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Hello,

Check your power supply or the power supply source (outlet or UPS unit) as well as the power cord. Your system power source is not at the correct amp, voltage and may need replacing.

Good Luck.
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Posted on Feb 15, 2012

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Look in Bios setup for OS Install mode setting. If it is enabled, it restricts the RAM to 256MB. Change the setting to off and it will sense the total RAM

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Flshing Red Light on Dell Poweredge 1800 Server

I finally made contact with our IT dept who were abole to carry out a remote diagnostic test.

Problem has now been identified (problem with tape drive)

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: My Dell PowerEdge 840 will not allow me to install

I am not sure where you got your information but I just checked Dell's website and they have Windows 2000 drivers for your server which include the video driver.

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?os=WNT5&osl=EN&catid=-1&impid=-1&servicetag=&SystemID=PWE_P4_840&hidos=WNET&hidlang=en&TabIndex=)

If you are still having a problem then you should call Dell support. Every Dell server has lifetime free phone support.

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Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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SOURCE: power edge loght is red and blinking

You should be able to see the reasons in the front panel, remove the front cover and you will see a small display with some information passing slowly. Sometimes is just the redundant power-supply that is disconnected.

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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Go into the RAID setup during bootup (not always in the BIOS), but will post somewhere on startup (should say SCSI/SAS Controller card press CTRL + M to enter setup) or similar.

When in the raid setup check to see the status of the drive(s).

Was the machine running and it's just happened etc or are these machines you have obtained and are plain not working?

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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