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Three beeps, pause, three beeps

No video output

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I have the same problem. The motherboard is bad. Looking for a replacement now.

Posted on May 21, 2014

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    Steven Metheny Jun 24, 2014

    I forgot to mention, The problem with mine was the onboard video component was defective. adding a video card won't help because you have to go into the setting or bios to start using the new card. of course you can't get that done without video. so you are back to replacing the motherboard. major problem is Gateway will not sell you a new one. Basic rule of thumb, Never buy a Gateway!!

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What do the beeps codes i am getting mean? 1 short followed by 1 long.


Beep codes don't cause or signify damage, they are just telling you something is wrong. In your case, I would say the RAM is incorrectly seated or in the wrong slots.

2 beeps Memory (RAM) not detected

Remove the RAM and press it HARD until it locks in place. Do a visual check that the indent is against the mounting.

Computer POST and beep codeswww.computerhope.com/beep.htmHelp and support with troubleshooting computer beep codes and other POST related issues.
PC Hell: BIOS Error Beep Codeswww.pchell.com/hardware/beepcodes.shtmlPhoenix BIOS Beep Codes These audio codes are a little more detailed then the AMI codes. This BIOS emits three sets of beeps. For example, 1 -pause- 3 -pause 3 -pause.
beep codes Definition from PC Magazine Encyclopediawww.pcmag.com > Tips > EncyclopediaPC Magazine Tech Encyclopedia Index - Definitions on common technical and computer related terms.
How to Figure Out Why Your PC is Beeping (Beep Codes)pcsupport.about.com > Troubleshooting Guides > Symptoms2015-10-07 · Video embedded · How To Troubleshoot Beep Codes. Is Your Computer Beeping? Here's What to Do. By Tim Fisher. PC Support Expert Share Pin Tweet ...

Jan 23, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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I have rebuilt this computer several times. from the ground up. now I get 3 long persistant beeps. according the computer home .com is a video problem? is this true? Thank, Jack


PC generates three long beeps (1 Second Cycle three times then 2.5 Secondds Pause) when there is Memory (RAM) Error. Try inserting DIMMs again. Make sure that the timings (Clock Speed) of DIMMs are compatible (matches) with your motherboard.

Oct 03, 2015 | eMachines T1100 Motherboard Replacement...

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I have recently built a new PC with an Asus P8H61-M and upon turning the PC on I am recieving no Visual on either of my monitors


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If this is the first time to turn you on your computer check first the power supply of your computer if connected to their proper connector. Check your memory if clip properly in there memory slot. If you are using Video Card check it if it is properly connected to the connector. Then connect your VGA connector at the back of your computer when you have video card connect the VGA Cable of you monitor to the video card VGA output if does not have connect it with the onboard VGA output. Then press the power switch if the unit is still no visual in monitor try to search or hear a beeping sound in your computer by its on board buzzer. Find which beep you hear from your computer.

No Beep- No Power, Loose Card, or Short.
One Short Beep- Normal Post,, Computer is OK.
2 Short Beep- POST error, review screen for error code
Continues Beep- No power, Loose Card, or Short
Repeating Short Beep- No Power Loose Card or Short
One Long And Short Beep- Motherboard Issue
One Long and Two Short Beep- Video (mono/CGA Display Circuitry) Issue.
One long and three short beep- Video (EGA) Display Circuitry
Three Long Beep- Keyboard/ Keyboard Card Error
One Beep, Blank or Incorrect Display -Video Display Circuitry

Hope this help with your problem. Keep on touch in fixya

Jul 19, 2011 | ASUS P8H61M Intel H61 TX Motherboard

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THE RED LIGHT IS ON AND BEEPS EVERY MINUTE


What motherboard do you have? If you don't know, provice make and model of your system and maybe we can find out that way. Is it one long beep? Are there any other beeps and/or a sequence. A good place to start and alot of times, depending on your bios, 1 to 3 beeps means a problem with the RAM(memory). If you have more than 1 stick, you can pull them out, restart and if the beep is the same, you've probably found your culprit. You can then insert one at a time in one of your slots, then restart. If this works, you've found a good stick. If not, try another slot and restart, etc. Try all sticks in all slots.

Apr 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How can i fix my IBM ThinkPad T22 2647. it produce 3 simultaniuos beep sounds lcd is black out.


This is a list of ThinkPad Beep codes.
It appears you have a memory or motherboard problem, most likely a RAM problem. Try reseating the RAM modules, if this doesn't work, then remove the RAM and take them to your friendly computer repair shop to get them to test the RAM modules for you. If the RAM is faulty them replace.


Beep symptoms

Symptom or error
Service part or action, in sequence
One beep and a blank, unreadable, or flashing LCD.
  1. Reseat the LCD connector
  2. LCD assembly
  3. External CRT
  4. System board
One long and two short beeps, and a blank or unreadable LCD.
  1. System board
  2. LCD assembly
  3. DIMM
Two short beeps with error codes.
POST error. See Numeric error codes for more help.

Two short beeps and a blank screen.
  1. System board
  2. DIMM
Three short beeps, pause, three more short beeps, and one short beep.
  1. DIMM
  2. System board
One short beep, pause, three short beeps, pause, three more short beeps, and one short beep.
  1. DIMM
  2. System board

Aug 06, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T22 2647 Notebook

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How will you absorved no display


I have looked at a PDF of your manual, but it did not give the BIOS (Basic Input Output) type. I did see a screen shot referencing Phoenix-Award BIOS, so I will give you the video adaptor error for both BIOS manufactures.
Award - You will hear one long beep and two short beeps from the speaker, which is a video adaptor error.
Phoenix - You will hear three beeps pause, four beeps pause and one beep from the speaker, which is a video adaptor error.
If you hear no beeps at all or another sequence of beeps from your speaker it could be another problem.
You can install a PCI Express video card in your computers PCI Express slot to test your on-board video.

Jul 02, 2010 | Foxconn 45CMX socket LGA775 motherboard...

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No display .. getting three short beeps, pause, one shot beep, pause, four short beeps, pause and another three short beeps.


It's the sound produced by motherboard stating that motherboard is not able to detect the RAM,open the laptop and remove the RAM and clean with a white paper slowly and insert it properly.check it solve your problem otherwise if you have another RAM slot available then try that too. if none work replace with a NEW RAM this will solve your problem

let me know if it's helpful to you

Dec 09, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad R52 Notebook

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Dell precision 3100 machine will not boot up


If your computer is beeping at you, 9 times out of 10 its going to be an issue with the memory or video. (more often the memory) Try re-seating both. If your still hearing the beep fest, below is a list of the most common beeps and what they refer to. This will help you to find out what needs replacing.

Long beep followed by 3 sequential short beeps. This issue is linked to your Graphic card configurations
Short beep followed by three sequential long beeps You are facing a system memory problem
Beep- PAUSE- Beep- PAUSE- Two sequential beeps This error is linked to your CPU
Three beeps-PAUSE-Three beeps-PAUSE-Four beeps You have an issue with the video memory
Three beeps-PAUSE-Four beeps-PAUSE-Beep This is linked to an error with your Graphic Card
Four beeps-PAUSE-Three beeps-PAUSE-Beep You have a system memory problem
Five short beeps You are facing a problem with your CPU
Long constant beeps It’s a system memory problem
Short constant and high-pitched beeps The temperature of your CPU is too high

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BIOS beep codes on packard bell home pc


You need to check your RAM, make sure it is seated properly.. this should fix the problem!

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