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One long beep, pause, another long beep when I turn on computer

Q: One long beep, pause, another long beep when I turn on computer

For some silly reason I removed the 2 128mg PC2100DR ram sticks from my old computer that was working just fine. When I reinstalled them and I try to boot up I get a long beep, a pause, and another long beep. This senario continues and I shut the computer down as soon as possible. I'm sure I have the ram seated properly. Any ideas? Thank you in advance

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A: One long beep, pause, another long beep when I turn on computer

If you are sure that you have them seated correctly try one stick at a time.

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I am getting beep sounds when i turn on my dell inspiron n5010.
Nothing is showing up other than beep sounds.
Please help me out

A:RE: Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

Hi Ganny,
What are the exact # of beeps in a cycle? 
Kindly review this chart and see page# 47 - it will help isolate the source of the issue. 
Based on the exact # of beeps, that part would need to be replaced.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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My laptop here is a Dell Inspiron 15, 3000 series. 
The laptop itself works perfectly fine, I am able to get into windows (which I installed myself, it originally came with Ubuntu). 
Occasionally though, it will do a BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE (repeats).
This happens on boot and sometimes when I am using it. Sometimes it turns off suddenly when I am shifting the computer around. It's extremely loud.

What is causing this? The sound seems to be coming from around the area the Memory banks are under the laptop, but nothing seems to suggest that anything is wrong.
I took a suggestion and used FN+Power to do Hardware Diagnostics which said nothing is wrong.

What else can I try?


A:Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check if the beep pattern repeats.

Switch off the computer.
Disconnect the AC adapter from the system.
Remove the battery from the computer.
Press and hold down the power button for 15 seconds.
Then connect back all the peripherals and check if the beep pattern repeats and reply us with the beep count.

If you still receive 3 Beeps on the system then it indicates System board failure.. You will have to replace it on the laptop.
Please let me know the findings.

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Hi,my old BIOS IVKT06AUS I flash to new BIOS IVKT07A If i connect power adapter my computer automaticaly start without push the power button but start OK to Win.If i go to sleep mode and wake up with keyboard computer start to black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep :-(If i long push power button computer is off and i again short push power button computer start correctly (i see all running aplication as i wake up from sleep).From windows i switch off computer. Now if i disconnect power adapter and connect again i hear only beep and black screen (black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep)Again i must long press power and short press power and computer again working.I try change memory but same problem :-( Previous BIOS is OK withou this symptoms. I think is problem in new BIOS :-( Sorry for my English :-)Please help me.Thank You.   

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Here is my problem I have a Compaq presario with a frozen bios screen but cpu ok, mem ok, video ok, nothing is conected and power supply ok.
any ideas?

A:Compaq bios freeze short beep long beep

Is the beep pattern just one short one long? Check your manual for the POST beep codes to determine what it is telling you. All POST beep codes are different so there's no way to tell unless we know exact model of your PC. The manual usually has the beep code in it, though.

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Motherboard has VM800 on it

ive tried another psu

post test (with just the cpu, ram, mobo)

tried looking up some bios beep codes but cant seem to see anything anywhere
for long long long long long beep codes, just repeating hmm wondering if anyone

tried clearing cmos also and other jumpers........

A:Bios Beep Codes anyone know what long long long is?

heres a site with codes

the award bios seems to have this continous and reports a memory error

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Hi there i seriously need you guy's help with my model # P6310Y.I continually hear 1 short beep and 1 long beep when i try to boot up my pc.According to hp it's a memory issue but i proved that wrong.I have gone thru removing the RAM checking if one of the modules are bad.they are all good 2gb x 3.I also removed the windows 7 harddrive and i still get the beeps i described above.I made sure all cables are seated properly and i cleaned the entire MOBO for dust including the CPU.I get a blank on my monitor nothing shown.When i plug in the keyboard i don't get any power, lights etc(num lock,caps lock)The mouse is getting power.I replaced the power supply still getting the beeps and i can remove all cables,hd,mouse,KB and the beeps continue.Please help me guys as i have hit a dead end and i appreciate your time,Sincerely, tech1126

A:I need help my pc has 1 short beep,1 long beep

This will help:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674also refer:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02222922

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Hi, Today I replaced my old graphics card with a new GeForce 9500GT and also added a new Kingston 2GB Ram Card. I installed both of them then restarted the computer, since then it has only powered on and playing 1 short beep then 1 long beep. I've tryed everything I can think of ranging from taking out everything new and putting it back to before I added the new items to completely taking out all 3 RAM sticks and reseating them. I'm not sure how a brand new unopened 2GB ram stick that fit perfectly and a brand new right out of the box graphics card can cause a problem like this. I've been through the ins and outs of the internet trying to find a solution but nothing has worked. Hoping someone can think of a unique way to fix this or how it could have possibly happened in the first place. I dont buy anything used everything placed inside my computer was/is brand new when it was purchased. Any help/comments on solutions would be greatly appreciated thanks.

A:1 Short Beep, 1 Long Beep

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hello, i have a hp a335w i just installed a new power box 2 days ago pc was working fine ,but today when i turned pc on i got one short beep then one long continues beep i disconnected the memory , harddrive, cd, one at a time to check for problem but still have the same problem pc will not boot up

A:one short beep one long beep

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Hopefully this is the right forum for this.  I got an HP Pavilion Elite HPE-180t CTO Desktop PC.  I know it is an old machine but it has been working okay up till the other day.  I was having some memory issues so I reseated all my ram.  Now it will not start but does one short beep then one long beep.  I figured it was a ram issue but I do not know how to solve the issue.

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I tried to start the computer but I am just getting one short beep followed by a long beep.  I think it has to do with the ram.  I tried reseating the ram in different combintations but none of them seem to improve the computer.  edit: oops I put this in the wrong section.  I have a desktop not a notebook   sorry for the confusion

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I tried to start the computer but I am just getting one short beep followed by a long beep.  I think it has to do with the ram.  I tried reseating the ram in different combintations but none of them seem to improve the computer.  edit: oops I put this in the wrong section.  I have a desktop not a notebook   sorry for the confusion

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I was just using my PC yesterday, everything is normal, It was hot around 32 ?C I think. Around 3:00 P.M. my PC suffered 2 BSODS, I can't upload the .dmp files because I can't open it. I thought its just overheating so I turned it off and after a few minutes the second BSOD appeared, I restarted my PC and the one short beep and one long beep is sounding. I checked my RAM and tried to switch it to another bank but the beeping is still there. My video card temp was 50-52 ?C before the first BSOD happened. What can I do to fix this?
HP Pavilion P6640D (1 year, 9 months)
Pentium? Dual Core CPU E6700 @ 3.20 GHz (1 year, 9 months)
Foxconn 2A8C (1 year, 9 months)
2048 MB RAM Samsung 2rx8 PC3 10600u (1 year, 9 months)
Palit NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 2048 MB (1 month, 2 weeks)
Seagate Barracuda ST3320418AS 320 GB @ 7200 RPM (1 year, 9 months)
Western Digital 32000BEV External HDD 298.09 GB (1 year, 9 months)
Bestec ATX-250-12Z 250 Watts (1 year, 9 months)

A:One short beep, one long beep

Is it possible you are hearing 1 long - one short?
That might indicate a BIOS CHECKSUM error, depending on the brand of BIOS.

You can try a ClearCMOS procedure (CLRTC is the same thing):
Note all your current BIOS settings
Shut down the computer > remove the power cord.
Remove the 3v motherboard battery.
Move the CLRTC jumper from pins 1-2 to 2-3.
Touch a metal part of the case and Press and Hold the reset button for approx. 30 seconds to discharge all power from the board.
Put the CLRTC jumper back on pins 1-2.
Replace the 3v battery > replace the power cord > boot.
Immediately go back into BIOS and reset all your preferred settings. If the CLRTC worked you will need to reset the date and time.

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Is my video card has this code?

A while ago it takes time i open my notebook i'm worried this is second time it happened.

A:one beep long followed two beep short

What model Samsung? Have you checked the Samsung site for your specific model to see if there is listing of the beep codes?

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Hi everyone, I have a compaq presario with windows xp home, recently I started receiving a long beep when I started my pc. And sometimes (different lengths of time in use) it would shut down and show black screen. I check out the post beeps and thought my memory might not be working right. I tried to reseat the memory, it seemed to clear the long beep, but then I started to do it again, I went and purchased new memory and still it gives a long beep or shuts down at different times in use. No specific pattern. I did notice a win32 error in the error log report. Any ideas as to what might be causing this problems.


A:Long Beep at Computer startup

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Out of nowhere,

My computer has been freezing constantly. Once it does that - it makes this long beeping noise. What could cause this?

A:Computer Freezing and making a long beep

The long beep is trying to tell you something. I suggest you post your computer specs so that Louis or one of the others can zero in on the problem.

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My 15 year old son has an eMachines T2825 with the following specs:

CPU: AMD Athlon? XP 2800+ Processor (2.083 GHz) with QuantiSpeed? architecture
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Corporate Edition
Chipset: NVIDIA® nForce?2
Memory: 512 MB DDR (PC 2700)
Hard Drive: 120 GB HDD 2
Optical Drives: 48x Max. CD-RW Drive; 16x Max. DVD Drive; 3.5" 1.44MB FDD; 8-in-1 Media Reader(USB 2.0, Secure Digital (SD), Smart Media, Compact Flash, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Micro Drive, Multimedia Card)
Video: NVIDIA® GeForce4? MX graphics
Sound: nForce? 6-channel Audio
Network: D-link wireless Extreme G

He plays World of Warcraft heavily, and was having some trouble with lag. At the suggestion of a co-worker we upgraded his video card to an Apollo 6800 128 Geforce 6800 128MB DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card for his birthday. For a while this seemed to help, but then he started noticing response issues again.

Much to my chagrin, he decided to open it up himself and attempt to switch back to his onboard video. He could not get the computer to work after that. I have since tried his old monitor with the onboard graphics (with the 6800 completely removed) and with the upgraded card as well. Since his monitor was old, I tried both conditions with another monitor that was known to work. I could get no video with either. I do get one long beep, a significant pause, then a repetition of the long beep and pause until I turn off the computer. I could find no... Read more

A:Computer Issue - ONE LONG BEEP, No Video

Tell your son to keep his dirty mitts off that PC if he does not know what he is doing (obviously!).
Put the 6800 card back in, you should get a signal again.
Then go into BIOS (hit the Del key a few times at startup) and activate the onboard graphics. Save the settings (F10 key) and switch the PC off. Remove the 6800.
Reboot in Safe Mode (hit the F8 key a few times at startup and select from the menu. You should have signal again, this time from the onboard graphics.
You now need to UNinstall the graphics drivers for that 6800 before you reboot into normal mode.
Once there, you need to RE-install the onboard-graphics drivers that came with the PC.

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A few times now my E5440 will give a low beep... then a few seconds go by, and another beep.  It just happened a minute ago - only two beeps this time.  But I think it happened a few days ago and beeped several times with the same pause of a few/several seconds in between the beeps.  It's so quiet that before I've thought I was imagining it.  But this time I was sitting in front of it typing.
There are no pop-up notifications on the screen anything is wrong, such as the 'disconnection' sound when you remove a portable HDD, or your Wi-Fi disconnects.  Nothing to indicate what the beeps mean.  The laptop is working perfectly.  Battery is fully charged.  I can hear the fan turning and changing speed but it's 2:30am here with no outside noise and I can barely hear the fan.  (I assume it would be spinning up like crazy if something were overheating.)
I'm at a loss what it means.  Does anyone know?
I'm running Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit if that matters.

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can anybody help me ,
my computer is not booting .yesterday the same problem is occuring but after two and three try computer was booting but now when i start my computer today, it giving two beep mean one short and one long at regular time interval.
This problem has been occured before as i also post my problem to this forum ,but at that my computing was booting,
2 gb ram ,dual core 2.8ghz
operating system-xp
please help me

A:Computer booting problem -giving one short and one long beep

Hi -Please read this page and tell us if the Beep codes match those listed > Compaq BIOS Beep Codes - BIOS CentralThank You -

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I've got problematic Dell Inspiron 1564. Suspected bad video.
When turned on, screen is blank and beep codes are "long-short-short-pause-short-short".
I can't find info about this beep code. I've found that long-short-short is bad video but what about next two short beeps?
Hard drive activity looks normal after that and I guess system works fine except graphics.External video output doesn't work.

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I was told to post this here from this thread: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/297889/am-i-infected-or-is-this-some-other-problem/I didn't know which log to post because I didn't read the finish screen, so I'll post the dds log and attach the 'attach' log.DDS:DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Administrator at 2:37:23.53 on Tue 02/23/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1782.1312 [GMT -6:00]AV: COMODO Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {043803A5-4F86-4ef7-AFC5-F6E02A79969B}FW: COMODO Firewall *enabled* {043803A3-4F86-4ef6-AFC5-F6E02A79969B}============== Running Processes ===============C:\windows\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exeC:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exeC:\windows\explorer.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\Downloads\dds.scr============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============uStart Page = hxxp://www.ask.com?o=15153&l=disBHO: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No FileBHO: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No FileBHO: Ask Toolbar: {d4027c7f-154a-4066-a1ad-4243d8127440} - c:\program files\ask.com\GenericAskToolbar.dllBHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\... Read more

A:Computer freezes and then beeps one long beep untill reboot. ( power button. )

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hi Ive had problems with my computer blue screening for a while but havent known how to fix it but now it has gotten much worse. It now wont turn on at all at times and makes a very long very loud beeping sound. And it sometimes comes up with a error message saying cannot boot or something I cant remember the exact message.

Luckerly it has just worked long enough without crashing for me to write this message im using phoenix bios I think if that helps.

A:Computer makes a long beep and wont switch on and keeps blue screening/crashing

Start the computer again. Tell me the STOP code error on the BSOD.

Is the beep a Continuous Beep?

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I am trying to help with a Dell Inspiron 5100.
The computer was running very slow and I've made a bit of progress resolving that. I think it needs some more RAM and I'm not sure if that could be at all related to the following.
The problem now is that after running for few hours, then shutting down, then trying to turn back on:
1. light comes on indicating computer is on
2. the computer makes 2 beeps
3. wait...black screen
4. wait...black screen
5. and so on

This does not happen everytime trying to start the computer so I'm really at a loss. I've read about overheating in this model which would seem to make sense but sometimes this will happen after the computer has been off for a day or so.

At a complete loss now.

Any assistance much appreciated!

A:beep beep..computer doesnt turn on

sure it's only 2 beeps? - nothing listed here for 2 beeps...


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When my hubby tried to turn on his computer yesterday all he got was one long beep. I turned it off and restarted it without any problem. Does anyone know why this would happen.

Thanks, Jac

A:One long beep

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Hello all,
I have bought a Corsair 650TXEU PSU, I originally planned to use it later for my new PC but I still use my older one, so an older motherboard as well which is an ASRock 775i65g. And I did run my PC with the new PSU right after I bought it - when I turned it on i heard a long continous beep and no screen (although all the hardware were working, because I heard the fans moving).
I want to ask what might be the problem here? Maybe too much power?
I'd be glad if someone could help me out, thanks in advance!

A:New PSU, long beep

Make sure you connect a power supply to the ATX 12V connector. This is the 4pin plug (check your manual for location)
Also, check that all RAM modules, add-on cards are seated properly.

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ummm, im having a hard time on my pc because it keeps on giving me a ONE LONG BEEP and doesn't have a signal on my monitor. it's the first time it happened to me and I'm confused because none of the sites I've visited told me on how to manage this beep. i also tried removing the RAM and VGA card for the beep to change but it didn't. i hope you guys could help me... thanks

A:one long beep problem

Please go to the Guides Forum and check the FAQs:


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I just replaced my motherboard with 361BS KLE133 Socket A Motherboard w/ Video & Sound. I installed it to the best of my knowledge and now when I turn it on there is an immediate long beep then it powers off. It sounds like the power supply fan and the processor fan spin up momentarily.
Can anyone help?

A:1 long beep as soon as power on AMD

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I have purchased a pc not long ago I was just about to start a game and my pc crashed I rebooted it now my monitor won't go on with the pc. It makes a long beep then 3 short ones I have bought another 8gb ram as 1 said it had failed and I moved my gpu it started up again but as soon as I go to play a game it gets back to square 1 help me please

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I have just had 3 computers brought in and they all have the same symptons as above, there is no video at all. I think there may have been a blackout thru the night.

The motherboard is a Via vt8235 if this helps not to sure what else you might need to know.

Please help

My apologies i have just relised that this is in the wrong section, i am used to troubleshooting XP problems.

A:One long beep every 5 seconds

What motherboard is installed? You need to look up the beep codes on the motherboard manufacturer's website.

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Hi, Once in a while, I hear  a long beep followed by a little "click", coming from my pc. Maybe it's the memory, I don't know. Also, sometimes, my laptop freeze out completely, even while I'm not doing anything (low on I/O and memory).Maybe the beep is related to the freeze. I've done the system and memory extensive tests. No problem reported. I've resetted my pc to the original HP state, and the problem still got back. Thanks for any help/suggestion,  Patrick 

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I have a new Envy and right away it started doing the long beep when I shut the lid. It's almost immediate, but it doesn't do it every time--maybe 1/5 of the time. It is definitely not coming from the speakers. It is a loud, long beep. Occasionally it will happen when I am using the laptop but it happens more often when I shut the lid.It's not particularly bothersome, I just want to make sure nothing is wrong.

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can any help me to fixe my asus p4vp-mx motherboard i try to change a new video card the result is 1long and 2 short beep plz help for dis thanks

A:1 long and 2 short beep


there is a buid in video cards and i also clear the bios but the problems still there

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When booting up...my system goes through the normal checks and then enters the opening WINDOWS screen. Before getting to my desktop....I hear a high pitched beep for a few seconds and then it stop very short time and then agian the high-pitched beep (this goes on intermittently and I never get to me desk top.
I shut down my computer, totally, and wait about 30 seconds and then power the unit up again. Again I get the same occurances of the beeps until again I shut down the computer totally. I do this a number of times until finally the system boots correctly and fully to my desktop configuration.

My question is: What do the long, intermittent high pitched beeps mean....what part of my system is failing; RAM memory, CPU getting too hot, etc....
Is there any reference documentation of Boot-up beeps and what they mean?

Any help would be greatly appreaciated

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So I just put a new samsung ssd in my computer and it worked fine. Then it restarted and then had 1 long beep and 3 short on startup and my moniter stays blank. I hardly know anything about computers any help would be welcomed but I have a
P5kc asus motherboard
6gb of ram
560 w power supply
q9550 processor
6970 atI graphics card
Running on windows 7.

A:1 long beep 3 short

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The PC speaker just beeps when I power on my computer. Nothing happens just one long continuous beep. HELP!

A:One long continuous beep

Usually memory or video card.
Try reseating your memory or trying just one module at a time.
Try your video card in another slot.

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i have one long beep and am not getting anything loading i noticedthat the stick of ram is getting hit to the touch does anyone know the problem. also my friend checked the ram to see how much i had he did pull it out could this be the problem?

A:Solved: one long beep

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One long beep and two beeps that is all I get. Blue screen said something about memory compatability and if first time reboot in safe mode. the beebs are all I get.this is desktop I built over a year ago have had no problems till now.XP Pro operating sys,Asus M2N-SLI motherboard,VGA XFX 8500GT video card,Corsair twin 2x2048- 6400C4 Ram.Swapped out the hard drive to another comp no problem.Not using card in SLI format.Any ideas most likely problem Ram,video card,mother board or processer.

A:One long beep and two short

Check these against your particular BIOS.

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Hi , i have a 5 years old PIII system and recently after taking out the ram and after putting back,turn the system on, but the monitor shows nothing, like it was not connected at all and a long beep sound is heard.I tried to used another graphic card to try but same no reaction and still a long beep sound.And then off the whole system by switching off the power supply main .I then switch on the power supply main and the system on by itself without me pressing the start button and gives out a long beep sound.I have also tried to used a new ram to try but still the same ,the monitor has no movement at all if thought it was no connected to the PC and a long beep sound.
Hope someone can advise what is the problem.I have also tried using another power supply but still the same the PC on by itself and a long beep sound.
Thank you.

A:PC boot up by itself and gives out a long beep

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Trying to figure out what is wrong with my Compaq Evo D300v.

When I try to boot I get one beep then two longs beeps.

Read somewhere that the beeps indicate bad video card. Is this correct?

I was careless yesterday when I moved my computer while refurnishing the room. Pulled out the cord from the back of the tower without shutting down what was running. I know, my bad. Didn't think apparently. Left my brain someplace else. Also when I lifted the tower and tilted it towards me a bit I heard a noise as if something moved inside. I have looked inside and can't see any loose cords or anything like that.

Is there anything I can do about this? Grateful for advice.

A:Beep code: two long

There are so many versions of your computer it's hard to say what your beep codes mean. Some were made with pentium processors others were made with celeron. some are desktop, some are workstations.

I found this, but it may not even apply. Depends on your motherboard. It would help if we knew exactly what parts your particular PC was made with. It's extremely unhelpful when a certain model of PC applies to several very different hardware configurations. It's even more frustrating when the manuals don't have a list of beep codes and their meanings. Precisely why I hate manufactured PC's. I searched all manuals for your PC and this is all I could find about beep codes.

CAUTION: Some models support ECC memory and some support
non-ECC memory. For those systems that do support ECC, Compaq
does not support mixing ECC and non-ECC memory. Doing so will
cause the system to blink the NUMLOCK LED on the keyboard
continuously and, if a speaker is installed in the system, there will be a
short beep followed by 2 long beeps. In addition, the system will not
boot the operating system.

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I was just looking for some advice, I have a Vaio laptop and every so often it will make quite a long beep and then there is a click. The click almost sounds like the CD drive is trying to open. Nothing else happens to the laptop and I can use it perfectly normally. This will happen once every few days, is not time specific and it does not happen during startup or shutdown.

I'm just a little confused as to what it could be, I backup my data daily as all my work files are on here, but if anyone has an idea as to what it could be/ if I need to be looking for a new laptop!

Thanks for taking the time to read and if you can help at all then I'd really appreciate it

lottie x

A:Long beep then click

check the beep code here


d/load and run the h/drive makers diagnostic utility on the h/drive


check you can see the drives listed ok in the bios

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I expereince a long, unbroken beep when my Dell Precision 380 operating on Windows XP SP3 goes on Standby. The Computer is running but there is a black screen and the mouse and keyboard freezes up. How do I stop this?

A:Long, Unbroken Beep

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Compaq Evo HP motherboard #283983-001
Older system has been running great for quite a while, but now on power up, i get 1 short and 2 long beeps. I have tried reset and replaced RAM, a different HD, new cmos battery. Machine will not boot or send signal to monitor.
Cannot afford new machine right now. See new motherboards online for about $75, but want to make sure that is necessary. video is integrated in motherboard.
Any ideas please?
Thanks all!

A:1 short beep 2 long beeps

Compaq Beep Codes - http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcodes/compaqbeep.htm

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Whenever I turn on my computer it seems to do the little tick sounds right after you hit the power button, and then it beeps. But it seems do it for a while before it actually gives the beep.

Is there anyway to speed up this process?

I have:

Windows XP Service Pack 2
GeForce 4 MX Ti 4400 128 MB
512 Mb DDR Ram
Dvd Rw drive
athlon xp 2200 1.8 Ghz

A:Long time before beep on booting up

You'll have to look in the bios for options. It may have a option to skip memory test, or fast post, or something like that.. Also, while your there, check the boot order for your drives.. You can significantly speed up booting if you tell it to boot from the hard drive first before checking other boot options.

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I have another laptop which is an HP G60 model running in windows Vista 64-bit. When I turn it on, it performs a somewhat 3-4 minutes of long beep. I test the memory and the harddrive and still it performs OK. Please I need help.

A:HP G60 Laptop Performs long beep

Lets go back to squoare one
Test the memory and Hard Drive using these methods
The memory test should be for 8 passes. and then take a known good stick and test each slot
Use this memory test not the one that is part of your OS, this is much better
Before the test, I think that you should back up your stuff.

Download memtest86 and test RAM

Test Hard Drive HD Diagnostic or this test Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.

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AIO 300 20ISH With no OS at the moment, trying to get into BIOS but pressing F12 or F1 makes a long beep.Any advice?

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My computer was working just fine until recently, I moved the computer to another location and it started giving me a long beep error code. Started testing RAM, Video and PSU and found out that the computer would start fine with just 1 stick of RAM. Ran a memory test for each RAM stick and they all passed with flying colors. Also, tried all the RAM sticks on a different computer and they all worked fine. As for the PSU and Video, I used different and working parts and still had the same problem. Thought it was a mobo problem and decided to buy a new one and for my surprise it did work with all the RAM sticks... once, I turned off the computer and moved it to my room and it gave me the same long beep.

My computer specs are:
P5N-E-SLI mobo
Intel Core2 E6600
GeForce 8600 GTS DDR3 512Mb
4x 1Gb Corsair DDR2 667MHz
Hitachi 500Gbs 16Mb Cache

Please assist, I ran out of ideas on how to fix this problem

A:Long beep error code

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