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Computer won't boot, no beep sound

by Magic-wand / April 29, 2011 3:22 PM PDT

Dell Dimension E510

The motherboard LED lit, but no POST, no beep sound. I tried everything from changing RAM, CPU, power supply and taking out all the peripherals to clearing CMOS, and even taking out the motherboard from the chassis to see if there were any damage signs but found nothing.

What is the problem with the broad? Anyone knows? Please.

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Clarification Request
This model should have 4 LEDs
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 30, 2011 12:11 AM PDT
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The diagnostic lights didn't show due to no POST
by Magic-wand / April 30, 2011 4:34 AM PDT

The computer suddenly didn't work.(couldn't bootup)

I've tried every ways that experts suggested including changing RAM, CPU, power supper....etc. and even took it out from the chassis to check if there were any damage but nothing found.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 30, 2011 4:56 AM PDT

Sorry but with how many forums you posted to, I'm unsure which we'll have the discussion in.

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by Willy / April 30, 2011 9:48 AM PDT

I suggest you take off the HSF setup and clean the cpu paste and re-appy again. This maybe the last hope considering all you've done already. The mtrbd. may have gone south and no amount of correction is possible other than complete repair with the tech stuff. Does it do anything, like fan(s) move for moment? If nothing seeks to correct the problem, the mtrbd. is at fault and may not see damage w/o mag. glass or logic tester, etc..

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by Magic-wand / May 1, 2011 12:20 PM PDT
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I will try. Hope that it will work.

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