Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop ?

6 long beeps Dell GX280 -- unsolved Please help auntie! I have four PCs model RB-DT-OL-Dell GX280 ? they are fairly thin and light, you can open them like a suitcase. They worked just fine, then all of a sudden I?ve heard 6 long beeps on startup of one PC, and nothing was on screen. Fan became noisy, like vacuum cleaner, and moved so violently, it scared me away. I googled out one advice ? to disconnect bios battery for 10 minutes and then put it back. Computer worked well for about 30 minutes,


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I had 1 long beep, 3 faster beeps, then 2 beeps *I think*, and also my fan was going crazy fast - like someone else said "a vacuum cleaner"...
\015\012Well, I reseated the memory and problem was gone - it did seem like the memory was kind of "loose" - perhaps from shipping (bought this used).
\015\012The link to Dell's website was good for the beeps AND the "ABCD" codes reading on the back. Thanks very much! God Bless.
Reseat the ram and restart the computer the beeping should stop.
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