I tried to install a new motherboard, and it is not working at al
First, I was just trying to put a bigger memory card and after that it start beeping but didn't start. I checked every card( video, sound, etc) and the same beep persists. I tried substitute with another ASUS p4b266-c that I have, and now is not doing anything at all.
Re: I tried to install a new motherboard, and it is not...
ASUS p4b266-c has the capacity of 2Gb of memory. DDR1/PC2100 or PC1600.Do not put higher memory or else it will not work. Only 2 memory slots are available on this kind of board. If you have 2 memory cards, just be sure to put the big memory on the first slot.
For example: If you have 2 memory cards . 1Gbyte and 1(512mb). Put the 1Gbyte on the first slot and 1(512) on the second slot.
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Beeps are mainly caused by bad, dusty memory module or the port it is connected to. However, since you have tried changing it with a working one and i suppose you already clean it that's fine. One more hardware which causes beeps is the video card. If you have a video card installed, it may be moved when you change the memory module. I suggest you try to reseat the video card as well..
Usually memory chip or slot. Try refitting ram chips. Or only fit one, in each memory slot at a time. Sometimes video code is mistaken for memory code so if a separate card is used ensure card is ok and, especially with agp, make certain it's in the slot properly.
check the new memory in all memory slot that u have. use thinner with a art paint brush just past it in the memory slots, just like cleaning them up. then place the memory about some seconds. switch it on. if doesnt work see your graphic card. or try a kingston memory. kingston memory works on almost all motherboard. some others even new, they dont work on some motherboard.
remove the RAM(MEMORY CHIPS) from *********** board and reinsert.if the problem is same replace the chips,get new chips.mostly cleaning the golden lines on the chip with pencil/school rubber solves the problem. No
beep is usually a power problem that can be related to the power supply,
motherboard or both. Always check your battery power before thinking there is a
bigger problem. Step3 One
beep is a normal POST. That means everything is fine. Two, Three, or Four short
beeps are normally about the memory of the machine. If there is a problem with
one of your memory chips you should get beeps of different combinations in this
area. If you get two or three short beeps, one or both of your memory chips
could be in trouble. Step4 Five
beeps point toward motherboard or CPU problems. Make sure your memory and video
card are seated properly. Try removing them and putting them back in, only if
you are comfortable with computers. Six, seven and eight beeps. Eight beeps
indicate problems with your video card. Six or Seven are CPU, or a bad chip on
the motherboard. Nine beeps mean the BIOS is bad. Replace the motherboard. Ten
beeps means the problem is in the CMOS. All chips need to be replaced. thanks.
Your bios needed to be set with the correct memory speed on your old motherboard or it did not support the memory you added or it was in the wrong memory slot or size. The beeping was telling you it was a memory error. I need more info such as processor and memory speed and type to help. What is your old motherboard? It sound like Bios settings but I need to make sure the memory and processor will work with *********** board.
Hi Frnd, Check your memory slot coz it may be damage or must be rusted??? so clean it properly and with out installing the memory check the beep .... then after install the memory ... yout machine will be shatrt immediately...
Pull all the cards out. Put in the CPU and fan, just one memory chip, the video card and the hard drive. Plug in just the power supply and the powerbutton switch to motherboard. Don't connect anything but the monitor, mouse and keyboard. If you still get beeps, try another memory chip (just one). I don't know the beep codes for your motherboard so we have to do this one step at a time.