Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000® Pentium® 4 2.8GHz, 256MB, 80GB, 48x CD-RW PC Desktop ?

My dell wouldnt post,

\015 Dell dimension 3000 p4 3 Ghz processor, stopped posting, tested with a p4 2.4 ghz processor posted but now cant post with any. i have bought another p4 2.8Ghz processor but still cant post not even with the earlier p4 2.4Ghz processor.\015\012\015\012pliz am stuck any help\015\012\015\012Munluc2000\015

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Try removing all cards (except vid unless onboard), connections, mem and see if there is any change. I would expect beeping at this point, then power off and insert 1 mem module. If you get any display at this point, start reconnecting things one at a time powering off between.
It sounds like the motherboard is damaged. Did you try to start with a boot cd? Or will it just not get to the bios setup screen?
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