Error at bootup Tags: Chipsets Error Message Motherboards Last response: December 19, 2012 7:19 PM in Motherboards Share rfrick December 19, 2012 7:14:09 PM Hello, We are getting an error message that says " Alert! Chipset heat sink not detected. System halted" This occurs at post, before Windows loads. What does it mean? The system is an antiquated Dell Dimension 4600C with early Intel Pentium Processor More about : error bootup ronintexas a b V Motherboard December 19, 2012 7:19:49 PM It is a common problem with the Dell Dimension 4600C for the heat sink to have a loose heat sink. Here is an article on how to fix it: http://www.aplusperfect.com/articles/chipset-heatsink-n... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHyper 212 evo Cpu Fan error on Bootup ? ForumHard Drive error on bootup ForumBootup error . ForumBootup error ForumQuery on Windows XP Bootup Error Forum"Page Fault in Non Paged Area" error during XP boot-up ForumBootup error Messages Forumcocreateinstance error on bootup ForumError STOP 0x00000078 on boot-up ForumError Message upon Bootup Forumvideo error on bootup in win2000 ForumWD GREEN 1TB drive crashes windows bootup when connected ForumNo option to go into BIOS at bootup ForumBootup Issue ForumCan't solve new bootup error message ForumBios has stopped recognising a disk at bootup ForumError Messages on Boot-up ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumGigabyte motherboard won't get past error 53 ForumGigabyte A-Z77X-UD3H won't get past error 53 More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !