Dell, Win7, no boot...7 short beeps.

Posted on 2011-10-16
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a Dell Inspiron M5010 / 15R, Laptop with Win7 that boots to a blank screen and beeps a series of 7 short beeps and it will do this all day long if I let it.  Nothing at all on the screen.
I've removed the Ram one at a time and the battery, but nothing on the screen still.  Looks like, the Hard Drive is under the keyboard and severals screws to get to it.

Any ideas on what the problem might be?

Thanks in advance for your help!
Question by:philw3995
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    7 Beeps on the Insp M5010 is normally - Processor Exception Interrupt Error (may need replacement Processor)

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    Thanks for your feedback!
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    Author Closing Comment

    This Laptop has to be taken completey apart, practically,  to get to the cmos battery.  The owner of this Laptop would rather not pay the labor because she didn't pay much for it and would rather buy a new one.  She's going to give it to me, so maybe I'll try it anyway.  Case closed.

    Thanks for your help anyway!

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    Expert Comment

    yes - like most lappies; but it's no big deal, once you've done a couple

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