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Dell D830 no dell bios screen

Last response: in Systems
November 16, 2011 7:27:36 PM

Hey guys my Dell Latitude D830 will not display the bios, nor does anything come on the screen at all when I hit the power button. I cannot open the CD/DVD tray or boot from CD/DVD because the BIOS won't come up. I cannot turn it off by hitting the power button, and it just turns off by itself in 30~ seconds. This happened after I put a new hard drive in and installed windows 7, but I only installed chrome and then shut it down. Half an hour later what I described happens.

The CAPS LOCK indicator is flashing

Thanks in advance for reading this, and hope the community can help

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November 16, 2011 7:34:01 PM

Caps lock flashing?.... reseat the memory modules... remove Hard Drive and attempt to boot... probably bad memory though
November 16, 2011 7:43:40 PM

yeah... i just did that and it worked.

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November 16, 2011 7:44:10 PM

Best answer selected by ussyicheng.
November 16, 2011 9:57:41 PM

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