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One long beep.

Getting one long continuous beep (2 seconds long) when I hit the power button. All fans spin up, the case is clean and I have tried literally 3 different sets of ram in all slots, both single and dual channel stacking. I have unplugged the video card and everything besides the processor and ram and still get the same error. I have tried resetting the CMOS, BIOS, and tried different power plugs from the power supply. It's an ABIT KN8 board.

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  • Qong May 16, 2008

    Thanks! I just bought a PS and MB today for it. Hopefully one or the other works. I will try the PS first (Easiest!) then go with the MB. I appreciate your help and I will let you know how it went tomorrow when I get to work.

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  1. Leave the memory slot closest to the processor empty and try booting again. Award bios 1 long beep is memory error as the first 64K of the ram stick closest to th processor is accessed first. since you have tried different ram in different locations, let's rule out the board.
  2. If that doesn't solve anything try a different power supply. Sometimes (Phoenix) gives a long beep when system board or power supply are bad.
  3. Now if nothing else has worked it is probably tour mother board.

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