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Old 05-05-2006, 02:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought 2 computers about 2 to 3 years ago both the same brand ( Store Built ) both ran fine and just about a month ago 1 of them started having a problem. Start running slow and then when I did a restart all I would get is beeps ( three high pitch beeps and then 2 low pitch beeps ) If I let it sit for an hor or two, it will just start up like normal. Now the second computer is doing the same thing. any ideas?

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Old 05-05-2006, 02:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Open up the computers, and get the model number of the motherboard in it. Then, you can look up in google what all the beep codes mean.

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Old 06-02-2006, 08:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Smile fixed it

Thanks for the help. I looked up the mother board and it was 2 problems.. the 3 high beeps was video and the 2 low beeps was mother board problem. I first put a video card in, before it was intergrated on the motherboard. It first booted up and worked fine, but when I went to restart it.. it would not start. It said could not find the bootdisk. Well I down loaded the flash bios tool and the down load an updated bios. when I did the flash it said it was on boot block. But once I loaded the new bios, it started right up and was able to restart over and over.
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