Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop ?

Can not turn computer off. just shows background pics all the time. ahave not unplugged power yet.??? Dell computer approx. 6 yrs old.have replaced power supply 3 years ago


Answers :

Try holding the power button in till it turns off...
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Can not turn computer off. just shows background pics all the time. ahave not unplugged power yet.??? Dell computer approx. 6 yrs old.have replaced power supply 3 years ago


Try holding the power button in till it turns off... ... Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

Dell inspiron 6400 won't power up


Believe that this is an indication about the CMOS battery. It shouldn't have gone bad though, as the average lifespan of a CMOS battery is 9 years.Dell's terminology for this battery is, "Coin-Cell Battery". No matter what name it is bein ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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

Dell dimension 9200 series desktop does not start


Most DELL's I have seen with this condition it was either the motherboard or Power supply. If your mobo looks fine (see explanation below) then I would try another power supply first. Use one that has the same or greater output watts. I keep several ... Computer Processors

Computer suddeny refused to turn on/boot whatsoever


It sounds like the hardrive you installed overloaded the system and cause a low power operation on the computer the motherboard may be bad because of this as well as anyparts that were connected to it i have had this happen to me before and well i kn ... Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

Dell Optiplex GX620 PC is failing to power up


You may have a failed motherboard then. Failure of motherboards is usually due to breaking capacitors. A few years ago a capacitor company stole the "recipe" for making capacitors from another company and tried to make their own, unfortunately ... Dell PC Desktops

Dell dimension 2350 pc turns off and on repeatedly


Sounds like a bad mobo. 8 years! Damn let it die already LOL..!!! ... Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

Power button My computer is approximately 5 yrs. old. The power button just recently stopped working. I can no longer turn the tower on by the power button. I've check all power cords and they are working properly. Is this a common problem and how difficult will it be to fix or replace it? Thanks in advance for your help!


Hi.  I purchased two 4600 series computers in 2004.  One of them belongs to my ex-husband.  Because I purchased the computers, all correspondence relating to both computers comes to me.  Early last year I received a receipt statin ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

Dell dimension 5100 won't boot!


A bad Power Supply Unit (PSU) does not necessarily mean no power, just not enough power to run the computer. You can try swapping it out with another one of equal or greater output watts. \015\012If after swapping it ou ... Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

I recently moved my computer into my new condo and have not been able to use it since. The problem seems to be with the monitor. I turn on the computer and the fan comes on but the monitor displays "no signal" and then goes dark but the light one the front still flashes indicating it is getting power. The last time I moved my computer from one room to another, the monitor suddenly couldn't/wouldn't display colors accruately - no red. Attempt to adjust the color by using the monitor's controls we


Lack of video signal is usually 1 of 3 things, Power supply (PSU), Video card or Motherboard (mobo).Situation #1: If you get a blank screen and no sounds or movement it either indicates that the power supply unit (PSU) has failed or somet ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

No video signal to Monitor.


Lack of video signal is usually 1 of 3 things, Power supply (PSU), Video card or Motherboard (mobo).Situation #1: If you get a blank screen and no sounds or movement it either indicates that the power supply unit (PSU) has failed or something o ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

HP pavillion,10 yrs old, compter turns on fans run but will not boot. No flickering light in front. Monitor sounds like it clicks on then clicks off but picture never lights up. Monitor does the same thing when computer is off but cable is connected. Monitor will turn on and ask for cable when it is disconnected. Power supply fan had to be replaced before these problems started and computer probably overheated


A computer that still runs from 1999 is on its last leg. It could be numerous and numerous things. If things just went coo coo, i would suspect something with the powersupply affected the system. www.newegg.com Order a new cheap power supply, 300 wat ... HP Pavilion 754n PC Desktop

The power light blinks solid blue every four seconds or so (it?s off in-between). The screen is blank. None of the buttons on the side function (such as ?menu?). I have a second similar monitor from the computer in the other room I?m using to type this proving the video card and cable are fine. We?ve always (as in years) left the monitor on (w/ a screen saver) but for whatever reason turned it off for four days when we went away recently. The monitor would then not turn back on. After leaving th


Hello,\015\012Two days ago I received a Gateway 900w FDP1975W Monitor from a friend. He told me that he would have to let it rest and it would work for about a hour or so and flash green with lines, then Flashing blue power light, then nothing. ... Gateway FPD1975W 19" LCD Monitor

My pc beeped twice and nothing came


Lack of video signal is usually 1 of 3 things, Power supply (PSU), Video card or Motherboard (mobo).Situation #1: If you get a blank screen and no sounds or movement it either indicates that the power supply unit (PSU) has failed or somet ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

Motherboard failure Hi I have been told that my motherboard in my Compaq Presario , which is 2 .5 yrs old and has not been used for 1 year , has failed. Can someone please tell me how a motherboard can fail. I bought a new monitor and plugged it into the PC and I got "No Signal" on the screen for a few seconds before it went blank. The monitor is OK on my other PC. I have been quoted 400 AUD / 600 USD for a new motherboard. Is this a reasonable cost? Thanks


Failure of motherboards is usually due to breaking capacitors. A few years ago a capacitor company stole the "recipe" for making capacitors from another company and tried to make their own, unfortunately they did not get the ingredients right and the ... Compaq PRESARIO SR1475CL AMD Athlon 64 3400+ 2.40GHz, 512MB DDRAM, 200GB Hard Drive, LightScribe DL ... (PW711AA) PC Desktop

IBM ThinkCentre 8183 (M51) does not boot


The situation you describe is usually 1 of 2 things, Power supply (PSU) or Motherboard (mobo).Situation #1: If you get a blank screen and no sounds or movement it either indicates that the power supply unit (PSU) has failed or something o ... IBM ThinkCentre M51 PC Desktop

Orange light blinks


I would try another power supply, but first check the capacitors on the motherboard. If you get another Power Supply, Use one that has the same or greater output watts. I keep several old ones around for this purpose. If that does not solve it ... Dell Dimension 5150C (DIM515CMIN) PC Desktop

COMPUTER WILL NOT TURN ON


Your problem is one of two things:\015\012\015\012Power supply inside the computer has died\015\012The motherboard has bad capacitors.I would get your local neighborhood geek to have a ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

Dell Dimension 8200 won't power up


I have 2 dell dimension computers 4600 and 8300 and having worked with dell for 4 years or so i found that if you get the no power problem all i ever done was to reset the power supply by moving the red switch 120/240 volt at the rear over and back a ... Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

Toshiba a105, wont power up, clicking sound


I seem to have the same problem. I have an a105-4134. Ive had since June of 2006 and ive kept it clean and have replaced several components throughout its life.I was working on it few days ago until it just shut off. Confused, I press the ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

Dell Latitude 500 - Battery vs Power Supply Problem


I had the same problem and your solution worked!! THANKS! ... PC Laptops

Dell diminsion E510 power up


A few years ago Dell went a little "cheap" when they considered the power supply system on the XPS and Dimension systems. The result is weak or completely faulty motherboard capacitors. They are the small, cylidrical, battery-looking (like if you cu ... Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

Dell Power Up Problem


No Power, No POST, No Video\015\012\015\0121. STEP:\015\012Ensure Correct Power Button Is Used and Is Not Sticking or Broken. If the\015\012power button remains depressed during the power-on attemp ... Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer

Gateway GT5240E desktop won't power up


More like the video card. I now have the same problem after 5 years. I noticed that when I played games the computer would freeze up. Then it got to the point where it would not start. I replaced the power supply thinking it was the problem but agian ... Gateway FX4710-UB003A Core 2 Quad Q9300 6GB DDR2 640GB NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT Windows Vista... PC Desktop

For 3 weeks My Dell 4700C had difficulty starting. It took from 3-6 attempts to start. In the 3rd week the fan began to sound like a plane starting up. It would get louder and louder until I thought it would explode. I would turn the cpu off and try again. A few days later the computer would not start at all. So, I replaced the hard drive, reformated, loaded my software but now the fan problem has started again. Also, I had replaced the power supply with a Dell power supply 2 years ago. What sho


Hi have you heard any beeps when pc starts they tell you whats going on 1 beep all good and so on what ive found over the years is some times things need to be reseated turn pc off unplug try to start to drain power touch psu with hand on metal to ea ... Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.8989 seconds