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I Have Inssue About My Dell Optiplex 380.That Can't Turn On And The Green Light Also Not Light

I then got sporadic bluescreen of death and found the following text really helpful in ditching old ram for new, which has resolved my prob (i never knew ram could be pretty sure it wasn't a power surge frying things - 1) I got a blue screen not straight to black, 2) it's on a heavy-duty surge protector and 3) nothing else When switching it on, the CPU starts up as normal, however the monitor LED remains orange and does not display anything. It then got more and more often until finally I couldn´t get into windows, just bluescreen. this page

The light on the monitor is yellow , and so is the light on the computor itself. During the psu installation, I also cleaned out loads of dust on fans and in the cpu heat sink. If your pc works ok with the cord plugged in but will not charge the battery then you know the power supply works. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Reinstall all USB devices, check cable connections, and then restart the computer. Then one of the ram cards died. Do you think there is any possible way to do the same with another bios chip on a different motherboard? Gonna get one this week.

First I just removed the battery and placed it again and PC start working (after few minutes) and it was OK for 2-3 days when the problem appears again. or so it shuts off and the green goes to an amber flashing light. Thank you! Have you ever heard of anything like this or are they simply giving me an answer to take the problem off their hands?

I hope that will help. As far as starting up goes, everything sounds normal. Got the black screen telling some kind of error and to either strike F1 to try again, or F2 to go to utility setup. Plug it back in and try powering it back on normally. John Gardner My daughter has an inspiron 1520.

obvisously that won't blow the power supply. Power is on (for speakers and monitor) and am getting blinking yellow'ish light on computer power button. Thank you. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

Helpful +0 Report Sirskee98 Jul 10, 2009 at 02:34 AM Im sorry but what do you mean by short the greenwith a black? It does not even come up to the blue screen. By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. But I don't know why the other ports didn't work especially since they work for other USB items I plug into them.

I have hold down the power button to reboot as neither the keyboard nor the mouse responds. this website You can then test each component seperately to see if there is any failures. Any advice? David Purcell If the monitor is showing the standby screen, then that is telling you the monitor is working and that the problem is likely the PC itself.

nothing beeps and nothing else turns on. Nope, it didn't... my issue is I don't have any parts to swap out and test the system one component at a time, and that any replacement hardware is going to take at least by byroncherry / February 25, 2006 4:15 AM PST In reply to: Computer won't power up ---- no green light, no fan activity Got a new one for $60, works like

He deserved it. Sometimes i have to unplug the cord from the back to get it to work and sometimes it wont work for weeks at a time. Email Password Log In Forgot your password?

David Purcell Hmmmm.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. At the moment it takes one manual shutdown though there have been times when it has taken more for it to start up. Thanks. I took a screwdriver and kept messing with the pins on the beat up port--pushing them down, spreading them apart, etc.

So then I tried the wonderful rubber eraser trick, and on the next start, no more beeping, and it seems to start more normally. on the other hand, so maybe it WAS a lingering static charge in the ram that caused the initial issue, but by the time I tried to fix it with a reckon its the board. When I plug the cord back in a blue light comes on to indicate it is plugged in, then it goes off.

Email Password Log In Forgot your password? Could this also be happening because my PC has been on for more than a week and a half, and never on standby mode but full power. no monitor no nothing. However, it has recently started to display the symptoms mentioned so far.

About twenty seconds later it turn green and boots up normally but then around fifteen or twenty minutes later it restarts itself (while I'm doing homework) starts rebooting then starts switching