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Computer Outputs a "beep beep" sound 1/3 times wallpaper changes. WHY?

Question: Computer Outputs a "beep beep" sound 1/3 times wallpaper changes. WHY?

As the title says my PC outputs a "beep beep" sound out external speakers. It is extremely annoying. I haven't the slightest clue why it does this. Its kindof i higher pitch beep beep. all my specs are on my profile.

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Answer: Computer Outputs a "beep beep" sound 1/3 times wallpaper changes. WHY?

== sound 1/3 times wallpaper changes. WHY? ==

Does that mean "one out of three times the wallpaper changes"? Have you looked in your Control Panel under Sounds and see if anything is set that might cause it?

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Hey folks,

My first post on here but I'm in serious trouble. I got a "new" (to me anyway) desktop running XP today and found the audio hardware wasn't working. So I pillaged an old machine for its sound card, and inserted that onto the motherboard. Also connected the Aux and CD lines to the top of the daughterboard.

Since then, to my horror, the machine has failed to boot. All plugged in, keyboard working, screen on and being used on another box for this very post. All I get now is the usual chirps from the internal soundcard followed by a few very low notes, definitely depressing so I guess they're suggesting something's failed. There's no further action from the CPU, the fan still works, but there is no screen output whatever.

Have I fried the motherboard without realising?!

Also, ironically, the last failure tone was delivered by my speakers through the originally non-responsive audio hardware!

I'd love a bit of help on this one, because my knowledge of computers' insidey bits is pretty poor.

Many thanks,

Joe.
 

Answer:Desktop boot problem after sound card "meddling"... just a "beep" failure tone.

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Hi,
My laptop here is a Dell Inspiron 15, 3000 series. 
The laptop itself works perfectly fine, I am able to get into windows (which I installed myself, it originally came with Ubuntu). 
Occasionally though, it will do a BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE (repeats).
This happens on boot and sometimes when I am using it. Sometimes it turns off suddenly when I am shifting the computer around. It's extremely loud.

What is causing this? The sound seems to be coming from around the area the Memory banks are under the laptop, but nothing seems to suggest that anything is wrong.
I took a suggestion and used FN+Power to do Hardware Diagnostics which said nothing is wrong.

What else can I try?

Thanks!

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

Hi,
I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check if the beep pattern repeats.

Switch off the computer.
Disconnect the AC adapter from the system.
Remove the battery from the computer.
Press and hold down the power button for 15 seconds.
Then connect back all the peripherals and check if the beep pattern repeats and reply us with the beep count.

If you still receive 3 Beeps on the system then it indicates System board failure.. You will have to replace it on the laptop.
Please let me know the findings.

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Hi
I am getting beep sounds when i turn on my dell inspiron n5010.
Nothing is showing up other than beep sounds.
Please help me out
Regards
Ganny

Answer:RE: Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

Hi Ganny,
What are the exact # of beeps in a cycle? 
Kindly review this chart and see page# 47 - it will help isolate the source of the issue. 
Based on the exact # of beeps, that part would need to be replaced.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Okay, so, before anything else... I've already gone in and changed my system sounds. Everything but a handful of sounds (Device Connect/Disconnect, Email) have been turned off.


However, whenever I open a folder on my desktop and click anything within that folder - subfolder, back or forward button, the "address bar" (not sure what else to call it - its the bar where your system/folder location goes, like Music > Country), I get this annoying little beep sound like someone hit a high key on a piano.

I only ever hear it when I have my headphones on, thankfully... but it drives me absolutely NUTS when I do have them on!! And I cant find a single thing in Sounds to turn it off. And I wouldn't even begin to know how best to Google it to find an answer that way.


Also, I am aware I can just mute my system sounds (I had it that way before for this very reason) but since Windows Live Messenger is now Skype and does not notify about new emails (nor do they ever plan to apparently), I need my system sounds turned on so I know when I get email.


So, if any one knows how to turn this ever so "charming" notice sound OFF, please tell me. Thank you!

Answer:Disabling annoying system/folder "beep" sound

Go back into Sounds and under Windows Explorer turn off "Start Navigation". That should do it.

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OK so this happened twice till now.

I am doing some casual work on the laptop, then there's a "Beep" sound for like 1 second and then a "tek" sound similar to the closing of CD Drive but low in volume.
BTW The speakers were set on mute so the sound was not from the speaker, and there was no CD in the CD drive.
Everything seems to be working fine before and after the beep.

What could this be?

Running Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate.

Answer:"Beep" sound, working fine

i think is normal ? what problem that brings u '?

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I have a friend that called me about his computer. He had just moved it and hooked it back up and when he turns it on now he's getting one continuous beep that sounds much like a "flatline", you know..when someone dies? lol I've only heard it over the phone so far and don't have details on the computer specs and such, but i was wondering if anybody has had this problem before and could give me an idea on what hardware might be the issue. I was thinking RAM originally like maybe it disconnected while moving it, but I had him re-seat it and it's still doing it. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:One long "flatline" beep coming from computer after moving

I'd say power connector for addon Video card has fallen out
 

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OK, yet another problem. I recently upgraded from an AMD Athlon XP 2100 266MHz FSB (Palomino) processor, ASUS A7N266-E mobo, 1024MB PC2100 DDR SDRAM, and PNY GeForce 4 Ti 4600 video card to an AMD Athlon XP 2600 333MHz FSB (Barton), ASUS A7N8X-X mobo, 512 MB PC2700 DDR SDRAM and PNY GeForce FX 5900 video card. I decided, due to recent bugs in my system, to reinstall windows completely by reformatting my hard drive and such. I got all this accomplished, then when windows restarted, it said I needed to restart again (something about USB 2.0), so I did. When I restarted, she went through POST and stopped with a message the said "Verifying DMI data..." and froze. I went into BIOS and verified that all IDE devices, CPU and memory were recognized by my BIOS, and they were. Still, she would not boot passed that same message. If I change my FSB setting to 100MHz (200MHz effective in the AMD world) she goes through POST and gets to the same message but an extension to it: "Verifying DMI data..................update success" then it freezes again. I'm lost, I checked my jumpers on the mobo and they are set, I changed my FSB back to 166MHz (333MHz), made sure the CPU was installed correctly and heatsink was on, etc. I don't know what to do! My "bible", Que's Upgrading and Repairing PCs, says to I have the wrong multiplier (right now it is set to 11.5) or wrong FSB selected in BIOS, or my jumpers are wrong. I don't understand cuz earlier it let me completely... Read more

Answer:computer freezes at "Verifying DMI data..." during POST, after beep

Plus, does anyone know what "Verifying DMI data.........." means?

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Hi all

I just bought this computer a year ago and it has caused me a bit of trouble.

When i turn the computer on , the fans come on , but nothing appears on the screen it says "no signal" and theres no usual "beep" sound that i use to hear on my computer when it turns on. PLZ HELP! I'm pretty sure theres something wrong with the motherboard or my processor.

this is my computers specs:

Asus P5LD2-Se Motherboard
1 Gig DDR PC2-5300
ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro Graphics Card
Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 @ 2.00 GHZ Processor
PSU @ 250 volts

Plz help , Thanks a million!
 

Answer:Computer fans working but no usual "beep" when turning on PC

It's time to take it in to a repair shop and let them fix it... It could be a bad motherboard or something simpler
 

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Hi I bought the following barebones kit from TigerDirect:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...u=I69-2124%20A

I installed everything but when I tried to power it up, it gives me four beeps (alternating high and low) and then shuts off. Nothing shows up on the monitor either (no video signal?). I checked it out in the motherboard tech specs and it said that the beeps indicate "thermal warning". However, the heat sink and fan both work and are spinning. They are securely installed, and I also applied a layer of thermal grease on the CPU chip before installing the heat sink.

Also, another question I have is this: does it matter which of the four slots you stick the RAM in?

This is really frustrating. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks a lot.

Answer:Newly built computer giving me a "thermal warning" beep error.

9 time out of 10 this is that the heatsink isnt in proper contact with the die.


I'm not familiar with socket 775 coolers but with many sockets i've come across its possible, even easy to not properly fit the HS. I would recommend you take the HS off and take a look at the grease, does it look like its been in full contact with the HS? replace the HS following any instructions that came with carefully.

Other than that it might be a faulty CPU.

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Every time I click a link or whatever on a page, I hear a strange 'beep' sound inside my computer. Sometimes when I'm clicking into a webpage that has to load a lot of scripts or images, I hear multiple beeping until the page is loaded. I'm wondering what this could be? It's become quite annoying, so I'd really like to solve it if possible.
 

Answer:Hearing Strange "beep" Inside Computer

Which Operating system are you using
 

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I have recently replaced the original mobo in my eMachine. I cant remember the name of it but all of the transistors (or whatever you call them) right next to the heatsink were completely fried (acid-like destruction everywhere.) So I replaced it with my Balance mid-tower mobo (ECS 845G something) and now it wont beep. Im also using a different PSU but everything seems fine, it just wont beep. Thats the only issue im really having other than my computer is being EXTREMELY slow (need some help on that too.) I've searched all through google and can't find anything that helps. I did see something about resetting CMOS but im really afraid to mess with it (not sure if thats even the issue.) I just want my computer to beep again regardless of how annoying it used to be.

Answer:Computer wont "Beep" when starting up.

either your old mobo had an internal speaker on it.. or you did not plug in the 4 pin speaker wire that is usually connected to the case

my guess is if you didnt see any unplugged hanging wires.. then your old motherboard had an internal speaker

and i think the word ur looking for was capacitor

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I understand that this means there is a system board error.  I have a very good reason to believe that the BIOS had an issue (when I checked it before this happened, it had 75 boot options listed and said the volitale memory was almost full). Question: can I somehow force the BIOS to reset itself?  Is there a pin short I can use for this? Of course I am 2 weeks out of warranty :/  I assume if I sent it in they would just charge for a boarsd swap... likely $500-$600 dollars. Thanks for any help!

Answer:X230 1 beep, 3 beep, 3 beep, 1 beep, no screen: can I reset the BIOS?

1-3-3-1 means no memory. If you have 2 DIMMs, try with just one, then just the other. When you try with just one DIMM, it needs to go into slot-0. When you have the machine sitting lid-down and the battery compartment away from you, slot-0 is the one on the right.

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My X230 gets very little use since I bought it in 2012... sometimes no use at all for weeks at a time. Yet the system board failed, as did a replacement, and now the third board seems to have failed. On startup I get 1 beep, 3 beep, 3 beep, 1 beep and a blank screen. I tried the existing RAM stick in both slots: no startI bought and tried a NEW stick of RAM from Crucial in both slots: no startI tried both sticks in the slots at the same time: no start Other than another bad system board, what could it be? Where can I get a system board that might last? By the way, at the same time I bought the X230 I also bought a T530 that gets gallons of heavy use almost every day and never had a problem that I didn't cause myself. 

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I just bought a new ThermalTake ToughPower 550 watt Power Supply Unit (psu) with all the alarms and sensors.

It is barely audible, but I'm hearing this high-pitched sound that I've tracked down as coming from the psu. It sounds like... well... a bomb whisteling over and over again: wheeeeeeewwwwwwww, wheeeeeeewwwwwwww, wheeeeeeewwwwwwww. So quiet, I can barely hear it above the fans in my PC. Sometimes it goes on for fifteen minutes or more. Otherwise, the computer runs fine (I'm on it now), though I did just have to remove a bad video card that was damaged when the fan went out (overheating the PC and possibly damaging the MoBo).

Unfortunately, the "manual/pamplet" that came with the psu provides no information, and the ThermalTake website is still under construction, so I have no idea what this sound may mean.

Anyone have any clue what the warning sounds of the ToughPower indicate (power surge/spike, damaged and failing, low power?) And shouldn't any alarm be louder? The unit is barely two weeks old. Thanks.
 

Answer:Calling all "ToughPower" psu owners: Beep code(s)?

Beep codes are handled by your mobo I believe.

edit sorry misread your post. Can't be of help there. Might wanna call tech support, it should be free.

However, ThermalTake power supplies are on the list of bad PSU's I believe, if you can, return it and get a good model(Enermax, Ultra, etc).
 

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Hi so I got a brand new video card and I'm having a problem with it. Specifics below:

Video card:
- MSI N750 TF 1GD5/0c

Desktop:
Gateway DX4870-UB21P
Windows 10 Enterprise x64

Issue:
On boot, it gets to the screen where I can hit escape for bios settings etc. Mind you, I CAN see the video output FROM the new graphics card, so I know it's working. Anyways, I see that screen, and 3-5 seconds later I get the beep code (1 long, 2 short) for "Bad video card" on boot. What could be wrong?
 

Answer:Getting bios beep code "Bad video card"

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Hello.

I did a post not to long ago about some RAM issues i had with my pc and i decided to try some new chips and see if it turned out to be only a problem with the actual RAM not the motherboard.. After i installed the new RAM and was turning on my comp, it came smoke from the "Engine room". I turned off the computer straight away and checked for any black spots or burned wires but could not find anything. After a cleen up inside from dust and other dirty stuff i turned it on again and no smoke this time, but now i get a error code from the bios. 1 long and 2 short beeps, going on and on and nothing will start up. The screen is not responding at all to the computer turning on so i cant even go into the bios. Tried to search the web for the error codes and what they mean but its so many different ones out there so i dont know what to look for.

The motherboard is M4A89GTD PRO.

Hope u guys can help out
 

Answer:Asus Motherboard Beep codes after "Fire"

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system get beep sound 3 times and no display

i had tried changing ram and even changing slots
and i had give a blower to motherboard and clean every thing and still not working how to solve this issue can please any one let me thanks a lot.....

motherboard intel board
LGA 775 SOCKET

DDR2 SLOT
 

Answer:system get beep sound 3 times and no display

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Hi, Ive got my old computer out to give to my son, but it has a black screen and beeps at startup. one three then one beep.Nothing comes up on the screen.I cant find anything on the mobo to identify it.It is an OLD computer. It used to work well. I was just curious if it would go.Ive since changed the drive probably WIN95, and 4 gig.Ive tried other drives, changed the screen to another, taken out the battery to reset the bios removed the cables to the CD and floppy, but always the same start up beeps.I looked at the beep codes here http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm. and here CH000304.Well Im confused ...How would I go about getiing this going please?

Answer:beep, beep beep beep, beep. Black screen?

I don't think that is the right document....Exactly what are the beeps?

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I have a Toshiba Tecra S1 that on startu-up does not POST. all it does is beep: two short beeps, one long beep, a pause, then three short beeps. I can't find any guides for Toshiba BIOS beep codes, so any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Can't find "beep" codes

If that's an Award bios:

http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm#05
 

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how can i turn of "beep on error" on my pc ?? i know there is a place, but i forgot where,

or more specifically, i want to turn off the beep for whenever i adjust the master volume on my pc, i always get a beep,
 

Answer:turn off "beep on error"

If you go to control panel, Sounds and audio devices, Sounds tab, You have access to a list of "program events". You can set them to whatever sounds you want, including no sound at all.
 

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Hi there, I have an ibm thinkpad lenovo which was working fine till yesterday and suddenly today have stoped working. It do not display anything on start button press. It looks the processors are started as fan kind of noises are there, then it give 1 beep then 4 short beeps and the 1 beep and then another 1 ie. 1, 4, 1, 1 and nothing happens. Please sugggest what has happened to it. I dont want to be fooled by the service repair guys. regards,Sidsmart

Answer:R61: blank screen, 1 beep, 4 short beep the 2 more beep.

1-1-4-1 - Cache Error (level 2). You have a problem with the bios, which may require the replacement of the entire motherboard.

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Hi, I have been using the Y480 for almost 2 years. However, when I boot up this morning, it just beep beep beep continously. and the screen just have a cursor blinking. But after I reboot again and press F2 to enter bios, and then quit bios settings, the notebook can be boot up successfully. I have backup everything I need What should I do to fix the error? Is my harddisk gonna be failed? I have lost all the purchase receipts but I have registered 2 years ago. Thanks!Peter

Answer:Y480 continous beep beep beep during startup

Beeps are error messages from the Motherboard. Either the MOBO is failing or you have a problem with your RAM, I dont think it is related to your HDD, but you should create a backup. Also, if you don't have, please create recovery disks immediately. You may want to do more research depending on the BIOS manufacturer and the beep codes. You can google these terms and you should find information on the procedure to validate this. You can also try to re-seat the RAM, maybe it got a bit unsettled, if you moved the laptop. All in all, if you took the externded warranty and you are still under it, you may want to send the laptop to Lenovo for repairs.

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My laptop is Dell Inspiron 15 5547.

4GB Memory
1TB Hard Drive
Intel Core I7 (Dont know what generation).

It happens when i open the laptop and fix the wire problem in WLAN. So I detached the parts in order...

Battery
Hard Drive
2x 2GB Memory Card
Fan
Keyboard
Monitor

The reason i detached the parts because the wire of WLAN runs thru the monitor and i cant get thru to fix it unless i remove the monitor. Now when i put all the parts back in the descending order, i just got a beep and i got no display it just blank, I listen very carefully and got 4 beeps fading. Can you help me? Don't know what to do.

Answer:Making Beep sound 4 times repeatedly, when I press power button and it wont Start

4 beep sound may indicate a Ram failure according to source : www.dell.com/.../en
Try and reseat the RAMs. Or try to use 1 RAM to check which RAM is having faulty.
Hope this helps.

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Hi,

I am trying to help with a Dell Inspiron 5100.
The computer was running very slow and I've made a bit of progress resolving that. I think it needs some more RAM and I'm not sure if that could be at all related to the following.
The problem now is that after running for few hours, then shutting down, then trying to turn back on:
1. light comes on indicating computer is on
2. the computer makes 2 beeps
3. wait...black screen
4. wait...black screen
5. and so on

This does not happen everytime trying to start the computer so I'm really at a loss. I've read about overheating in this model which would seem to make sense but sometimes this will happen after the computer has been off for a day or so.

At a complete loss now.

Any assistance much appreciated!
 

Answer:beep beep..computer doesnt turn on

sure it's only 2 beeps? - nothing listed here for 2 beeps...

http://bioscentral.com/postcodes/dellbios.htm
 

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Question: No "POST" Beep?

I just put together a new system using a ASUS M5A99X_EVO motherboard and noticed from the beginning that there was no POST beep. I believe everything is functioning properly, in that the board does go through the process of checking memory, drives etc., then boots up, but no beep.

This board has several indicator LED's ie: DRAM, CPU, VGA, SATA (Boot Device), that I watch light up as each area is being checked, then they go out when no error is found, and BIOS continues to move on until the OS is finally loaded, but, still no beep. At first I was thinking this was a "visual" thing with all the LED's flashing around but even the manual speaks of a POST beep.

I did have troubles during the install, do to a missing screw in one of the retainer brackets for the heatsink and cpu fan, that caused some minor bending of the cpu pins. Would this cause the lack of the beep?

I guess my real question is, does it really matter if the "POST" beep is there or not, as long as everything functions and the computer boots up?
 

Answer:No "POST" Beep?

Thanks gloozit! You were one of those that helped me select this motherboard about a week ago or so...and thanks for that, I'm more than happy with this build.

I got to thinking about the speaker when you mentioned it and if I remember correctly, the internal speaker usually came installed in the case, along with the case fans. I bought a antec 900 case this time and it only came with the fans...no internal speaker.

Also, it seemed to me that most MB's years ago came with a MB POST speaker already mounted on the MB. I guess they went the way of "legacy" parts!

I did notice during the build that this board came with a "Q Connector" to connect the front panel wires, ie: IDE Led, PWR SW and Reset SW. On the back side of this connector was also a location for Internal Speaker...which of course was left open.

I guess if it bothers me too much, I could always buy a POST test speaker and connect it to that Q-Connector, I could get one for less than $5 off of ebay!

Anyway, thanks for the quick response gloozit, I feel a bit better about this! I'm not a BIOS/MB geek and wasn't sure if the BEEP was necessary. And BTW, thanks again for your input on my new build choices...I couldn't be happier with this new system!!! Now it's playtime! :drool
 

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Question: "beep" remove

How do I get rid of the beep whenever I press Caps lock, Scroll Lock,Numbers lock?
 

Answer:"beep" remove

How do I get rid of the beep whenever I press Caps lock, Scroll Lock,Numbers lock? ziggysawdust

Are you using any kind of Caps lock, Scroll lock and/or Numbers lock Blocker? Something like FirstCap? If you are, get back to me... If you are not using one of these types of 'caps lock block' utilities...

It could be this:

There is a feature in XP that will enable an audible warning anytime the caps lock key is pressed. The use of certain PC Cleaning programs and other related Windows registry cleaners sometimes causes users to inadvertently disable [or enable] this annoying 'beeping' function.

The "good news" - it's really easy to activate/deactivate.

In the Accessibility Options section of the Control Panel under the Keyboard tab is a check box next to ToggleKeys. Go there and ?Uncheck? that check box next to ToggleKeys. Click OK.

Related Note:
To activate/reactivate you put a check in that box and click OK you will hear a beep anytime you press the Caps Lock, Scroll Lock or Num Lock keys.

Good Luck!
 

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When an IBM compatible computer is first turned on, the hardware runs a Power-On Self Test (POST). If errors are encountered during this POST test, they are usually displayed via an audio beep or in the form of a code number flashed across the screen. With this audio code in hand, you can determine what part of the system is having problems and find a solution.

<small>The pattern of beeps whether its the number of beeps or the length of those beeps will give you an indication of the actual problem. Its a distress signal from the computer in a morse code like pattern. Unless you have a diagnostic card to tell you more about the particular problem, you will have to use the charts below to decipher the computer error and get your machine back up and running.
Source: </small>BIOS Error Beep Codes

Answer:BIOS "POST" Beep Codes for AMI and Phoenix BIOS

handy.......
thanks.

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the BIOS doesn't beep during startup but can beep later such as when i hold three buttons at a time

Answer:My computer does not beep on startup but can beep later

Has it ever beeped at POST?

I've had systems that did, some that didn't (probably because I didn't have the system speaker properly connected).

Louis

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I have two printers connected to a Dell E520 through Vista. They are a Brother 5440CN and a HP 6110xi. The .Brother works ok but I can't say the same for the HP. Clicking any button on the HP gives the same response. Beep, beep, beep. I have recently moved the system to a new location just a couple of feet from where it was. Before the move Brother would scan and copy and the HP would do the same, but now as noted I can't get any response out of it but beep, beep, beep

Anybody have any ideas??.
 

Answer:HP 6110xi Printer Goes Beep, Beep, Beep

Here is the support and software site for the HP Officejet 6110xi All-In-One .

See if resetting the printer resolves the issue.

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i was actually coming on here to ask about my new graphics card, butttttt...

my laptop is acting up. i have a toshiba satellite m305d-s4830
amd turion ultra x2 dual core mobile processor zm-80
4096mb 800 mhz 50ram
250gb (5400rpm) hdd

i shut it down properly upon finding that my C key was on the fritz. a couple of months ago, my E key had been doing the same (randomly not working and randomly typing e consistently). once i rebooted, i got the message "Operating System (OS) Not Found".

i let my computer rest for a while and turned it back on. i currently get the toshiba startup, but around when it's suppose to load the os, it beeps continuously at the loudest volume with a contantly blinking underscore in white font on a black background.

i believe this may have happened once before, but i have no clue what i did to fix it.

there are no extra items like CDs or disks in the laptop.

help?
 

Answer:Solved: beep beep beep beep beep beep beep

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i bought lenovo m82 ssf it makes beep sound...https://soundcloud.com/come-be/bbbb-sound  specially i added 4gb ram.but right after add ram.  computer booting is OK. after one day. i carry out PC from my home to my friend home. now.. computer makes beep sound what is it? thx..

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i bought lenovo m82 ssf it makes beep sound...https://soundcloud.com/come-be/bbbb-sound  specially i added 4gb ram.but right after add ram.  computer booting is OK. after one day. i carry out PC from my home to my friend home. now.. computer makes beep sound what is it? thx..

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One day I was using my computer,and it was "sleeping",I woke it up and was greeted by a beep. What does this mean? I have had it happen twice now! What does it mean??? Is it overheating??? Can someone please tell me?



EDIT:It doesn't happen anymore,just wanted to know what it meant though.

Answer:Beep sound while waking computer up! What does this mean?

I hope I posted this in the right place.

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When I turn on my computer nothing happens and soundbeep is coming from CPU (Soundbeep isnot continouse). I have checked everything, connections,cards. I cannot even get into bios setup options.  This problem arises when i am using floppy  and  their is an file in floppy in form of word file, when i tried to delete its again replace with another word file(does not get deleted) and after that i run norten antivirus.But after sometime my whole system gets shutdown automatically, form then its not booting up and also giving sound beep from cpu. i have ME as my OS. Anyone with possible solutions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.

Answer:Computer is not booting and giving sound beep

Match the beep code here and let us knowhttp://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

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o.k my computer is making a beep beep beep nose when i turn it on can someone help me out?
 

Answer:my computer is making beep sound when start up

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Shouldn't I be able to get a "Beep" (force and error) to get my Asus P4P8x MB to Beep by plugging in ATX Power connectors, CPU, speaker connection, and power switch ONLY?
 

Answer:Getting MB to "Beep"

On most motherboards you will need some memory just to power the board up, put a stick of memory in If you have that plus just the stuff you already listed you will get a keyboard error, followed by no system disk error.
 

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Hi all,
long time since a visit, still keeping the place going, onya's.
I have an issue I have never seen before!
on a HP 6710b loaded with Win7 Pro, after getting it going I get this very annoying "Da Dah" sound as tho a USB device disconnecting. 7 times per minute.

I have been right thru this thing and can't find anything wrong. Hijack comes up pretty clean as does Trend Premium. Disabled all I can find etc...

Starting to think a dodgy USB connector on laptop?
Other than that, I'm stumped.
Anyone encountered this before?

Thanks guys
NT.au

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Hello, my name is Devon and im fairly new to computers, so I probably wont understand most "big computer words", if you know what I mean.


Warning! Spyware detected on your computer!
Install an antivirus or spyware remover to clean your computer.

That is my wallpaper and I can't change it. It's in a yellow box on a blue background, and in my Desktop Properties, theres no wallpaper tab, so I cannot change it.

Screenshot : http://i35.tinypic.com/2nveccg.jpg (Sorry if not allowed)
I'm sure you've seen it before

I have an emachines computer, service pack 2, Windows XP.

I have Avira AntiVir Personal free antivirus and I scanned the systems folder, found some viruses and deleted them, but still no luck.

ANY HELP IS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED!



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Thanks for understanding.

Answer:blue "Warning! Spyware detected on your computer!" Wallpaper

wow no help?

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I have ThinkPad T500, 2241, CTO. Every time laptop boots, there is an annoying beep. It is not a beep sound that one might have when power status changes. Beep is off both in Power Manager and turned off in BIOS section of power management. Moreover, in device manager in non-plug and play list i disabled the BEEP. Still this annoying sound is there. BIOS is updated. However, there is no other section in BIOS where I can turn off the beep. Please help!Message Edited by Gordik on 03-22-2009 09:31 PM













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Answer:T500 annoying beep!!! (cause is not battery power management and not BEEP in device manager)

Look through the bios again, there is a separate entry for beeps afaik. Did you look in the section where you can also set power mode beeps, keyboard beeps etc? I think its there, not 100% sure though.





Thinkpad T400 (Windows 7 Ultimate x64)

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Hi Friends...
My computer suddenly failed to boot.There is no Display,No Beep sound.I removed the RAM from socket but there is no beep sound.I can not access BIOS.
PSU is OK.CPU Fan is spinning.Power LED glows.
I think there is no power supply to CPU (Intel 845GL) as Heat sink of CPU remains cold even after 5mins of CPU Fan Spinning ( I checked the CPU directly ...and it was cold).I found no burning smell from the Motherboard.The CPU is OK as when I use this same CPU in another PC it works....
Kindly give a solution........
Thanks...
 

Answer:Computer Boot Failure,No Display,No Beep sound

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hello everyone,
i had this problem last night i tried to uninstall program that i suspect as a virus and after that i wasnt able to turn on my computer, i heard 3 beeps, on the first place im able to go to safe mode by pressing the f8 but now im stuck with the 3 beeps constantly repeating the same thing, I dont know what to do , I need to do my homework pls help me. thank you

Answer:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/403177/weird-beep-beep-boop-noise/#ipbo

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===The 3 Beeps are most likely coming from the BIOS and is an indication that your have some Hardware problem.Could be RAM or a failing Motherboard.Check it out.http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htmBringing you computer to a qualified technician is probably your best option.

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Hi,my old BIOS IVKT06AUS I flash to new BIOS IVKT07A If i connect power adapter my computer automaticaly start without push the power button but start OK to Win.If i go to sleep mode and wake up with keyboard computer start to black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep :-(If i long push power button computer is off and i again short push power button computer start correctly (i see all running aplication as i wake up from sleep).From windows i switch off computer. Now if i disconnect power adapter and connect again i hear only beep and black screen (black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep)Again i must long press power and short press power and computer again working.I try change memory but same problem :-( Previous BIOS is OK withou this symptoms. I think is problem in new BIOS :-( Sorry for my English :-)Please help me.Thank You.   

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Hello

Here is my problem I have a Compaq presario with a frozen bios screen but cpu ok, mem ok, video ok, nothing is conected and power supply ok.
any ideas?

Answer:Compaq bios freeze short beep long beep

Is the beep pattern just one short one long? Check your manual for the POST beep codes to determine what it is telling you. All POST beep codes are different so there's no way to tell unless we know exact model of your PC. The manual usually has the beep code in it, though.

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Hello Team,I purchased a T61 laptop in 2008.Machine Type 6460Serial Number : *Now a problem with my laptop I shutdown the laptop properly in the evening and when i tried to start it in the morning it is giving me a long beep and 2 short beep. there is no display on the screen also . Seems there is some problem with motherboard and graphics card. Looks like no booting process is going on i checked with external monitor but no display on external monitor also.CPU fan is working for few seconds and stoped then a long beep and 2 short beep . when i am trying to stop the machine with poweroff button again one beep before poweroff. Pls sugguest me wht to do the next and what is the real problem . Moderator edit: Masked serial.

Answer:CPU fan is working for few seconds and stoped then a long beep and 2 short beep

Hello, Your reported T61 bios beep codes would indicate you have one of the following failures: System boardLCD assemblyDIMMThe DIMMS would be my first choice to test so, if you have more than one DIMM installed, try  try removing one of them and try to boot, if OK, you have removed the bad RAM; however, if the results are the same, remove the other DIMM and install the one you removed previously. If you can boot OK now, you have isolated the bad RAM. Now, if you can't boot with either stick, then, I guess the RAM is not the problem (unless you have two bad sticks and I doubt that). See the  Memory Removal and Installation Guide for more information. Good luck!

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For some silly reason I removed the 2 128mg PC2100DR ram sticks from my old computer that was working just fine. When I reinstalled them and I try to boot up I get a long beep, a pause, and another long beep. This senario continues and I shut the computer down as soon as possible. I'm sure I have the ram seated properly. Any ideas? Thank you in advance
 

Answer:One long beep, pause, another long beep when I turn on computer

If you are sure that you have them seated correctly try one stick at a time.
 

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This strange thing happens at times. I need to move some files within the same drive and when I drag the files/folder to another location (on the same drive) the move function sometimes turns into a copy action. I've checked to make sure that it is all within the same drive so that isn't the problem. I've also looked to see if the file is being used at the time, or if there are any files within the folder being used and I never see anything.

I've noticed that there are a lot of thumbs.db files being created that I never noticed before and was wondering if this could have anything to do with it, b/c after I do a move (that turns into a copy) and go to delete the source location, the thumbs.db file is often denied the delete action. Could the action of the OS accessing the thumbs.db file cause the whole folder to be locked for the move making it instead copy the folder instead?

After the move/copy and I try to delete everything & the thumb.db file is denied, I have to wait a few minutes and maybe after accessing a few other files, am granted permission to delete it. Is this standard or is there a way to fix this.
 

Answer:Why does a folder "move" turn into a "copy" some times? Windows OS's

I've always wondered this myself, why moving things sometimes turns into copy/paste.
 

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My families computer has become infected with some sort of virus or spyware. The wallpaper has been changed to "Your Computer Is Infected" and also a red "X" icon in the system tray gives pop ups telling me I'm infected as well. Also I am suffering from redirects and popups. I also cannot access Task Manger because its been disabled by Administrator. Even if I log in through "Administrator" on Safe Mode it won't let me access task manger. I have Windows XP SP2.




DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Luke at 0:54:54.78 on Sun 01/03/2010
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.511.169 [GMT -8:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *disabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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Answer:"Your Computer Is Infected" Wallpaper/Redirects

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One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.

This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, log keystrokes, steal critical system information, and download and execute files without your knowledge.

If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

Please refer to Microsoft's Online Safety article for tips on creating a strong password.

Do not change passwords or do any transactions from the infected computer until it has been cleaned.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

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Computer freezes suddenly making a beep sound (loop),none of the keyboards or mouse commands work.Sometimes it doesn't even freeze and suddenly shut off.Its two years i have been using my computer, until now no such problem had occured. In between there was BSOD but it went automatically. After shutdown when i start the computer,it doesnt start in a single attempt,the cpu light goes on and off ,then i have to again switch it on and maybe it will start !! please help!! its very irritating!!

Answer:Computer freezes suddenly making a beep sound, very frequent.

Follow the: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html
Please also post this report: Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

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A few times now my E5440 will give a low beep... then a few seconds go by, and another beep.  It just happened a minute ago - only two beeps this time.  But I think it happened a few days ago and beeped several times with the same pause of a few/several seconds in between the beeps.  It's so quiet that before I've thought I was imagining it.  But this time I was sitting in front of it typing.
There are no pop-up notifications on the screen anything is wrong, such as the 'disconnection' sound when you remove a portable HDD, or your Wi-Fi disconnects.  Nothing to indicate what the beeps mean.  The laptop is working perfectly.  Battery is fully charged.  I can hear the fan turning and changing speed but it's 2:30am here with no outside noise and I can barely hear the fan.  (I assume it would be spinning up like crazy if something were overheating.)
I'm at a loss what it means.  Does anyone know?
I'm running Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit if that matters.

Answer:Latitude E5440 - Unexplained: Beep - Pause - Beep

Hi GEUNINEFAMILYMAN 
Thanks for writing to us. 
Is the system saving the date and time or does it goes back to any different date/time? 
Please update the BIOS from support.euro.dell.com--enter the tag#--submit--drivers and downloads--operating system--install the bios.
Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message

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Hi guys,

I have an Asus Z97A Motherboard/GTX 1080/24GB DDR3Gskill/ 500 GB SSD + 1to HDD and recently when i boot my PC i hear 1 long beep then quickly after 3 short beep.. I've searched in Asus website about the meaning of these beep and it's written that it's a Video card faulty..

But well just after these beep my pc is booting well ! and video card working well too, i've no problem playing games.

The strange thing also is that it's making these beep like 1 time every 2 or 3 days as i shut down my pc every night and when i'm going to work.

Do you have an idea of what i can do ??

EDIT : And by the way here's what i tried,

-Disable integrated graphic
-Clear CMOS
-Update Nvidia driver

Answer:1 Long beep + 3 short beep Asus motherboard

This may be your GPU video card starting to fail.

[Motherboard] Table for ASUS BIOS beep codes

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My tower is not booting up when I turn it on.  My son took the side off and was going to put more memory in it for me, but in the end he didn't.  He put the old memory back in and put the side casing back on.  Today, when I turn it on, it has 1 short beep and 1 long beep.  It just won't boot up.  Can anyone tell me what I need to do to get it back up and running?











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Answer:one short beep and one 1 beep on hp pavilion media center 81...

RBurke, welcome to the forum. The BIOS Beep Code that you are hearing is caused by a memory problem.  Here is a guide that will help solve the problem: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07107 You should read the entire page.  The beep codes common to HP computers are toward the bottom of the page. Please click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved.

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Hi I have problem in windows 7
sometimes when i work in windows 7 excel sheet or open internet color  of screen changed and computer hang up
and computer make beep sound continuous not stop until i shutdown the computer . this color changed of screen not made after windows 7 start up but randomly meaning after computer open one hour may be after 30 minutes
How to solve problem and why this happen

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I double-click and get "search" instead of "open"--only when I click a disk, like Hard Drive C: or Floppy A: or CD F: and so on.

It didn't used to do this, so I must've inadvertently changed some setting somewhere, but darned if I can find it now.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Solved: On the "my computer" list, I double-click on disks and get "search" instead of "open"

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Ok, so im new here so hey everybody..

to the point: my laptop is "stuttering"/lagging/skipping.
whatever you wanna call it its doing it.
my video/music/and cursor skip every second for a splt second it starts on start-up and dont stop til i turn my laptop off. it happens in a pattern its not random, ive done checked my drivers, spyware, and m RAM is good.. so can someone please help me? ***could it be because my battery wont hold a charger? so it has to be hooked up to the charger at ALL times or it dies Example: is the charger not got the "juice" to run the laptop by itself so it studders/skips..*** i dont know if this has anything to do with my problem but i ran "event viewer" and found this : The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
Cdrom
Imapi
redbook

PLEASE HELP




OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FF049, , .HWPLLB1.CN1296167S5169.
Antivirus: McAfee VirusScan, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disable
 

Answer:Solved: Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE

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My computer sounds like one of those European Police cars heading to and emergency. Beep-beep! Beep-beep, etc.
I am running Windows XP Pro! Need help as to what is going on!
 

Answer:Need Help: Computer goes beep! beep!

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Hi crew, i recently updated BIOS on one 280 G1 prodesk ( Firmware ). After successfully update undre Windows and reboot computer beeps eight times with power button flashing same time. Eight beeps are two times repeat, then only cpu fan running. Service guide http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04887155 describes only seven beeps :-( Any suggestion? Bios recovery mode? I am currently out of warranty :-( Thank you!

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Ok, so im new here so hey everybody..

to the point: my laptop is "stuttering"/lagging/skipping.
whatever you wanna call it its doing it.
my video/music/and cursor skip every second for a splt second it starts on start-up and dont stop til i turn my laptop off. it happens in a pattern its not random, ive done checked my drivers, spyware, and m RAM is good.. so can someone please help me? ***could it be because my battery wont hold a charger? so it has to be hooked up to the charger at ALL times or it dies Example: is the charger not got the "juice" to run the laptop by itself so it studders/skips..*** i dont know if this has anything to do with my problem but i ran "event viewer" and found this : The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
Cdrom
Imapi
redbook

PLEASE HELP
 

Answer:Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE HELP)

**(DONT KNOW IF THIS WILL HELP..)***

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
 

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I tried installing an MSI Radeon HD 6450 2GB Pci express x16 video card. Once hooked up, I boot up and computer beeps, from what I can tell 1 or 2 long beeps, 8 short beeps. I was running built in 128m video so I disabled that in the Bios, but that didn't do it.

I noticed the Video card manuf. recommends minimum 400W PS, my rig only has a 300W PS. Would that really affect my upgrade or am I barking up the wrong tree. I don't want to fork over for a new PS unless it' warented. Thanks a bunch.

Windows XP PRP SP3
-Intel P4 CPU 3,00 Ghz, 3,0 Ghz,
-Intel Luxemburg D915GUX (2 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16, 4 DDR2 DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN)

-Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family (built in video 128 Mo) Accelerator 3D Intel GMA 900
-WDC WD1200JS-00MHB0 (111 Go, IDE)
-2016 Mo (DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM)
-Creative Audigy LS Audio Processor
 

Answer:2G Graphics card upgrade...Beep! beep!

It's possible you need a new PSU.

The TDP on that card is only 27 Watts and it doesn't require a hook up so I would think your current PSU could maybe support but I wouldn't risk it. There is also the possibility that the motherboard you have isn't providing enough power to the card.

You could try to re-seat the card or clean out the PCI express slot and see if that helps.
 

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My friend has an irritating continioius beep beep noise coming from his pc. Appears to start when playing game on pc, games sounds can still be heard over the noise.Is the beep beep noise an indicator that the on board battery is about to fail / needs to be replaced, or something to do with the transformer.Any help much appreciated.TerryMag

Answer:Beep Beep Noise Coming from pc desktop

Might be a temperature alarm.

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CAN ANY ONE TELL WHAT THE PROBLEM IS. SYSTEM IS GIVING TWO SHORT BEEPS FOLLOWED BY 3 SHORT BEEPS AND THERE IS NO DISPLAY ON THE MONITOR.  CHECKED RAM FOUND SERVICEABLE.

Answer:intel 845, P-4:- IT GIVES 2 BEEP FOLLOWED BY 3 SHORT BEEP AND NO DISPLAY

Go to the website of your bios provider and check the beep codes. I'm guessing it's the video card.

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My computer has been making this noise for quite some time now. but it would only happen once every few days so it didn't really concern me until now because its happening non stop. The noise is definitely coming from system sounds. I'm not sure if this is related but under device manager there is an unknown device which i cannot account for as i put the computer together and I'm staring in to the case rite now. there is also a yellow icon by teredo tunneling pseudo-interface (i have no idea what that is)lately my computer just seems to be working really hard when idling. the cpu is constantly spiking up to 100% usage and my hard drives seem to constantly be spinning. specscpu: intel core 2 duomobo: abit ab9ram: 1gb ddr2gfx: geforce 9800 gtx+hd: 2 seagate internal drives (1 with os) the other blank for storage. In my mind there are two possibilities. 1 i have some sort of virus. 2 some hardware is malfunctioning. either way i have no idea where to start and i was hoping someone could point me in the rite direction. Thank You!

Answer:Weird beep beep boop noise

You should check for malware first. I'll ask a mod to move this to the appropriate forum.

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I have this problem since the first day I use this laptop toshiba ,at 30%+ volume a dull beep (phone type) comes out of my speakers, not having the problem when I use a pair of headphones I think it's a problem of packing cases, any ideas?
Thanks

Answer:Beep beep from Qosmio X770 speakers

To be honest I?ve never heard about such issue and really don't know why this happen but if this issue happens from the first day I think you should contact your local dealer or nearest Toshiba service provider directly and ask for help.

Generally speaking preinstalled recovery image and all installed drivers are tested so I cannot imagine it is some software related issue. Contact service and ask for help. Hey should check this and fix it. valid warranty will cover all costs.

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Seems like in certain apps, the default beep sound in vista goes off when I click on an item. Specifically this happens in Truecrypt when I click on a drive letter, and in WoW UI Updater when I click on an addon.

Does anyone know how to fix this? I know you can disable the default beep sound in control panel, but I don't want to disable it completely. I just want it to stop beeping when it shouldn't. I didn't have this problem until I reinstalled Vista when I got a new hard drive.

Vista 64 bit Ultimate btw.
Edit: Found a solution already: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/944150
 

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My computer either freezes or slows to a crawl when I hit the "my computer" icon, or try to use the "send to:" option under files or when I try to save a file in a different folder other than the one currently displayed in the "save in" feature. Major geeks cured this problem for me in 2004, but I did not save the solution and cannot remember it now. Please help...again!

I use xp pro sp2; intel pentium 4a; 2.66ghz hd (1% left); 512ram

Thanks
 

Answer:"My Computer", "send to:", "save in:" Functions slow or freeze computer

Go to the "Search" funtion (along the top in the same row as User CP, FAQ, Members list etc)...click on advanced search...type your name in the "search by user name" then click search now at the bottom..this will bring up your posts...
 

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Hello, I need help troubleshooting the Thinkpad l440 of my roommate. Whenever she turns the notebook on, the screen remains black and a repeating error beep code is audible. 5 beeps then pause and another 5 beeps and pause and so on.Most of the time after some second oder even minutes it continues booting normaly and the OS (Win7 64bit) start up perfectly normal. Since the notbook isn't the newest modell and no waranty left, repairing in by lenovo service wont pay off.I already checked a number of things including CMOS Battery, lose flat-flex connectors, Ram etc.Than i tried to Update the bios via lenovo's utility through the OS .. this did not work with an errormessage telling me the bios could not be read.Now I want to do it via CD. What do you think .. might that help. or is the risk of comlpletely blowing up the machine to high in case the system cannot restart properly after updating the bios? We would be truelly grateful for some information or advices.Thanks in advance.GreetingsDaniel

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I tried to start the computer but I am just getting one short beep followed by a long beep.  I think it has to do with the ram.  I tried reseating the ram in different combintations but none of them seem to improve the computer.  edit: oops I put this in the wrong section.  I have a desktop not a notebook   sorry for the confusion

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Hopefully this is the right forum for this.  I got an HP Pavilion Elite HPE-180t CTO Desktop PC.  I know it is an old machine but it has been working okay up till the other day.  I was having some memory issues so I reseated all my ram.  Now it will not start but does one short beep then one long beep.  I figured it was a ram issue but I do not know how to solve the issue.

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I tried to start the computer but I am just getting one short beep followed by a long beep.  I think it has to do with the ram.  I tried reseating the ram in different combintations but none of them seem to improve the computer.  edit: oops I put this in the wrong section.  I have a desktop not a notebook   sorry for the confusion

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hello, i have a hp a335w i just installed a new power box 2 days ago pc was working fine ,but today when i turned pc on i got one short beep then one long continues beep i disconnected the memory , harddrive, cd, one at a time to check for problem but still have the same problem pc will not boot up
 

Answer:one short beep one long beep

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Hi, I have a acer travelmate 4070 laptop when you turn it on it starts beeping loud,
I started clicking enter so it can boot quick lol as soon laptop booted, opened window
went to normal screen operation it stopped beeping.
I gave it a shut down, turned it on again and that loud beeping started again.
Sounds like a smoke detector lol the beep wont stop, what can it be ?

Answer:Beep, Beep wont stop

how many beeps? tell us the sequence of beeps heard. need more specs of your machine as well

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why sometimes a beep error are hard to find or detect the hardware that causes not to boot up the pc.. is there any possible way to detect or easy way to detect such errror??

Answer:beep codes or beep error

I dont understand your question...Are you saying there are beeps when you turn on your computer?

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Is my video card has this code?

A while ago it takes time i open my notebook i'm worried this is second time it happened.

Answer:one beep long followed two beep short

What model Samsung? Have you checked the Samsung site for your specific model to see if there is listing of the beep codes?

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I was just using my PC yesterday, everything is normal, It was hot around 32 ?C I think. Around 3:00 P.M. my PC suffered 2 BSODS, I can't upload the .dmp files because I can't open it. I thought its just overheating so I turned it off and after a few minutes the second BSOD appeared, I restarted my PC and the one short beep and one long beep is sounding. I checked my RAM and tried to switch it to another bank but the beeping is still there. My video card temp was 50-52 ?C before the first BSOD happened. What can I do to fix this?
Specs:
HP Pavilion P6640D (1 year, 9 months)
Pentium? Dual Core CPU E6700 @ 3.20 GHz (1 year, 9 months)
Foxconn 2A8C (1 year, 9 months)
2048 MB RAM Samsung 2rx8 PC3 10600u (1 year, 9 months)
Palit NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 2048 MB (1 month, 2 weeks)
Seagate Barracuda ST3320418AS 320 GB @ 7200 RPM (1 year, 9 months)
Western Digital 32000BEV External HDD 298.09 GB (1 year, 9 months)
Bestec ATX-250-12Z 250 Watts (1 year, 9 months)

Answer:One short beep, one long beep

Is it possible you are hearing 1 long - one short?
That might indicate a BIOS CHECKSUM error, depending on the brand of BIOS.

You can try a ClearCMOS procedure (CLRTC is the same thing):
Note all your current BIOS settings
Shut down the computer > remove the power cord.
Remove the 3v motherboard battery.
Move the CLRTC jumper from pins 1-2 to 2-3.
Touch a metal part of the case and Press and Hold the reset button for approx. 30 seconds to discharge all power from the board.
Put the CLRTC jumper back on pins 1-2.
Replace the 3v battery > replace the power cord > boot.
Immediately go back into BIOS and reset all your preferred settings. If the CLRTC worked you will need to reset the date and time.

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Good afternoon,I'm having trouble with my windows vista computer.  When I start it up, nothing appears and there is a beep noise.  It goes beep beep then there is a 3 second pause then another beep beep.  I don't know how to fix this and any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.

Answer:Windows Vista Beep Beep

These "Beep codes", as they're called, are to notify you that the Power On Self Test, or POST, has failed. The number and sequence of beeps is generally to identify which component failed, but without knowing the manufacturer, specifically the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), it would be difficult to determine what the beep code is identifying as the problem component. For a successful Power On Self Test to take place, the following components must be working:BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) CPU (Central processing Unit) or processorPSU (Power Supply Unit) Video Output device (Graphics card)RAM (Random Access Memory)If any of these fail, your computer will not power on properly, and may exhibit symptoms like what you are describing. Generally, the first step in fixing a computer that refuses to start up is to isolate components that may be causing the problem. One thing to try would be to clean the internals of your computer (Warning: be sure power is turned off to your computer before working on internals!) and to reseat components like RAM, peripheral cards (such as your graphics card), etc.. If you do not feel comfortable doing this, you may think of taking the computer in to a reputable shop- most places that are reputable would not charge or would charge very little to clean and reseat a couple components. Chances are that the problem component is either RAM or Graphics card, these components tend to fail or require service faster than others, and may als... Read more

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Hi, Today I replaced my old graphics card with a new GeForce 9500GT and also added a new Kingston 2GB Ram Card. I installed both of them then restarted the computer, since then it has only powered on and playing 1 short beep then 1 long beep. I've tryed everything I can think of ranging from taking out everything new and putting it back to before I added the new items to completely taking out all 3 RAM sticks and reseating them. I'm not sure how a brand new unopened 2GB ram stick that fit perfectly and a brand new right out of the box graphics card can cause a problem like this. I've been through the ins and outs of the internet trying to find a solution but nothing has worked. Hoping someone can think of a unique way to fix this or how it could have possibly happened in the first place. I dont buy anything used everything placed inside my computer was/is brand new when it was purchased. Any help/comments on solutions would be greatly appreciated thanks.
 

Answer:1 Short Beep, 1 Long Beep

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Hi there i seriously need you guy's help with my model # P6310Y.I continually hear 1 short beep and 1 long beep when i try to boot up my pc.According to hp it's a memory issue but i proved that wrong.I have gone thru removing the RAM checking if one of the modules are bad.they are all good 2gb x 3.I also removed the windows 7 harddrive and i still get the beeps i described above.I made sure all cables are seated properly and i cleaned the entire MOBO for dust including the CPU.I get a blank on my monitor nothing shown.When i plug in the keyboard i don't get any power, lights etc(num lock,caps lock)The mouse is getting power.I replaced the power supply still getting the beeps and i can remove all cables,hd,mouse,KB and the beeps continue.Please help me guys as i have hit a dead end and i appreciate your time,Sincerely, tech1126

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Ok, so basically, whenever I turn the computer on, 3 error messages appear:

- A virtual driver failed to inicialize DLL. Chose close to end the program. H:/Windows/system32/code/pRee.exe

- A virtual driver failed to inicialize DLL. Chose close to end the program. H:/Windows/system32/code/pRee1.exe

- Error loading H:/Archiv~/GBPLUG~/gbiehcef.dll. Couldn't find specific module.

(sorry if some terms are incorrect, my computer is in Spanish, to I tried to translate as best as possible)

Please help me solve this terrible problem, it is really getting me on my nerves! (oh, and if this helps, I've recently donwloaded this so called "Limewire acceleration", and whenever I ran the setup, it didn't work. I don't really remember the name of the website I downloaded it from, sorry...)

Answer:Can't Open "My Documents", "Trash" or other files in "My Computer"!?

Hi and Welcome to the forum

I am almost certain that you have malware problems. Most like caused by you doing file sharing/ P2P - Limewire.

Suggest that you go here and follow the directions:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Please be advised that the malware people are very busy and it could take a couple days to assist you.

BG

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I thought I was computer savvy until this problem came up. When I double click my computer, recycle bin, control panel, etc, the hourglass comes up for a few seconds, goes off, and nothing else. No error messages or anything, just nothing. I have viewed a few of the threads covering this and a common link was the hijack this result. I have posted that here, and really hope that someone can help me with this. I have run SpyBotSD and adaware, I have run mutiple virus scans, I did an SFC, and the final thing was to repair windows using the original disk, none of which has help. I am running Window XP w/SP2. Any other suggestions would be certainly appreciated. Hope to here from someone soon. MTCS, out.

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TDSTEL~1\ENTERN~1\app\pppoeservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Apache Tomcat 4.0\webapps\Toolbox\StatusClient\StatusCl... Read more

Answer:I cannot open "my computer" "control panel" "recycle bin", etc...

You may want to reinstall the operating system.

Backupthe files that are importantto you before you reinstall.

The "New" installation will overwrite the current one

If you do not format your hard drive before the reinstall the installation should not harm your files (That's why I suggest backingup your files) and will speed up the installation process.
 

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hey my pc has developed an anoying beep well 8 of them in total when i turn it on, the screen is blank , if i take out the graphics card and plug it into the mobo it works fine which led me to think it was the graphics card so i changed it for a new one, but same thing happens, any ideas ppl?everest tells me my mobo is elitegroup p4m900t-m rev 1.0 American Megatrends Inc. iv disconnected all other pci cards and 2gb ram the graphics card is XFX geforce 8500GT

Answer:beep beep beep pc beeps

It could be that your Pc is overheating.If it has been with you for a while then dust gets stuck in the heat sink of the procesor and on its fan this makes the fan go slow and that causes the overheating.Ifyou know a little about Pc then switch off the PC at the mains take off the side pannel of the tower and look on the mother board for a small fan, you could put a vacuumm close to the fan and this may take out the dust, if not you will need to take off the fan to clean the heat sink

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Hi every1, Pls help me, I've bought 2 new ram cards from crucial.com. Each card is (256MB 144-Pin SoDimm 32MX64 PC133Mhz) equalling 512MB, because i was told the beeps are ram problems. And they both worked fine for a while, no beeps T22 loads up, but now all of a sudden my T22 beeps when i turn it on so i've swapped the ram cards about, still beeps when i switch the laptop on. so i took 1 ram card out and tried it with just 1 card (256MB) in both slots, perfect!! no beeps and loaded up perfectly when i put the card in each slot. When i try the other card with the first card BEEPING again!!!! so i tried that card on its own in each slot and beep again, thats the second time i had to send one back.Also should my Ram cards be PC133Mhz  or PC100Mhz? Whats happening to my memory banks?????Sorry for the long message. Thank you.   

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Hello,

Windows XP, Service Pac 3

I just had a "search engine redirect issue" fixed by "Gringo." One thing that is different now is at windows start-up, this laptop makes a BEEP TIC (Higher in frequency than the BEEP) vs the BEEP BEEP sounds I've had for ever. The computer start-up sequence is very slow as it takes minutes before the computer is ready to be used.

During the virus removal, a few times the reboot start-up sounds were BEEP - TIC - BEEP (again the TIC was higher a higher tone and faster than the BEEPs). What do the different sounds mean?

I'll start another thread requesting help to fix my computer problems.

Knock

Answer:BEEP Tic vs BEEP BEEP at start-up

What is the make/model of the system?

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I turned my wife's computer on and the screen didn't even flicker and all it does is beep at me.
I tried removing on componant at a time and started it after every removal.
Still beeps at me.
Until I got to the CPU. It stopped beeping at me. Of course, every other piece was out of the puter, so I'm not sure if its supposed to stop beeping or if thats the problem.
Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: Beep beep beep

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To whom it may concern,
I would like to set my default to my Bluetooth headset for meetings.  FYI-I currently have a microphone issue and it doesn't work.   I am thinking if I can default to my Bluetooth, then I can by pass the laptop's microphone issue and still have meetings via webex or Google hangouts for example.
I am able to "connect" the computer and LG HBS760 successful.
However, can't seem to tell the computer to recognize the blue tooth as it sends the sound the computer fine (not the Bluetooth), however, the audience cannot hear me talk back because of the microphone issue.  Hence... trying to swap the default sound to the Bluetooth.  
My Troubleshooting steps... 
1) I went to control panel, then "Sound", then "Playback" ... and nothing was listed.  According to the LG Bluetooth help... it said I should see several things displayed, included a "Bluetooth Headset" option... then I should be able to click it as the "default device".
Please advise me :)

Stephanie

Answer:my Dell Latitude EE6530 - I would like to set my "Sound" "default" to my Bluetooth headset for meetings

DaveSteph11 I went to control panel, then "Sound", then "Playback" ... and nothing was listed.  According to the LG Bluetooth help... it said I should see several things displayed, included a "Bluetooth Headset" option... then I should be able to click it as the "default device".
Hello. Even though a headset seems like a single device, to Windows it is 2 separate devices: a playback device (headphones), and a recording device (microphone). So for the mic to become active, you have to go to the Recording tab and make the Bluetooth device the default.
DaveSteph11I am able to "connect" the computer and LG HBS760 successful.
But if you do not see your Bluetooth microphone in the list of recording devices, then the headset still is not paired or connected correctly. That is a radio issue outside my area which is audio, so someone else will have to help with that.
When you reply back you should say which variety of Windows is on the laptop. Dell supplies Bluetooth drivers for every Windows from XP through 8 on the Latitude E6530, so if 8.1 or 10 is your operating system it could be the cause of some issues.

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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?
 

Answer:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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"no audio device" "no playback device" "No Sound Card was found"
ok.. I'm stuck.. puzzled...

I recently had a professional computer fix it company wipe my computer and now I do not have any sound. I do not have even the little icon on the bottom left hand corner to turn volume up or down. My keyboard does not allow me to turn the volume up or down, it seems unresponsive to volume but does light up on the screen showing VOLUME... but of course, there is no volume... I am computer illiterate and thirsty for answers...

Operating System
Microsoft Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600)
Media Center Edition Version 2002 Service Pack 3

System Manufacturer: HP Pavilion 061

System Model
Enclosure Type: Desktop
RC663AA-ABA a1640n

BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG

Processor
Intel(R) Core (TM)2 CPU
6300 @ 1.86GHz (2 CPUs)

Memory: 2046MB RAM

DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)

Control Panel>Sounds and Audio Devices>Volume
indicates "no sound" and Device Volume is all the way to LOW and everything is GREY and untouchable/unchangeable

Control Panel>Sounds and Audio Devices>Audio
indicates "no playback devices" on Sound Playback

Sound recording is working fine as I use skype many times but I can not hear the other party but they can hear me just fine.

Starting with the BIOS, I went into Audio and made sure this was enabled.. it was...

downloaded/installed Microsoft... Read more

Answer:"No audio device" -- "no playback device" -- "no sound card was found"

STLj said:





<snip>
after RUN>
typing in "dxdiag"
DIRECTXDIAGNOSTIC TOOL>Sound
it reads under notes,
"No sound card was found. If one is expected, you should install a sound driver provided bv the hardware manufacturer".

This is where I get fuzzy and lost. Do I need a new sound card installed? Is that the problem?Click to expand...

That dxdiag "no sound card" message is misleading as I've found it says that if no driver OR sound card. I think you're missing the right driver

Also, it would seem from your post you have High Definition (HD) audio. Which means you'll need to find the right High Definition audio driver. (AC97 pre-dates HD audio so the Realtek AC97 couldn't be right)

Try starting on the HP support website HERE and enter your model number or they have a button where they'll try to identify your product and drivers for your model. They should list an HD audio driver there
 

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My Windows login and logout sounds have stopped working. I went to the control panal and checked in the "sounds" and the login sound worked when I tested it there plus I checked the sound mixer and all sliders are active and pulled up. What could be the problem? All other sounds are working?

RBG
 

Answer:Windows "Login" and "Logout" sound stopped working

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

line 211 left hand side

211. Restore Startup and Shutdown Sounds

hope it helps

joan
 

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I want to add a custom ringtone to my lumia 535 but in "ringtone+sound", custom option not available in the list. So help me

Answer:Why "custom" option not showing under "ringtone+sound" in lumia535?

Easiest way to do it is to use this app - Ringtone Maker | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)
If you want another method read this - Add ringtones to my Windows Phone | Windows Phone How-to (United States)

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For a couple weeks now, My laptop has been making a "pop" sound everytime on start up after the windows logo comes together it makes a faint pop sound then continues to the login screen. Everytime I muted or unmuted the speakers it would make the sound too. I changed my driver the the Windows default and it stopped but the pop won't.


Laptop Model / Manufacturer : Gateway NV53A
Sound Driver : Realtek (But changed to Windows Default)

Answer:Laptop speakers emit a "pop" sound after "Starting Windows"

The windows default is the culprit here.

When your system boots, drivers started one after another, the pop sound came in because the default driver is not built to especially manage your audio card.

Download the driver from the manufacturer according to your model, install it and I assure you all will be fine.

cheers.

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Hiya, I could use a little help resolving what should be a simple problem. It's really a long story, but to skip to the important part, I'll just recount this little tale:

I wanted to delete some files off of an old external hard drive to make space for some new stuff. It didn't matter, since the files I was deleting had been long since copied to a new drive. However, Vista, in its infinite wisdom, told me I couldn't delete the files, and it was for my own good. I politely said, "okay, Vista! Thanks for keeping me honest!"

But then I muttered, "I already have a mother" under my breath, and proceeded to go behind Vista's back and turn off User Account Control so I could delete the files anyway. Well, I knew that wasn't the best idea, so I immediately turned UAC back on afterwards, but it was too late. Vista caught me, and after the second restart, smote me with a problem I'd seen once before: nearly every program on my computer was said to have been closed after it "encountered a problem" or some nonsense, and when restarted again, the disk checker was run, found numerous problems, and did whatever it had to do to go about fixing them all.

Now I'm not sure what all that was about, because everything seems to be running okay now, save for one minor thing. That little "click" sound you get when navigating windows explorer was nowhere to be heard. I tried another restart and another disk check, b... Read more

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