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computer beeps on POST

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Davidh1819, Mar 13, 2010.

  1. Davidh1819

    Davidh1819 Nibble Poster

    Hi everyone

    i just built a new PC however when i power it on in beeps twice then beeps twice again it does not pass the POST i no these beeps are supposed to tell me something what does it meen?

    any help will be much apreciated
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  2. Sparky
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    Sparky Zettabyte Poster Moderator

    Should tell you in the mobo documentation mate....
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  3. SimonD

    SimonD Terabyte Poster Moderator

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  4. supernova

    supernova Gigabyte Poster

    Using Generic AMI/Phoenix BIOS beep codes i would guess its a memory issue. Check memory type, seating/connections and correct slots are been used.

    However, as already mentioned your mobos manual should have specific information relating to your mobo.
    If you have a POST card handy that may also be useful for more detailed information and looking at the POST process in detail.
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  5. greenbrucelee
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    greenbrucelee Zettabyte Poster

    Giving us the specs would be handy. But as said it will say in mobo manual, also as said it will probably be a memory issue.

    Make sure the make and speed of ram is compatible with the mobo and that it is seated properly.
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