DELL Dimension 3000

  noddy_2121 21:06 11 Sep 08
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Hi all,

my dell dimension 300 has decided to not to boot at all, when the power button is pressed the noise of the fans are heard and a few LEDs flash but then nothing happens, the computer just wont power up at all!

I have disconnected all the devices including memory and the same happens.

I have recently changed the CMOS battery as it was flat, i am confident this will not be the cause of the problem?

any help please??

thank you!!

  skidzy 21:10 11 Sep 08

Can you boot into safemode ?
Tapping f8 on startup should get you to safemode.

You can also try resetting the bios by moving the jumper cap on the bios pins from 1-2 to 2-3 for a few seconds and replace the jumper cap to 1-2.Then try to reboot the system.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:34 11 Sep 08

Sounds as if its booting?

but nothing on screen?

try removing refitting the graphics card

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