Having problems with your Dell Dimension 1100 PC Desktop ?

I have a Gateway tower (gt5026e) with an Intel mobo (E210882). I recently upgraded the video and purchased a pcie nvidia card. I knew I would need a new power supply (300w wasn't acceptable for the card) but after installing the new PS (450w BFG) the computer won't respond. Nothing happens when I press the power button. I opened the case back up, the power led on the mobo itself is green. Tried disconnecting the switch and manually closing the circuit to power, still nothing. I have taken e


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You may have dislodged something as you carried out the upgrade - Check all the cables are seated correctly - also check the memory is correctly seated \015\012does the machine bleep at all this will give an indication of what the problem may be ------ the number and pattern of the bleeps\015\012
\015\012the next step would be to remove all unnecessary devices, like the CD , DVD , spare drives - getthe machine to a minimum state of just PSU, MOBO, CPU, Memory, harddrive, graphics and see if that boots\015\012
\015\012also as you have upgraded the video card can you put the old one back in....
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