Is my hard drive dead.

  hzhzhz 19:46 31 Oct 05

Switched on my pc earlier and all I get is beeeeeep beeeeep beeeep beeeeep beeeeep beeeeep, and a black screen. Fans are running and optical drives are alive. System is athlon2500, k7s41gx mobo with 256 ram and maxtor 80gb H/D.

  stalion 19:47 31 Oct 05

how many beeps?

  johnnyrocker 19:48 31 Oct 05

click here


  hzhzhz 19:50 31 Oct 05

My message hasn't come out as typed but its 3 long beeps, interval, 3 long beeps etc.

  stalion 19:52 31 Oct 05
  stalion 19:53 31 Oct 05

it says three long beeps is to do with your keyboard

  hzhzhz 19:54 31 Oct 05

johnnyrockers link says 3270 keyboard card. What does that mean?.

  woodchip 19:57 31 Oct 05

Memory or Graphics Fault, I would say Memory

  hzhzhz 20:01 31 Oct 05

Recently Ive been playing Far cry on my pc and since then Ive been getting the message "virtual memory low". 256mb is not really enough to play this game.Has the memory failed?.

  hzhzhz 20:04 31 Oct 05

Shall I take the memory out of the pc I'm on now and try it in my pc. It should be the same.At least it wil eliminate that theory.

  woodchip 20:11 31 Oct 05

It may be different, But if it is fiscally the same to look at and will fit the slot there should be no harm in trying it But pull the Power plug on both first

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