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My dell wouldnt post,

Dell dimension 3000 p4 3 Ghz processor, stopped posting, tested with a p4 2.4 ghz processor posted but now cant post with any. i have bought another p4 2.8Ghz processor but still cant post not even with the earlier p4 2.4Ghz processor.

pliz am stuck any help

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  • munluc2000 Nov 28, 2008

    the trouble is that it doesnt even desplay the bios setup screen

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Try removing all cards (except vid unless onboard), connections, mem and see if there is any change. I would expect beeping at this point, then power off and insert 1 mem module. If you get any display at this point, start reconnecting things one at a time powering off between.

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It sounds like the motherboard is damaged. Did you try to start with a boot cd? Or will it just not get to the bios setup screen?

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