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DELL DImension does not boot

When I push the power button to boot the PC nothing happens. There is a two tone beep coming from the power supply

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Try removing your RAM handling by the edges, clean the terminals with an eraser and reinsert firmly. Reboot your computer. Make sure you remove static charges from your body by placing your hands on a grounded object.

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Possibly a faulty power supply?

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