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Step 1:If you computer is not booting, there is an issue with one or more of your RAM sticks. It could be they have become dislodged. Turn off your laptop and remove the battery and power supply.
Step 2:Touch bare metal you don't want static electricity on your hands.
Step 3:Locate the door on the bottom of the laptop. There will be a door that houses the RAM. Unscrew the door.
Step 4:Pull out the RAM stick / sticks. Replace them.
Step 5:Close everything up.
Step 6:Boot the PC. If there is no beeps and the PC boots then the sticks became dislodged.
Step 7:If the PC is still not booting you need to replace your RAM sticks.
Posted on Jan 17, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First, if you are still running Vista on your desktop then you will need to buy a license for the laptop. Does the laptop have a WinXP on it now? If so, go here http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/get/upgrade-advisor.aspx and run the Vista Upgrade Advisor. If not, determine the hardware specifications of your laptop and go here http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/get/system-requirements.aspx Compare your laptops specs to those listed for the version of Vista you wish to install.
Posted on May 28, 2009
After your laptop boots up into windows, hold down the Fn key and as your doing that press the F8 button that should switch the output from the vga connetor to the LCD screen on the laptop.
If you still don't get video then you'll have to reseat the LCD cable from the back of the LCD screen to where it connects to the motheboard.
If you still don't get video then its either going to be a bad LCD or a bad motherboard.
Posted on Aug 09, 2009
Muting does not mean turning off the speaker which means there can be occasionel static.
It occurs more if the is a magnet near!!
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
Here ya go, sorry but the answer involves a call to Dell:
Posted on Mar 18, 2010
Beep codes for the Inspiron Mini are as follows:
Beep Code Possible Problem
One Possible system board failure — BIOS ROM checksum failure
Two No RAM detected
NOTE: If you installed or replaced the memory module, ensure that the memory module is seated properly.
Three Possible system board failure — Chipset error
Four RAM read/write failure
Five Real Time Clock failure
Six Video card or chip failure
Seven Processor failure
Eight Display failure
Posted on Jun 10, 2010
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