1 short beep: Normal
2 short beeps: CMOS error
1 long and 1 short beep: DRAM error
1 long and 2 short beeps: Video card error
1 long and 3 short beeps: Keyboard error, or video card error
1 long and 9 short beeps: ROM error
Long continuous beeps: DRAM not installed correctly, bad memory, or incompatable
Short continuous beeps: Bad power supply
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Hi. Do this solution first in the motherboard only processor installed need no memory.then power on your PC.if your motherboard no continues beeping.that need replacement of parts specially capacitor leakage,became big or burn parts. See beeping code.
Beep Code: Description of Problem:
Short, No power, Bad CPU/MB, Loose Peripherals
Everything is normal and Computer POSTed fine
One Long Beep, One Short Beep
One Long Beep, Two Short Beeps
One Long Beep, Three Short Beeps
Three Long Beeps
Repeated Long Beeps
Continuous Hi-Lo Beeps
if your computer wont boot and is not giving the post noise
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 there probably old and faulty make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electic extensions or just replace them they are probably faulty a computer needs its connections to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer errorhope this helps don
The 3 beep POST error code usually means there is RAM failure.
Reseat the RAM, if this doesn't work try one RAM module at a time.
The RAM may be incompatible and try and use RAM from the same make and speed.
Using the manual for the Gigabyte GA-945P-S3 MB.
Go to page 71 & you'll see bios beep codes for your board:
AWARD BIOS Beep Codes
1 short: System boots successfully
2 short: CMOS setting error
1 long 1 short: DRAM or M/B error
1 long 2 short: Monitor or display card error
1 long 3 short: Keyboard error
1 long 9 short: BIOS ROM error
Continuous long beeps: DRAM error
Continuous short beeps: Power error
As you can see there isn't a code for three short beeps.
When you boot your system try to pause your boot up screen. See if the bios is reporting the correct total of memory in your system.
Bios codes from the link below.
3 beeps for the AMI bios code reports Base 64K RAM failure. You can test your memory. Go to memtest.org Scroll down the site to just under the three screen shots. Download Memtest86+ V2.11
You have a choice in making a bootable floppy disk or a bootable CD-ROM disk. Once completed you boot your system to the testing program. Memtest will check your system memory.
This should help.
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Hi. Continues short beeps... means a short OR no power OR loose card OR system board. Test it without the keyboard and mouse too. Just the Processor with heatsink, motherboard, memory and Video card. Now add the keyboard, no mouse yet. Check also the voltage of the CMOS Battery it should be 3V.
keep me posted for the result... count also the beeps.
well its quite simple.you have set the wrong latency for rams. I suggest you put a latency around 3 reset the bios and check the latencyes..you know that you must have all the rams from the computer to the same data..like all the timings or latency. good luck.. bye bye