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IBM Netvista eight beeps wont start

I have a netvista and when i power it on i get eight beeps and then it repeats - it happens right away - no other indications.

thanks for your help,

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  • arejay Nov 14, 2007

    Hmm, the netvista is an all in one - i think the video is built in to the mother board - and cannot be replaced or reseated. computer model number is 2179-77u

  • arejay Nov 14, 2007

    Thanks very much. I already have the manual and found that beep symptom - i have tried the memory cards in just about every combination, so i guess the whole thing is dead and just needs to be replaced. I might try changing the memory again, but it is a lot of work to open it up, change the memory, close it up and turn it on to hear those annoying 8 beeps and repeats - i suspect it is system board. I hate to just throw the whole thing out and replace it - i wanted to try to make sure it wasn't just the battery or memory - but i guess it would be more time and trouble to find a fix than a replace. I hate that. I wish i could find a repair shop that could help me, though.



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8 beeps means video problem
Try reseating the video adapter
look to see if the fan on video adapter is working if it has one?

Posted on Nov 14, 2007



IBM netvista's don't come with a video card.

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