My dell beeps 7 times what does this mean?

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My dell beeps 7 times what does this mean?

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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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  • It will depend on the model of the system, but it likely means a mainboard failure.

  • Hi united30 ,

    Welcome to Dell community forum.

    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.

    If you have active warranty, you can contact me directly by clicking on my user name, add me as your friend, and send me the system service tag and phone # with address.

    Thanks & Regards
    Rajesh R
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  • the model number is m 5010 Inspiron

     

    beeping 7 times

  • Hi valigurrl,

    Thank you for your response.

    7 beeps diagnostic indicator means that the issue might be with  processor .

    If you have active warranty, you can contact me directly by clicking on my user name, add me as your friend, and send me the system service tag and phone # with address.

    Thanks & Regards
    Rajesh R
    #iworkfordell
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  • Hi Rajesh,

    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?

  • Hi Mandar_Deshpande1234,

    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.

    I am sending you a private message as well. Click on “Inbox” to respond to the message and provide system’s Service Tag and contact details so I may access your system records and check for further course of action. You could also click on Start Conversation to send a private message.

    If the computer is under warranty, I would arrange for a service on the computer.

    Awaiting your response!

    Thanks & Regards
    Rajesh R
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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.

    I am sending you a private message as well. Click on “Inbox” to respond to the message and provide system’s Service Tag and contact details so I may access your system records and check for further course of action. You could also click on Start Conversation to send a private message.

    Check warranty status: http://dell.to/zEE2Cm

    If the system is out of warranty, I have provided a link below for the expired warranty services:
    http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dellcare/en/expired_warranty?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~ck=anavml

    Awaiting your response!

    Thanks & Regards
    Rajesh R
    #iworkfordell
    To know  more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US ; UK; India. For Dell support videos click Here.
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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

    ramesh

     

  • I am also having the same problem with my Dell its beeping 7 times and won't turn on.