computer wont start!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by pok_pok_911, May 19, 2005.

  1. pok_pok_911

    pok_pok_911 go the AMD!!!

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    Heya guys, i have been having this problem i would like help with, some times when i turn my computer on it beeps for 4 seconds stops for 3 etc. etc.
    the monitor doesntt turn on it just sits there beeping at me! if i turn it off then on it goes fine but its realy starting to annoy me!
    please help! thanks for reading =):laugh:
     
  2. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    check all your connections and seatings..sounds like something is loose...ram, cpu, hardrive
     
  3. DwarfData

    DwarfData OSNN Addict

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    The number of beeps is a code used by the bios to let you know what the problem is i.e. RAM, CPU, etc. You can usually find the list of codes in the manual for the motherboard.
     
  4. lancer

    lancer There is no answer! Political User Folding Team

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    exactly how many beeps is it giving you? and what motherboard do you have?
     
  5. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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  6. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    You should check also the cpu cooler .. but I'm almost sure it's the cpu ..
     
  7. ShepsCrook

    ShepsCrook Red Sox Fan!

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    That or ram could be loose. CPU seating could be off as well. Re-seat it and refit your ram.
     
  8. Elektro Slime

    Elektro Slime Harware Guru

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    yeah happened to me a few times, was a loose vid card. Worked perfectly after i removed and then reseated it.