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My parents have a Dell Dimension B110 computer and they were going to install some new RAM. They took the old ram out, realized they bought the wrong kind, put the old ram back in and now the computer won't boot up. The diagnostic lights on the back are gyyy and the ram is seated properly, we made sure it was pushed all the way into the slot. We tried booting up the computer with each ram stick individually but had the same problem. I'm thinking we're going to have to replace the ram, but wa


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My parents have a Dell Dimension B110 computer and they were going to install some new RAM. They took the old ram out, realized they bought the wrong kind, put the old ram back in and now the computer won't boot up. The diagnostic lights on the back are gyyy and the ram is seated properly, we made sure it was pushed all the way into the slot. We tried booting up the computer with each ram stick individually but had the same problem. I'm thinking we're going to have to replace the ram, but wa


Make sure the ram is installed correctly. You didnt break it when you put it back in did you ...\015\012\015\012If you get it going again... please go to www.4allmenmor ... PC Desktops

Chang mainboard - HP Compaq dx2300 Microtower - RT950UTABA PC Desktop


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-computer has gone blank


This could be anything from the monitor to bad ram or other items...i.e. software. I can't tell you what to replace but I can tell you what to check....in probable logical sequence. First, check your connections....meaning unplug and plug in again. ... Rosewill R900J 19" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

Dell Dimension 8200 does not power up.


1) It could be something as simple as the 4-pin ATX +12 Volt power cable isn't plugged into the motherboard.The 4-pin +12 Volt power cable supply's power to an Intel Pentium 4, and above, processor. Looks like this, ... Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

Cpu upgrade , please help


Tech-gu818, When looking to see what processors a computer will support, try to find out what motherboard chipset is on the motherboard, and the processor socket.The motherboard chipset is the;1) Northbridge chip2) ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Laptop runs hot and freezes - heat damage or Power supply issue?


As for the battery over time batteries hold less and less of a charge until you have next to know battery life. I had similar heating problems with a macbook and it turned out my fans weren't running at all so that could be the cause or it could be a ... Acer Aspire 1662WLMi Notebook

We recently had to disassemble our entire system. Now after moving the system, the tower lights but does nothing but blinks. We've tried detaching the power cord to reset it but that didn't help.


Perhaps the Ram Memory module/s, (Stick/s) are not fully seated in the ram memory slot/s. (Don't know if you have one, or more ram memory modules)Even if they appear to be seated by a visual inspection, the best method is to r ... Compaq Presario SR1103WM-B (PC183B#ABA) PC Desktop

How to change (upgrade) the ram on a NB200 Toshiba?


Start by going to the Toshiba website and looking up your computer. find out what kind of RAM is compatible with your laptop. Then purchase the RAM. Then install the ram by removing the cover on the back of the computer that protects the ram. T ... PC Laptops

Is there a battery that powers the desk top clock. If so I need to know how to replace it.


The battery that powers the desktop clock is a CR2032 for your E-Machines desktop computer. It's a type of watch battery, and is carried in many stores, not just computer related stores.(About $2)BEFORE you put your hands inside the ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Monitor reads: PC entering power saving mode then shuts off;PC on


First do not take the hard drive out and put it in another computer. It is configured to run in the computer it's in.\015\012\015\012Next, you probably did have a power surge either from your power supply or the power in your home. It s ... HP Pavilion a810n (PP164AA) PC Desktop

Dell XPS 410 will not even bring up Bios start up screen. I get 6 long beeps. I suspect a motherboard or bios issue. Need to know the size & chipset of motherboard. System is over 2 years old, so no longer warrantied, wanting to just replace the motherboard with after-market motherboard.


6 long beeps is a Ram Memory problem.Suggest this;1.Computer off, unplugged from power. Computer case open.2.Work on a table, touch the metal frame of the computer case. Doing this will relieve static. Your body ca ... Dell XPS 410 PC Desktop

Acer aspire e500, it will not boot up. one led work.(middle "CD")


Hello,\015\012\015\012Does it display the boot screen?\015\012\015\012Do you hear a buzzer or a beeper go off inside?\015\012\015\012Sometimes a boot can be stopped by the ram, this is generally made visable by a b ... E-Machines T1360 PC Desktop

I was unable to power up my 8250 and I have oirdered a new power supply. Is this difficult to install and is there a set process to follow?


Not difficult at all.1) Work on a table. Computer unplugged from power, computer case open. TOUCH the metal frame of the computer case. (Not shouting)[Your body carries Static electricity. Static will fry out the hardware comp ... Dell Dimension 8250 PC Desktop

Solid amber light on front amber on mother board


Ok, well this is going to be a multi step troubleshooting.\015\012Also, anytime you are working on the inside of the computer, do unplug the power cord, and wait for the little light you see on the motherboard to go out (little amber light). ... Dell Dimension 4300S (Refurbished) (4300SB8BZ411) PC Desktop

Hi i have a optiplex gx150 that has been reformatted. Im doing a course on windows xp proffeisonal, in order to learn the upgrade from windows 2000 to windows xp prof, what will i need. Should i get a buy a windows 2000 OS then buy a disk for the Drivers for the optiplex gx150, Then once installed go through the stages of upgrading to windows xp prof, as i have a windows xp prof os disk with licence?


Generally to upgrade from a former O.S. to a Newer O.S. you would simply do it in Windows. Place XP O.S. in CD Rom Reader than follow the instructions to upgrade. Simply enter the Product key for your XP O.S. when prompted. Good idea to save your Dat ... Dell OptiPlex GX150 SF PC Desktop

My computer will not turn on, please help. i need to get it to turn on so i can transfer all docs to my new computer.


If you cannot get your laptop to turn on, pull the hard drive and go t a computer retail store or Ebay, and get yourself a EIDE/SATA to USB adapter for the drive, that way you can attach the drive to your other computer via the usb cable and transfer ... PC Desktops

Computer ranbdomly shuts down


Your last question was very observant. NO, without an O/S, there is nothing to make a anti-virus program run.I suggest the problem in the beginning, was that the laptop was overheating. Once the processor becomes too hot, (Processors have ... HP Pavilion dv4015CL PC Notebook

Blue Screen Horror.


By the way thanks for the info on the 98 Neon, Thank You you have been a big help. Now it is my time, I have lots of expertise on vehicles, I have been working on them since I was fifteen and I am 41 now so there is very little if anything that I hav ... Compaq Evo N620c Notebook

Installing more memory


Hi if you go to this site first www.crucial.com then look on the site and it will then scan your computer for you telling you exactly what memory you need like p100 or p133 as getting the wrong one will cause your computer to stop working ok. ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

I have just purchased a AMD Athlon? 64 X2 4400+, 2.2 GHz and installed in a imedia Board: NEC COMPUTERS INTERNATIONAL MS-7168 1.0 Bus Clock: 200 megahertz BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. V3.07 do i need to upgrade the bios as its coming up with a blank screen ! ?? help would be appreciated ! and what and where and how do i install the bios ? Thanks in advance :)


It looks as though my resources were incorrect, as far as the two motherboards having the same processor socket. (MSI RS480M uses a Socket 754)What does concern me, is if the motherboard chipset used is the same. This was the stated ... Systemax Dual-Core AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ / Microsoft Windows XP Professional / 1GB DDR / (2) 300G... (989126) PC Desktop

Rundll error i have dell 1501 laptop...it was good n faster when i baught..but now it's so slow n i think there is rundll error in pc...so help me out what i do to solve this problem


Well, unfortunately, as time goes on with any computer the hard drive accumulates gunk from mostly new programs and the internet. There are more start up things going on in the background, more spyware and malware that you can't see, you probably hav ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

In need of direction on how to install my 512 memory board into my desktop


Unplug all the wire attachments to the back of the computer. If you have never done this before, lable them so you can put them back, Lable each connection and cable with corresponding numbers.\015\012\015\012Set the computer on it's righ ... Dell 5650 Computer Speakers

SPoradic faults when booting


This problem isn't easy to diagnose, but there are some things you can try to narrow down the problem. Do this at your own risk, but go into the bios settings and check your processor temperature. Take note that if there's a a feature to enable pro ... PC Desktops

Computer keeps cycling off and on


Load defaults on the bios screen, save and exit, reboot. see if it recognizes your newly installed ram. also if you have 4 memory slots, try using different configuration on the placement of the ram modules. Like if you have four memory slots trying, ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

My hp pavilion a6403w pc monitor does not start up when i turn my computer on. Do you know anything about a possible download thta might of caused this?


Ok,whew! I finally figured out what was wrong with my MCP73M02H1 motherboard.First, the problem. I have a HP A6403w pavilion desktop with the above mentioned motherboard. When booting the computer, it would start up, flash the lights on the keybo ... HP w19 19" LCD Monitor
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