Meaning of BEEP in PC


One Beep :

Quote: DRAM refresh failure

This may be due to – Bad memory chips

– A bad DMA Chip

– Bad memory addressing chips on the motherboard

Two Beeps :

Quote: Parity error or Parity Circuit failure

Your memory may not be seated properly on the mother board.

Unplug and plug it properly

Three Beeps :

Quote:Bad memory or bad mother board

Four beeps :

Quote:Timer failure in the RAM.

Five Beeps :

Quote:CPU chip may be dead

Six Beeps :

Quote:Keyboard controller may have failed

Seven beeps :

Quote:CPU is dead. Retry the connections and test.

Replace the whole motherboard.

Eight Beeps :

Quote:Video card is missing or Bad.

Nine Beeps :

Quote : damaged ROM BIOS. BIOS chip has to be replaced if it persists.

Ten Beeps :

Quote:CMOS shutdown. Replace CMOS memory and associated chips.

Eleven Beeps :

Quote: Cache memory test has failed.

To enable cache memory try CTRL+ALT+SHIFT++.

One long Beep and Three short Beeps:

Quote:Memory failure

One long Beep and Eight short Beeps :

Quote:Video card failure. Try to install video card in another slot.

No Beeps :

Quote:Check Power supply

Check mother board connections

Remove all cards except video card and check for system power up

Insert all cards one at a time and check their operation.

If system hangs on the installation of a particular card, then it is the cause for the problem and replace it with another of that type and check


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