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On POST Computer Beeps

Hi, I have a 939Dual-SATA2 and sometimes when i turn on the pc the computer beeps several times and won't POST.

I thought it was VGA card problem so I replaced it, but it's the same. Sometimes beeps sometimes work perfectly!

Any ideas? It's very annoying

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Put your memmory freq lower in the bios settings they are set to high for your type of memmory thats why it beeps or does not show boot post screen.

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