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I have a Dell Dimension 3100 which has recently moved house, and will not longer start up. The PC will switch on through the mains, but there is a series of 6 - 8 short beeping sounds, and the monitor screen remains blank. Any suggestions on how to fix the problem? There were no issues before the move. Thanks

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I think you need to open the PC up and reseat the RAM modules, and the HDD cable and the CD/DVD cable too, make sure the power supply cable is secure too.
Also make sure you have the Video cable connected correctly too. Also the Keyboard & Mouse check them, they go color to color, also temporarily remove any USB connected devices. Connect them up after you have a desktop.
Those beeps usually indicate No Ram, or No video or both.

Posted on Sep 07, 2010


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