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Beeping sound, wont turn on

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i have a dell inpiron 35os, and recently when i turned it on there were 4 beeps over and over again, and the monitor would not boot. i reset the memory, but now it gives be 2 beeps, and still it wont start up. is there any way i can get it to run normally without replacing the whole thing or getting a repair?

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From my experience you may be having a memory problem that is more than just a problem with reseating. When you reseated the ram did you pull the ram out and try one stick at a time? Or trying a different stick all together. I have had several go through the shop in the last year that I had to replace the ram in. Most were the 510e series but there were others as well. If you have more than one stick try just one at a time and in different slots. Also if you have plugin cards you my try unplugging them as well. When you said the beep codes changed by reseating the ram that makes me suspect the ram. Good luck and hope that helps....

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The beeps are beep codes.Some are long and some are short.go to dell.com and enter your computer model number.under support customer service search for your beep code.also an easier way may to go here http://www.bioscentral.com/postcodes/dellbios.htm.This will explain the codes and help you understand what is wrong.If you require further assistance contact me.RICHARDM69

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