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Memory had come lose brfore, and the problem was fixed.I will check again if the memory is in its place.I have connected a new 22 inch monitor which is working fine with other cpu, so there is no problem with the monitor.Could it be power suppy? When I turn the cpu on it beeps like this "beep- beep-beep" "beep-beep". what could that mean?

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  • kaushi kaushi
    kaushi kaushi May 11, 2008

    I did go there and checked out the beeps..it could be one of several things.

  • kaushi kaushi
    kaushi kaushi May 11, 2008

    It's been a while that I added the memory, but I will try and swap the memory and the location.

  • kaushi kaushi
    kaushi kaushi May 12, 2008

    I did not add the memory recently, but still removed and swaped the memory. It did not help.

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Here is a post on beep

http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

Posted on May 11, 2008

  • rajkar
    rajkar May 11, 2008

    If you've recently added additional
    memory to the computer remove
    all new memory you've added to the computer and check.


    Try
    swapping the location of the RAM by moving it to another slot and then boot
    the computer. Check if it still beeps.




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