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Dell dim. 4700 is beeping loudly when attempting to turn on

My dell dim. 4700 is beeping loudly when I attempt to turn it on - which it does not. any thoughts?

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  • betsyjmp Oct 16, 2009

    Thanks - turns out I read somewhere else it might be the memory card/s were loose. found a "how to video" by google search, took them out and put them back in (removed some dust from inside the machine casing) and all is good!



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I have the same problem. Leds B and D are orange and A and C are green. What does it mean?

Thanks to a PCI card I caught the error code: E9.

If someone may answer...



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The Beep is telling you that something is wrong. On the back of the PC is 4 LED lights If everything is ok then all 4 lights would be green. in the manual is a breakdown of the error codes the lights indicate. If you have lost your manual you can download it here;

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    Ron Dufek Oct 20, 2009

    GOOD, Glad to hear that you are up and running again.


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Hello there betsyjmp.

Here's your geek-steer ...

Those beeps you hear ... they are a very, very good thing. It's your motherboard trying to tell you about something possibly being amis, in the only language she knows.

Refer to the code indexes for your PC here. Attempt to determine a match, then take whatever corrective actions are advised.

Good luck betsyjmp, and please post back ...

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