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Gateway - No Beep - No Display

My neighbor just gave me a Gateway - I plugged it in and it worked great, but was a little slow, so I removed the 128 MB RAM card and tried to replace it with a 512 MB card, the led light went on and that was all, no display and doesn't boot up, so I put back the original card- actually, there were two of them, one was 128 MB and the other one doesn't say, but now again, no beeps, no display, just the LED lights- Can anyone help me figure this out? Thanks so much! It doesn't say anthing on the computer but has a sticker that says Windows XP and Intel Celeron, the only reason I know it's a Gateway is that is what it said when it originally booted up.

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    Sherry Pacino Jun 30, 2008

    Thanks for the link, unfortunately, that really doesn't help me with my current situaton- just gives me an opportunity to vent- any suggestions as far as a solution?

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Try resetting the cmos..unplug the computer remove the battery for a minute or two then replace and plug back in. There is also a way to clear it by moving a jumper normally right near the battery it should say "clear" or "cl" or "cmos" there will be 3 pins normal mode is how it is now just move the jumper to short the unused pin and then put it back the way it was. As before unplug the computer first

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