Solved

Dell Dimension 8400 - shuts down automatically and the LED light (next to power on button) is solid yellow

Posted on 2006-07-07
6
811 Views
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
Can anyone tel me why every once in a while my Dell Dimension 8400 shuts down automatically and the LED light (next to power on button) is solid yellow?
0
Comment
Question by:sambec22
6 Comments
 
LVL 69

Expert Comment

by:Callandor
ID: 17059269
Look at this similar problem on a previous question: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Desktops/Q_21820104.html
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:jamietoner
ID: 17062905
If the power light is steady amber, a device might be malfunctioning or incorrectly installed. First reseat memory and the video card and remove other pci cards, (modem, sound card, etc...), then see if the issue continues of not put the pci card back in 1 at a time turning it on inbetween to see if the problem card can be isolated, if it occurs with the pci cards out, try a different video card and/or memory, if those arent avaible run the dell diags the extended test and that may get lucky and show whats failing.
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:FriarTuk
ID: 17064090
0
Highfive + Dolby Voice = No More Audio Complaints!

Poor audio quality is one of the top reasons people don’t use video conferencing. Get the crispest, clearest audio powered by Dolby Voice in every meeting. Highfive and Dolby Voice deliver the best video conferencing and audio experience for every meeting and every room.

 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
amit_panjwani earned 125 total points
ID: 17068875
Given problem relates to power supply - Power supply needs to replaced.
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:FriarTuk
ID: 17074778
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:amit_panjwani
ID: 17108162
I am glad it helped.Thank you for points

Amit
0

Featured Post

Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

Join & Write a Comment

Upper back Pain: My back hurt for months. Upper back, mostly my neck, spine and across my shoulder blades. I was getting headaches too, that felt like they were caused by tension in my shoulders, but now I feel fine! I'm sharing this hoping someone…
This paper addresses the security of Sennheiser DECT Contact Center and Office (CC&O) headsets. It describes the DECT security chain comprised of “Pairing”, “Per Call Authentication” and “Encryption”, which are all part of the standard DECT protocol.
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…
In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…

743 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now