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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,

rjlucia@bigfoot.com

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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?

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