When I turn my notebook on, it beeps 3 times. the first one is longer than the others. the screen doesn't work, but the laptop is working because I can hear the sound when windows starts. one day was working normaly and the next day not anymore. Could you helpe me?
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Beep codes will site specific problems. Say it beeps 3-4 times is not specific enough.
One suggestion is to remove the disk drive, memory and any other device. IF the system is OK it should boot to a BIOS screen. If it doesn't, you probably need to replace the computer.
If it boots to BIOS, one at a time replace each component and try to restart. That will identify the failing device.
Hope this information will help.
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Hi, you need do follow things:
1) check RAM in the back small cover of laptop, clean RAM pins and slots set back or change RAM position each other ,or replace other RAM(same model) if old RAM not works.
2) take out the wireless card in the back small cover that is MINI PCI slot, then turn on. sometimes it cancause this trouble.
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The IBM beep code error 1 long 2 short beeps means there is a video card fault. Reseat your RAM because the video card uses some of the RAM. If it doesn't work then the video chip on the motherboard is faulty, the only way to fix is to replace the motherboard - this may not be a cost effective solution.
Connecting an external monitor to the laptop won't work because the video card also sends data to the video port.
3 beeps POST code (power on self test) means RAM problem.
Reseat the RAM module/s and boot up your computer.
If you have two RAM modules, remove them both and insert one at a time to test them, to determine which module is faulty.
If it still doesn't work then replace the RAM module/s
If 3 beep....if I'm not wrong its a VGA chips problem.You need to send the board to check.But first what I recommend is try to remove external hardware one-by-one.Like memory,DVD,..
after remove one-by-one try to tuun on and see.If it doesn't work then its a VGA chips problem.