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Laptop boots up fine and runs perfectly. 1 beep every 5 to 10 seconds. driving me crazy.

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Try to turn off the pc. Remove cables & battery. Press and hold power button for 8 secs. Reinsert cables and battery, then turn on the pc. Hope this helps...

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