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Turn on Pc, Continually beeps 6 times then shuts down

I was moving my pc and dropped it on the floor from about 2 feet (onto carpet) then I hooked all the cables up and after turning the start button on all runs smoothly (seemingly) until the screen where you can press the Delete button. Then the problem occurs.
A continual beeping sound once a second every 2 seconds (or very close together) for about six times then computer shuts down. I thought it might have something to do with a screen or printer so tried it a couple of times with only power hooked to it and same thing happened.
Then I tried to enter the PC set up screen (pressed delete during boot up) and that prolonged the PC's ability to stay on for about 15 - 20 seconds.
What are your thoughts?

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    it beeps twice then after some seconds it then continues to beep until post finishes

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It seems that your memory card is out of place. open the pc, reseat the memory, and that should be ok.

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