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Constant beeping My Gateway 960 Server just started beeping. It continues to function, but the beeping is annoying, and indicates a problem, but what? When I shut the machine down, the beeping stops. When I start it again, the bootup process gets about halfway and starts beeping again, and finishes the bootup and goes into Windows 2000 Server and seems to work fine. What does the beeping mean? Please help!

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  • NormJ4 Feb 22, 2008

    Thanks for the info, Nitrotrike. I'll give it a look.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    my server is continuously giving a beep sound as soon it is started.i have already once shut down and restarted the system but the problem continues

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I would first check that all the fans are turning when you first power it up. It may have fan speed sensors on them, and one or more fans aren't coming up to speed. I would check the CPU fan(s), as they are usually smaller, and tend to go bad before the other larger ones.

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