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Computer won't start.  Has power (fans run) but only sounds a single repeating beep (1s beep with 3-5s between).  Nothing else.

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  • composer4jc Jan 13, 2009

    My Gateway GT4016 suddenly will not start--the fan sounds rather loudly, and there is a constant beeping.

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That code could be either a video card or RAM failure. Hope this helps.

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