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My Computer Keeps Beeping


My computer is making insistent beeping noises! Even when i turn the speakers down i can hear it coming from the tower. Its beeping all the time "beep beep beep". So if you can tell me what i can do to fix it, i will love you forever! Its driving me crazy!

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Computer Is Beeping Endlessly

I have an hp media center pc m7360n. It is beeping whenever i turn on the computer. The beeping pattern is an endless loop of 4 seconds beep and 2 seconds pause. I've contacted hp and they suggested that the problem could be coming from the motherboard and that it needs to be replaced. The bios brand is a phoenix. I already tried removing everything except the cpu and it is still beeping. What i'm afraid of is that if it is not the motherboard problem then i have to pay for sending the motherboard back (assuming the retailer will refund) and then purchase the cpu, which at this piont i still don't know how much it will cost me. This computer is fairly new. The warranty just expired this january. Can anyone help me diagnoze this problem? What are my options? Should i toss it or fix it?

Posted On: September 12th, 2007, 09:09 PM . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Stop Xp Computer Beeping

I have found the easiest way to turn off the annoying system beep in windows xp when
Adjusting the volume. By following the following steps, you can turn off the beep without having to reboot. The steps are;
1. Right-click on my computer
2. On the hardware tab, click on [device manager]
3. On the "view" menu, select "show hidden devices"
4. Under "non-plug and play drivers", right-click "beep"
5. Click "disable"
6. Answer [yes] when asked if you really want to disable it
7. Answer [no] when asked if you want to reboot
8. Right-click "beep" again. 9. Click "properties"
10. On the "driver" tab, set the startup type to disabled
11. Click [stop]
12. Click [ok]
13. Answer [no] when asked if you want to reboot


Posted On: June 27, 2006 . View Related Posts . . View 43 Replies .

Computer Starting But No Posting / Beeping / Booting

I was having trouble with my keyboard dying during the middle of using it, so i got frustrated and pulled the power cord while the computer was on. I probably did this 2-4 times because it kept dying. Eventually, the computer wouldn't even boot. It won't boot into bios or anything. All of the lights turn on in the case, fans spin, but no beeps/noise from mobo and all of the usb ports don't get power(for example, usb mouse doesn't get power). I have done the following:

Re-seat ram
Re-seat sound card
Re-seat video card
Re-seat cpu/heatsink
Remove cmos/power, let sit for a few minutes
Remove all unneeded devices/items(all usb stuff, etc. )
Let computer sit overnight

No avail. What in the *** is the problem?

Amd 64 4000+
Nvidia geforce 7900gtx
2gb corsair xms
Seagate 320gb sata2 7200rpm x2
Creative x-fi xtreme sound card
Special heatsink
Antec 550w psu
Gigabyte 3d aurora case


Posted On: 05-04-2009, 10:51 AM . View Related Posts . . View 14 Replies .

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Posted On: Dec 11 2005 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Stop The Beeping

Ok. When i hold backspace, or del when there is nothing in the text input line, the computer emits this horrible sound kind of akin to a dying bird. It is the system speaker taking instructions from xchat to beep the pc speaker. Why do you still force the computer to output to the pc speaker on windows machines? You know there is such thing as a sound-card, and i can bet that about 95% of computers have it. Please fix this problem, give me a setting to change, or do something to correct this, as it is very annoying and because of this, i have stopped using xchat for windows.

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Pc Beeping Screen Blank

Why is my pc beeping and not able to connect to my monitor. ? So, my computer froze and i shut it down via the power button and when i tried rebooting the computer starts up but then it repeatedly beeps twice every 1-3 sec, and my screen shows no activity, it just remains blank/off.

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Beeping And Freezing - Pc Beeps Then Freeze

My pc just started beeping, and the screen froze and i had to reboot. Then after that even when im doing nothing on the pc just on webpages its beeping and freezing for a split second, even when i boot up the pc it beeps, and takes its time rebooting. Then just before i was on the pc, on a webpage, and a blue screen appeared for a second cant remmember what it said, and then the pc restarted. But last night i was on css for 2 hours streight and there was no beeping or restarts?

But even before this incident, my pc has been randomly restarting while playing games only, so i therefore put a house fan at the side of my pc case, with all the sides off, and this seemed to work. But now with this beeping even when i put the fan at the side its makeing no difference at all. Can anyone help. (Don't say try other ram or another processor or another graphics card to see if thats the problem, because the fact is i don't have any spare parts for my pc, and i don't wish to buy any parts for my pc to see if thats corects the problem. Also when its beeping i restart my pc and go into the bios to check temps and my cpu temp was on 49c and my mb temp was on 28c. Also i have downloaded this program called motherboard monitor, and in the corner it says 35 37 27.computer specifications:

Amd 3200+
1. 5 gig of them 512x3
Radeon 9800 pro 128mb
120hd
400 watt power supply.


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Pc Beeping On Startup, Ram Problem

Im sorry if this has been brought up before, but i was just trying to upgrade my pcs ram. I ordered some new 512k ram from ebay and when i plugged it in and restarted my computer, i got continuous beeps and nothing comes up on monitor. I tried removing the new ram and plugging in my old ram (which previously worked), but same problem. Ive tried using all of the 3 slots but no use. I tried using my old ram in a different pc and it works. I did some research and the beeps i get are 1 beep immediately after start, and then 3 continuous short beeps. I read on another forum that it means "beeps 1-3-3-3 2a clear 512k base ram!"

After some investigation i found out that the ram i got from ebay is ddr2 ram while the ram i previously had was ddr. So maybe by plugging in wrong ram in wrong dimm has caused this, and messed my system up. Have i messed up my ram slots ?


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Computer specifications:

Asus a8n-sli nforce4 ultra, pcie socket 939 motherboard
Ocz 2048mb pc3200 ddr 400mhz el platinum (2 x 1024)
Amd athlon 64 x2 4200+ socket 939 (manchester)
Enermax 600w psu sli / server ready, pfc
Evga geforce 7900 gtx 512mb pcie w/dual dvi



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Right now it just sits in a corner, waiting to be scrapped for parts, but i'd like to put it to good use if i could. The culprit in question is a 466 celeron with a 6 and 2 gig hd and 64 megs of ram.


Posted On: 07-29-2004, 12:03 AM . View Related Posts . . View 10 Replies .

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1) what will you be doing with this pc? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? Etc
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I suppose under $1500

3) where do you live?
Michigan

4) what exact parts do you need for that budget? Cpu, ram, case, etc. Please be very specific. Everything, building a new comp. 5) if reusing any parts, what parts will you be reusing? Please be especially specific about the power supply. List make and model. Using a 52" sony bravia 1080p tv that we already have sometimes. 6) will you be overclocking?
Yes

7) what size monitor do you have and/or plan to have?
It should be either 21. 5" widescreen, i might use a 17" for dual if i can figure it out, and sometimes a 52" tv. 8) when do you plan on building/buying the pc?
Beginning of summmer - june 12 ish

9) what features do you need in a motherboard? Raid? Firewire? Crossfire or sli support? Etc. Sli, enough space between the processor socket and memory modules so that the cpu heatsink doesn't eat my memory cards!

10) do you already have a legit and reusable/transferable os key/license?
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