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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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  • Marduk50 Aug 28, 2008

    Beeps continued with all disconnected, and with another new HD as well, so I suspect MB capacitor going bad. All plugs are slotted on this AMD Pro, and can only go in one way. Same with CD/RW, Floppy and DVD. Have tried all 3 sets of my extra cable connector's, so that isn't the problem.

    Still need the Gigabyte GA-7ZM with VIA KT133 Chipset BEEP CODE CHART to troubleshoot this MB, PLEASE.....



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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

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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    David Aug 29, 2008

    I have tried numerous sites and you code is not listed
    Try the site below for more info

    the site below is for award BIOS

    Go to this site for Pheonix Codes similar to yors

    Hope this helps



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