Washington, D.C. 20549

                             FORM 8-K

                          CURRENT REPORT

                Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
               the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

         Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

                          July 31, 1995

                     MICRON ELECTRONICS, INC.
        (Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

          (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

        0-17932                           41-1404301
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 (Commission File No.)      (IRS Employer Identification Number)

                      900 East Karcher Road
                        Nampa, Idaho  83687
             (Address of principal executive offices)

                          (208) 465-3434
       (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


Item 5.  Other Events.

          The Registrant incorporates by reference herein the
contents of the Press Release dated July 31, 1995, a copy of which
is filed as Exhibit 20.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

          Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be
signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                   MICRON ELECTRONICS, INC.

                                    By: /s/ T. Erik Oaas
                                        T. Erik Oaas
                                        Vice President, Finance and
                                        Chief Financial Officer

Date: August 17, 1995



                       MICRON ELECTRONICS, INC.

                     CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K

                        INDEX TO EXHIBITS

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    20.1  Press Release dated July 31, 1995.              4


                            EXHIBIT 20.1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   

Contact:  Steven Laney
          Micron Electronics, Inc.
          (208) 463-3900

                     APPOINTMENTS OF OFFICERS

      Nampa, Idaho, July 31, 1995 -- Micron Electronics, Inc. (MEI)
today announced the resignation of Gregory E. Herrick from his
position as a director and as Executive Vice President, Sales and
Marketing of MEI. Mr. Herrick is the founder, and was formerly the
Chairman and CEO, of ZEOS International Ltd., a personal computer
manufacturer which merged with Micron Computer, Inc. and Micron
Custom Manufacturing Services, Inc. earlier this year to form MEI.
Mr. Herrick was appointed to his current positions following the
merger.  He continues to hold approximately 2.5% of MEI's common
stock outstanding.

     The company also announced today the appointments of Gregory
D. Stevenson as a director and as Vice President, Operations  of
MEI,  and of Brian C. Klene as Executive Vice President, Sales and
Marketing of MEI, effective upon Herrick's resignation.  Peter J.
Scamardo, Jr. has also been appointed as Vice President, Product
Marketing of MEI.

     Mr. Stevenson previously served as Vice President, Nampa
Operations of MEI.  Prior to MEI's merger, Stevenson served as a
 and as Vice President, Operations of Micron Custom
Manufacturing Services, Inc.  Mr. Klene joined MEI in May of this
year, after serving as the National Sales Manager for Micron
Technology, Inc.'s semiconductor operations.   Mr. Scamardo
previously served as the Director of Marketing for MEI.

     Micron Electronics, Inc., manufactures and markets a wide range 
of personal computers for consumer and business use.  The company 
also provides contract manufacturing services  to original equipment 
manufacturers (OEMs) and maintains a component recovery  operation. 
Micron Electronics common stock is traded  on the Nasdaq National 
Market under the symbol MUEI.