Dell 4300

By meatball
Oct 30, 2004
  1. I just recent got a dell 4300 without video card and ram
    I a 256 chunk of pc133 and a working video card
    When i go to start it it beeps a bunch of times and no video
    The lights in the back are organe
    If anyone could help PLEASE!
  2. me(who else?)

    me(who else?) TS Rookie Posts: 387

    *A bunch of beeps* isn't really helpful, now is it? How about how many beeps? It sounds like you should check that everything is mounted in the slots properly. If anything is loose, it could cause damage, which is why it won't let you start up. I would especially make sure that you installed the video card with the AGP lock open.
  3. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094

    Dell's can be very picky with the hardware their systems can work with.Since you did not post your profile or specify the Ram or Vid card ,brand /model, you should check at Dell's web site for compatibility, and for sure download their drivers for that Vid card.
    BTW;Welcome to Techspot!
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