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My computer recently lost all video when I start up I get a series of 2 short and one long beep upon start up

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Hello,

The code you get is usually a BIOS error code for falure to initalize the video startup. If you are able to enter the BIOS, try resetting everything to default setting and restart the pc.

Please keep in mind, this is a general solutions. Some manufacture have thier own codes for each product. If you are unable to solve this with what I have recommended, post the model of the motherboard and I will get the correct solutions information for you.

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