1) Son follow Anti-Static Procedures?
Ram Memory could be cr@p now if not.
To include motherboard, processor, and graphics card; IF used.
2) All power cables attached to motherboard, AND tightly?http://www.asrock.com/MB/overview.asp?Model=P4VM890http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#atxmain20
3) AMI BIOS 2.3.1
BIOS Beep Code - 3 Beeps
Indicates Ram Memory failure.
Cracked motherboard at ram memory slots, due to too much pressure being applied to motherboard, while in computer case?
Cracked motherboard at ram memory slots due to, user inadvertently had ram memory turned around backwards; and tried to install?
(Locating Notch was not lined up with Locating Lug, in ram memory slot)
4) We all get in a hurry sometimes, and make mistakes.
(Seen those commercials? Ha!)
Is there a 'stick' of ram memory in Slot 1? (DIMM 1)
That is the ram memory slot the Processor reads first.
5) I gotta' tell ya, Fred; I think we are dealing with a Static shock issue here, or cracked motherboard.
Was working, then ram memory removed/reinstalled; and now Not working.
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