Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX520 PC Desktop ?

I have 2 GX520's that are buzzing when trying to boot

\015 Here at the Box Offices I have found 2 GX520's that will not boot and begin to buzz (3 times but not really) upon power-up to boot.\015

Answers :

If your computer beeps during start-up:
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  1. Write down the beep code
\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Code
\015\012\015\012\015\012Cause
\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\0121-1-2
\015\012\015\012Microprocessor register failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0121-1-3
\015\012\015\012NVRAM read/write failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0121-1-4
\015\012\015\012ROM BIOS checksum failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0121-2-1
\015\012\015\012Programmable interval timer failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0121-2-2
\015\012\015\012DMA initialization failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0121-2-3
\015\012\015\012DMA page register read/write failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0121-3
\015\012\015\012Video Memory test failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0121-3-1 through 2-4-4
\015\012\015\012Memory not being properly identified or used
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-1-1
\015\012\015\012Slave DMA register failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-1-2
\015\012\015\012Master DMA register failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-1-3
\015\012\015\012Master interrupt mask register failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-1-4
\015\012\015\012Slave interrupt mask register failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-2-2
\015\012\015\012Interrupt vector loading failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-2-4
\015\012\015\012Keyboard Controller test failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-3-1
\015\012\015\012NVRAM power loss
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-3-2
\015\012\015\012Invalid NVRAM configuration
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-3-4
\015\012\015\012Video Memory test failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-4-1
\015\012\015\012Screen initialization failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-4-2
\015\012\015\012Screen retrace failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0123-4-3
\015\012\015\012Search for video ROM failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-2-1
\015\012\015\012No timer tick
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-2-2
\015\012\015\012Shutdown failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-2-3
\015\012\015\012Gate A20 failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-2-4
\015\012\015\012Unexpected interrupt in protected mode
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-3-1
\015\012\015\012Memory failure above address 0FFFFh
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-3-3
\015\012\015\012Timer-chip counter 2 failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-3-4
\015\012\015\012Time-of-day clock stopped
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-4-1
\015\012\015\012Serial or parallel port test failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-4-2
\015\012\015\012Failure to decompress code to shadowed memory
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-4-3
\015\012\015\012Math-coprocessor test failure
\015\012\015\012\015\0124-4-4
\015\012\015\012Cache test failure
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