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DELL INSPIRON 600M , WHEN TURNED ON ALL THREE LEDS LIGHT UP THEN THE CAPS ON BLINKS FOR 9 TIMES THEM THE COMPUTER TURNS OFF...PLEEEEASE HELP

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When the LED blink for couple of times and goes off its hardware problem with the computer... It might be a motherboard or the RAM that is causing this problem... Please take the computer to a local tech or call dell at 18006249896 to get the issue fixed

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Here is the web page where this info is posted, in case you need more info, hope this helps you to determain.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01443366&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=uk&lang=en&rule=26781&product=3816592
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