The light might also be on when a device such as a CD player is operating. If I don't reply within 24 hours of your reply, feel free to send me a pm. I am a retired Ford tech. I didn't get round to booting the Rebecca Live DVD.
If you have the time, would u please explain how to do all this step by step to me? You can get an entire working system for the cost of windows. You would have to drill new mounting points, making sure that the standoffs will screw in just fine, and that the measurements are precise (they have to be precisely where the Solid green power light and no beep code and no video during POST The monitor or the graphics card may be faulty or incorrectly installed. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19994395
Only 1Gb of RAM is fitted.On my previous visit I had attempted to install Linux Mint Rebecca (32 bit?), but I was busy attending a local event so didn't have much Sorry, I'm a bit of a noob when it comes to things like this. Also, check the diagnostic lights to see if the specific problem is identified. SeanWHall View Public Profile Find More Posts by SeanWHall 16 Nov 2012 #4 DeaconFrost Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 5,884 posts Philadelphia, PA I have an e520 running
I thought I could fix it by installing Linux.His computer is a Dell Dimension E520, with Dell 2.2.1 BIOS, an Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80Ghz, Bus Speed 800Mhz, L2 Cache 4Mb, It would be easier and safer to simply purchase a new motherboard.It is hard for me to say for certain if the mounting points are the same without being there. First of all, he claimed that the USB stick was too big, so it couldn't be plugged in. Got one of these on trade...
Edited by dpunisher, 06 May 2010 - 08:31 PM. The problems that have been happening are since the video card installment, i have been experiencing freezing of my PC. I have looked into getting new computers, but I'd rather upgrade the computer I have, so I can use it for a few more years. read the full info here When the DELL logo appears, press immediately.
Several functions may not work. See "Beep Codes" for instructions on diagnosing the beep code. Memory, for example, is more expensive for these machine than for something current. The time now is 01:19.
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His sister has to go and pick up any package for him at the weekend.
After this, he read out a message which seemed to be from his hard drive's corrupt Windows Vista installation saying that Windows wouldn't start.
Reseat all power and data cables and restart the computer.
Also, i have no idea where or how to do all those things u mentioned.
Ensure that no special memory module/memory connector placement requirements exist (see "Memory").Verify that the memory modules that you are installing are compatible with your computer (see "Memory").If the problem persists, contact
I read that some people had disabled one of the dual cores.
I am new to these forums, so I am not sure whether or not this is the correct area to be posting this in.
NOTE: The Service Tag for your computer is located at the top of each test screen. http://newwikipost.org/topic/QZWu7T93ro9I80XSHbApKGOfWYd2uEdh/Dimension-E520-No-sound.html I also read on these forums about resetting the graphics from plug in card to onboard graphics, but I didn't do it, as this made no sense to me because his i would try linux mint mate as it will run on lower powered graphics adapters.good luck Top English Invader Level 3 Posts: 196 Joined: Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:53 am Re: you can test the card on another pc to make sure if its ok.
T9303 cools video card better due to more airflow out the back. Hello, thank you for ur reply. At that stage it was time for me to go home. Solid amber The Dell Diagnostics is running a test, or a device on the system board may be faulty or incorrectly installed.
Most of the time, the hundreds or thousands of lines of kernel text just stopped scrolling, and the PC stopped reading from the DVD. Back to top #13 potripper121 potripper121 Topic Starter Members 15 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:19 AM Posted 08 May 2010 - 04:08 PM well thats a bummer Back to top Back Start the Dell Diagnostics from either your hard drive or from the optional Drivers and Utilities CD (ResourceCD). dragonma220Sep 22, 2009, 6:34 AM jitpublisher said: Any PCIe card will work in your system.This is the what you should have done, and the exact order.
Shut down and restart the computer. Run the Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause. By doing so, you gave up your ability to make system-wide upgrades.
Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 09-19-2012, 06:20 AM #2 Tyree Emeritus Join Date: May 2009 Location: Illinois Posts: 51,675 OS: XP Pro-7 Remove all RAM, boot,
You can fit a Quadcore 6600 processor provided you upgrade the bios to verson 2.4 to recognise it. EDIT: This reply took 30 minutes to post. At least mine didn't. For general internet use, anything less than 4GB RAM and a dual core processor is a waste of time.
Or is their hope for it? The forum is primarily user to user, with Dell employees moderatingContact USA Technical Support Get Support on Twitter @DellCaresPro Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a When the boot device list appears, highlight IDE CD-ROM Device and press . This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.
If the computer has a graphics card, remove the card, and then restart the computer.If the problem still exists, install a graphics card that you know works and restart the computer.If Hello, I have been searching the Internet for many leads but have come up, empty handed. Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support General Discussion » User Name Remember Me? Errors Displays error conditions encountered, error codes, and the problem description.
As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged The only question is whether the motherboard will fit or not. Apart from these, I used several Linux Format magazine DVDs to try Ubuntu 15.04, Elementary OS, Fedora and Trisquel Gnu Linux. Dimension is a Desktop PC.You can consult owner's manual, to discard hardware problems or run Diagnostic Utility.
Go to your first post in the thread, hit "Edit" button and add [SOLVED] to the title of the post.How To Format Your Forum Posts.Try Linux Beginner Search Engine for Linux Graphic Cards Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent web Another example from last Christmas was that when making me some bacon and eggs with fried bread, he said the bread must go on the frying pan last instead of first. I'm dreading trying to talk my friend through disabling his dual core CPU, or turning off the memory security execution settings!
Back to top #5 dpunisher dpunisher BC Advisor 2,234 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:South TX Local time:01:19 AM Posted 06 May 2010 - 08:28 PM I don't think so.