I have seen them refuse to start when a fan doesn't report its RPM. #5 mfenn, Jul 22, 2010 imagoon Diamond Member Joined: Feb 19, 2003 Messages: 5,199 Likes Received: I guess, between the memory chips causing the "physical memory dump" problem and now this, I guess I have bad memory chips. it loaded up fine but after about 5 mins the computer shut down again without warning. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Source
If it is just the fan, it should be a fairly easy fix assuming that it is a standard size. #2 mfenn, Jul 22, 2010 larrytucaz Member Joined: Dec 22, Join our site today to ask your question. Also see our Resolve Hardware Issues using eSPA Diagnostics article to run automatic tests on your system. Replace the system board.
I don't recall seeing any warning messages prior about the fan failing or the like. Advertisement cookieeater Thread Starter Joined: May 29, 2010 Messages: 2 Hi, I'm new to the forums so I'm not sure if this is in the right section but on my old If it does start up then i think it could be a virus or something like that. Click here to become a Hardware Analysis registered user.
Shaun Howard Jan 05, 2006, 03:54pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Caps Lock flashes 10 times in series, no display Anyway, it, as you say, could be the motherboard or the fan. A technician told me that the cause was excessive heat causing damage to a processor somewhere. Dell Inspiron 8600 Wireless When I … My Dell Inspiron 6000 will not start. 37 replies My Dell Inspiron 6000 refuses to startup.
If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. If the program does not load, call Dell for technical assistance. 1-3-1 through 2-4-4 An installed memory module is not being properly identified or used. It'll only run to the slower speed of 266mhz, but what the heck. Replace the system board.
Run the Serial/Infrared Ports tests in the Dell Diagnostics. 5-1-2 No usable memory. Dell Inspiron 8600 Ebay Is there anyway to determine exactly what's going on, if it is the fan vs a dead board etc? (It would seem that you'd at least get a "powering down" message General Hardware Jul 9, 2013 Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? LRH #8 larrytucaz, Jul 22, 2010 Last edited: Jul 22, 2010 REC Member Joined: Jul 21, 2010 Messages: 83 Likes Received: 0 [Disregard, misposted to this thread] #9 REC,
No further actions required. The 8600 series is flawed to my knowledge. __________________ Repair Windows XP Guide --- Resolutions Crazy Computer that I'm saving up for::Antec P180 Case;PC Pwr&Cooling 1kW Quad SLI PSU;Asus P5N32-SLI SE Dell Inspiron 8600 Manual The Power Button LED shall blink the corresponding LED codes for the corresponding fault condition. Dell Inspiron 8600 Specs Run the Video tests in the Dell Diagnostics. 4-2-1 No timer tick.
Note: See article How to resolve Battery and AC adapter issues on my Dell computer? this contact form Replace the keyboard. This pattern continues until the system is powered off. Reconnect the power cable but do not replace the battery. Dell Inspiron 8600 Hard Drive
For more info on battery warranty support please see article Notebook Battery Warranty Support. 2. Replacing the disk drive. 3. This often has to do with one of two different things depending on what kind of flash codes you are getting, but the most common failure reason is improper voltages detected, have a peek here Well, it seems as I'm joining the 10-flash-CAPS-LED-club...
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When a test fails, the user is notified via POST codes, Light codes, or Beep codes. also in reply tell me do you hear the hard drive spinning any signal from within your notebook? ?? 0 EMCCleveland 1 8 Years Ago Hello, I actuallly have seen this that is a laptop. Dell Inspiron 8600 Forum When it works, it works just last the type of laptop I'm looking for.
No Hackr Sep 05, 2006, 01:34pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Solved on my system: Caps Lock flashes 10 times in Raj 0 sittas87 91 8 Years Ago sorry i didn't specify. Know someone who can help? Check This Out In Stock DIY Discount - Parts-People.com offers 5% off to all DO-IT-YOURSELFERS!
Battery in charge mode with AC adapter present. Replacing the memory Running PCI options ROM Replacing the system board Loading SMI handler and executing first SMIs Replacing the system board Turning on the LCD panel (after video configuration) 1. Or Reseat the keyboard cable. Silent Noiz Dec 08, 2005, 11:39pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Caps Lock flashes 10 times in series, no display
Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Finally it could be part of the intigrated power distribution system, ie the parts on the motherboard that regulate and convert voltages from one level to another and send it to If you're running only 1GB, put the stick in DIMM B slot as I've described earlier in my troubleshooting. i tried to load it up again but all i got was the CAPS LOCK light flashing 10 tens.
Thanks cookieeater, May 29, 2010 #1 etaf Wayne Moderator Joined: Oct 2, 2003 Messages: 60,889 do you use it with the battery portable - or always plugged in ? Winkel Support Community Mijn account Winkel Support Community ×Close Knowledge Base English Deutsch Français 简体中文 Português Español 日本語 한국어 Polski Portable LED Diagnostic Code Information Portable POST Diagnostic Codes Failure of Michael Scott Nov 07, 2005, 10:45am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Caps Lock flashes 10 times in series, no display The POST test gave OFF-Flashing-ON of the 3 LED.