My Computer keeps bleeping on Boot up

  madmike 14:47 PM 21 Jul 12
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When I boot my Wimdows XP computer,at POST, all I get is Constant long bleeps, can anyone point me in the direction of the possible problem?

Many Thanks

  birdface 14:57 PM 21 Jul 12

See what you can find on here.

http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

  onthelimit1 14:59 PM 21 Jul 12

Some guidance on Beep codes here

  KRONOS the First 15:03 PM 21 Jul 12

Please take a note of the beeps,long and short and how many.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:11 PM 21 Jul 12
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Use the link provided by buteman to determin the cause depending on the type of BIOS your machine has.

Its most likely to be RAM (memory), removal and refitting may solve the problem or one of the memory sticks may have failed.

  KRONOS the First 15:25 PM 21 Jul 12

It could be any number of things including RAM but it could just as well be a motherboard,graphic card or no power or even keyboard.

You definitely need to listen for and take note of the beeps.

  madmike 16:23 PM 21 Jul 12

Thanks everyone, took memory out, blew dust off, replaced and working again,

Thanks again.

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