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Beep Codes Having a problem. I continue to have audio sound 1 short 2 long in beeps. This is a new computer for me, and I dont know much about it.

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    Jay Glendenning May 11, 2010

    After the computer is running and booted or shortly after turning it on?

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Thats usually RAM failure. Remove, re-seat, and re-try. If still no, replace memory module.

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This code is telling you that there is either a problem with the graphics card or RAM. Try reseating the card & RAM. If this does not work remove and replace the graphics card. Reboot. Hope this helps.

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What does the beep sounds on GX670 mean?


When a computer starts up there is usually a POST signal or Beep that indicates all is well (One Beep).

That is standard on PC's and not always used on Portable Computers. More than one beep or successive beeps in a row can be alert of trouble with the CPU, Motherboard, RAM, etc.

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1 long beep, 2 short beep


You have a bad RAM, install just 1 module and try, is doesn't swap the memory module and try again.

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6 beeps what dose it means


Dell beep codes:

If your computer beeps during start-up:
Run Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause.

Beep Codes Your computer might emit a series of beeps during start-up if the monitor cannot display errors or problems. This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. One possible beep code (code 1-3-1) consists of one beep, a burst of three beeps, and then one beep. This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.
If your computer beeps during start-up:
Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause.

Contact Dell for technical assistance.




Code Cause 1-1-2 Microprocessor register failure 1-1-3 NVRAM read/write failure 1-1-4 ROM BIOS checksum failure 1-2-1 Programmable interval timer failure 1-2-2 DMA initialization failure 1-2-3 DMA page register read/write failure 1-3 Video Memory test failure 1-3-1 through 2-4-4 Memory not being properly identified or used 3-1-1 Slave DMA register failure 3-1-2 Master DMA register failure 3-1-3 Master interrupt mask register failure 3-1-4 Slave interrupt mask register failure 3-2-2 Interrupt vector loading failure 3-2-4 Keyboard Controller test failure 3-3-1 NVRAM power loss 3-3-2 Invalid NVRAM configuration 3-3-4 Video Memory test failure 3-4-1 Screen initialization failure 3-4-2 Screen retrace failure 3-4-3 Search for video ROM failure 4-2-1 No timer tick 4-2-2 Shutdown failure 4-2-3 Gate A20 failure 4-2-4 Unexpected interrupt in protected mode 4-3-1 Memory failure above address 0FFFFh 4-3-3 Timer-chip counter 2 failure 4-3-4 Time-of-day clock stopped 4-4-1 Serial or parallel port test failure 4-4-2 Failure to decompress code to shadowed memory 4-4-3 Math-coprocessor test failure 4-4-4 Cache test failure

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One short beep one long beep continuous and power green led flashes continuos


I would say you have a failed memory (RAM) module. Probably a module in one of the secondary slots since the computer is able to POST and will attempt to boot.

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Why does my computer beep when I turn it on?


Here is a list of what beeps may mean:

1 long, 2 short Video adapter error: Bad or improperly seated video card Repeating beeps Memory error: Bad or improperly seated RAM 1 long, 3 short Bad video RAM or video card not present High-frequency beeps Overheated CPU: Check fans Repeating high/low beeps CPU: Improperly seated or defective CPU 1 short DRAM refresh failure 2 short Parity circuit failure in the first 64KB of RAM: Likely a bad RAM IC, or possibly one of the hardware tests has failed

Once you have identified what the beeping means you should contact the type of pc you have and ask what to do.

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I am repairing a computer for a friend. When I start the computer I get a continual short beeps. I have checked connections but nothing shows bad. The computer worked fine previously and I haven't...


depending on the number of beeps and their durations you can search your motherboards bios beep codes which should tell you the general area of the fail
try unplugging and re-seating memory cpu videocard / monitor
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PowerEdge 2850 server beeps as soon as it is turned on - 3-2-1 beeps format. What has failed?


the beeps are post during post the very first work is done by the ram,all the memory in the ram is first transferred to the hard disk,and remains active untill turned off.

make sure that your RAM is securely seated

One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect your hard drive

Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty

a computer needs its connections to continue its cycle and to have and end to function
obvisously the beeps are windows searching for some hardware it could be RAM cd/dvd hard drive or motherboard all of these must have secure connections for the computer to work
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure make sure the connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs its connections to continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error
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Dell power edge 2850 make 4 seconds beeps alarm without stopping and without show any error Msg on the screen.


I don't understand the beep code you describe, but the 2850 has many beep codes to help understand what is going on.

First ... Identify the beep. Does the beep start as soon as you power it on, or after several seconds? What is the pattern of the beep - is it a repeating set of beeps - 3 sets of beeps between 1 and 4 beeps ... like 1 beep-3 beeps-2 beeps, or 3 beeps, 3 beeps, 1 beep? Or is it a steady repeating beep - about once per second?

Second ... is the LCD panel on the server blue or orange? If orange, what is the error code(s) it is scrolling?

If it is a steady, once-per-second beep, it is probably your RAID controller. Does the system boot to Windows/OS ok? If so, use (or install) OpenManage Server Administrator (Managed Node from Dell's Support Site) to check the Hardware Logs and check the RAID array (under Storage/Virtual Disks). If it is not booting to the OS, then go into CTRL-M to see what the status of your array is.

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Error beep sound on server, conf:Intel server motherboard se7520bd2 2 gb ram scsi harddrive problum:long beep sound in LSI LOGIC CARD


I don't think SCSI card give beep error codes. If you listed this item, most likely this is the problem and your MB is telling u this. Your SCSI card is most likely damaged. Try to make sure it is inserted in the pci slot properly. If it is....buy a new one. We rarely use SCSI cards any longer as most Servers have plenty of HDD space and the Hot Swappable options make them easy to replace if they get damaged.

As a tech, I would first check the Mother Board (BIOS) Beep Error codes to determine exactly what the problem is. Those beeps tell u what hardware is malfunctioning.

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