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LONG BEEP THEN PAUSE WITH NO BOOTING!

My computer the other day when I turned it on made a long beep sound, I turned it off and then turned it on again and it booted. Now, I turn it on and it makes a LONG BEEP and then a PAUSE. I only get fans come on and nothing else, no video at all! I am using Windows XP pro

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Reseat or replace memory

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