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Dell 5150 Start-Up Problem.. beeps

Hi there,

Over the past few days I've gotten the blue screen with errors although I didn't write the error code... now when I try to start the pc, I hear a few beeps, and the numbers 3 and 4 are on.. 1 shows up but then disappears...

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks

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  • robitaille_p Jun 28, 2009

    I removed, cleaned, and then reinstalled the memory sticks, and my pc is now back to life... :)



    Thanks very much for your help!!!



  • duanwalker May 11, 2010

    what is the error code given?

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Beeping on startup is a memory error. The blue screen you got was most likely caused by a memory error as well. First, take out then re-install your memory. If the error persists and you have more than one stick, test each one singly to find out which stick is bad.

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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    Kevin Shafer Jun 28, 2009

    You're welcome, can you come back and rate this as solving your problem; I'd appreciate it.

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    Kevin Shafer Jun 30, 2009

    I'm glad your problem is solved. Can you please come back and give this a four thumbs up? Thanks!

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