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I just bought a new P5Q motherboard kit and hooked it up when I turn it on it beeps 1then 3 beeps says no VGA I,m using my old video card for the moniter

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    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Just to make sure unseat and reseat the memory into each slot one memory stick at a time in each slot one at a time and turn on the machine after each stick insertion. If this doesn't work, then try reseating your video card as well.

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Used another monitor to installing the Video Card drivers since the doesn't have the Card Drivers

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What is wrong with my computer?


Is the monitor new? Because some monitors need to warm-up a little bit. Have you tried to remove video card and/or mother board and reinsert? If that doesn't work, try the video card in another PC, If it works there, then the video card itself is probably not the problem. (recommended). And those beeps (3-3-3-1) mean "Erase F2 prompt", but I don't know exactly what that means. This is all I know for now.

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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

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I have just installed a 478 socket MSI MS-6526 ver 3 motherboard to my computer and all it dose is bleeps when i turn it on any help would be apricated


check for the error beep if you hear continues beep it means issue with the memory. check the RAM if it is properly inserted to the slots and if it is compatible to the motherboard. if you hear 2 or 3 beeps it means issue with the video. your video card maybe not compatible or not properly inserted to the slot. your motherboard has a built in VGA/Video card try using that first. try connecting the main components memory/RAM, power supply, KB and mouse, VGA card(optional you have a built-in) then check if there is a display or if it booted. then one by one add your other components you want to add. just to trace the problem.

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I built my own pc, it ran great for about 6 months, now when i turn it on the tower beeps 3 times and the monitor says no signal, ive checked all the connections, took the video card out, and cleaned it...


3 beeps is a good indication that video card is dead. Try the card in another slot if possible, or another PC. If it does not work, it is time for a new one. At 6 months old, you may have luck with a warranty. Contact the manufacturer. In the meanwhile, hit up the local PC repair shops for a cheap used card so you can at least limp around the internet while you solve you broken card problems.

Jan 01, 2010 | PC Chips P25G Motherboard

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Nothing on the screen at startup


If you cant get into the setup menu then I would think the monitor is defective,you did not state if you hooked up the monitor to a computer that has a vga port that works.

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HP P4B-MX beep


HP P4B-MX is Award Bios


Award and Phoenix BIOS:


1 short beep: Normal
2 short beeps: CMOS error
1 long and 1 short beep: DRAM error
1 long and 2 short beeps: Video card error
1 long and 3 short beeps: Keyboard error, or video card error
1 long and 9 short beeps: ROM error
Long continuous beeps: DRAM not installed correctly, bad memory, or incompatable
Short continuous beeps: Bad power supply

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After restart motherboard beep 3 times


With the award bios 3 beeps usally indicates the video adapter (1long beep 2 short beeps) So one question for clarifcation.
Did you replace an older vid card that was having this problem with the 9400 or was the 9400 card the only card in this system?
If the 9400 was the only card ever in the system I would say RMA the card. It is very possible for a new card to be defective. If you where having the same issues with an differnt card as well You Should goto http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us and update your bios to the latest version.
If you still have a problem after updating the bios then I would RMA the motherboard.

Hope this helps and let me know how this turns out.

Merry christmas:
Sean

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I just put together a new computer using ASUS Motherboard P5Q-E. When I turn it on to boot it up for the first time the Onboard Switches P5Q-E Power on switch and the P5Q-E Reset switch blink. The power...


Re seat your RAM and any other cards that plug into the Mother Board such as PCI cards then try starting the computer again. If that doesn't fix it, then you can uninstall devices and try to boot until you find the culprit, as those beeps you hear sound like hardware error beeps that can be caused by faulty hardware (even keyboards or mice) that plug into your computer. Eliminating all removable hardware should help you determine whether it's an add on component or if the Mother Board itself is bad.
Good luck

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Display problem


The most common beeps that you will encounter 95% of the time in repairing PC's are:

1 beep - computer ok
continous beeps / long beeps - memory error
continous short beeps - bios boot block/corrupted bios
1 long beep followed by 3 short beeps - video card error


or this might help

you can check out this list



AMI BIOS

1 short - Computer ok
2 short - RAM failure
3 short - Parity RAM failure
4 short - System timer failure
5 short - Motherboard failure
6 short - Keyboard controller error
7 short - CPU failure
8 short - Video RAM failure
9 short - ROM BIOS error
10 short - CMOS read/write error
11 short - Cache RAM error
1 short, 3 long - Memory failure
1 short, 8 long - Video adapter failure

Check board/chipset makers website for more infomation.

AWARD BIOS

1 long - Memory error
1 long, 2 short - Video error
1 long, 3 short - Video failure
Continuous beeps - Memory or video failure

note that AWARD relies on motherboard manufacturers to develop their own beep codes - the above are only their own internal codes. You will need to refer to your own manual for an explanation of precise codes.


Standard IBM beep codes.

No beep - Power supply or motherboard failure
1 short - System is ok
2 short - POST error (code displayed on screen)
Repeating short - Motherboard failure
1 long, 1 short - Motherboard failure
1 long, 2 short - Video display adapter failure
1 long, 3 short - Video display adapter error
3 long - Keyboard error


Pheonix beep codes

1-1-3 CMOS memory failure
1-1-4 BIOS failure
1-2-1 System timer error
1-2-2 Motherboard error
1-2-3 Motherboard error
1-3-1 Motherboard error
1-4-1 Motherboard error
1-4-2 Memory error
2-x-x Memory failure (any number of other beeps)
3-1-x Chipset error (any number of other beeps)
3-2-4 Keyboard controller error
3-3-4 Video adapter failure
4-2-4 Expansion card failure
4-3-4 Time of day clock failure
4-4-1 Serial port error
4-4-2 Parallel port error
4-4-3 Math co-processor error
the vga board has failed, its a very common problem in acer laptops, you can get a replacement part from www.acerparts.com im not sure if they ship into us but for europe thats where I get my parts.
my acers vga failed two times, ones within warranty and 12months after that, I have to say that acer products are really bad quality, I'm not sure about the latest models but from what I've seen the vga chipsets have real issues with the motherboards and keep failing over and over again.


I have not looked inside your model but the vga is either integrated into the motherboard = that means the repair will cost the whole motherboard, better to buy a new one.

if your model has a removeable vga like mine does, then you can consider changeing it to a new one. contact acer parts.

One of the covers in the bottom is the memory, one is network and last one I don't remember.
here are the contact details if your acer is out of warranty
http://www.acerparts.com/contact_us.php

The parts for your model are at http://www.acerparts.com/index.php?cPath=561_562_1064

you will have to contact acer parts directly, it may be that the vga is build into the motherboard or then the vga parts are not listed.


Hope this may help;


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VOTIT


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DRAM Beep


Try to clean the bronze circuit of your VGA card and insert it again, if its the same Your video card is broken, you need to replace..

1 Long beeps means theres an error on your vcard / or theres a problem on it..

3 short beep means thats your RAM have an error or a problem on it..

Once the if the mbord doesnt gives any sign or a beep and seems to be blackout there could be a short circuit on your mbord to the parts with a connection to it...

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