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EEPROM FAILURE DETECTED

By NINJAT ·
I RAN A DELL DIAGNOSTICS TEST ON MY INSPIRON 6400 AND GET ERROR CODE:3800:0788 MSG-NIC-EEPROM FAILURE DETECTED EXPECTED A BOOTSTRAP CHECKSUM OF 009Fh BUT READ 00FCh,00CBh,00FFh,00C8h can someone please tell me how to fix this.Also my touchpad and keyboard sometimes freezes up.thank you

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Unless I'm mistaken you have to send it to a Dell repair facility.

by Ron K. In reply to EEPROM FAILURE DETECTED

You're unlikey to be able to reprogram an EEPROM. That stands for Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory. It's a chip on the board.<br>
I haven't looked to see if it makes more sense to repair the unit or replace it.

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Enter the BIOS and reset it here

by OH Smeg In reply to EEPROM FAILURE DETECTED

By the sounds of your error message the BIOS Battery has gone flat and needs replacing. At the very least the Information in the BIOS is incorrect and causing this error.

Col

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by Ron K. In reply to Enter the BIOS and reset ...
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There, there

by santeewelding In reply to Message has been deleted.

As long as you check yourself in the morning, and you're there, the rest is optional.

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by Ron K. In reply to There, there
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If you are unable

by santeewelding In reply to Message has been deleted.

To lay your finger on that article of knowledge that was so almighty important, but no longer can, means you have gained what you need from particulars. The larger is what now counts.

Like, remembering not to walk in front of a bus. And, smiling.

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This fork of the thread

by seanferd In reply to If you are unable

is way too amusing.

It'll be OK, sir. It'll be OK.

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OK what did I do

by OH Smeg In reply to This fork of the thread

To upset Ron?

It wasn't intentional so do I need to watch myself even more?

Col

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Yep, yep, yep.

by Ron K. In reply to This fork of the thread

My issues aren't exacerbated by anything you've done. <br>

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OK now I'm devastated

by OH Smeg In reply to This fork of the thread

What do I have to do to Pi$$ you off? :^0

Col 0:-)

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