Getting error beeps-1-8-2-1 and I need diag. chart info
Getting error beeps--1-8-2-1 after careful cleaning and re-installing cables and plugs. HD was working fine before, and I used it in my Gateway Pent. III to check-OK, but getting a yellow HD light on front panel-tried reset-no help.
Used to work fine in this AMD AthlonPro 800Mhz-Via KT 133 ChipSet- with Systemax. Built in 2000 by Tiger
I need diagnostic chart info, as I can't find it in the pdf manual I have.
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Try removing all connections to M/board except for Video card and memory and boot if computer boots with no beeps try fitting others one at a time until beeps happen that is faulty unit if will not boot without beeps try different memory Also check cables into hard drive are fitted correctly stripe goes nearest 4 pin power plug on H/D CD DVD and floppy
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I know nothing about Enigma but this is typical of PC problems with memory. If there is a Keyboard, try getting into Bios by restarting and pressing F2 and Del keys alternately on turn on. This gets you into most computer Bios. When there, look for Memory/RAM to see if it is seeing any. Try "Reset to defaults" as a last resort.
Try to get the manual and look for "Trouble Shooting" section. If it has info on memory installation (for example, adding or replacing, read carefully.
If you have a techie guy there, think about opening up the Enigma to get to the main board (mother board) and removing the RAM module(s). If you can have them tested, do so. If not, clean them with a dry clean toothbrush, blow out(or vac) the main board socket the RAM came out of (be sure Enigma is plugged in and off and not too much vacuuming as it builds up static). And if there are more than one RAM, plug in only 1 or reverse the slots or use other slots if there are any. Try all combinations. Power off between each removal/insertion. Be careful and gentile but firm. Be careful of static electricity. Any little "Snap" you hear from touching some thing is a hazard to electronics, so keep in touch with the machine to stay grounded. Hold the RAM, use that hand to touch the Enigma 1st without touching the RAM to the Enigma and then proceed. That grounds you and by default, the RAM safely. Peep the Enigma plugged in but turned off except when testing.
1. Take the Backup of all the required file from the HDD to DVD or tapes 2. Shut down the system 3. Remove the power cables first 4. Remove the side cover of the CPU 5. Carefully remove the HDD Power connector and IDE Cable or Sata Cable 6. Un Screw the HDD Screws 7. Remove the HDD Carefully 8. Place the New HDD and Screw it carefully. 9. Plug the Power Connector of the HDD and IDE Cable or Sata Cable 10. Plug the Power cable and check that the HDD Is detected. 11. If detected install the O/S as required by you 12. If not detected check the HDD Power connector and IDE Cable or Sata Cable
Hmm did you plug in the cables to the HD right or set it to Slave instead of Master drive ( it's on the back of the HD next to where you plug in all the cables, has a little switch and says "Master" or "Slave" switch to Master )?
The beep codes below may help you identify the possible computer problems. However, they are only for reference purposes. The situations might differ from case to case. gAMI BIOS Beep Codes *Computer gives 1 short beep when system boots successfully. *Except for beep code 8, these codes are always fatal. 1 beep Refresh failure 2 beeps Parity error 3 beeps Base 64K memory failure 4 beeps Timer not operational 5 beeps Processor error 6 beeps 8042 - gate A20 failure 7 beeps Processor exception interrupt error 8 beeps Display memory read/write failure 9 beeps ROM checksum error 10 beeps CMOS shutdown register read/write error 11 beeps Cache memory bad g AWARD BIOS Beep Codes 1 short: System boots successfully 2 short: CMOS setting error 1 long 1 short: DRAM or M/B error 1 long 2 short: Monitor or display card error 1 long 3 short: Keyboard error 1 long 9 short: BIOS ROM error Continuous long beeps: DRAM error Continuous short beeps: Power error
First you need to know which BIOS you have and how many beeps it is producing... these beeps are the POST - Power On Self Test. They tell us if there are problems such as missing keyboard, video card not working, memory faults etc...
Then you need to go to the appropriate BIOS site and see what the number of beeps mean.
If it is a single beep - it means all is well...
As you are not getting anything more you should check to see if the Hard Drive (HD) light flashes - if so - the HD is probably operating ok and loading your system but there is either a problem with your monitor or video card... borrow another monitor and see if that helps...
But it all depends on the number of beeps you get and what kind - long and short beeps (like morse code).
Hi. Continues short beeps... means a short OR no power OR loose card OR system board. Test it without the keyboard and mouse too. Just the Processor with heatsink, motherboard, memory and Video card. Now add the keyboard, no mouse yet. Check also the voltage of the CMOS Battery it should be 3V.
keep me posted for the result... count also the beeps.