Posted 30 September 2008 - 08:52 AM
My sister has a Dell Dimension 5100 w/XP Prof., 1MB Ram, Pent 4 @ 3.2 ghz. All of a sudden it won't boot. When you plug in the power, the power switch led blinks orange in unison with the h/d green led.
This is what I have tried:
I pulled the power supply 24p connector and shorted the black wire to the green wire and the fan then came on..so I figure p/s is ok?????
I then removed the modem card and the video card as well as the memory and all drive connectors. Still same response. What do I need to check? Motherboard bad??Thanks