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I was recently fooling around behind my dell desk top pc and an eletrical cord was causing my power strip to surge for some reason, the next thing i know my pc shuts off and when i go to turn it back on, it will show me the dell screen but then a gods-aweful beeping sound happens and it stays like that till i turn my pc off. what i need to know is did i fry my mother board? i even tried the Ctrl+F11 which usually speaking would bring me to a system reboot screen, which would completely wipe my hard drive and everything else clean.... i got absolutely zero response.

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    confusedbrit May 11, 2010

    What is the pattern of the beeping noise? Different beep codes tell of different faults you see.

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I really can't help you there the best that I can do is give you the number to a guy in South Carolina who is like a major computer nerd and can possibly help you out. His name and number is Dwight Welsh and
(910) 494-7467. I know that he would more then likely be able to tell you what is wrong with it because he's fryed his mother bord before no thanks to my lil sister by spilling hot coffee onto it! so if anybody would know he would!

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