Pc Making beep/pinging noise

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by james.willsden, May 9, 2006.

  1. Hi
    On switching on nothing happens except pc tower makes beeping / pinging
    sound. Any clues please?
    james.willsden, May 9, 2006
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    Evan Platt Guest

    First, remove all cards and anything removable from the MoBo - memory,
    etc. Then put back in only the necessary - ie video card, preferably,
    and just one stick of memory. Keep going, adding one item at a time
    until possibly booting fails, then you know what device is causing the

    If the computer won't boot with just a video card:

    Evan Platt, May 9, 2006
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    Au79 Guest

    Your HDD may have crashed. Start by booting a Live CD such as Knoppix and
    see if you can access the HDD. This is a good hardware test.
    Au79, May 9, 2006
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    Noel Paton Guest

    Noel Paton, May 9, 2006
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    Jim Guest

    Jim, May 10, 2006
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    ellis_jay Guest



    Let the unseen day be. Today is more than enough.

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    ellis_jay, May 16, 2006
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