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Dell Dimension XPS PC Desktop won't boot

\015 I've just installed Windows Vista on my Dell Dimension XPS PC Desktop (it used to run XP). Vista ran ok without any problem for a few days, but suddenly yesterday it just could not boot. When I turn it on, the LEDs of the DVD/CD drives keep flashing, and I hear a little beep, and then nothing happens. It is not even able to get to the BIOS. I can't get to set-up or anything like that and so I could not do anything while the LEDs of the DVD/CD drives keep flashing. Any help is appreciated. Thanks, Huy\015

Answers :

Hi,
\015\012
\015\012Vista is available in 32 and 64 bit os.
\015\012if your system ran xp which was most likely 32 bit. And you have installed a 64 bit version os.
\015\012this will be your problem, also Vista requires more system RAM/Memory to run it.
\015\012If you get 1 beep at startup, it states the system is ok.
\015\012Alternatives are device drivers incompatability.
\015\012Check M$ website, regarding vistas minimum system requirements.
\015\012
\015\012Mike @ Compurepair.
\015\012
1 single beep indicates the system is OK, if there was anymore beeps that would indicate hardware problems.
Check the back of the computer to make sure the VGA lead from the monitor is correctly in the socket, check the socket on the rear of the PC for possible bent pins and also check the monitor too and make sure that's powered up.
post back please.

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