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Dell Inspiron One 2305, All-in-One

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Unit has solid amber power LED. No beeps. No display. HDD running. Tried clearing CMOS by removing & replacing back up battery. No better. Bad motherboard?
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by:WORKS2011
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what happens if during boot you press F12, I believe this will get you into a diagnostic mode.
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No change at all - no display
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Pull all the RAM and restart - if you don't get a missing RAM POST beep then yes, it's the motherboard.

See the story here too:
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19491470.aspx
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by:atayqed
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Good tip . It's a bad motherboard.
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