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At startup, my Dell XPS L702X emits 4-4-4 beeps with no video display, then powers down.

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SOURCE: No display jus beeps

Your memory chips must be had i that sounds like a chip problem under the laptop secured by two screws will be where the chip lodged pull it out and re-enter it might go it might not but that your problem I am sure of it.

Posted on Oct 10, 2007

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Beep codes are specific to the BIOS, but this seems to indicate a bad video card, which needs to be replaced.
See here for more codes:
http://www.pchell.com/hardware/beepcodes.shtml

Posted on Oct 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Dell XPS 600 turns itself on to solid amber

Hi. the mother board seems to be having some initialization issues during boot up. this is common when the mother board is failing. i would check to make sure the battery on this board is working. if it is, the board my be ruined.
power board seems to be fine.
please rate and god bless.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

ArmenianTech
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SOURCE: Dell XPS M2010 Starting Problems

Ok. Here is the thing. I hope everybody sold their problem, but I will just post for others who may experience the same thing.

1st believe it or not : there is nothing wrong with motherboard, as when you press the power button, computer will shut down. with defective motherboard it will just continue running untill you will unplug it.

2nd believe it or not : it can not be battery issue or hard drive issue, because it does not make any scenes in any way. I have to agree that hard drive on the right is semi-correct answer.

REASON:

IT is video card that messing up everything. And it is located right under right hard drive. That's why when somebody removed hard drive he/she accidentally corrected the cooling system of video card , which returned M2010 to live.

CONFIRMATION:

1. First remove the top cover from the computer. There are 2 sides the plastic things. If you look at the back of your laptop you will see 2 small holes , one on every edge of the back. You stick something there it will loose the front cover.
2. unscrew all the screws hat have ">" or "<" signs next to them. there are something about 15-16 screws in total: this will allow you to open the cover under wich you can find the motherboard and stuff. When you open the cover pry to start the computer, and you will see that fans will not start even after 1-2 minutes after you hit the power button.
3. Remove the right hard drive and under it you will find screws A, B, C, D (silver) and also 1,2,3,4 (black) unscrew the black ones first, them remove video card with the cooling mechanism. now try to turn on the machine. you can see that after like 20-30 seconds fans start working which means that motherboard is fine and it was the video card that was giving problems.

SOLUTION:

1. I am not sure what causes the issue but I have fixed it this way:
uscrew silver screws and disconnect cooling part from the actual video card.

2. clean both, video card and cooling system not touching sky blue foam ICs. That staff is needed to cool the chips on the video card.

3. let them dry for an hour or so after cleening, than apply some Thermal compound, thermal paste and re assemble the video card with the cooling staff. (mek sure no screw is loose or something)

4. put it back and turn on the computer. If it works , whell .. it works now :)

if not then either you levae some liquid on the video card or screws are loose. try to play a bit with screws. but my personal suggestion is just to wait for a minute or two until video card gets hot and fixes liquid problems itself :)

Try it. It worked for me perfectly ...

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

SOURCE: The power light on my Dell XPS 8000 keeps flashing

It's not the light.Your CPU might be already dusty. I also had an experience that was just like you. I just cleaned up my CPU and the noise was gone.

Posted on Feb 14, 2010

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