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The Computer doesn't start, and the Aux Power light is on.

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I recently assembled a Dell GX 280 desktop computer with original (but used) parts. After putting all the pieces together and pressed the start button, the computer didn't respond. It sat there silently as if nothing happend. When I looked at the motherboard, the Aux Power light was on. I even tried powering it up with the CPU cover closed but with no luck. Can you please tell me what to do, and in what order? Thanks !!

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  • Maskara Jan 05, 2008

    Thanks Ak_m ! I'll try doing it today when I get home.


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Remove the ram from mboard ok
then stsrt the computer if u listning beep sound power off computer and put the ram in slot nicely again start computer
if computer dont start change ur RAM

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