Having problems with your Dell PowerEdge 500SC Server ?

Video not working, red flashing light on bottom of pci raid card


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Hi there,

try to resit the momory module on the unit. wipe and clean the contact on the module & resit it again. if this not solve the issue, try to remove/ uninstall the videocard and put it back again. if still theres a problem this could be a problem with your vcard.

btw. did you hear any beeping sound coming from the unit.?

Let me know for further clarifications.
The red light indicator blinks once a card is not properly installed. Now, since it happens after accidentally inserting the memory card, you need to do some test to see if the PCI cards are still working. Here are the things that you need to do:

1. Remove the video card from the PCI slot and clean the contacts.
2. Re-insert the video card and fire up the computer.
3. If you get the same problem, insert the video card into any available PCI slot in your computer.
4. Last, try different video card and observe that red light behavior.

NOTE: If you will get the same problem after using different video card, you need to contact the computer manufacturer for second opinion. There could be a possibility that the PCI slots are defective.

Good luck and have a great day!!
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