If you must use Category 3 wiring, force the network speed to 10 Mbps to ensure reliable operation. Used to identify your computer when you access the Dell Support website or call technical support. See ” Beep Codes ” for instructions on diagnosing the beep code. Verify that the memory modules that you are installing are compatible with your computer see ” DDR2 Memory Overview “. The computer is in a normal “off” condition or a possible pre-BIOS failure has occurred.
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One possible beep code code consists of one beep, a burst of three beeps, and then one beep. The operating system is attempting to boot from a device such as the floppy drive or hard drive ; check system setup see ” System Setup ” to make sure the boot sequence is correct for the devices installed on your computer.
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Also, check the diagnostic lights to see if the specific problem is identified. Used to dimenxion your computer when you access the Dell Support website or call technical support. If there is an error message on your screen identifying a problem with a device such as the floppy drive or hard drivecheck the device to ensure that it is functioning properly.
This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. If all of the diagnostic lights are off and the system does not start, there may be a problem with the power supply or with the processor. For adequate cooling, do not block any of the vents.
Lists the most common symptoms encountered and allows you to select a test based on the symptom of the problem you are having. Although your computer has 4 card slot openings, it supports a maximum of 3 cards; the bottom slot cannot be used. Reinstall all USB devices, check cable connections, and then restart the computer. On the desktop computer, a solid green light indicates a network connection.
If the Dell Diagnostics is running, allow the testing to complete. To avoid losing data, do not use the power button to turn off the computer.
Reseat the processor see ” Processor “. Soun error conditions encountered, error codes, and the problem description. Front View of Computer.
Can contain an optional floppy drive or optional Media Card Reader. Keep the vent area clean and dust-free to ensure that the system is adequately ventilated.
Describes the test and may indicate requirements for running the test.
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Verify that the memory modules that you are installing are compatible with your computer see ” DDR2 Memory Overview “. Repeat this process for each card. If the problem is not identified, contact Dell for technical assistance.
This test typically takes 1 hour or more and requires you to answer questions periodically. If you have two or more memory modules installed, remove the modules, reinstall one module see ” Memory “and then restart the computer. Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions located in the Product Information Guide.
This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.
During normal operation, all of the diagnostic lights turn on and then turn off before the system starts. Tests a specific device.
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If the computer starts normally, troubleshoot the last card removed from the computer for resource conflicts see “Resolving Software and Hardware Compatibilities” in your computer Owner’s Manual. Use the headphone connector to attach headphones and most ssound of speakers. Design and form factor. If the computer does not boot, contact Dell for technical assistance. Then shut down your computer and try again. Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product Information Guide.