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RAM Help!

By jendom4u
May 13, 2006
  1. I put my computer in storage for about 6 months. It has 128 MB of RAM. When I tried to boot up again after I got it out of storage the BIOS beeps were 1 3 3 1 and had no signal to the monitor. I took it to a friend and we took out the memory and temporarily installed new memory. It booted just fine. Then we re-installed my old memory and it still booted just fine with no beeps. I bring it home and it is back to the same thing...the same beeps and no signal to the monitor. It doesnt have a video card, it is installed directly on the motherboard. I can't figure out what is wrong with it. I just want to get it up and running to get some files off and onto my laptop and then re-image it and upgrade. Any suggestions? You can email me directly with any advice. Thank you.
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    You could try removing the ram and giving the socket a good clean out to get rid of any dust (i use a paint brush for such a job). That may help.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    perhaps your video card has become unseated or went bad.
    clean it and reinstall.
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