Re: Dell Inspiron 530 starts up 3 times
Hi RoHe -
Thanks for replying to my forum issue. I've tried some of the items that you have suggested, but, unfortunately, none of theses have resolved the issue. Here's what I tried:
I tried plugging the CPU directly into the wall, instead of into my power strip/surge protector.
I swapped power cables between the CPU and monitor.
Other than plugging the CPU directly into the wall socket using the upper plug-in instead of the lower one that the surge protector is plugged into, I didn't plug the CPU into a different wall socket. The nearest wall socket would require an extension cord to reach and moving my entire system or running an extension cord to this outlet is not really a good option for me.
I disconnected my printer/scanner, speakers, and also the ethernet line for my internet connection.
I have not explored replacing the motherboard battery, but I hope to look into that soon.
Thanks for your helpful tips - let me know if you think of anything else.