Having problems with your Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop ?

DELL black screen-bad pool header- RV 370 P/N 113-A62801-106 BIOS


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It appears the BIOS doesn't like its own checksums; borrow a replacement BIOS to boot from, then flash your one with bad pool checksums.  Or perhaps it's really testing shadowed in DDR2:

It makes it seem like the memory connection or the memory has gone bad; it happens over time that memory will develop bad bits, but it's more common for the drive levels to become changed in the BIOS or dust accumulate on the PCB making a few lines misbehave.  

First try dusting (vacuuming) the fans and PCB, carefully making sure the memory is well seated; then try using a single DIMM of memory which boots the PC in any slot (though not of course this is no way to keep running) to prove the motherboard still good, in which case you can just replace the RAM configuration.  Alternately you can change the RAM voltage to suit the RAM you have and the motherboard characteristics to recover a good operating parameter set.

  Per the message, It seems like it's reading off the part number of a particular DIMM, (which might be handy if the stuff is new enough to be under warrantee for a set swap.)  Then there's the BIOS spec.
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