When i try and turn my dell insiprion on nothing happens then it beeps 7 times, what does this mean and how can i fix it?
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As ejn63 correctly said, we need to know the system model which would help us determine what 7 beeps means. If the computer is a notebook, it might be an issue with the processor.
Kindly post with the model number of the computer. I would research on this issue and get back to you with results.
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Seven beeps means either a bad CPU or a bad mainboard - of the two, CPUs very, very, very rarely fail. The mainboard should be replaced first (assuming the CPU is removable; it is on older systems but on newer ones, it's hard-soldered on, so both the CPU and board must be replaced together).
It will depend on the model of the system, but it likely means a mainboard failure.
the model number is m 5010 Inspiron
beeping 7 times
Thank you for your response.
7 beeps diagnostic indicator means that the issue might be with processor .
I am having Inspiron 5010. When I am trying to turn it on, it gives 7 beeps. It does not start at all.
from other posts it looks like it is processor/motherboard issue?
Can you please help and confirm the same?
7 beeps indicate CPU Cache test failure which means Processor failure.
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I don't mean to sound like a broken record but my laptop has been beeping 7 times as well. I take it that means the computer has to be repair at this point. Never encountered a problem like this before.
Hi computehelp21, 7 beeps indicate CPU Cache test failure which means Processor failure.I have added you as a friend. Please accept my friend request by clicking on my name highlighted in blue and then click on “Friends” tab at the top and then click on “Request to Review” and finally click on “Accept” button.
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I have an Inspiron M5010 and its beeping 7 times. What should I do?
dear sir i have dell inspiron n 5110 LAPTOP ITS NOT OPEN ITS COMEBEEPSOUND,(7OR8)BEEP SOUNDS CAME WHAT S THE PROBLEM
sir pls support me
I am also having the same problem with my Dell its beeping 7 times and won't turn on.
my.computer too is beeping. I have a Dell Inspiron laptop..
Mine is doing the same two or three weeks after warranty runs out... How convenient. . I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520
I ran out of warranty 2 weeks ago, now I have the 7 beeps of death... I paid $1100 for my laptop and am still paying for it and it dies. I would think two weeks past warranty when you pay so much money that they would want to help out, but No.. I have the option to pay another 300 dollars to fix it by them, that will give me 90 days more warranty. So that raises the price of the laptop to $1400 dollars even though I looked online and Dell seems to have lot's of issues with this. I think it should be a recall and fixed on Dells expense.... Very unhappy and dissatisfied!!!!!!!????