What can I do to fix my PC?

I tried installing a BIOS update found here:


for my Dell Dimension E310. When it attempted to flash It said the operation was aborted so I turned off the PC. The PC powers up and makes weird 3 second sounds. Then nothing is displayed on the monitor. It said the operation was aborted so I turned off the PC

5 Answers

  • Jack K
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    why did you try and flash your BIOS? ... bad move unless you absolutely have to (but you know that now) .... there should be a set of jumper pins on your motherboard that will reset your BIOS ... you need to find your MoBo manual and read the section on resetting the BIOS (resetting NOT flashing) ... hopefully there's that option and you haven't completely fried your board

  • 1 decade ago

    those three sounds could be your computer saying it has a problem. when a computer starts up, it runs some tests Power On Self Test (POST).

    the beeps may be saying that it has a problem with the graphics, so that could be why nothing is showing on the monitor.

    explain the beeps, and check the POST codes for what the beeps mean:


  • 1 decade ago

    clear the cmos with the jumper on the motherboard.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    3 beeps means memory error so change your memory -.-

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  • 1 decade ago

    if you have your backup disk, use them to restart. if not, try to boot up in safe mode.

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