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Old 11-23-2006, 03:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all.

I have newly purchased a computer. configuration are : Intel desktop board D946GZIS, Processor - 2.4 (Intel core to duo) Ram (Simmtronics - DDR2 512 Mb, 533 MHz ). my problem is when i start my computer it start normally. but when i restart or change the setup (Bios) setting, it is giving 3 beeps and does not show any screen but fan and light run normally. after that i turn off the power and start it again it boot normally. please solve my problem.

I m waiting for your reply.


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Old 11-23-2006, 04:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What is the type of bios and version ?
American Megatrends Inc. (AMI BIOS)

Award BIOS

Phoenix BIOS

Other Brand
It should be listed in the manual or if you can get into the bios it will tell you there.
Or if you can get to the boot screen it will tell you on top left

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Old 11-23-2006, 11:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for reply. My BIOS is (INTEL) D946GZIS and ver. is 0048.

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Old 11-23-2006, 11:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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3 beeps - Base 64 K memory failure

* Reseat the memory.
* Make sure that the contacts on the memory and the socket are clean.
* Try removing one bank of memory modules at a time. Note: Some systems might need to have a memory module in Bank 0.
* Try using RAM chips from the same manufacturer with the same part number and speed.
* Check for a faulty memory module by trying the memory in a known good system.
* Trying known good memory in the system.
* Check the power supply and check for power fluctuations.
* Swap the motherboard.

You should run memtest and see if there is any errors.
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Old 12-02-2006, 01:40 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks. I have changed my ram with samsung 533, 512, DDR2. now my system is working properly.

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