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Until this year that hasn't been a problem. But, I'm not so sure it's the Hard Drive and hence the reason for proposing this in this forum. Any thoughts on direction from here?Click to expand... and see what happens then. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-dimension-4400-has-a-boot-up-problem.43599/

In System Failure, verify that the "Write an event to the system log" check box is marked.5. are there any devices in device manager with ayellow question mark or yellow triangle beside them? I have two units of these and both have same problem..

When powered up it gives a system error of 3 long beeps. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. I'll report back with the result. With this being networking and dealing with Microsoft Windows Server I would love to complete the MCSA.

According to the documentation, this apparently indicates a "Power Up Default". Gene Back to top #14 TomGL2 TomGL2 Advanced Member Advanced Member 3,089 posts Gender:Male Posted 24 February 2011 - 12:08 AM Since the Dim4400 cannot access the Hard Drive, hence I Again, both hard disks would have to be faulty for this to be true. I am slowly losing my mind!

Are you using a PS/2 or USB mouse? ------------------------------------------------------- flavallee, Nov 6, 2011 #7 win2kpro Joined: Jul 19, 2005 Messages: 11,670 You should still have the power supply tested. Thanks again. To fix the problem your only option is to at least replace the motherboard. :( Yes sir I'm thinking of it too. That you could boot from the XP CD (and got to "Welcome to Setup") suggests that the system is at least 90% functional.  The power supply cannot be verified without physically

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I now have the Diag504fCD.iso on a CD and can insert it into the Dimension 4400 at any time. No...no beep codes. I looked> the code up on Dell's website and found out it means the BIOS memory test> failed.

LOL I even hooked up a new CMOS battery, and was smart enough to disconnet the HD so none of the settings change. check over here This Dimension 4400 has been a reliable work-horse through the years and is showing its age but, in figuring out the reason for this recent failure to start, perhaps I could Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. The test took about ten minutes or so to complete...diagnostic bottom line..."ALL GOOD".

Good suggestion but unfortunately I've already returned the drive back to Seagate (delivery there estimated at March 2). My biggest apprehension? Ask a question and give support. his comment is here Not so happy anymore!

It worked perfectly until we had a very brief power outage that> lasted about 2 seconds. Thanks anyway. My XP was getting a blue screen that said "Bad System Config" and kept the computer from booting.

I hope it is bad because nothing else makes sense!

I've already tested the power supplies and they are all good.. Back to top #18 TomGL2 TomGL2 Advanced Member Advanced Member 3,089 posts Gender:Male Posted 24 February 2011 - 02:57 PM Diag504fCD is certainly usable, although a slightly older version than the you may want to try a diffrent power supply Feb 18, 2006 #7 edwenger TS Rookie Topic Starter Well, I guess I solved my own problem. I'd be using my new Dell Inspiron PC to download this file BUT, the floppy disk technology is so antiquated the new systems don't even come anymore with a Floppy Disk

Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Dell Dimension 4400 OS boot issues by The computer has served me well and I want toget another year or two out of it if possible. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... weblink Hochgeladen am 14.04.2011TELLS PRETTY MUCH ABOUT THE DELL DIMENSION 4400 DDR RAM Kategorie Menschen & Blogs Lizenz Standard-YouTube-Lizenz Mehr anzeigen Weniger anzeigen Wird geladen...

once I insert the CD into my Dimension 4400 CD drive? Wird geladen... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 4 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions Gene Edited by mrlessk, 24 February 2011 - 02:16 PM.

solved Motherboard creating long beeps on startup solved No display at startup after freeze (1 short beep 2 long beeps) Long Beeps on my dimension e520 after ram change solved Asus Generally, you will find these parameters meaningless since the parameters (arguments) are not covered in any of the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) articles. After the reboot, it takes you back to the bootup menu. Back to top #2 jojesa jojesa Gold member Advanced Member 2,668 posts Gender:Male Location:NY Posted 20 February 2011 - 09:39 PM What's the status of the power light.

You can get a replacement power supply from dell or order one on line. Ask a new question Read More Dell Dimension Computers Related Resources solved I installed a new graphics card and I now get 6 long beeps upon startup and no monitor feedback, Again, both hard disks would have to be faulty for this to be true.  This is unlikely, hence the need to test each hard disk to confirm. Well, over the years it's been my experience in times when I've contacted Dell Support that I've received thorough and satisfactory service from them with my issue being resolved...but, that's just

Dell Dimension 4400 won't turn on Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Jake1924, Nov 3, 2011. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. win2kpro, Nov 4, 2011 #4 flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 71,848 I'm assuming that old desktop is still running Windows XP.