Question about Dell Precision 380 P4 Dual Core 3 GHz (99382) PC Desktop

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I have a Dell Precision 380. When I plug it in the power light (on power switch) is amber and the 4 light comes on. Fans are running and can hear the hard drive spin up. Nothing on the screen. I have read the 4 means Bios failure, does this mean mobo is hosed? Any help please....

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Could be a bad capacitors. Open up the case and see if you have any bulging caps. The second thing I would try is to remove all the ram and reseat each ram stick. The 380 can be fickle about ram placement.

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