Dell OptiPlex 360 - 6 beeps

What hardware issues am I having if I get a 6 beep code on a Dell OptiPlex 360?  I had someone onsite replace the mainboard but they are now getting a 6 beep code.  They are about to pull the memory out in the attempt to see if it will post without the memory  for I suspect the memory chip.
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SeanConnect With a Mentor System EngineerCommented:
might want to take a look at this:

Beep codes are all different depending on how long they are and in what order so saying 6 beeps doesn't tell us much, Normally they are something like long-long-short then it will repeat itself long-long-short.  The link above has the different codes as well as diagnostic codes
PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
Agreed ... there should be a pattern of some sort to the beeps:  For example, 1-3-2 (6 beeps) indicates no memory is detected, 3-1-2 (6 beeps) could indicate motherboard hardware failure.  How "technical" is your onsite person?  Might they have put the memory in the wrong slot(s), not put it in at all, damaged it?
Apart from what has been said above, some Dells also have 4 or 5 sometimes differently coloured small diagnostic LED's at the back. Their codes can also give an idea to what has gone wrong.
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gopher_49Author Commented:
I'm having the unit shipped to me.. Then I'll be able to troubleshoot better.  The end user was not too helpful.  Ill update the ticket we I get the unit.
ok - post findings
gopher_49Author Commented:
I have not received the desktop yet.  They are shipping it to me the next time we have a truck coming my way.. Should be any day now.
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