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Asrock k7s41gx motherboard

Get 3 short beeps on start up tried different memory graphics card and still wont work,can u help

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Re: asrock k7s41gx motherboard

Try resetting the bios to defaults by clearing the cmos.

First switch off at wall and remove power leads. The push on button to discharge capacitors on board.

The jumper will be located near the bios battery and chip usually at the bottom right of motherboard. Move the jumper to the clear position and leave for a few mins. Then put back into normal postition and start pc up.

If that fails to clear it then repeat but remove the battery from the motherboard too and wait longer.

Hope that sorts it for you?

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Hi, you can download a manual here:
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    Beeps are mainly caused by bad, dusty memory module or the port it is connected to. However, since you have tried changing it with a working one and i suppose you already clean it that's fine. One more hardware which causes beeps is the video card. If you have a video card installed, it may be moved when you change the memory module. I suggest you try to reseat the video card as well..

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    Can you elaborate the functions of this product....

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    A) CPU = Central Processing Unit. Another term is Microprocessor, or Processor for short.
    The 'Brain' of the computer.

    B) Front Side Bus. Also abbreviated as FSB.
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    C) The motherboard chipset is the Northbridge chip, and the Southbridge chip.

    The Northbridge chip handles the faster capabilities of the computer.
    It is named NORTHbridge, because on the orientation of the motherboard, it is to the North of the motherboard.

    The Southbridge chip handles the slower capabilities of the computer.

    D) The Northbridge handles the Processor, Ram Memory, and HIGH-speed graphics.
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    The AsRock K7S41GX has;

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    upon checking your motherboard, it has an AGP port for video. so you have to get an AGP video card compatible. New video cards are PCIX capable which will not fit AGP ports..

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