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Old 07-26-2006, 04:43 PM   #1
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alright, when i start the computer up it beeps either one long or many short quick, i dont recognize the code. after it beeps it restarts its self.... sometimes the fan spins extreamly fast... im thinking it needs a new powersupply.
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Old 07-26-2006, 05:31 PM   #2
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Or a new motherboard.
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yeah... i think i need a new motherboard. tried a different psu and the same thing happend.
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Old 07-26-2006, 10:18 PM   #4
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A dell with something wrong with it , thats a rare case . I'm not sure but doesn't dell use not-standard parts so you would have to get both anyways.
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how many times does it beep when you hear the short ones? It is important you count them so we can narrow down the problem.
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