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My laptop won't start and makes beep sound

Question: My laptop won't start and makes beep sound

Hi, i am using DEL Inspiron 15 since Feb'14 and there was no issue till yesterday, when my laptop wont start and is making beep sound (7 beeps) on power up. Can you please help.

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Answer: My laptop won't start and makes beep sound

Seven beeps usually means CPU Cache test failure or Processor failure. I like to suggest removing the battery from system and see if that will make a difference. Please follow steps below:
1. Power off the system. Remove all peripherals from the system, remove AC adapter and then battery.
2. Press the "Power On" button for 15 seconds to release Static Flea Power. Replace battery, and adapter, and then power on system. Hopefully computer starts normally and there're no more beeps.

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My Laptop Makes Beep sound when I press power button and it wont Start.
It makes 4 beep sounds at short interval and after a long pause repeats the same.
Please help me with this.

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I have a DELL XPS laptop that makes beeping sounds and the screen is still black after I pressed the power button.
It makes 5 beeping sounds per interval and goes on until it shuts itself down. What should I do and who should I contact to help me fix my laptop?

Answer:My Laptop Makes Beep sound when I press power button and it wont Start

Hi AhLong
Thanks for writing to us. 
5 beeps usually means CMOS failure, now it could be the battery failure or the motherboard failure. If your system is under warranty we can get it repaired or else you can check with a local Dell authorized repair center and get it checked. 
You can try another CMOS battery if available.
Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message.


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Some time ago my laptop was pretty thirsty and i decidet to let him drink some juice. After that it didn't wan't to start. I was in service but they couldn't do anything, so i decidet to do something about it. I've read an article . My laptop does three beeps in a row. Could you explain what is the problem and how to solve it??? I'll be really thankful!

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I have Inspiron N5010 suddenly makes continuous Beep sound when press power on with black screen and not Start

Answer:My inspiron 5010 makes continuous beep sound when I press power button and it wont Start

If it's a continuous single beep, it means the mainboard is bad.  If it's some other pattern such as four beeps - pause - four, etc., post the sequence and someone can help you interpret the error.

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From last 2\3 day my laptop start making a constant beep sound during booting. At the start up there is no problem with Bios and I am able to change the options, but when I save&exit and system starting booting it make beep sound. I have both ubuntu& windows. Thanks in advance

Answer:Beep sound at the start of G570 laptop

hi Shariq_G570,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
I tried Checking the BIOS of your system
        Can we check if this is the one causing the beep

Let me know your findings
Best Regards
Solid Cruver

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Getting 5 Beep sound when I start my Inspiron N5110 laptop, but when booting finished beep sound volume reduced and when i plug in the headset i can hear the beep sound as well.
could you please help me guys, what it is ? I tried to find out some solution. I tried diagnosis setup, it shows all devise working properly. 
Hope your support and help.
Thank you.

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i bought lenovo m82 ssf it makes beep 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...  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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Hi, I own a Dell Inspiron N5110 i5 processor laptop with 4 GB RAM and 500 GB hard disk. Its getting 14 months since I bought it.From the last few days, I could see that the machine makes beep sound on start up till the windows starts. The sound gets disappeared after OS starts. Especially if I turn on the lap from hibernation mode, some time rebooting also make the beep sound. However, I observed a similar low tone inside the system even when the machine is running. I have been using a cooler also to reduce the heat, all keys are working fine no thing is jammed, I have performed the dell H/W diagnostics test all the results were passed. Drivers are all updated, the processor fan i also running correctly. I am wondering what can be the reason.
Please do share your thoughts and suggestions about this issue.

Answer:Continuous beep sound from my Dell inspiron n 5110 laptop on start up ??

I have tried something from another forum that I found, but do not have the link so I cannot copy and paste or give credit to the poster.  This is what I did:
1) Unplug all power from the laptop
2) Remove the battery
3) Hold down the power button for approximately 15 seconds.
4) Reattach the battery and/or plug in the power supply.
5) Power on the laptop.
This solved my problem.

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My new VN7-591G is randomly making a soft beep sound, coming from the right side (middle or lower part).It doesn't seem to be the typical bios beep (as heard when we plug in or out the power cord.It is much softer and irregular, but pretty annoying.I am not able to associate it to any specific activity or procedure and the computer is just being used for surfing the web and office work.If someone is experiencing the same issue or has any idea, I would welcome some feedback.Thanks!

Answer:Acer V Nitro makes a strange beep sound

i usually get that beep when i play movies and there is a windows update. After i update it seems to go away.

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My new VN7-591G is randomly making a soft beep sound, coming from the right side (middle or lower part).It doesn't seem to be the typical bios beep (as heard when we plug in or out the power cord.It is much softer and irregular, but pretty annoying.I am not able to associate it to any specific activity or procedure and the computer is just being used for surfing the web and office work.If someone is experiencing the same issue or has any idea, I would welcome some feedback.Thanks!

Answer:Acer V Nitro makes a strange beep sound

i usually get that beep when i play movies and there is a windows update. After i update it seems to go away.

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I have a Dell vostro 1440 laptop  , whenever I press power button on it's screen remain blank and it start making 3 beep sounds. Please help

Answer:My laptop makes 3 beep sounds

Unplug the system, remove the battery (or disconnect it if it's internal) and hold the power button for 30 sec.  Remove and reinstall the memory modules and hard drive.
Try powering up -- if you get the same three beeps, it's a bad mainboard.

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i have an ibm laptop and during windows start up, it makes that "beep" like it just POSTed but louder and doesn't stop. i picked up the laptop while it was screaming to turn it off, and as i moved it, it changed pitch. this first happined when i was loading quake 2 on it, quake 2 had just finished loading and i was in the process of trying to play it. to get it to stop i just took out the battery. the sound sounded like it came out of the speakers, but changed when you push on a certin paRT of the laptop. how do i get to stop, is my laptop toast? i can get more info if u need it.

Answer:ibm laptop makes a very loud constant beep

What is the model and the model number called a type number on the bottom... the model will be something like 600X or T-23. But the type number will be a seven digit one like 2373-8SU.
The problem could be as simple as a stuck key, or as complex as a failed CPU Fan, failed memory, failed hard drive, or a motherboard gone bad.
If it is a repeated beep beep beep etc... with a pause then repeated beeps, count the beeps and tell us. That will usualy be a memory error or a cpu fan or a hard drive... depending on the model and the age.

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Lenovo Thinkcentre m92p sff (3227) makes Beep sound when powered on since I updated the bios to the version: 9sjw99usa.exe.Also since I replaced the stock lenovo Fans with Noctua fans it makes a second beep (so 2 beep sounds total and there is a fan error in the bios event log), when I connect back the stock fans it makes only 1 beep again. I dont know if the noctua fans would cause the same behaviour on the older bios version since I replaced the fans after the bios update , but I know that with the old bios version there wasnt any beep on startup with the stock fans.I read somewhere that lenovos can give errors in the bios event log with other fans when their rpms are slower then the original fans rpm were, that doesnt explain the single beep on start up with the stock fans though.I wasnt able to find any older bioses for my model to experiment with them on the lenovo support page only the newest bios is offered for download and I wasnt able to find a way to turn of the self test / beep post on start in the bios. I remember that some oem pc systems had key combination for hidden bios settings, does someone know of such a combination to enable hidden settings for my device, or any other way to turn of the annoying beep sounds?I also replaced the stock PSU  with a Be!Quiet! TFX Power 2 300W Gold + 24 to 14 adapter right after I updated the bios. Bould the first beep on start be because of the new PSU? But how would the System know its not the stock PSU? I... Read more

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my dell xps laptop is making four beep sounds continuously and then pause and then it again starts making beep sound four times and then pause again and this happens continuously until i power down my system.the screen is also blank,nothing is being displayed on the screen and even the fan seems to be running vary fast.what could be the problem please help me.

Answer:dell xps l502x laptop makes 4 beep sounds and wont startup

Hi Raj,
4 beeps is the indication of memory failure. Please reseat the memory & check. If the issue persists, place one memory at a time and check. Try both the memory modules in both the slots. This will help us to isolate which memory slot or memory is causing the issue.
click on the link for service manual: 

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Whenever, I lean on the Lenovo Fle 2 15 to type, on the right where the dvd burner/reader makes a whirring and then a click sound. This is so annoying when I am typing or just leaning on the keyboard.

Answer:When leaning on laptop, dvd reader/burner makes a whirring sound and a click sound!

Dear Apad121
Are you sure that this sounds are comming from the optical driver ( DVD rom ) ?
Let me know

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When i push on switch beep sound twice continues....what the problem?

Answer:Beep Sound when start on the pc

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Dear experts,
I have a problem with my Dell Inspiron N5110. Its making a beep sound ( 5 in a row ) during system start up. Gradually the volume reduces and become very minute but still I am able to hear. Please give any suggestions. 

Answer:Beep sound while start up

Five beeps is a realtime clock failure - if you're under warranty, call Dell and they will replace the mainboard under warranty.

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As of a day ago my pc won't start. I hit the power button, lights turn on on the tower, the monitor shows nothing, and there is a very quiet repetitive buzzing sound coming from the speaker on the motherboard. I think it buzzes six times and then nothing. I can then hit the power button again and all the lights instantly turn off.
Yesterday I opened it up and blew it out (it was VERY dusty) but that didn't help.
Any ideas?

Answer:PC won't start and makes buzzing sound

Try another power supply.

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One of my computer makes beeping sound when I start it. It lasts for ever and the computer does not start. So I push a restart button until it does not make any sound and start nicely. I have to do it more than 10 times and it takes more than 15 min to start XP pro.
I am planning to reinstall xp pro. But will it stop the sound ? Or is it something wrong with hard wares?

I also tried to reinstall xp pro. I set up the boot drive in the cd rom, but I am not able to reboot from cd rom either.
What can I do ?

Any help or suggestions will be appreciated.

Answer:Making beep sound when I start.

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i have lenovo z51 -70 and i am facing a beep sound again & again when playing any sound from laptop i have reuninstall the sound drivers but there is no change even in windows notification sound that beep sound is comming what should i do 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

Answer:Z51 -70 - facing a beep sound again & again when playing any sound from laptop

Hi sk8960,
Welcome to the Community,
Please try using headphones and also trying out a pair of external speakers and tell us if the beeping sound is present in either. This way we can determine if it might be a hardware issue.

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my pc is taking time to start up beep sound, after beep sound my window open fast.i mean that, if we give gap to start the pc again it will slow to start up to beep sound(2-5 minits) time taken. please tell me about that

Answer:my pc is taking time to start up beep sound,

if its taking a long time before the initial beep, that will be the mobo check/bios/post running, that usually takes between a couple of seconds (mine)and upto 18secs (my sons).it maybe that you have incorrect settings in the bios, for the hardware you have connected, post your system specs that will help, also make sure you drive with the OS is set as the 1st drive and boot device, do not leave disks in the dvd/cd player.. if your using a ssd make sure the bios is set up for ssd, and that you have memory check set too off. see if that helps.i hate computers!but cant help myself....

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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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When we start PC, it gives Beep sound once.But when I am starting my PC, neither it is giving Beep sound Nor it is getting started.If I remove RAM, it gives Beep sound 3 times properly.Means processor is working fine.I dont know what more things it checks and gives a GOOD signal of 1 BeepPlease tell me the solution.

Answer:when I start PC, It doesnt give beep sound.

There could be any number of problems.Get onto another comuter and look up: may find your ansswer there. Best of luck

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i allowed Windows Assist to make some changes and after that experienced following problems -  1. Display became black2. Continuous beep sound3. Keyboard is inactive Tried to resolve the problem by making some changes in the settings of "sticky keys". Has'nt helped.

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Hi All, Can anyone help? My SL500 sometimes would makes spinning sound, like sound from the drive but it's not starting up. Screen is black. the light on the power button is on, but the cylinder icon (which is the CPU sign does not light on).  Some other time it doesn't make any sound at all but just black screen. Does anyone know how to troubleshoot this? Is problem with the HDD? If yes, how can I replace the hard disk and is it expensive? or is it worthwhile to get it service at Lenovo? lead_org has previously suggested pressing F1, but that didn't help because the screen is just black. Thank's lead_org for the reply if you are reading this. Please help!!! This laptop is only 1 year old. lenovo2008 

Answer:SL500 makes spinning sound on start up, but screen is black

Hi lenovo2008,There can be several possibilities, most probable one is that the system board is dead, if  there is warranty left then it's the best option to contact lenovo to fix it for you.Hope it helps.

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a beep sound comes in my laptop while i start my laptop

Answer:beep sound comes in my laptop

is it a samsung i had a double bleep saga with mine

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Dear sir,
My laptop is dell inspiron N 4010. When i press the power button a beep sound comes 8 times and stops and again it beeps 8 times and stops. So could u pls help me out to make my laptop work properly.
Thanks and regards
Akhil M Subair

Answer:beep sound comes from laptop

8 beeps indicates an LCD failure. If you are under warranty contact Dell to get it replaced. If not you will need to purchase an LCD and replace it yourself or take it to a repair shop.

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This is Varun from India. Could anyone please help me fix a problem which has been haunting me from the last two days. This problem is currently occuring in my satellilte Pro A200. Actually the problem is that there is a continuous beep sound from an internal speaker during start-up that is when the name TOSHIBA appers at the time of starting and moreover it freezes there right on that screen. But , I somehow kept using my system by pressing F5 or F9 and then letting it start manually in NORMAL MODE.

But, i can't keep doing this all the time. And moreover, this beep sound blows continuously only while starting the system and it goes on hanged up in the same screen until i press either F5 or F9. I kept restoring my system but to no use. Could any one please help me out in this.

Sincerely waiting for the reply.....


Answer:Satellite Pro A200: A continuous beep sound during start up and freezing


To be honest it is very strange issue. Is some external device connected to your notebook?
Have you tried to update BIOS to latest version?

Sorry but I believe in such case there is no much you can do. Maybe BIOS update, clean OS installation. That?s all.
Maybe you should contact nearest service and ask what it can be.

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Wondering if someone can help me? I have a brand new Sony Vaio with Vista. This computer makes a clicking noise that is the same sound as when I click on something to open it, but it makes this noise on its own (while I type this message it is doing it, when my screen saver is on and nothing is running it does it). I can't see any programs running in the back ground..... anyone know what might be the cause?


Answer:Laptop Makes A Clicking Sound

I've got voice recognition software on my tablet that does this constantly - I shut it off and the problem goes away!

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I looked through a few threads here on this forum that have a similar title but most of what I read isn't helping me. So I started a new thread.

My laptop makes a clapping sound every now and then. It is definitely not a hardware problem, it's coming from the speakers. I can mute it, increase/decrease volume etc.

It isn't a regular interval at which it happens. Sometimes the sounds are as closely spaced as 5 or so seconds, sometimes half an hour but mostly they happen every 2-3 minutes. There is no visual cue as to which software is causing this sound to come.

I tried looking through the processes that are running but that doesn't seem to be helping too since everything seems quite legit. This problem has started happening only since the past couple of days and is extremely frustrating when I am trying to work.

Can someone here help me as to how I should go about figuring which software is causing these sounds to come?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:Laptop makes a clapping? sound every so often

Open Task Manager and write down or take a screenshot of what processes are running after you hear the sound.

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IT sounds like a new web page is openedIT only makes this noise when i am connected to the internetMy OS is windows 7, HP 620, internal ram is 2gb. Using SuperAntiSpyware and Norton internet security also spybot search and destroy.

Answer:My laptop makes a clicking sound on its own

SAS and Spybot are both antispyware and you should not use them both. Secondly, Spybot is outdated so you should keep SAS and add another anti malware software Make sure to uninstall Spybot then try making a full scan on SAS and Mbam alternately after updating both security softwares.

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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

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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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?


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

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 guys,
Today I bought new 4GB ram for my Dell Inspiron laptop it not working .so one of my friend said install bios and that will available in so I checked with my laptop tag number and I installed from that onwards it is not switching and continuoes beep sound is coming. So please suggest what is the problem is there solution for that or not

Answer:Laptop not switching on and beep sound comes

Hello Praveensri

You didn't tell us what is your laptop model and what RAM stick did you buy.

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Hi Status: I have 400+ HP EliteBook 840 G3 Laptops to prepare for mass deployment  Info: Current system BIOS Version is N75 Ver. 01.05 Scenario: I need to enter the BIOS to enable Password set up, enable TPM, input Ownership Tag, input Asset tracking number. Problem: Everytime I perform the above tasks e.g set up password, it beeps at me, when I confirm password it beeps at me, When I save changes it beeps at me, when I enter the input fields for asset tracking Number and Ownership Tags IT BEEPS AT ME!!! Even saving new changes in BIOS it beeps at me .The previous line of ellitebooks 840 G2/G1 never use to do this. I find its the same the new Elite 800 G2 Towers. Question: Is there a way to Disable this sound without disabling the Error code beeps? or disabling this beep completely  As you can imagine my desktop workstation is right next to the Operations and Project managment team  So before having to relocate my Build desk can we disable this annoying sound?  thanks    

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All of u after long time isn't it? cause i really need help here.My dell lappy 1564 gives beep sound while putting it on,I did a format in service center,cause there was web cam issue,some keyboard keys were stuck
due to it was lying remain untouched for long time.

well now I'm facing two problems one is beep sound irritating and while surfing net in search field without typing it types itself ++++++ automatically everywhere even in username space,confuse what can be done
please help.thanks in advance!

Answer:Beep sound while putting laptop on

A key is stuck, that`s why it types automatically and that`s why you get a beep when you turn on the pc

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I have Dell Inspiron N5110. Whenever I try to open my laptop it makes a beep sound in the sequence of 4 and the screen is totally blank. Plz help me out from this problem?

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HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC K6D11EA#ABUI'm getting an intermittant beeping chirping sound similar to the youtube video below  Have run the HP hardware tests and find no problem however this beeping chirping sound is still happening intermittently. Need help to identify what component is actually causing this sound as concerened it could indicate a premature failure of an item.

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Good day.
I have same problem.
My laptop wont turn on, when i press power LED light turns on for 3sec with one beep and it will turn off again.

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i have dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop last few days whenever i start my laptop it start beep sound and it turn off and than when i remove it's battery and insert it. it starts normally plz tell me what is this problem ? 

Answer:Beep sound after turn on laptop

Hi Virag22
Thanks for writing to us.
Have you made any hardware or software changes lately?
How many time does it beeps before shutting down. 
If possible please record the symptoms and send to us as an attachment. 
Meanwhile you can try doing a power cycle by disconnecting the charger and battery, hold down the power button for 15 secs and then plug back only the battery and power up the machine, if it runs fine, again shut down the system and plug in the adapter as well now and power on. 
Let us know how it goes.

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I got a new HP probook 450 g3 from an autorised hp reseller. when i turned it on i noticed iy was making a strange ticking sound so i called the person i had bought my laptop from and told him about the problem he told me to send the laptop to him so i sent it to him when he checked it he said that there was nothing wrong with it he said it was normal that my laptop made a ticking sound  but i still think something is not right in my laptop any help about the problem will be appreciated  

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My laptop: Asus K52JR with Windows 7 Ultimate, Intel Core i3 CPU M350 2.27 Ghz, 3 Gb of RAM, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470.

The problem is that the laptop freezes and makes a sound (from speakers), like a broken Audio CD, then bsod and restart.

First time I had this problem - two weeks ago - I sent it back to be repaired. They changed my HDD. Because my Windows wouldn't start and it appeared a message about hardware/software problem. I mention that the first time when it freezed I was watching a movie and downloading something with uTorrent. It crashed and I got bsod. But it and worked fine after. Another time (when my laptop eventually didn't start anymore) I was playing an online browser game and downloading something with uTorrent. I didn't got a bsod. I had to force it to shut down.

Now, after they installed a new HDD, it worked for two days. But again it freezed, maked a strange sound and restarted. This time I was playin the same online browser game, I was talking with people through Team Speak 2 and downloading something with uTorrent.

I said all these details because I don't know much about computers, and I wish someone could detect my problem.

This is the minidump file content:

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\asus\Desktop\072310-48173-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is:... Read more

Answer:Solved: Laptop freezes and makes a sound

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I've tried changing the drive letter, but that doesn't help. The usb appears in the storage management window but states no media. Also, the computer recognizes the flash drive in printer and devices. But from that window all i can do it dismount the flash-drive.

The problem started Friday afternoon. That morning I loaded a document. When I went to print it at Office max that afternoon, the file wasn't in the folder and the other documents appeared to be in a unreadable programs. When the employee tried another computer, the same thing. When I got home, the thing won't even load.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Answer:Laptop recognize USB (makes sound), but won't load!!! HELP!!

There's nothing you can do except buy another Usb stick.

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everytime i turn on my laptop it makes a loud annoying beepig sound. i started about 2 months ago. and i have no idea why. it was fine before hand and now it just beeps untill i press enter.

my laptop is a toshiba satellite. and it windows xp. it freeks me out each time and i have no idea why that happens thanks

Answer:Laptop Makes a Beeping sound when turned on

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Hi guys, pls! do help me.
I have a "Acer Aspire one" mini Laptop.The problem is its not entering into the Windows 7 os.
I often get a long beep sound when i switch on the laptop and asking for system restore.
is it a kind of Os problem or software problem?
pls! post me your answers.

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Hi Geek's
I am using dell Inspiron N5010. I am using this laptop for more than 5 years. The laptop worked flawlessly. last week i have changed my Operating system to Windows 10 and installed some drivers. Suddenly my laptop got restarted and keep on  producing beep sound. So manually i turned off my laptop. After a hour switched on my laptop the same beep sound is produced and display is not getting on. In my laptop except center indicator light both the lights have been turned on. Kindly provide a smart solution to get rid of this problem.
Swarnesh K

Answer:laptop continuous beep sound on startup

What is the beep pattern -- single beeps, or another pattern like four beeps, pause, four beeps?

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When I power on my Inspiron N 5010 laptop, it gives beep sound and display is blank. It gives 8 beeps continuously and then after a pause again repeat the same. How the problem can be recovered. Before this problem system shows an error msg on screen and does not start normally ( starts in safe mode) for some days and one day it starts normally and after that screen goes blank. I m attaching pic of error msg.

Answer:Laptop is giving beep sound and not starting

Eight beeps means the system isn't detecting the display panel.
First thing:
Power on, and hold the D key through powerup, which will trip an LCD test.  You should see alternating solid color screens.  If you don't, replace the display panel.
If you do, next thing is to disassemble the system and carefully check both ends and the conductors of the cable that connects the mainboard to the back of the display panel.  Be sure all the pins are in good shape and that there are no breaks in the wiring harness.  If you see any evidence of pinching or bent pins, replace the wiring harness.
Finally, if the above produces no effect, it's the mainboard that's bad.  Whether you want to spend a couple of hundred dollars to replace the board on a system this old is open to question;  you are likely better off replacing the system rather than repairing a system this old.

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My PC has always made that annoying beep sound when I boot...(a couple of seconds after turning the copmuter on)
(I dont remember it not making that sound...but if you look at my sig, youll see that my desktop is like a 100 years old!! so it might be possible that it did not make that sound before..but I dont remeber that!)

Anyway, recently, my laptop has been making that sound also...and i dont know why...someone told me that it could be somethign with the bios or so...can it be? if yes, how can I fix it??


Answer:annoying beep sound when I boot my PC and Laptop...

Try to identify how many long and short beep. Google to find error beep code from AMI Bios. It could be something minor, but it is better to make sure. Good luck.

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I have a 15 month-old HP Pavilion I bought for my mother but she isn't interested. It's been rarely used, the last time was when I upgraded to WIN-10 in June 2016.  Upon start, I am successful in logging in using the keyboard.But after that, the keyboard only makes a tapping sound.  I must open the Touch Keypad screen to type in anything. What's up? -db2262

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Hello,Today I tried to open my laptop ProBook 4525s and it doesnt want to start .It emits an LED code 5 times and 2 sounds followed by  two mini sounds .First thing i did after this, I?ve dissambled my laptop and  cleaned it as i never did in 4 year since i have it.Nothing...till i found some information of this error and I disconnected all USB,the power cord and battery to perform a power reset , and after this  i holded the power button for 15 seconds.All was good,my laptop turned on but after i shutdown,its the same thing,doesn?t want to turn on...and the 15sec-button hold doesnt work anymore.And if somewhow my laptop turn on,what do i do next to stop the problem? As i know its a hardware error, if i found and dissamble the bad piece,it could work right again?  Hope you could help me guys

Answer:Laptop Does Not Start and Emits an LED&Beep Code

Hi Alexandru123, Visit this article in regard to Beep Codes:    

I am a very busy person. PleasePlease click ?Accept as Solution" if I solve your Problem

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I have the "Dell Inspiron 15 i15547-5033sLV Signature Edition Laptop". It was running fine and then suddenly stopped running. The display went off. I couldn't get it to turn back on. After a while, it started making continuous beeping sounds. I recorded some of that. It seems like it was beeping 8 times in a set and keep beeping for a good minute or so. After that, I tried the flea battery solution mentioned online and restarted it. This time also it did not start up and made 8 beeping sounds once and then stopped. Only the display light 1 which indicates the charging display light is solid white.
Any ideas on what the problem may be, how I can fix it and how much it may cost? Appreciate your time.
Thanks and Regards,

Answer:Laptop doesn't start and there are 8 beep sounds

is your computer showing any sign of life? you should try taking the battery out of its compartment and reseating it. was it ever dropped?

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I  have a Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 and when I press the Power on button, it starts making beeping sound and doesnt start. Screen is totally blank. What to do ? Please help

Rahul Sood

Answer:Laptop not firing up giving beep sound in set of 7 beeps

Hi Rahul,
The 7 beeps refer to a CPU failure - however, more towards the motherboard. Kindly review this article.
Disconnect the adapter and battery and press and hold the power button for 30 seconds to release any static power. Then test the system with the adapter only / battery only.
If the issue persists, the motherboard needs to be replaced.
If there is no warranty, then you could contact our team to get a quote for a paid service call -
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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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...

Hard Drive
2x 2GB Memory Card

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 :
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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My Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop (4 yrs old)  continuously beeps on startup and it goes when I press any key. But it is getting hang as soon as the windows is open and getting an error message like windows performance is low. Please let me know the reason for this issue and how it can be fixed.

Answer:Dell Inspiron N4050 continuous beep sound during start up and getting hang once the windows is open

Beep codes and their meanings:

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Hello guys, I've had the freezing problem for months and so far no solution. My laptop runs fine when I play games, or browse, as long as i don't watch videos or listen to music, it doesn't mind if online or from my drive. Tried different software but no luck. I would think it's hardware, but i don't have this problem on linux.I ran windows 8 for a few days, didn't see the freezing there, but I don't like the OS.
I think the problem is with the audio drivers or something, I tried old and new ones, but no result.
I am running win7 ultimate 32bit (64 doesn't help either). My laptop is Acer Extensa 5635zg. I attach the Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2 report+ the everest report inside the zip, where you can find the hardware information about my laptop.
Laptop has been running fine for 2 years, I've had it for 3.
Thank you in advance!

p.s. the method described in this thred doesn't work for me

Answer:Laptop freezes and makes buzzy sound when listening to music.

Since you believe this to be driver related, please enable Driver Verifier as follows:An underlying driver may be incompatible\conflicting with your system. Run Driver Verifier to find any issues. To run Driver Verifier, do the following:a. Backup your system and user files
b. Create a system restore point
c. If you do not have a Windows 7 DVD, Create a system repair disc
d. In Windows 7:Click the Start Menu
Type verifier in Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click verifier and click Run as administrator
Put a tick in Create custom settings (for code developers) and click next
Put a tick in Select individual settings from a full list and click next
Set up the individual settings as in the image and click next
Attachment 211794
Put a tick in Select driver names from a list
Put a tick next to all non-Microsoft drivers.
Click Finish.
Restart your computer.

If Windows cannot start in normal mode with driver verifier running, start in safe mode. If it cannot start in safe mode or normal mode, restore the system restore point using System Restore OPTION TWO.

Thanks to zigzag3143 for contributing to the Verifier steps.
If you are unable to start Windows with all drivers being verified or if the blue screen crashes fail to create .dmp files, run them in groups of 5 or 10 until you find a group that causes blue screen crashes and stores the blue screen .dmp files. The idea with Verifier is to cause the system to crash, so do the things you normally do that cause cra... Read more

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I must mute my laptop's audio due to an awful noise that sounds like a fan blade hitting something how can I fix this?

Answer:Laptop sound doesn't work properly makes a fan noise

Assuming the laptop is not brand new, you probably have a build up of dust in your laptop's cooling paths and heat sink(s). You can confirm this by installing HWMonitor and confirming the system's temperatures at idle and during use. You need to blow out the dust with a can of compressed air that you can purchase at a computer store or office supply store. Just blow the air into all of the vents and carefully into the easier opening access panels they supply. If this does not help, you MAY have either too much dust build up and may have to open the system or have it cleaned out professionally, or (less likely), another obstruction hitting the fan's blades.Post back results for more advice.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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Hi guys

I have an intel DP55WB whitsburg a pair of matched 2gb sticks installed at the moment in slots 1 and 3 and nothing in 0 or 2.

I put a new 4gb stick of IBM ram in and get 3 long beeps and it keeps repeating. Everything goes back to normal when I take out the new stick. It happens in both slots 0 and 2.

Am I doing something wrong? With the new stick do I need to change the placement of my original ram?


Answer:New ram makes motherboard beep

This motherboard has support for DDR3 1333 /1066 MHz DIMMs. If you insert DDR3 1600 it probably will not work. Intel motherboards are famous for sticking to the specifications and not exceeding them. I own 2 Intel Motherboards.

I don't know if this is allowed but here is the Intel Specifications of the Motherboard.

Make sure you unplug the computer from the wall or the power strip before adjusting RAM DIMMS. All RAM is different. Normally you add it in Pairs to maintain the dual channel functionality. If you don't the RAM will slow down. It is not wise to mix and match different kinds of RAM. This can be related to capacity, latency, SPEED, voltage. Then some RAM may not work with other RAM due to incompatibility with the existing RAM. Some RAM may not work in your motherboard due to incompatibility with the motherboard. Some shorter DIMMS also use a different voltage and you cant mix different voltages. RAM is not just buy it and stick it in.

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I uninstalled Google Chrome recently and ever since I've been having some issues with my computer. Can somebody tell me what it means when I shut down or restart my computer and does a very high pitch beep, its like its screaming at me and then it flashes for a few seconds and then goes to the screen where user accounts are listed to login (sorry I don't remember what that page is called) and can you also tell me how to fix it?
Thank you any information would be appreciated

Answer:At start up laptop does a high pitch beep for a few before loading up?

check the keyboard for sticking keys

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DELL XPS i5 laptop ..! Strange Beep sound when i press keys what to do ... i read article from net and did diagnostic test by pressing F12..The test shows its al working well only. but still the beep sound is coming why it is like that and how to rectify it .. the sound is soo annoying .. could some one help how to fix it back ??

Answer:DELL XPS i5 laptop ..! Strange Beep sound when i press keys what to do

Madhumitha, I'm not very good with Laptops, but I suspect you have pressed a function key to turn on some feature, probably by mistake. Most likely your manual can explain it. You may try holding down the function key (Fn) and pressing X and see if that solves it.

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I am having inspiron 14r and I am facing some issue with it recently.
After starting my laptop, it works fine for 4-5 minute. After that continuous beep sound is coming.
It is very loud
Please help me.
Also, there is no problem with the screen or other software in the lappy. Only the continuous loud beep sound starts and after that laptop gets hanged.

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I just got a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad 430 and whenever I insert a DVD into the DVD player and it starts playing, it makes a loud buzzing noise and the whole laptop starts to vibrate. It seems as if the DVD player is working really hard to get the disc going and I am definitely sure that while it may make some sound while playing the DVD, it is not supposed to buzz this loudly and make the whole laptop shake this much. Is it possible I can get this fixed? Or should I go get this replaced? 

Answer:DVD player makes whole laptop shake and vibrate with a loud buzzing sound

go into your BIOS menu, under config -> power -> Optical Drive Speed -> Choose normal or silent mode. Now retry.

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On my Y510P when I close the lid while the power cord is in the AC adapter makes sound.The sound is two high pitched buzzing noises which it alternates between. This sound only comes when the computer is in sleep mode. As soon as I start using it again the sound goes away.Any ideas on what to do to get rid of this sound?

Answer:AC Adapter makes sound when charging laptop on sleep mode Y510P

Sounds like it could be a leaky capacitor, or something like that. Call support/repair to get it replaced. You can buy a generic Lenovo charger on ebay  for cheap, so you can continue to use your laptop, while you wait for your new power adapter..

Windows 8 caused my Y500 to be unreliable, with WIN7 Pro it no longer requires monthly restorations. It's not the Y500 it's the WIN8, or the bloatware...

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I just bought a laptop today and when I plugged in my headphones, a little squawk sound came out. Then whenever i play my music, a small squawk sound comes out and then the music starts playing. It's not continuous, just a sound and it's gone. I'm not annoyed by it or anything, but I am wondering if this is indicative of future problems.

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First post, hope I'm doing this right.Hi guys, about 3 weeks ago I purchased a Lenovo ideapad 110. It's a great laptop, however, about a couple weeks ago, the laptop started making a loud grinding/buzzing sound when playing audio. The sound only lasts for second, but it's quite jarring, to the point where I have to take out my earphones and take a break from what ever I was watching/listening to. It also happens without earphones, so those aren't the problem. YouTube is when it mainly occurs, however other sites with audio have it too. I've tried playing with the audio settings and updating the drivers, it worked for a few days, but the sound has returned. My previous laptop, a hp did this too, but never this frequently, so what exactly is this? I'm not very tech-savvy, so I have no idea.Here are the spec if it helps.15.6-inch (1366 x 768 pixels) TN displayIntel Pentium N3710 Processor (1.60GHz 1600MHz 2MB) with Intel HD Graphics4GB RAM (up to 8GB), 1TB HDDWindows 10 HomeBuilt-in DVD Recordable DriveStereo Speakers with Dolby Audio, 3.5 mm Combo Audio JackUSB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI, RJ45 Ethernet and 4-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 acDimensions: 378 x 265 x 22.9; Weight: 2.2 kg24WH batteryThanks.

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Greetings all, and happy 4th of July!

I recently helped my mother buy and put together her first computer (EMachine), but after turning it on, it made a LOUD beep. The beep apparently is coming from the tower, because it did it again after turning off the speakers, and restarting. I know that some computers beep once during their POST checks to tell you everything is OK, but this beep is LOUD, and I'm hoping someone here can tell me a way to disable, or at least make it a little quieter. It scares everyone out of their socks, the first time they hear it boot I've done a Google search to try to figure it out myself, but all I could find out is that Emachines are indeed notorious for loud POST checks. No one actually suggests a fix for the problem. I don't remember much about the computer except that it's a new Emachine running XP Home. If additional tech specs are needed, I can find out. Thanks.

Answer:Emachine makes loud beep!

I know exactly what you mean... and that beep irritates the bejebus out of me so I always unhook the case speaker from the motherboard or dont install it in the first place unless I have ( rare ) hardware or OS issue then I plug it back in.

as far as I know their is no way other than unplugging the case speaker from the mobo to stop the beep.... by opening the case on a new PC you may well invalidate any warranty tho.

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My computer makes this kind of a beep/ping sometimes when I load webpages or scroll up or down a webpage. I dont have a speaker inside my computer. Does anyone know how to stop this?

Answer:Computer makes beep noise

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A few days ago, I made a thread about beeping noise from my laptop, but looks like it's not a beep sound because I went into my laptop BIOS and disabled the beep sound.
Now, my laptop is still doing the same noise. It can't be the beep sound because I disabled it. I tried to muted the volume, but it's still doing the noise/buzz/beep randomly.
I don't know where that sound come out. I checked drivers' update, they are all up to date..
What else to do?

Answer:My laptop making strange noise/beep sound and I can't find the issue

Your original topic is located HERE
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Hi all
i have a dell inspiron 1564 which i purchased about six months ago.Recently i installed ubuntu 10.10 along with my existing windows 7.But from yesterday i hear unusual beep sound at bios screen when i tried to shut down ubuntu and tried to log in to windows.I even tried uninstalling ubuntu and doing system restore but the noise still remains the same when i restart the system.Moreover what i notice is that the noise is not coming from the system.Could it be something related with virus or hardware?

Answer:Dell laptop making unusual beep sound at bios screen

any pattern to the noise
.Moreover what i notice is that the noise is not coming from the systemClick to expand...

what exactly do you mean by this

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I recently removed my video card then put it back in, changed nothing else, and now when I turn on my computer, I get no display on my monitor. And it makes a 2 second beep every 10 seconds or so. Im not sure what to do in this case, so if anyone could help that'd be awesome. Thanks in advance

Answer:Computer makes 2 second beep after I turn on every 5-10 seconds

That means you either have an incompatible card
or it's not plugged in right.
Read you Motherboard manual.Did you buy the right slot type ?

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Hi all wonder if you could help. I have a pc which is running windows xpi have not had problems with it really, since this week.. it has started to freeze for a few secs and if i press anything it bleeps from inside the machine my c drive is telling me i have 60 % free.. was worried it was overfull i am running norton security 2007 and have done checks on the system and it seems fine. any ideas ? its getting on my nerves.. it loads up programs fine and no real slow down until it freezes

Answer:computer freezes and makes beep noise, why ?

Find out what BIOS you have and check against the beep codes click here this should tell you what is wrong.

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Just looking for some help on my gaming problems. I play medal of honor (all of the expansions) but my problem is I just got a new computer. A gateway with windows xp, gig of ram, 120 gb hd, pentium 4 3.2 Ghz, but my gameplay is different. In the game you can lean (left or right), strafe (left or right), and move forward and backworks. Well say I lean left, move to the left, and walk forward at the same time, that would move me in a diaganal motion. Well on my new computer, I hold those keys down and my keyboard beeps. It is sort of sluggish to my moves. I cant run to the left and lean and jump. Its like the keyboard can only handle so much. As you can imagine this effects my gaming because I have to change my whole way of playing. Its almost to the point where I wont play the game anymore because I can't play to the games full offerings. If anyone could help I would really appriciate it. Thanks


Answer:Medal of Honor/Keyboard makes beep

I;ve always been limited in my keymoves in MOH (get the beeps.... in all things actually)

On a side note, I've never seen anyone move diaganal in game........ try a few binds.

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Alright gents. This positively baffles me.

I am running a ASUS Essentio CG5275-AR003 (pentium processor i5, running windows 7). I opened it up one time, to put an eco geforce 9800GT GPU into the PCIEx16 slot. The computer is running plugged into a power strip.

When I turn on my gas stove, which is about ten feet away separated by a counter, the computer beeps. The noise is a quick, two tone "ba-dum" tone. It wont happen right away, so I can sit there with the clicking from my gas stove going, and the tone will go off irregularly. I can reproduce this indefinitely. There are no on-screen indications of why the noise is occurring. It is seriously weirding me out.


Answer:Puzzle me this: stove makes computer beep!

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Ok so here we areThis machine is used for transcription work ONLY (except right now while posting to the forums hhaaahah )this machine really doenst do much online other then looking up spellings, definitions and the like via Wiki, google, and maps soim pretty sure theres no infectsion here but i need to be sureThe problemRecently my wife got an email from her boss stating a manditory upgrade of her transcription software(its called EMDAT or InScribe if you need to know )Thisi s an upgraded version and ever since that day,there have been random moments where the computer would just freeze for a split second (long enough to notice it )and sometimes in the middle of typingit would just simply RESTART itself with no warnings or errors or yellow boxes saying YOURE USING TOO MUCH OF YOUR VIRTUAL MEMORY)literally.... the only symptoms area faint "click" from the tower ************PLEASE NOTE I DID NOT SAY BEEP.......this is completely a faint sounding CLICK so its not in any listings of THE CLICK OF DEATH****************the other symptom is...... it restarts itselfNow i did a reinstall of a few antivirus programs and reg toolswhile they were installing i decided to watch the TASK MANGER while looking under the PERFORMANCE taba couple times the resources shot up to 90% usage but heyim installing so thats going to happen.aside from thatright now resourceses used while typing thisCPU = 420 MBPF usage = 0%I currently have the following installed on this machinePCTOOLS SPYWARE... Read more

Answer:computer makes a single click (not beep) and sometimes restarts on its own

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer! We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Fo... Read more

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My computer is giving me a beep then shuts down the program that Im running with an error ,this is while Im trying to record a dvd  and run a game at the same time I thought computers these days can run multiple programs what's going on can any one help with this Im running with  a 975  bx  intel mb    8600 gt  256  video card  4 gig 1066 memory processor is intel 6400 2.1 duo 1066

Answer:computer makes 1 beep then program stops with error

What program is shutting down with an error?What error are you getting?version of Windows?Quote from: redbird on January 26, 2008, 08:39:48 AMI thought computers these days can run multiple programsThat depends on what programs you're trying to run at the same time. A new DX 10 capable game can easily use all the system resources on even the most powerful home computer.

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My T450s notebook makes multiple "PC beep" sounds when I try scroll past the very top, or very bottom, of a webpage in Google Chrome. (Opera does this too.) I think its the Synatpics driver. Running Windows 10 and latest drivers from System Update. Any solutions (other than muting Windows? ) I've already tried: Here's a clip I filmed:

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Beep starts as soon as you touch the power button and never stop's. Stays on after windows boots. Checked in BIOS to see if it was a fan but no can do, no user harware stuff. Should I just put a fan in it and see?


Answer:Satellite A205 makes loud steady beep after turning on

In my opinion this could be a keyboard malfunction.
It can?t be a hardware issue like a faulty RAM or mainboard because the notebook boots into Windows.

Maybe the internal keyboard is not connected properly or you holding a key at start up. I think a key is always pressed at boot.
Check the keyboard for dust or something like that or exchange it.

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Hey guys, as my (hopefully) very informative title says, my Vista PC turns on, doesn't beep, the monitor claims "no input signal" (it worked when tested with another base unit), however removing the RAM caused a series of beeps.

I'm thinking perhaps it is the RAM, but unfortunately I don't have a spare stick of DDR RAM lying about to test it with. Any ideas?

Answer:Newbie - Vista turns on, no beeps or signal, removing RAM makes beep

may be underpowered post your specs including the psu details

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I own a lenovo ideapad Z560. It's still under warranty period. About 2 weeks back, I installed a fresh copy of windows. It's been working fine. Except since 2 days, during boot, it gets stuck. Weird high-pitched beep noises come and the hard drive light(the cylinder one) keeps flashing. I have no option but to manually switch off by pressing the power button and then taking my chances again. It usually boots up the second time, but I was wondering what the problem is. Is it a boot sector virus? or is it a hard drive failure? If so, does my warranty cover hard drive failures? Thanks  

Answer:Z560 makes weird high-pitched beep noises at boot! HELP!

hey ashaurya97,hard to say if its a physical issue or whether its a virus; but the warranty does cover hard drive failure.

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Hi Ive had problems with my computer blue screening for a while but havent known how to fix it but now it has gotten much worse. It now wont turn on at all at times and makes a very long very loud beeping sound. And it sometimes comes up with a error message saying cannot boot or something I cant remember the exact message.

Luckerly it has just worked long enough without crashing for me to write this message im using phoenix bios I think if that helps.

Answer:Computer makes a long beep and wont switch on and keeps blue screening/crashing

Start the computer again. Tell me the STOP code error on the BSOD.

Is the beep a Continuous Beep?

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This is going to sound crazy but my Asus N600/TD video card makes a solid beep/ring when I turn off my computer. This is NOT coming from the motherboard. I turned off my computer and pulled the video card out of the slot and it was still ringing.

As soon as I pull the DVI cable from the card it stops. Turning off the monitor also stops the beer/ringing. However, when I turn the monitor back on, it doesn't start beeping again.

I never heard of a speaker on a Video Card and this really isn't a big deal because everything works great but it's still doesn't seem right.

BTW this doesn't happen when the VGA cable is used. It seems like there is somethign up with the DVI cable or a power issue? I know that when you turn off a computer, the monitor is in a standby mode and not off yet; hence, the orange lights.

Here are the specs

P4 2.4 ghz
Asus P4t 533-c mobo
Asus N6600/TD Video Card
Dell W2300 LCD Monitor/TV


Answer:ASUS N6600/TD Video Card makes a solid beep/ring when PC shutsdown

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

If I found the right card (see pic), the arrow will be pointing to the
onvideo board piasso speaker and right above that is where you plug in the power.
Most video cards that require a separate
molex power supply have these to warn you about power failure. Most often this will occure
durring boot up. First time mine didt it, I had forgotten to connect the power,
they scream like a dickens and like DonNagul, I needed a new pair of undies. :haha:

Barring a faulty DVI cable:
I'm going to assume you have the power connected to your video card, that what is
happening is your psu may be under powered when using digital cable to your Dell LCD.
I'm loose on this thought because you state it doesn't happen when using vga cable.
Also what is the native (digital) res for that Dell Lcd?
You may be running either the card or LCD outside normal range triggering alarm.

P.S. I was just noticing in the pic. just to the left and inbetween the power and speaker, there is a metal ring with copper wire wrapped loosely around it.
I have in the past heard these make similar noise on a MoBO. It would be interesting to know if this could be the cause....just a thought in the dark!

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Answer:T61P Volume control doesn't display on the monitor. Makes an 'error' beep when pressed

So does the volume controls still work though?

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If I press on the lower left Shift, Ctrl, Fn or Win key, the whole keyboard bottoms out and makes a ker-plunk sound once it unflexes. If I lightly touch the keys, everything's fine. With normal use, the annoying ker-plunk is there.

Is this something that can be fixed?

Thank you.

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So i listen to music on itunes and I put it on max volume, then like 20 min of me listening to music it suddenly freezes and makes a LOOOOOOOOUD sound that I can't exactly describe, its like a horn sound?? Well anyway's its very loud and the laptop gets frozen so there isn't anything I can do except press the off button to restart my laptop. Whats wrong with it? I barely got my laptop 4 months ago! And this problem only happens when I'm listening to music please help? :]]

Also I have enough ram because I barely install anything and I don't have many files like music and pictures saved on my laptop either :)

Answer:Whenever I play loud music, my laptop freezes and makes a LOUD sound??

Your computer may be overheating. Blow all the fans out with a can of compressed air. Consider a laptop cooler.
Does this happen if you listen to music through headphones?

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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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It's a new Dell and it has been making crackling sound since I got it.
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The worst are "ding" sounds, they have more crackle than ding. Video playback is bad but at least we can understand what is said. Youtube is bad. mp3 audio is bad. Crackle is there with earphones too.

Answer:Dell Inspiron 11 (3147, Mid 2014) makes crackling sound whenever sound is played

lelouIt's a new Dell and it has been making crackling sound since I got it.
Hello. If it made the noise right out of the box you probably should have returned it as defective during the brief return period. 
Does it make the noise only when running on battery power or also when plugged into house current?

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