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Computer doesn't start, only beeps

Hello, when I turn on my computer, it starts to beep (4 times and make small pause). it doesn't start at all. it is definetly hardware problem, but which one part is broken?

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4 short beeps = System timer failure!!!!
here is a web address that will be able to help you resolve the problem:
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000607.htm

good luck

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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I don't have enough info to correctly diagnose the problem. However, you can goto the following website to check the beep codes.

Beep Codes Website

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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