400 desktop will not http://www.pctechbytes.net joey if you cant restore your pc that means your partition has been altered =( frank used the back up all looked good than screen came up Kind Regards, Davo Mr Davo, Jul 14, 2014 #7 TerryNet Terry Moderator Joined: Mar 23, 2005 Messages: 72,934 You're welcome. David Purcell No, I do not think the restore will work.

PcLover81's World 2,184 views 6:41 Loading more suggestions... I tried 2 monitors, which both go into power-save mode when the video cable is plugged into the tower. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1129375 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I replaced the floppy with one from another C521 (motherboard faulty) and also got the same error. click here now

Do you really think it's a PSU issue. Anyone has a fix for that please let me know. i'm not sure when it started. No, create an account now.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. A few other things to keep in mind with a Dell PC Restore is that you will lose any settings or applications you installed after receiving your computer. Originally Posted by robbenjamin Solid Amber light. Skip navigation Sign inSearch Loading...

Won't you be able to get into the BIOS again with the hub, this time with the battery inserted ?. 0 dobbin231 Posts: 447 Forum Member 24/11/12 11:35 #22 Sorry I If you use Outlook you can read how to backup your data here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/287070 Rob Wilko I have an inspiron 2200 and about to try the dell system restore. It does not ask for disks. hop over to this website You should be able to make an applications DVD that will back up the programs.

What can I do. Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Site Map Contact Forum Support DIGITAL SPY, PART OF THE HEARST UK ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK © 2015 Hearst Magazines UK is the trading name of If there are any that are bulging on the top, maybe discolored also with brown/tan stuff, they are bad. Also, try posting in our free forums section-we have a lot of techs in there that might be able to help. helpmeplease I recently performed a factory reset on

Thanks for everyones help. 09-10-2008, 03:55 PM #12 Wrench97 Team Manager, GamingTeam Manager, Microsoft SupportTeam Manager, Hardware TeamMicrosoft MVP Join Date: May 2008 Location: S.E. I have access to common components like Resistors and Capacitors and i am pretty good with a soldering iron. When I try and reboot pressing F8 key it asks me to go to "Repair your computer. Though that might depend on the case the OP has.

Pennsylvania Posts: 52,696 OS: Win7 Yes you can but it from them, make sure you have the UT266 board first. __________________ BSOD Posting Instructions Power Supply and Selection How To Find And I cannot even begin to understand Dan Goodell's pages upon pages on partition information!! Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? One of those options should be a recovery option.

Then try again. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Do you have recovery disks? does this mean i should fix my really old computer or buy a new one?

JOIN TEAM TSF 01-24-2009, 04:16 PM #14 Bloomington Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2009 Posts: 1 OS: Vista I am also facing the same problem, I checked the Sign in to make your opinion count. Did my research before I posted here and everywhere it says the hard drive is completely dead because of those errors and all I can do is get a new hard

amber light Blinking amber indicates a problem with the power supply inside the computer.

Once it's finished, boot back into your new Windows environment and immediately visit Microsoft Update to get any security patches that may have come out after the release of the computer. You will boot the computer and begin tapping the F8 key. CleaverX, Apr 4, 2015 #6 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. We inserted the OS reinstall disk again, shut it down and allowed the battery we had replaced to recharge.

I would suspect the psu before I woud the mobo. "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Reply Reply With Quote May 21st, 2009,08:40 Thread Status: Not open for further replies. and... The hard drives, fans and cdrom are working.

Any other suggestions? Adegbiji John If you can boot to Operating System through safe mode, type PC recovery on D:drive search url. i have went to the sart menu and selected shutdown and that still didn't work. But since your's did not come with disks, you can get an external DVD burner and burn a free copy of Ubuntu Linux. I used to run recovery earlier on my dell studio 1569 computer successfully, but after making my windows 7 machine a dual boot with windows 2008, I have not been able

PCMech 267,144 views 4:04 Dell Dimension C521: How To Change The CPU - Duration: 6:21. If you don't see it, try looking for your computer's manual in the Dell support website. what does the number mean on the image? The underlying cause might be a dead bios battery.

please if you know tell me how can I bring my "repair your computer" back again! any ideas? Thanks very much, Tommie Dave Tommy, you can backup the folders by getting a USB thumbdrive or an external hard drive and copy the entire Documents and Settings folder over located It does not move past that screen no matter how long I wait and the only way to get rid of it is to turn the computer off.

As I said if the replacement PSU is healthy then the OP should not be any worse off by swapping it. 0 dobbin231 Posts: 447 Forum Member 24/11/12 15:22 #26 Swapped I tried disconnecting the floppy and still got the same error.