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POST Beeps. My desktop HP Pavilion a220n and the connected monitor will not work. During the POST the PC makes 2 quick beeps and then six more slower beeps. I was told these beeps mean something specific is wrong. I have tried removing the graphics card that I had, because I thought it might be the problem. However the PC is still making the same sounds. What can I do?

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HP Beep codes are listed here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07107&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=329076&dlc=en&lang=en None of them matches your description, so listen again and see if the pattern matches any described by HP. Have you tried the monitor on another computer? Did you connect to the onboard graphics connector? Look for any loose components, especially memory.

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