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    my motherboards not display or not beep

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Hi im josh in cebu phils. friend try to check your video cards and connections and alson the memory firmly tighten. good lcuk.

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Quickest way to check if motherboard has problems


If it makes it to the POST (Power-ON Self Test; before the windows/mac boot logo) screen, you're pretty close to golden. You could run a memory diagnostic (such as memtest86+) and/or prime95 in stress testing mode to see if the system is stable.

If the MOBO is bad, the computer, at the most, will sit at a blank screen (never getting to POST). 98% of the time it won't even turn on. Some have diagnostic beeps when booting to POST. If the computer originally had 1 short beep when turned on (when it was working), it may produce multiple short or long beeps. If it never beeped to begin with just disregard this.

The other alternative is manufacturer utilities. The computer or motherboard maker usually has a set of utilities to test the hardware. You'd be able to find it at their website in the support section.

There's a link at the bottom for more information about the POST operation.

Power on self test

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I have mb-msi2000-815e pro ver1, it is constantly beeping. change the memories,agp,, but it still continues.what could be wrong/


1.Your first step is to look at the information about the meaning of the beeping codes. Beep codes are important and useful tools when troubleshooting booting issues. When you turn on your computer system, it is called POST (Power On Self Test).

2.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.

3.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.

4.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.

5.Eleven beeps are related in the cache of the mother board and this means that the motherboard needs replaced.

One long and three short beeps mean that it is related to a loose memory chip. Try reseating it.

One long and eight short beeps means that the video cards needs reseated.

6.I hope that this list of beep codes will help settle the panic you feel when your computer is sick. If all fails, Then you inform me

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Can a ram stick go bad resulting in a no start-up


Hi,
The RAM rarely can be defective, you should hear beeping sound when you start your PC in case that the module has problems. Try to start your PC without the memory mounted and see if you hear the repeating beeping sound. If no error beep occurs then maybe you have problems with the mainboard.

If this is the solution for your problem, please rate my post, otherwise give us more details.

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Sep 12, 2010 | Dell Motherboards

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My bios speaker will beep on startup but nothing more. What avenue should I approach to get past this part of startup?


First you need to know which BIOS you have and how many beeps it is producing... these beeps are the POST - Power On Self Test. They tell us if there are problems such as missing keyboard, video card not working, memory faults etc...

Then you need to go to the appropriate BIOS site and see what the number of beeps mean.

If it is a single beep - it means all is well...
As you are not getting anything more you should check to see if the Hard Drive (HD) light flashes - if so - the HD is probably operating ok and loading your system but there is either a problem with your monitor or video card... borrow another monitor and see if that helps...

But it all depends on the number of beeps you get and what kind - long and short beeps (like morse code).

If this helped you at all please vote!

Oct 06, 2009 | Asrock M266A Motherboard

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Pc keeps beeping 3 times and nothing on the moniter


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.
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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.
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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.


Jul 11, 2009 | Asrock 775i65G Motherboard

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Recgonize and list common problems associated with system modules(motherboards,power supply,cpu) and their symptoms,closely study the cmos,blos settings and suggest how to troubleshoot problems such as...


When you on th comptuer one post beep appear, if there is long pause beep is hear then there is error on ram, and if there is long beep is hear there is error in CPU, it may in over heat 
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May 13, 2009 | Intel Motherboard

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Post Problems


These are the codes 2 short(Beeps) CMOS setting error 1 long - 1 short(Beep) DRAM ERROR Check you CMOS settings again. Move the memory to another slot or replace the memory.

Jul 13, 2007 | Abit SG-80 Motherboard

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SOLTEK SL-65K2-CT Motherboard


The beep pattern is a beep code and is how the motherboard communicates errors during the early booting process otherwise known as the POST (Power On Self-Test). List restart the computer and listen for the pattern of short and long beeps. Soltek does not list the beep codes in their manual, instead they refer to Phoenix who manufacturers the AwardBIOS on your motherboard. There are only two POST beep codes; a single long beep followed by two short beeps (Video error) and anything else. Apparently anything else you hear *probably* refers to RAM problems. Since you?ve already tested both one of the remaining options is to install a *POST* card (about $30 to $50), boot the PC and read the hexadecimal error code for a more detailed clue to what failed. If you ask around you might find someone who has one and may be willing to loan it to you. Another option is to write off the motherboard since the cost of the test equipment it about 1/3 the cost of a new board. Let us know if you have any other questions and please don?t forget to rate the posing.

Jan 06, 2007 | Soltek SL-65KV2-T Motherboard

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