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... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi have an error on the bootup Forum SolvedBought an open box Alienware PC, Bootup shows "Error Occurred" message on my "Physical Devices" Forum SolvedError code 00, and no post beep and bootup, not even to bios. Forum SolvedFirst bootup message error Forum SolvedCPU fan error on bootup after installing CM Sickle Flow on Asetek FX water cooler Forum SolvedError: Unkown filesystem. Bootup Forum Corsair H100i CPU Cooler Fan Error on first bootup only? Forum Disk Read Error at Bootup? Forum Error on Bootup after entering BIOS Forum CPU Fan bootup error Forum Can't solve new bootup error message Forum Frio CPU Cooler CPU Fan error message on bootup. Forum My lab top will not boot-up i get an error message "wintt system32 config system Forum Overclocking error message on bootup. Forum Hard Drive error on bootup Forum Bootup error. Forum Error on bootup? Forum Bootup error Forum Problem with laptop error 0078 on bootup Forum Query on Windows XP Bootup Error Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !