Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook ?

I Have a Dell Inspiron 6400 with Vista and It seems I am getting a memory or motherboard issue as the Caps and scroll lock LED's flash when I switch on and hold the FN key. Basically the laptop is not getting past Post. I have tried switching the Dimms out and trying them solo in each slot but to no avail. I bought a 1GB Dimm to see if that worked but that does not help. Is the way forward to get the motherboard fixed or is there something else I can do? Fixing the motherboard seems to be pricey


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Getting the motherboard fixed may not be a cost effective solution.
\015\012You can salvage some of the components to use eg. the RAM and the hard disk.
\015\012Put the hard disk into an USB hard drive adapter case and use it as an external USB hard drive for backups etc.
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