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stantsk
Copper

LCD turns black, power turn orange stable light. CPU light turns orange too.

Model : Dimension 9150 desktop

 

The LCD screen turns black and the power led turns orange stable light after I upgrade my mcafee virus scan

I power it off.

Power on  the CPU, the power led turns orange instead of green

Power on the LCD, it turns green for a few second before it turns stable orange again.

The LCD screen remain Black.. nothing can been seen

What do you think is the problem with my desktop

I appreciate your helps..

Thanks

stan

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shesagordie
Diamond

Re: LCD turns black, power turn orange stable light. CPU light turns orange too.

 stantsk   

Is the power button LED, solid amber, or blinking amber?

Check the sequence of the four diagnostic lights on the front panel.

The Dimension 9150 Diagnostic Guide and Troubleshooter, is HERE.

Bev.

 

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stantsk
Copper

Re: LCD turns black, power turn orange stable light. CPU light turns orange too.

Thanks Bev!

The LED is a solid amber light, no blinking both for the LCD SCREEN and CPU.

Stan

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stantsk
Copper

Re: LCD turns black, power turn orange stable light. CPU light turns orange too.

I also unplug the two hard disk to check its connection

But I forgot which is belong to the left or right slots. How to ensure I slot in the correct one on the correct side?

Thanks

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shesagordie
Diamond

Re: LCD turns black, power turn orange stable light. CPU light turns orange too.

I also unplug the two hard disk to check its connection

But I forgot which is belong to the left or right slots. How to ensure I slot in the correct one on the correct side?

Thanks

 stantsk   

I'm not certain what you mean, it's very simple to connect the power and SATA data cables to a hard drive, as the connectors are 'Keyed' to avoid mistakes.

Did you remove both the power and data cables from hard drives.

THIS will show you how to connect the power and data cables to the 9150 SATA hard drive.

When there's two hard drives installed, the primary C: / SATA hard drive's data cable must be connected to the motherboard's SATA-0 connector, see HERE

Bev.

 

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shesagordie
Diamond

Re: LCD turns black, power turn orange stable light. CPU light turns orange too.

Thanks Bev!

The LED is a solid amber light, no blinking both for the LCD SCREEN and CPU.

Stan

 

 stantsk   

Are any of the four Diagnostic lights Lite?

A Solid Amber power switch LED, indicates a device might be malfunctioning or incorrectly installed, try the following and see if it makes a difference.

Remove and then reinstall the memory modules.

Remove and then reinstall any cards.

Remove and then reinstall the graphics card, if applicable.

Ensure that all power cables are securely connected to the system board.

Bev.

 

 

 

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stantsk
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Re: LCD turns black, power turn orange stable light. CPU light turns orange too.

Bev, thanks again

I meant I can't identify whether which dirve is my primary and which is my secondary after I unplug  the connector from the drives.

Sorry, I was unclear of what I did.. but will check out again.

The CPU still turn amber .

Thanks.

 

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