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When i turn on my computer it starts to beep

When i turn my cpu on it starts to beep and it wont stop until i turn it off
on the monitor screen: NO SYNC
my cpu is an e machine

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    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    Hi there
    Are the beeps long or short? Also how may beeps are there?


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