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post #1 of 11
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Yes, I m now getting the 7 beep code at the beginning of boot, followed by the machine shutting down. My question is, can I get my M11X RMAd/Repaired by Dell even though there is physical damage and I bought it before it released? (Jan 2010).
    
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If your M11x refuses to boot and has a beep sequence of 7 short beeps, it means you physically connected adjacent pins to Pin 14. Use a needle to "separate" the connected pins.

http://forum.notebookreview.com/alienware-m11x/547341-how-pinmod-further-overclock-m11x-r1-slg-hardmod-only.html
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I know about that, I basically mutilated that part of the chip though (not mutilated, just made a hole there), nothing is touching, but I think something got disconnected.
    
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So can't find any info on this, do 7 beeps mean a general PLL problem or just that two pins are touching? Because I kind of made a crater in the mobo where pin 14 is, I think I might of accidentally disconnected the adjacent pins from the motherboard, would I still get the 7 beep code if this happened?

Can I send it to Dell/Alienware or will they reject it due to physical damage?
    
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post #5 of 11
So you want to rma a product you intentionally modded and broke? Yeah.. I hope they reject it.

Getting kinda sick of all these fraud threads.
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Any info on the PLL beep codes?
    
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post #7 of 11
I'm pretty positive since you modded it, knowing the risks that they won't RMA it.
    
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post #8 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mmmmbaato;12662420 
I'm pretty positive since you modded it, knowing the risks that they won't RMA it.

That's what I'm thinking, don't know if there's a way to fix this though.
    
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post #9 of 11
it wasn't worth it. Sometimes its never worth it. Try to find a replacement or sell it either on here or ebay.
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