SacsTC, Jun 3, 2006 #3 cybertaz126 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 30, 2002 Messages: 105 Its a Dell 4600 Pentium 4 3.2Ghz. NOTE: The Quickboot feature changes the boot sequence for the current boot only. Shut down and restart the computer. Posted by RoHe on 17 Oct 2007 17:30 3-V CR2032 lithium coin cellhttp://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim4700/sm/specs.htmThe clock/calendar losing time is a common symptom of a weak battery. check over here
Also, see "Power Problems" in your computer Owner's Manual. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? This test typically takes an hour or more and requires you to answer questions periodically. To exit the Dell Diagnostics and restart the computer, close the Main Menu screen. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/18687014
Depending on its medium type, insert a floppy, CD, or Zip disk into the drive and try again. Your computer's Service Tag is listed in the system information option in system setup. Solid green power light and no beep code but the computer locks up during POST An integrated system board device may be faulty. If the computer starts normally, reinstall an additional module.
Reseat all power and data cables and restart the computer. If the problem persists, contact Dell for technical assistance. Google Pixel review: Hands-on with the first phone 'made by Google' 1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years Felix Hernandez uses miniature models to create idyllic & dreamy Dell Dimension 4600 Memory If the problem persists, see "Contacting Dell" in your Owner's Manual for instructions on obtaining technical assistance.
Blinks green several times and then turns off A configuration error exists. Dell Dimension 4100 Memory If the computer starts normally, troubleshoot the last card removed from the computer for resource conflicts (see "Resolving Software and Hardware Incompatibilities" in your Owner's Manual). Blinking amber A power supply or system board failure has occurred. This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.
CMOS Battery State Low CMOS Checksum FailureCMOS System Options Not SetCMOS Display Type Mismatch CMOS Memory Size MismatchCMOS Time and Date Not SetThe system configuration information in the system setup program Dell Dimension 2350 Memory Enter system setup to review your computer's configuration information, and ensure that the device you want to test displays in system setup and is active. Code Cause 1-3-1 through 2-4-4Memory not being properly identified or used 4-3-1Memory failure above address 0FFFFh If you hear one of the following beep codes, see "Contacting Dell" in your Owner's If the computer malfunctions, the sequence of the lights helps to identify the problem.
No boot device available If the floppy drive is your boot device, ensure that a bootable floppy disk is in the drive.If the hard drive is your boot device, ensure Extended Test Performs a thorough check of devices. Dell Dimension 2400 Memory On the desktop computer, a solid green light indicates a network connection. Dell Dimension 3000 Memory If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.
NOTE: The Service Tag for your computer is located at the top of each test screen. check my blog Manually Reinstalling Drivers After copying the required driver files to your hard drive, click the Start button and right-click My Computer. Select the Boot from CD-ROM option from the menu that appears. I have my computer all unplugged and install the memory. Dell Dimension 4500 Memory
NOTE: If all of the diagnostic lights turn on then off and the system does not start, there may be a problem with the power supply or with the processor. I have tried all different ways with the new sticks and none of them work.... Solid yellow The Dell Diagnostics is running a test, or a device on the system board may be faulty or incorrectly installed. this content When the boot device list appears, highlight IDE CD-ROM Device and press
Also, bypass power protection devices, power strips, and power extension cables to verify that the computer turns on properly.Ensure that the electrical outlet is working by testing it with another device, Dell Dimension 5150 Memory The diagnostic lights are not lit after the computer successfully boots to the operating system. When to Use the Dell Diagnostics If you experience a problem with your computer, perform the checks in this section and run the Dell Diagnostics before you contact Dell for technical
Run Express Test first to increase the possibility of tracing the problem quickly. Select the program you want to remove. To remove and then reinstall the program: Click the Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs. Dell Dimension 4700 Memory They should be matched pairs.When was last time battery on motherboard was replaced?Ron If this answers your question, please click Yes Ron Forum Member since 2004 I amNOT a Dell
A processor failure was detected. Posted by RoHe on 16 Oct 2007 17:15 Did you run the RAM tests?Most batteries tend to last only 2-3 yrs. Click System. have a peek at these guys Match your ram buy buying from the beginning with the configurator at www.crucial.com or www.corsair.com or www.kingston.com and they will go right in and run.
Diskette Boot FailureDrive A or B is present but has failed the BIOS POST.Ensure that the drive is installed correctly in the computer and defined correctly in the system setup program. Write down the error code and problem description and follow the instructions on the screen. One possible beep code (code 1-3-1) consists of one beep, a burst of three beeps, and then one beep. Many thanks for the assistance.
Check the diagnostic lights to see if the specific problem is identified. Took out the anti-static bracelet and mat, removed old memory and added the new memory. You may need to install drivers if you: Upgrade your operating system.Reinstall your operating system.Connect or install a new device. Check the diagnostic lights to see if the specific problem is identified.
Option Function Express Test Performs a quick test of devices. Beep Codes Your computer might emit a series of beeps during start-up if the monitor cannot display errors or problems. pugmug, Jun 3, 2006 #2 SacsTC Joined: Dec 30, 2003 Messages: 1,647 Did you try them in place of the other memory or added to it. If my answer was helpful, please use the 'Did this answer the question' and click: YesForum Member since 2001Iam not employed byDell Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum
Click Finish and restart your computer. Light Pattern Problem Description Suggested Resolution The computer is in a normal "off" condition, or a possible pre-BIOS failure has occurred. In the Hardware Troubleshooter list, click I need to resolve a hardware conflict on my computer, and then click Next. A possible BIOS failure has occurred; the computer is in the recovery mode.
Invalid Boot DisketteThe operating system cannot be located on drive A or drive C.Enter the system setup program and confirm that drive A or drive C is properly identified. Starting the Dell Diagnostics From Your Hard Drive Turn on (or restart) your computer. cybertaz126, Jun 4, 2006 #8 photolady Joined: May 5, 2004 Messages: 1,391 Evidently, the two 1gb sticks you are not compatible. So yes, a weak battery could be causing your symptoms.