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6 long beeps Dell GX280

\015 Please help auntie! I have four PCs model RB-DT-OL-Dell GX280 \342\200\223 they are fairly thin and light, you can open them like a suitcase. They worked just fine, then all of a sudden I\342\200\231ve heard 6 long beeps on startup of one PC, and nothing was on screen. Fan became noisy, like vacuum cleaner, and moved so violently, I was scared away. I googled out one advice \342\200\223 to disconnect bios battery for 10 minutes and then put it back. Computer worked well for about 30 minutes, then again screen turned black and fan moved too fast. I put that pc aside and used hd for another computer. But in several days a second gx280 gave me exactly same problem with 6 long beeps, and soon I noticed that fan gets a little noisy on the third one. It\342\200\231s getting serious now. Any ideas? Please.\015

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\015\012You may have some machines with the bad capacitor problem. Check out\015\012saome pictures from my web site at www.ccl-la.com/badcaps.htm Open your\015\012computers and see if you have any capacitors that look like the\015\012pictures. The Dell GX270's and the GX280's have the problem. There are several places on the internet that can repair your boards if you find that this is the problem. I hope this helps.

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