Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop ?

Computer turns on but now booting up

\015 I have a dell dimension 3100 pc. It comes on but the power light never comes on green.. its on amber and the computer never boots up. I'm thinking something is wrong with the memory but i was wondering if i should hear a few beeps to diagnose that problem. I just want to know if its the memory gone bad or if its any other additional problem with it. Thank you for whatever help you can assist me with\015

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Hi,
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\015\012 amber light — Blinking amber indicates a problem with the power supply inside the computer. If the system cannot boot and there is a solid amber light, this could indicate a problem with the power connections for the CPU on the system board (see "Power Problems" in your Owner's Manual).
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\015\012Good Luck
Make sure the memory stick is securely installed on the motherboard. Also make sure that any additional cards in the expansion slots are also securely installed.

I had a similar problem on another machine and it was due to a memory stick that wasn''t fully secure, I reinstalled the memory stick and made sure it was a solid connection and it resolved my problem.

Please let me know if this helps you.


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