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Core Memory Dump?

Could someone please help me with this problem. I showed up for work and my Dell Dimension 2400 desktop had crashed and when turned back on it show's this message. Core Memory Dump and everything else is completely erased. I don't know if I need just to add more memory or buy a new computer. My information on the product is: # Maximum Memory Capacity: 2048MB
# Currently Installed Memory: 1.125GB
# Available Memory Slots: 0
# Total Memory Slots: 2
# Dual Channel Support: No
# CPU Manufacturer: GenuineIntel
# CPU Family: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz Model 2, Stepping 9
# CPU Speed: 2392 MHz

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What does the company IT people say?

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Core Memory Dump?

I haven't called Dell on this problem. I was hoping to find the solution without calling and getting someone that would put me on hold only to tell my story to 12 different people. Do you think I have to call them?

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What about your employer?

What about your employer? What does their IT department say?

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