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Monday, December 22, 2008

How to recognize beep errors

How to recognize beep errors

It happens more than often to get some beep sounds while starting your computer, and they correspond to different errors that can occur with your hardware. Below is a list of the most common ones and what they refer to.

Very short beep
This problem is linked to your motherboard
Else it can mean that you are facing a problem with your system memory (BIOS AWARD)

Short beep
Long beep followed by 3 sequential short beeps.
This issue is linked to your Graphic card configurations

Short beep followed by three sequential long beeps
You are facing a system memory problem

Beep- PAUSE- Beep- PAUSE- Two sequential beeps
This error is linked to your CPU

Three beeps-PAUSE-Three beeps-PAUSE-Four beeps
You have an issue with the video memory

Three beeps-PAUSE-Four beeps-PAUSE-Beep
This is linked to an error with your Graphic Card

Four beeps-PAUSE-Three beeps-PAUSE-Beep
You have a system memory problem

Five short beeps
You are facing a problem with your CPU

Long constant beeps
It’s a system memory problem

Short constant and high-pitched beeps
The temperature of your CPU is too high


NOTE: Almost the information on IT and Computer Tips has been gathered from various Internet sources and some are on based on practical experiences PC Troubleshooting.

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