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Medion 95101 When turned on my laptop power. hard drive lights come on, then it just beeps at me,( error code 2-1-1) There is no screen activity after that.Can you help?

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  • andybhome Feb 20, 2008

    I have tried the above solution, but has made no difference. I have purchased new memory and tried in all slot configurations, but this has not solved the problem. The only difference is that now the battery charge light is on. Please help, I do not want to waste much more money on the problem.

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This is a video card error. you need to replace the mother board as the video card is built-in.
this could happend because of the exssesive heat.
I have the same problem and I'll try to do something in the next few weeks.

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You have to check that whether the RAM is ok.
If you had two RAMs, remove one RAM chip, and check.
If not ok do the vice versa and check with the other chip.
This should help you.
Cheers - Parveen

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