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dell latitude cpi266xt

By eddyins ·
i have just aquired this item for my son to take to college but now on switching on the 3 lights flash and beep 5 times pause then flash and beep slower 3 times and it then switches off.
the power supply light works fine.
any ideas what it can be

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by Skidoggeruk In reply to dell latitude cpi266xt

Not sure yet looking up Bios beep codes.

However, have you tried unseating and re-seating memory?

Any Display at all? How about sticking a monitor on the external video port?



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by Skidoggeruk In reply to

Found this pdf @ Dell

Closest guess = "no useable memory"

Do the lights flash in the same sequence?

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by Skidoggeruk In reply to

another pdf from Dell

this appears to be their service manual

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by allthegoodnamesweregone In reply to dell latitude cpi266xt

three lights flashing on those models usually = bad mobo

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