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As soon as I turn pc on I get one long beep. Pc posts as normal then boots into windows.

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Hello one long beep, is a failing ram module.

Try to renew the modules, or remove the modules, and insert one at the time.
Just to test one of them for fault.

4x 240 Pin DDR2, Dual Channel DDR533//667/800, up to 8 GB

Here is a list of beep codes:

http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

One short beep is normal.

Good luck

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SOURCE: when boot, there is a long beep repeating every

This mean that this is a general memory or RAM error or might as well your CPU is overheating. You can try reseating your RAM or CPU, if all else fails try replacing your RAM with a system compatible one.

Posted on May 18, 2010

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I still did not find beep code that match your problem..

Anyways here are the common beep codes for your motherboard.. it might help you too.
1. No beep - no reaction, the mother board is dead, power supply problem, processor and or ram problem.
2. 1beep - board is working fine.
3. One long beep then it shuts down - cpu problem, your processor is not working or missing.
4. 1short beep - system boots normally
5. 2short beeps - CMOS setting error.
6. 1long 1short beep - dram error
7. 1long 2 short beep - video card or monitor not connected
8. 1long 3 short beep - keyboard error.
9. 1long 9short beep - ROM error
10. Long beep - memory card is missing or not connected
11. Short beep - power supply error
12 Four beeps - there is no fan detected on Fan1 or Fan2 header. make sure to attach or reset CMOS bios to factory setting.


Hope this gave you an idea of your problem..

Much appreciated if you rate this help..thanks..

Posted on May 24, 2010

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SOURCE: I get a POST code of 00 then after i hit the power

If no beeps your MOBO is fried.Is no worth to try to fix.Instead i suggest to get a new one.

Posted on Dec 19, 2010

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however if it is just the normal short beep you get every time the computer starts normally, then it is just the post beep this simply indicates that the hardware has passed the Power On Self Test or POST for short. this would suggest the issue is windows related more so then hardware related, i would try using a windows 7 recovery or pe disk to boot it from.

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BIOS Setup utility?

Dell laptop?

Lot of information here.......let me see if I can sift through it.........

Post the model number in a Comment.
The model number can be found on the Bottom of the laptop.

As soon as you turn your laptop on, watch for the Dell logo screen.
WATCH the bottom of the screen.
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This will get you into the BIOS Setup utility.

If Windows doesn't load, press the CTRL key, and ALT key, and DELete key, AT THE SAME TIME.
This will restart your laptop, and start tapping on that enter BIOS Setup key.

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http://www.hiren.info/pages/bios-boot-cdrom

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