Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop ?

System hangs upright after Dell logo appears

\015 At startup the blue Dell logo appears over a black screen and then nothing. What are the possible culprits (video card, monitor, hard drive, etc..) and how can I test/check them? Thanks.\015

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You will have to troubleshoot and find out where the fault is. \012Here is what I do…..\012First, check the Power is ON, cable is OK and IN PC, \012Then open PC up, and remove all power connections from everything EXCEPT the Motherboard Connector.(s) (Remember where they go, draw a diagram etc) \012Power the computer up, and does it switch on? NO, Then, remove the RAM, does it Boot up? YES Faulty RAM, replace. If it still does NOT then your Power Supply Unit is probably Faulty.(But it may be the motherboard) either way we need to test more with a known good power supply. \012With know good PSU, plug this one into the Motherboard Connection(s). Does it work, YES. Problem Solved.\012OK back to Frst: Because it DID go the PSU WAS OK, \012The MB was OK & the RAM was OK, \012Now then we plug in each of the other Items, DVD Hard Drive, etc, etc. One-at-a-time, until we find the one that stops the PSU. (It has protection and will "Shutdown in event of a fault") \012The one that stops the PSU is your culprit, replace whatever it is.\012
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