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Sony vaio athlon 2800+ started beeping,one long beep lights flash

My sony vaio athlon 2800+ has just started a long beep for approx 5 seconds and with this the vaio symbol starts to flash and the yellow light flashes rapidly. This goes on for about 5 times, what might this be.

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Listen carefully to the beeps
One Long Beep, One Short Beep= motherboard problems.
One Long Beep, 2 Short Beep= video problems.
One Long Beep, 3 Short Beep= video problems.
Repeated long beeps = memory failure
continious long and short beeps = Cpu overheating

hope this helps

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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