Having problems with your Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop ?

Dell Dimension 8400 - screen goes black or just freezes, no mouse or keyboard input works. Power down and then power back up works fine for about 10 mins then same problem.


Answers :

Check your processor cooling system somtimes processor overheated can cause it to freezes
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\015\012if the coolng system is ok then you might want to check your processor try using a diffrent processor
Does the computer emit any beeps? If so, how many beeps?
\015\012One quick loud BEEP, at start up means that all is loading OK. If you get more than one BEEP sound, than you could have Memory ( RAM ) that is, or has failed. Sometimes, if one of the internal fans has failed or is failing, a computer will start up, and than shut itsself down again. Look for any error messages that may come across the screen. Get on another computer, and search for "computer beep codes". If you have the original manual that came with the computer, sometimes it will list beep codes in it. As it has been pointed out, it could be the hard drive also, check the beep codes, that is a good place to start.
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