Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop ?

Dell 3100 will not turn on.THere is a yellow light on motherboard

\015 Hello I have a 3100 which I generally leave on all of the time. I turned it off for a little over a week and it will not turn on. I just went and bought a new power supply for it hoping this was the problem, it still will not turn on. I have a yellow light on on the mother board but unit will not power on. Any suggestions?\015

Answers :

If you are getting an orange light on the motherboard the power supply is not the point of failure. Its good to power off the computer when not in use. it will not only save power but also reduce depreciation to the hardware due to heat. Getting back to the issue. Check the status of the power light on the tower. if it is blinking try to reseat the memory power connectors on the motherboard and any PCI cards and video cards. If reseating all components does not help try powering on the computer with the parts discoonected, If still no go it is a possible motherboard failure.
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Yeah I think the problem is with your desktop cooling system. Either check your SMPS and if it is fine go for a vaccum cleaning of fans and changing of cooling paste.\015\012
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