Notebook can't bootup.

  SBS 11:05 01 Jan 05

Compaq notebook,Presario 1200.
Can't bootup.
Can hear harddisk is spinning.
Insert 98SE startup at a: drive also won't work.
If hit F10 key, 1 long and 2 short beeps will sound out.

  howard60 11:22 01 Jan 05

could be a memory problem but enter details in google and get beepcodes for your model.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:47 01 Jan 05
  LinuxPenguin 17:20 01 Jan 05

generally most bios beep codes are fatal, i had two pcs fail with me on amibios.

you need the beep codes for your individual bios... when you boot up youe pc it ought to tell you, failing that, "enter setup" as per the details on bootup. if not try f2 del f8 f10 , one should work... then google for the bios beep codes for that bios model...

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