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Laptop amkes a beep sound but doesn't boot

Hello to whoever can help. This laptop started making a beep (6 times) when booting, and never boots. The fan is also doing a hell of a noise. Any idea? Thanks for your kindness. Frank

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  • Francois Charron Feb 03, 2007

    Dear Master Tom :-))

    It is definitly 6 shorts beep, the last one might be a long one. If I could just bypass (no fault mode) the mormal booting I think I shoul be ok. This laptop goes to garbage anyway. If I could only retrieve the data of it. You are very kind to help a pure stranger (Montreal, Canada). Francois



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Hi Saniple, more than likely those are beep codes and should give us an idea of what is going on. Typically there is a specific pattern of long and short beeps. If you can identify them for us we can start the troubleshooting process

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It might be a problem with keyboard as well, I have acer laptop and the delete button is broken, in pieces = laptop might beep for keyboardbutton error, one of the keys might be pushed accidently down by themselves..?

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