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1 beep every 3 seconds

Im a service engineer and i have a pc with the same problem powers on but wont boot gives 1 beep every 3 seconds i ve changed the power supply ram videocard disconnected all usb audio and sata and power connectors and it still does the same so its down to a board or cpu fault in my case bad news for me

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    Frank Fernandez May 11, 2010

    Just grasping at straws, so to speak but did you try a known good harddrive and/or flashing the BIOS?

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This is a bios beep code I looked for you for 2 min could not locate code but you need to look for it. http://www.creatingwords.com/articles/tech/biosbeepcodeslist.htm

Could be bad ram or wrong ram. But you might be right more beep the bigger the problem. Next time count the beep does it stop?
If you can count ti try to match up on the wesite Good Luck.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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The system is having a problem accessing the system memory to refresh it, a problem either with the system memory or with the motherboard itself.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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CHECK THE CPU WITH ANY OTHER RELEATED MOTHERBOARD AND CONFORM IT IN CASE IT IS OK THEN PROBLEM WITH THE MOTHERBOARD

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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