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Dell 1545, i turn it on and it sounds like it starts but it dosnt, then after 4 mins it beeps, 4 times like beep beep beep beep lol! it loaded up once but crashed when i tried to restart it? whats the problem, email is eatme_ab@hotmail.com thankssssss

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4 short beeps means the system timer on the motherboard is bad. You can try reseating the power connectors on the MB and resetting the CMOS memory but it's probably the motherboard. DELL'S QUALITY HAS REALLY SLIPPED!

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Dosnt turn off says on but if you press any button it just beeps


bad control board maybe u can reset the applaince? try turning to off position pull out knob then unplug for a couple minutes then plug back in then lift open and close lid slightly 6 times within 12 seconds - good luck

Jul 10, 2014 | Hotpoint Ultima WF860 Front Load Washer

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6 beeps what dose it means


Dell beep codes:

If your computer beeps during start-up:
Run Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause.

Beep Codes Your computer might emit a series of beeps during start-up if the monitor cannot display errors or problems. This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. One possible beep code (code 1-3-1) consists of one beep, a burst of three beeps, and then one beep. This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.
If your computer beeps during start-up:
Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause.

Contact Dell for technical assistance.




Code Cause 1-1-2 Microprocessor register failure 1-1-3 NVRAM read/write failure 1-1-4 ROM BIOS checksum failure 1-2-1 Programmable interval timer failure 1-2-2 DMA initialization failure 1-2-3 DMA page register read/write failure 1-3 Video Memory test failure 1-3-1 through 2-4-4 Memory not being properly identified or used 3-1-1 Slave DMA register failure 3-1-2 Master DMA register failure 3-1-3 Master interrupt mask register failure 3-1-4 Slave interrupt mask register failure 3-2-2 Interrupt vector loading failure 3-2-4 Keyboard Controller test failure 3-3-1 NVRAM power loss 3-3-2 Invalid NVRAM configuration 3-3-4 Video Memory test failure 3-4-1 Screen initialization failure 3-4-2 Screen retrace failure 3-4-3 Search for video ROM failure 4-2-1 No timer tick 4-2-2 Shutdown failure 4-2-3 Gate A20 failure 4-2-4 Unexpected interrupt in protected mode 4-3-1 Memory failure above address 0FFFFh 4-3-3 Timer-chip counter 2 failure 4-3-4 Time-of-day clock stopped 4-4-1 Serial or parallel port test failure 4-4-2 Failure to decompress code to shadowed memory 4-4-3 Math-coprocessor test failure 4-4-4 Cache test failure

Aug 12, 2013 | Dell Gx620 Gx 620 Sff P4 Ht 2.8ghz 1gb...

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My dell inspiron beeps 20 times at sturtup


I wonder if you have a keyboard issue. Most times the constant beeping means the keyboard is bad, but it doesn't normally boot or revert back to 5 or 4 beeps.

May 08, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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Dell inspiron 1545 14 beeps (more details inside).


This indicates a motherboard issue, sub out the ram memory one at a time, test each as you go, if no change! The motherboard will need to be replaced, or the laptop.

Apr 21, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

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When I turn on my dell 9200, a beeping sound starts from the CPU and nothing comes up on the screen


how many beeps you have?if three short beeps its you RAM failure..try to reinsert you RAM or replaced it a new RAM..if theres a long beep..its your video card..

Jul 27, 2011 | Dell Dimension 9200 PC Desktop

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Trys to start but when its loading it turns off...its a dell inspiron 1545 i tried to start it on safe mode and nothing it turns off


I have some things I might be asking you to do first. Because this might be a heat issue but just to make sure try these steps first.

Remove batter and charger.

Hold down power button for 20 seconds.

Remove the RAM or memory chip. By doing this the computer will give you 2 beeps and a pause then another 2 beeps just right after you power on the computer. While computer is beeping check if the laptop will turn off automatically.

If yes then HEATSINK, THERMAL PAD and FAN needs to be replaced.

If the laptop stays ON and beeping and beeping it means it might be the RAM. So test the RAMs one at a time. Run the computer using 1 RAM at the moment then try the other slot. Do the same thing on the other RAM.

If still turn off with each RAM tested the have the MOBO or PROC replaced.

May 01, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

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Everytime i start up the computer it beeps 3-4 times, and the monitor says vga input not connected...whats could be the problem?


here are the beep codes for your exact dell model. this should give you a starting point on finding out what the problem is.

Beep Codes Your computer might emit a series of beeps during start-up if the monitor cannot display errors or problems. This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. One possible beep code (code 1-3-1) consists of one beep, a burst of three beeps, and then one beep. This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.
Reseating the memory modules may fix the beep code errors in the following table. If the problem persists, see "Contacting Dell" in your Owner's Manual for instructions on obtaining technical assistance.
Code
Cause
1-3-1 through 2-4-4
Memory not being properly identified or used
4-3-1
Memory failure above address 0FFFFh

If you hear one of the following beep codes, see "Contacting Dell" in your Owner's Manual for instructions on obtaining technical assistance.
Code
Cause
1-1-2
Microprocessor register failure
1-1-3
NVRAM
1-1-4
ROM BIOS checksum failure
1-2-1
Programmable interval timer
1-2-2
DMA initialization failure
1-2-3
DMA page register read/write failure
3-1-1
Slave DMA register failure
3-1-2
Master DMA register failure
3-1-3
Master interrupt mask register failure
3-1-4
Slave interrupt mask register failure
3-2-2
Interrupt vector loading failure
3-2-4
Keyboard Controller Test failure
3-3-1
NVRAM power loss
3-3-2
NVRAM configuration
3-3-4
Video Memory Test failure
3-4-1
Screen initialization failure
3-4-2
Screen retrace failure
3-4-3
Search for video ROM failure
4-2-1
No time tick
4-2-2
Shutdown failure
4-2-3
Gate A20 failure
4-2-4
Unexpected interrupt in protected mode
4-3-3
Timer-chip counter 2 failure
4-3-4
Time-of-day clock stopped
4-4-1
Serial or parallel port test failure
4-4-4
Cache test failure

Jan 01, 2011 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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I have the same issue.. theres 4 beeps.


Hello

OK, have a look at the link below, let me know exactly what beep code you are receiving. After i know exactly what the problem is, we can start to resolve it.

Click HERE.

Kind regards
Andrea

Sep 16, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

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Dell Inspiron 1545 will not boot up.


Try removing battery and booting on AC power only from adaptor
Then take out ram modules and reseat these, try to boot
Disconnect hard drive, DVD rom drive and try to boot.

If you get a beep sound, this shows that at least there is power to the system. Note down the number of beeps and post the result.


Feb 10, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1545 Notebook

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