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During this long beep, what happens next, is there any display on the screen? is it a desktop or laptop? if it is desktop: and the long beep is it continues? one ur memory could be bad. or ur display card. remove and replays with another working once.

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My laptop starts but won't display. I hear loud beeps during this process, what could be the problem?


What are the beeps as they are the clue to the problem. Count the beeps.

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Dell xps 9100 constant beeps upon startup



Beep Codes
Your computer might emit a series of beeps
during start-up if the monitor cannot display
errors or problems. The following repetitive
beep codes help you troubleshoot problems
with your computer.
NOTE: To replace parts, see the Service
Manual on the Dell Support website at
support.dell.com.
One beep - BIOS ROM checksum failure;
possible motherboard failure
Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell" on page 53).
Two beeps - No RAM detected

Remove the memory modules, reinstall
one module and restart the computer. If
the computer starts normally, reinstall anadditional module. Continue until you have
identified a faulty module or reinstalled all
modules without an error.

If available, install memory modules of the
same type in your computer.

Three beeps - Possible motherboard failure
Contact Dell (see "Contacting Dell' on page 53).
Four beeps - RAM read/write failure

Ensure that no special memory module/
memory connector placement requirements
exist (see the Service Manual on the Dell
Support website at support.dell.com).

Verify that the memory modules that you are
installing are compatible with your computer.

Five beeps - Real Time Clock failure
Replace the battery.
Six beeps - Video BIOS test failure

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What is the mean of postcode


Post stands for Power on self test its your computer checking main systems during start up and it will give you a beep code to inform you of systems errors. if you get one short beep after start up your system is all good.

Sep 28, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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6 beeps what dose it means


Dell beep codes:

If your computer beeps during start-up:
Run Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause.

Beep Codes Your computer might emit a series of beeps during start-up if the monitor cannot display errors or problems. This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. One possible beep code (code 1-3-1) consists of one beep, a burst of three beeps, and then one beep. This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.
If your computer beeps during start-up:
Dell Diagnostics to identify a more serious cause.

Contact Dell for technical assistance.




Code Cause 1-1-2 Microprocessor register failure 1-1-3 NVRAM read/write failure 1-1-4 ROM BIOS checksum failure 1-2-1 Programmable interval timer failure 1-2-2 DMA initialization failure 1-2-3 DMA page register read/write failure 1-3 Video Memory test failure 1-3-1 through 2-4-4 Memory not being properly identified or used 3-1-1 Slave DMA register failure 3-1-2 Master DMA register failure 3-1-3 Master interrupt mask register failure 3-1-4 Slave interrupt mask register failure 3-2-2 Interrupt vector loading failure 3-2-4 Keyboard Controller test failure 3-3-1 NVRAM power loss 3-3-2 Invalid NVRAM configuration 3-3-4 Video Memory test failure 3-4-1 Screen initialization failure 3-4-2 Screen retrace failure 3-4-3 Search for video ROM failure 4-2-1 No timer tick 4-2-2 Shutdown failure 4-2-3 Gate A20 failure 4-2-4 Unexpected interrupt in protected mode 4-3-1 Memory failure above address 0FFFFh 4-3-3 Timer-chip counter 2 failure 4-3-4 Time-of-day clock stopped 4-4-1 Serial or parallel port test failure 4-4-2 Failure to decompress code to shadowed memory 4-4-3 Math-coprocessor test failure 4-4-4 Cache test failure

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There's a beeping sound during startup


Hello,

Thank you for posting here in Fixya.com

The beeping sound is not a problem. Most computers produce a beeping sound when you start your computer up.

Thank you,

Carlo

Jan 23, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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There's a sound during startup


Hello,

There is no problem with your computer. It's just natural to have a beeping sound during start up. If there is, then it will show an error message in the screen.

If it's just a short beep, then it's normal.

Carlo

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I have a Dell Dimension E510 and it makes different tone beeps during and after startup. The computer works ok, but the beeps are disruptive. Seems like there are many more beeps during processing steps,...


When you first switch on your computer it checks certain things to make sure everything is OK and sends out multiple Beeps if there is a problem this is call POST. If you are getting multiple beeps then there is a problem, depending what BIOS CHIP you have and how many beeps you are getting should indicate what is at fault. If windiws is starting ok then it will be a minor problem, the first thing I would check if i was you is the memory. If you have more the one stick of memory installed and one is faulty windows will still start but with the beeping error. Start the computer and goto the control panel and click on System and check what memory that is showing and compare with what should be installed. If its the same then the fault is somewhere else and you will have to give more infomation like what is the system bios and how many beeps.
Good luck.

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Long beep sound during POST


The long beep during post means there is a conflict in the start up procedure in the Bios. This can be anything from bad ram to hardware failure. If it starts up and the time is wrong the beep could be your internal bios battery is dead.(just a small watch battery )

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When i turn the computer on it starts then


SOS beeps are post codes the computer sends to alert you of problems detected during start up.

The beeps can mean anything from over heating to bad memory detected. Find out what your Motherboard bio is and check Here. This has a handy beep code listing for many of the common mother boards.
Good luck!
Hope this helps!

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My laptop has starting prolem ...when i am switch it on ... it is starting with contineous sound of beep....and also my touch pad mouse is not working some time properly... i had format it two times with...


Hello, hetul58519

I installed some extra memory on my PC, didn't do it quit right and recieved a series of beeps untill I fixed what I had done incorrectly during the install. The beeping is the computer way of telling you something is not right, it is trying to audibally tell you what that is. Now, it is up to you to search for the hidden meaning behind the continuose beep. Do a search for "computer beeps" or "computer audio cues". Do you recieve any warnings other then the beep? Is the computer acting funny in any other way?

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