continuous tone emits from tower.

  Cara2 21:13 12 Aug 06

After my computer has been on for several mins. a continuous tone emits from the tower. (the speakers are off).

If I don't close down swiftly, the computer locks up.

Any ideas?

Thanks Cara

  woodchip 21:32 12 Aug 06

Check health in BIOS to see how hot it's getting

  woodchip 21:33 12 Aug 06

Also check the CPU Fan is working as it should and clear the muck if any

  Cara2 23:05 12 Aug 06

Thanks, I will check out both.

How do I check health in BIOS?

  woodchip 23:10 12 Aug 06

There may be a page in BIOS the does tell you CPU and System temps. For BIOS press the key that it tells you to press when computer boots to enter Setup. Hoe to Navigat with Keyboard it at bottom right of screen in BIOS

  rdave13 23:17 12 Aug 06

Download this click here then check temps.

  rdave13 23:22 12 Aug 06

After install then run. Click tools tab>>>>environment monitor>> and you can check temps, fan speeds and voltages.

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