Saturday, June 27, 2009

AwardBIOS Beep Code Troubleshooting

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AwardBIOS Beep Code Troubleshooting

1 Short Beep

actually an "all systems clear"

1 Long Beep, 2 Short Beeps

has been some kind of error with the video card. Replacing the video card is usually the most you'll have to do

1 Long Beep, 3 Short Beeps

either the video card isn't installed or the memory on the video card is bad. Reseating or replacing the video card will typically fix

1 High Pitched Beep, 1 Low Pitched Beep (Repeating)

some kind of CPU problem. The CPU could be overheating or malfunctioning in some other way.

1 High Pitched Beep (Repeating)

the CPU is overheating. You'll need to figure out why the CPU is getting too hot before this Award beep code will go away.
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