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Inspiron 1501 cpu upgrade problem

\015 I was trying to upgrade my dell inspiron 1501's cpu from a amd sempron 3600 (2 ghz/512kb) to an amd turion ultra x2 zm-84. the socket fit and i got it all back together but now when i turn it on the num lock, caps lock and scroll lock lights constantly blink and it wont boot. i also noticed when i unplug the ac adapter they start to blink faster. whats the problem?!\015

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Did you check the AMD site for compatibility? If they are, you could have a bad chip, it could have been mishandled or inserted incorrectly. Visual inspection first for burns, contaminated or bent conductors. Static discharge will kill cpus.
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