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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

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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. you computer to a qualified technician is probably your best option.

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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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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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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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 Mod Edit:  Split from - Hamluis.

I have this same problem. I tried all the same things with no luck. Could not paste a screenshot into this window.
Please help!

Answer:Windows Problem, split from

To post a screenshot upload the image to a photo hosting site such as Photobucket.
After it's uploaded copy the IMG code and paste the code into the body of your post.
Here is an example of the IMG code (do not paste it into the code box)


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Question: Weird Beep/Noise

This beep happens everytime I maximize/minimize a window. It comes from the tower, not the speakers. Also, sometimes it doesn't happen. Yesterday it didn't do that sound, and today it does. Any ideas? Thanks.

Here's the video of it, just make sure to turn up your speakers when listening. I was maximizing and minimizing my windows which created those sounds. What could be the problem?

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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 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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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 have not heard from bleeping madman for 5 or more days hope this is the right place to post.


Probably just missing email notification.
PM cryptodan

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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 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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firstly, sorry if I have not done this correctly.
Secondly, sorry for being a pain in the rear.

this isnt urgent like other posts for this topic, but I was hoping someone could just give me a yay or nay answer, so I dont worry about being unprotected or damaging the workings of the computer.

forgot to add, my original post was done 5 days ago, with no reply.



I just replied in your original topic.

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Please advise if I need to contact another team if HJT incorrect

As per last post I DL'd all applications as advised, however IE and outlook are still affected. Unable to receive RSS feeds in Outlook, and launching networking websites I still think there is an app running in the background.

Can you help

Many Thanks


Hello sorchanichionn,Since it has been well over a week since your HiJack This topic was resolved, I'd suggest following the HiJack This preparation guide anew and posting a fresh topic. Please note that the guide has changed since you last saw it.Please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log. Following the steps in this Guide will allow the HJT Team to quickly help you with specific fixes for what may remain on your system.Please complete all the steps in the Guide. If you have performed some of them already, then just continue with the next. There are instructions for downloading and running Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) which will create a hijackthis log as part of its log.Please note that it is important that RIST be run and a log created while in normal mode. If you run it and create your log while in safe mode, you will be asked to redo it again properly. When you have completed those steps, start a new topic in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum as directed in the Guide to post your log.Thank you and good luck. This topic is now closed.Orange Blossom

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I have tried spybot and adware to no avail. I know mygeek is on my computer somewhere because all the popups that keep coming up and slowing down my computer sometimes start up with a mygeek address. Here is my log from hijack this please help!:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 5:43:49 PM, on 9/8/2006Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exeC:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exeC:\WINNT\system32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXEC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exeC:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exeC:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exeC:\WINNT\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exeC:\WINNT\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\DOCUME~1\CHERYL~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\HijackThis.exeC:\WINNT\system32\NOTEPAD.EXER1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search P... Read more


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Stay in your thread - do not start new threads

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Wondering what file this is. Is it a virus or just some normal file that should be in computer.If I try to delete it says it is being run/used by someone else.


Just to clarify for members who are qualified, the file in question is noted as "Perflib_Perfdata_120".

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You posted your issue here
If you have not received help after 3 days, please go to here  and post the LINK to your topic.
IF the purpose of THIS topic was to say you have not received help in your other one, it did not work. You linked to a page on the main Am I Infected index instead of your help topic.
This one is closed.

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hello I have come across the same problem that is posted in the topic link above in topic title I Am getting this same error noticed no one responded to this guys request for help file has a link to see whats running on your computer and I get this error Firefox could not install the file at

because: Install script not found
-204? My superspyware professional lead to this site to find out unknown plug ins and such does anyone no what to do to allow Firefox to install this add on java is enabled and I have allowed the site in the options (tools)I have like six plugins that are unknown according to when I disable them or uninstall them they seem to come up again thanks just wanted to really install this add on


Hi maxson -I have used Your link and with Internet Explorer I had no problems installing it on my system -Try I.E. to download the item and then take the zip file from My Documents to install it -Thank You -

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One of the PCs in a small LAN that I have seems to have a virus where links to pages found in searches by Google and Bing are redirected to random search engine/advertising sites. The result is that it is almost impossible to search for a page and go to it. I have done a lot of research on the internet for this and have found lots of hits with varying solutions in the last month. Some improve the situation for a bit but it keeps coming back. Also. I am getting random, but relatively frequent script error messages from IE, even when it is not open. This all seemed to start with an infection to the computer by the Windows Recovery Console Malware virus; I have since gotten rid of this, but the random redirects and script errors remain. I have used, Combofix (I know I wasn't supposed to unless told to), Malwarebytes AntiMalware, Doctor Web, GMER. All identify problems, ie, Rootkit virus, problems with volsnap.sys, etc, but none remove the problem. A final symptom is that Kapersky Rootkit TDSSKiller, will not load no matter what I do, not in safe mode, not renaming the file, on the desktop, just plan won't run. It runs fine on other similarly configured systems on this network.

So I'm finally giving in and asking for some help. Thanks in advance to anyone who can assist me on this difficult problem.


Appreciate some help....thanks

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21:22:54.0740 4532 TDSS rootkit removing tool Jun 25 2012 21:18:44
21:22:55.0043 4532 ============================================================
21:22:55.0044 4532 Current date / time: 2012/06/27 21:22:55.0043
21:22:55.0044 4532 SystemInfo:
21:22:55.0044 4532
21:22:55.0044 4532 OS Version: 6.1.7601 ServicePack: 1.0
21:22:55.0044 4532 Product type: Workstation
21:22:55.0044 4532 ComputerName: RL1727
21:22:55.0044 4532 UserName: Robyn
21:22:55.0044 4532 Windows directory: C:\Windows
21:22:55.0045 4532 System windows directory: C:\Windows
21:22:55.0045 4532 Running under WOW64
21:22:55.0045 4532 Processor architecture: Intel x64
21:22:55.0045 4532 Number of processors: 4
21:22:55.0045 4532 Page size: 0x1000
21:22:55.0045 4532 Boot type: Normal boot
21:22:55.0045 4532 ============================================================
21:22:55.0787 4532 Drive \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 - Size: 0xE8E0DB6000 (931.51 Gb), SectorSize: 0x200, Cylinders: 0x1F8B1, SectorsPerTrack: 0x3F, TracksPerCylinder: 0xF0, Type 'K0', Flags 0x00000040
21:22:55.0790 4532 Drive \Device\Harddisk1\DR1 - Size: 0x1D1C0F00000 (1863.01 Gb), SectorSize: 0x200, Cylinders: 0x3B601, SectorsPerTrack: 0x3F, TracksPerCylinder: 0xFF, Type 'W'
21:22:55.0792 4532 ============================================================
21:22:55.0792 4532 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0:
21:22:55.0792 4532 MBR partitions:
21:22:55.0792 4532 \Device\Harddisk0�... Read more

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Avast Antirootkit crashed when I tried to run it.
Trying a second time.

aswMBR version Copyright© 2011 AVAST Software
Run date: 2012-06-27 22:32:49
22:32:49.414 OS Version: Windows x64 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1
22:32:49.414 Number of processors: 4 586 0x402
22:32:49.414 ComputerName: RL1727 UserName: Robyn
22:32:53.538 Initialize success
22:56:27.443 Disk 0 (boot) \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\00000060
22:56:27.450 Disk 0 Vendor: Hitachi_ JP4O Size: 953869MB BusType: 3
22:56:27.459 Disk 0 MBR read successfully
22:56:27.464 Disk 0 MBR scan
22:56:27.469 Disk 0 Windows 7 default MBR code
22:56:27.475 Disk 0 Partition 1 80 (A) 07 HPFS/NTFS NTFS 100 MB offset 2048
22:56:27.488 Disk 0 Partition 2 00 07 HPFS/NTFS NTFS 953766 MB offset 206848
22:56:27.503 Disk 0 scanning C:\Windows\system32\drivers
22:56:32.960 Service scanning
22:56:47.413 Modules scanning
22:56:47.428 Disk 0 trace - called modules:
22:56:47.443 ntoskrnl.exe CLASSPNP.SYS disk.sys ACPI.sys storport.sys hal.dll nvstor.sys
22:56:47.447 1 nt!IofCallDriver -> \Device\Harddisk0\DR0[0xfffffa8004a07060]
22:56:47.452 3 CLASSPNP.SYS[fffff8800160143f] -> nt!IofCallDriver -> [0xfffffa800395ebb0]
22:56:47.458 5 ACPI.sys[fffff88000eee7a1] -> nt!IofCallDriver -> \Device\00000060[0xfffffa8003aa24f0]
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I hope I did this right !


Hello Mary.Please go to this topic Reply to this topic.Paste the link to your help topic there.

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Mod Edit: Split from - Hamluis.
I had a similar problem last week. I found that Google Earth was doing it. Long story short, I noticed it. I ran Malwarebytes and two other programs that found nothing. I then tried my Auslogic Disk Defragmentator. his usually comes up with about 100 - 200 fragmented files when I run it. It came up with like 9469 files or something and ran for almost ten minutes. It was mainly removing Google Earth files. You can see the files being processed with this defragmentator. I thought maybe my install had become corrupted so I uninstalled and re-installed  Google Earth. The first time I opened the program the same stuff started and as quick as I could shut it down (I had to completely restart the PC to stop the hard drive activity. Auslogic found 1265 (these numbers are estimated) that were corrupted and Google Earth only ran for less than 30 seconds. My PC now defrags in less than 30 seconds. I highly recommend the Auslocic Disk Defragmenter.

Answer:Hijacked Topic,

In task manager, my CPU usage, relative to running processes, hovers between 0% and 1% when idle. Does your task manager show high CPU usage at idle, and if so, what processes are causing the high CPU usage? This should not be confused with the CPU system idle percentages.

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Please provide a few details about your issue. This will make it easier for you helper, who will not have to go back and forth the topic to see what problems you are having.

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My appologies if I did not do this correctly, but it would only allow me to paste the ULR in the title box.


What were you trying to accomplish by posting the link that appears in the title?
~ OB

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I have the same issue of Bad_pool_header and running windows 8.1, and now have blue screens of death...
I hope this is the correct forum to post this request for help.
As background
1.I have the problematic PC running in safe mode with command prompt available. I am posting from a back up PC, so please bear with me while I move actions/downloads between them via a USB stick.
2. Several self-attempts over the last 6 days have failed including 'Driver Verifier Manager' and restoring to an earlier point has failed several times. I only upgraded to 8.1 about 3 weeks ago and it was going fine.  Then I probably downloaded something that didn't agree with 8.1 - Perhaps itunes.
Moving forward - 
Following your instruction from the beginning here is the speccy -
I look to you now for your help please..

Answer:Split from:

further to  my last post I have now Please downloaded MiniToolBox  , saved it to the desktop and run it. I checkmark the following checkboxes and produced the following results 
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
and produced the following results:- 
MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 25-06-2014
Ran by Mark (administrator) on 28-06-2014 at 19:14:27
Running from "C:\Users\Mark\Desktop"
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro  (X64)
Boot Mode: Network
========================= Event log errors: ===============================
Application errors:
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:55 PM) (Source: PerfNet) (User: )
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:55 PM) (Source: PerfNet) (User: )
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:54 PM) (Source: PerfNet) (User: )
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:54 PM) (Source: PerfNet) (User: )
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:53 PM) (Source: PerfNet) (User: )
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:53 PM) (Source: PerfNet) (User: )
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:52 PM) (Source: PerfNet) (User: )
Error: (06/28/2014 01:14:51 PM) (Source: P... Read more

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I've used AdwCleaner to try and remove MCP.  I ran it three times and it cleaned out most everything, popups are still showing up and my browser is hijacked by MCP.  The Avast Online Security reports that 33 trackers are in use.  How can I be rid of this?  I followed Aura's advice to the letter, to no avail.

Answer:Split From:

Then we need to get a deeper look. Repost with the log from this guide. Start at step 6.Please follow this Preparation Guide and post in a new topic.Let me know if all went well.

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    Although I see my problem as solved, by me, no less. I come out of this forum confused because of other issues than what I entered for. Whereby an issue was struck form one forum place to another by non less than a Global moderator because of something concerning the Mini-Toolbox of which I have no knowledge of doing, completely as a novice in the world of computers. Nevertheless, I thank everyone who took on my issue and offered solutions. I don't know what else to say so I will employ, at least the beginning, a prayer that I became aware of at a very young age; "oh my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended thee. . . . . . . . . ."

Answer:Split From

Robert, you topic is open again. I apologize for closing it. I clicked the wrong link and closed it in error. It is now open again.

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I have a computer repeadedly sending outbound traffic to and
I have ran AVG, and Malwarebytes and netiher can find anything but Malwarebytes seems to be able to block the traffic.
I have also ran DDS. Please see log below and attached.
Thank you!
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Install Date: 3/30/2011 4:17:19 PM
System Uptime: 8/11/2014 11:31:48 AM (4 hours ago)
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard |  | 3646h
Processor: Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU    Q8400  @ 2.66GHz | XU1 PROCESSOR | 2667/1333mhz
==== Disk Partitions =========================
C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 287 GiB total, 206.223 GiB free.
D: is FIXED (NTFS) - 9 GiB total, 1.003 GiB free.
E: is CDROM ()
F: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 1550 GiB total, 796.828 GiB free.
H: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 1550 GiB total, 796.828 GiB free.
I: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 1595 GiB total, 804.267 GiB free.
J: is Removable
K: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 1550 GiB total, 796.828 GiB free.
M: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 1550 GiB total, 796.828 GiB free.
P: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 293 GiB total, 268.319 GiB free.
T: is Removable
U: is Removable
V: is Removable
W: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 1550 GiB total, 796.828 GiB free.
X: is Removable
Y: is Removable
Z: is NetworkDisk (NTFS) - 1550 GiB total, 796.82... Read more

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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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"I followed the first links advice, I had to change LoadAppinit_DLLs from 1 to 0 in spots in the registry rebooted and no warning."
I have this problem you had aswell, the only problem i have now is... How do i change it from 1 to 0, where to i go to change it?

Answer:Split From

"I followed the first links advice, I had to change LoadAppinit_DLLs from 1 to 0 in spots in the registry rebooted and no warning."
I have this problem you had aswell, the only problem i have now is... How do i change it from 1 to 0, where to i go to change it?
You must go in the registry to find it. Please post a new topic to avoid confusion.

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Help please?


boopme is already helping you.
Please be patient. While I understand your frustration...Staff and Security Experts are all volunteers who assist members as time permits. No one is paid for their work or assistance to members of our community. We have jobs in the real world, families and other commitments which take priority over anything we do we are not logged into the forums all day long.
Thanks for understanding.
The BC Staff

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I ran BlueScreenView and atikmdag.sys was listed. I am now afraid that something is wrong with my GPU. Please tell me what the problem is, I really hope it's software-related.

Answer:Split from:

Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  When  FileHippo opens, click on Download latest version in the upper right pane.
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.

Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.

The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.

In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.

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Allan, please help! :D
Dump File         : 031714-14515-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 17.03.2014 13:18:37
Bug Check Code    : 0x1000007e
Parameter 1       : ffffffff`c0000005
Parameter 2       : fffff800`02bfeb05
Parameter 3       : fffff880`02fff778
Parameter 4       : fffff880`02ffefd0
Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+1aab05
File Description  : NT Kernel & System
Product Name      : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company           : Microsoft Corporation
File Version      : 6.1.7601.18247 (win7sp1_gdr.130828-1532)
Processor         : x64
Crash Address     : ntoskrnl.exe+1aab05
Stack Address 1   : 
Stack Address 2   : 
Stack Address 3   : 
Computer Name     : 
Full Path         : C:\Windows\Minidump\031714-14515-01.dmp
Processors Count  : 2
Major Version     : 15
Minor Version     : 7601
Dump File Size    : 274.352
Dump File Time    : 17.03.2014 13:19:46
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Answer:Split from:

I've asked that your post be moved to a separate thread of your own - you'll receive better attention that way rather than tagging on to someone else's question. Meanwhile, please do the following:
download memtest ( Burn it to a cd using a dedicated .iso burning utility (, make sure the cd drive is at the top of the boot order in bios, then boot to the newly created cd and run the utility.

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1. Minidump file:https ://
2. Speccy:http: //  
3. MiniTooolBox result: MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version: 23-01-2014
Ran by knight95 (administrator) on 06-02-2014 at 19:03:51
Running from "C:\Users\knight95\Downloads"
Microsoft Windows 8  (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
========================= Event log errors: ===============================
Application errors:
Error: (02/06/2014 06:29:56 PM) (Source: Software Protection Platform Service) (User: )
Description: License Activation (slui.exe) failed with the following error code:
Command-line arguments:
Error: (02/06/2014 05:26:09 PM) (Source: Application Virtualization Client) (User: )
Description: {tid=1820:usr=knight95}
A temporary settings file was found. This file ( C:\Users\knight95\AppData\Local\Q$_140061.ENU_SoftGridUserSettings_settings.cp.temp ) may be corrupt and will be deleted
Error: (02/06/2014 05:25:57 PM) (Source: Application Hang) (User: )
Description: The program TheFootballApp.exe version stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more inform... Read more

Answer:Split from:

to the forum mate.
Please check and report whether the BSOD appears only when utorrent is downloading. You can stop all downloads and exit "utorrent" as a test.

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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.


Answer:Solved: beep beep beep beep beep beep beep

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Hello I need help I have a Acer windows 7 I tried all the possible recovery options the only that can help me is the command prompt I tried most commands but need help thank you
(I do not have a repair disk)

Answer:Recovery - Split from

Specific Acer model?

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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,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 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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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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Question: T61 Beep Noise

I noticed today when i am running windows (after booting) and doing some work, i here a beep noise. This has started to happen frequently now. After the beep, i here a hard disk noise, i ran utilities to see if my hard disk is corrupted, but didn't find any problems. any idea's why the beep is happening?

Answer:T61 Beep Noise

Tamper protection?

ThinkPad Twist S230U-OS-Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bitCPU-Intel Core i7 3517U @ 1.90GHz Ivy Bridge 22nm TechnologyRAM-8.00GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)Motherboard-LENOVO 3347CTO (CPU Socket - U3E1)Graphics-Wide viewing angle & High density FlexView Display 1366x768 ([email protected]) Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Lenovo)Storage-298GB Seagate ST320LT007-9ZV142 (SATA) 22GB SanDisk SSD U100 24GB (SSD) 29GB SDHC Card (SCSI)Audio-Realtek High Definition Audio

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Question: Beep noise

Once or twice I day on my laptop I hear a beep, just for less than a second, now the problem is I am pretty sure its my motherboard, any ideas on what could be happening?

Answer:Beep noise

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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: 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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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

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 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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Does anyone know how to turn of the annoying beep noise in Win NT, the that e.g that sounds when prompting to save a doc..(I know for xp etx ) just cannot suss it out in Windows NT??

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my computer makes 3 long beeps then 4 short beeps after it is started up. I still have 3 months warranty. what could be the problem.

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Hey, I'm a 16 year old kid that's just now seriously getting into the computer world, and I'm having a problem with something that I assume is a hardware problem.

Basically, whenever I play a game that has any sort of 3D component, my computer will begin to beep at me incessantly after about 20 minutes of straight play time. I can fix the problem temporarily by exiting the game and coming back after a few minutes. However, it will start up again after a little while more of playing the game.
As I said before, it seems to only happen on 3D based games. For example, if I decide I wanna play... let's say the old 1993 Doom game, it won't beep. If I play an upgraded version with better graphics and a much more complex 3D state, such as Skulltag or something, it will now beep at me. If I play a game such as UT, it beeps. If I play a game like some sort of basic flash game off the internet, it won't beep. But like my friend was doing the other day, if I were to wanna play something like that Myspace game Yoville or whatever, it beeps (it's a 3D app or something, I don't know).

The sound seems to be coming from my video card. I can't identify why it does it, though. My computer is three years out of date, but it has never done this before. It only recently started this beeping problem about... three or four weeks ago.

I'm not sure what information I need to divulge to make it easier to answer this question, so if I should be telling something else, please advise.

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Answer:Gameplay Beep Noise

Check the temps of the GPU.

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I have an IBM Intellistation that beeps loudly every time a window pops up or emails come in. I looked in the BIOS and couldnt find any settings that deactivated the audio, so I tried in Windows XP's control panel (sounds- and audio devices). There I deselected several sounds that were located to different windows happenings, but none shut off the noise when pop-ups occur.Because I dont really want to have any noise, I tried to open the small tower but because it is a 2nd hand pc there is no key to unlock the framework. Otherwise I could have maybe cut off the connection to the speaker.Also I deactivated the "Windows Audio" service in the administration - services section (C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs) but it still cant be killed !Maybe I deactivated the wrong service, because I think that just deactivates additional audio devices / hardware that are installed separately. I guess the sound chip that I want to deactivate is directly on the moterboard?

Answer:how to deactivate beep noise?

If it is onboard sound, try disabling AC97 audio in the bios.

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After having accidentally kick my Chassis, I've noticed that there's a high pitch whining/beeping/screeching noise coming out of my HDD.

I opened my case up to make sure if it was the HDD, and im pretty sure it is.
Everything works fine, it's just the noise is really annoying. It really only beeps/screeches when there's med-high activity on my HDD.

Is it gonna go on me? I've backedup all my files onto my secondary HDD.
The screeching HDD i have is a Maxtor 6Y080L0 (80gigs).

If i do have to buy a new HDD, whats a good brand? should i get another Maxtor?


Answer:HDD beep/screech noise

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Just get it also.. When I turn off the cpu deep sleep (in power manager), it is much better... Should I contact for replacement?

Answer:Beep noise from w510

What's the sequence of the beep you are experience?

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Hi guys,This probably has been asked before, but could someone direct me to a previous thread or give me instructions on how to remove the beep that results from pressing several keys at once? I've done it before on previous models, but that was a while ago.Appreciate it. Thanks.

Answer:Removing the beep noise

Quick and dirty.  Go into your Device Manager, show hidden devices, under Non Plug and Play devices, disable the Beep one.

T500 - P8600 2.4Ghz Core 2 Duo, Modded - 4GB Patriot DDR3 and 320GB Caviar Black 7200rpm drive with Ati HD3650 and Catalyst 9.6 modded drivers - Vista Business 32bit stripped down to bare bones with VM's from Ubuntu to Win7RC1 64-bit.

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Question: Loud Beep Noise

Hello all hoping you can help me first post here btw. I got some RAM for my computer. My computer is relativly new and is takes 2100 (speed of the RAM?) they guy at the store were i bought the RAM said i would be ok with 2700 cause he was out of 2100, i bought 512MB and the motherboard can handle 3gigs so i know i am in the clear there. I unplugged it all grounded myself real quick and installed the new chip, with the old one too. Now when i turn the computer on it just beeps real loud about every 10 seconds and what start up windows or anything, the monitor just says no signal. I checked everything like 6 times now. Plz help me i am pulling out me hair here.

Answer:Loud Beep Noise

Joker4302......Have you been able to remove the "new" ram and boot up with the original ram ?The pc2700 is probably backwards compatible ......however do the other specs match up with the original ram?dl65  

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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. screen
4. 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 doesnt turn on

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

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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?

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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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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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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Hi there

I am very new to all this, any help much appreciated.

When i use Nero to covert and burn an avi movie, the audio is fine but the aspect ratio is out.
So i use tmpeg to convert the avi and get a correct aspect ratio , which is fine, but for some reason ANY VCD I BURN WHERE I HAVE CONVERTED WITH TMPEG i have an audio click/ beep noise through out the vcd. I have even used virtual dub to convert the audio to wav any use that but no difference. I have checked the file after converting with tmpeg and it sounds fine, only when burnt to cd i have the noise, but as mentioned before- any thing burnt that hasnt been coded with tmpeg the audio is fine.(SO ITS NOT THE DVD PLAYER)
I haven't changed any audio settings , could that be where i need to look.
Hope someone can help.

Answer:vcd annoying beep/click noise HELP PLEASE!

don't use nero

just so i understand:

1.aspect ratio goes screwy when using nero to directly burn avi to vcd
(as you've found, nero is not primarily an mpeg encoder, good idea to change to tnpg or other software specifically designed to encode)

2. using tmpg to encode from avi to mpeg works fine

3. playing the resulting mpeg on your PC - the sound is fine

4. burning tmpg mpeg/vcd to cd produces a click/beep sound on audio

- are you using the standard vcd templates with tmpg?
- have you tried a different burning program?

suggest trying vcdeasy - the free version is now limited, but you can still find (as the author suggests) the unlimited free version on the web - it's version 1.1.5 or - i found it on tucows

see vcdeasy will burn a clean version - then you know it's nero

if the sound error persists, then it's a tmpg setting OR the original avi itself (ie ac3 audio or another codec)

you might also try for additional tools, guides etc to make sure the whole process is being done correctly

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My laptop has started making a short beep sound every few minutes.Not sure how to describe it.It's sort of a warning sound cut short.
Task manager is showing nothing unusual.

Answer:annoying beep noise in vista

Turning off all windows sounds for a short while would isolate software as the cause
If it still occurs a stuck key, high temperature alarm or a low battery alarm
could be the culprit
Cheers HC

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Hi everyone! just got my x220 (i7, 4gb, 300hdd) a few days ago and already have the need to join this lovely community  my problem: I noticed a beep noise after hitting a certain combination of keys. I am not sure, if it is the x220 or win 7 (64) related though. The beep occurs every time I hit a 3-key combination consisting of any key + the key above + the key to the left.For example the beep occurs, when I write "fre" or "vfd" or "loi".But it also occurs when typing "ouh" or "oun" or "oum". The weird thing is: it only beeps when I type the 3 letters quickly. If I type slow, no beep noise is made. After the beep, nothing else happens. I can continue writing and no error message or anything else is coming up. I checked the hand book, but the alerts I found were not of any help. Thanks for your answers in advance, z


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Answer:x220 beep / ding noise

it is a normal thing with Thinkpads, you can turn off warning beeps in the bios menu.

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Hi all you experts!

A friend asked me to repair his laptop after his harddisk went down (totally dead), so I got a new WD harddisk and changed the old one with the new, installed Vista and it's all running fine, I just encountered one problem there's some sort of beeping sound from the laptop, but only when the power cable is plugged in and there's no running processes.

It's very strange, when i scroll the beeping sound stops, when I stop scrolling the beeping sound returns. First thought that it was the harddisk, but the sound comes from within the center of the laptop (keyboard, maybe RAM) but if it was the keyboard it would beep also on battery wouldn't it?

I have never heard of a similar problem and I don't know wether it did the same before, cause it couldn't boot.

Hope someone out there got an idea of what it could be.

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I'm using a IdeaPad N580 running on a 64-bit Windows 8 OS. I'd say about every 30 minutes or so, I'll hear a random beeping noise. I just started hearing it a few hours ago as I started browsing the internet. It kind of sounds like something you would hear on some kind of celluar phone when you're pressing the number keys. I wasn't sure if the sound was coming through the speakers or outside because I was wearing headphones when this issue occurred.  Does anyone know what this is all about? I've purchased the laptop about a year ago, so I'm really hoping it's nothing too serious.

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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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my laptop makes sporadic beep noises lasting about 2 seconds. it has happened in the past , once every few months, but in the past week it has happened about 3 times. it is not related to start up or any activity. theres no change in performance of the laptop. the laptop is 18 months old.what is causing the noise and do i need to do anything about it. thanks,Bilal

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Question: Weird Beep

Hello, hope you can help me with this one.

I have Windows XP pro
version 2002

When I was using the burning rom it froze before it started to burn, everything froze so i restarted it

You see before the Windows XP screen there's a black screen right?,
well i get an alarm type of sound twice when the "... "appears, besides the other normal beep sounds, i really dont know where to check because the OS seem fine...

thank you

Answer:Weird Beep

Beep codes:

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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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Two easy questions  1. How do I reach the BIOS? Is it ctrl+P at startup? If so, where can I find out or make a password to put in? I just got my laptop shipped to me on August 5 and have no idea where this password is. 2. Once in the BIOS, is it pretty obvious where to find the section to disable some of the beeping noises that arent necessary? If not, can I have some help on where to find it? Thanks.

Answer:T400 Bios and Beep noise question

The bios key on my thinkpad is F1 at boot.But all the sound setup is done in the OS under the control panel -> sound if you are using windows.

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Hi there,  When I open up my Lenovo X200t when it is in hibernation/sleep, a loud beep sounds and as little as it may seem, it does cause disturbances in times when not needed.  I do realize that it will not beep when the volume on the laptop is on mute or on 0%, but is there another way in which it will not make the beep sounds?  If you are not familiar with this, the beeping sound also comes up when the battery level is critical and beeps four times.Please tell me that there is a way to turn it off! Thank you,MoeKara


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Answer:When opening laptop, a beep noise sounds

you can disable it in the bios. f1 at the splash screen, config, alarm, power control beep, disable.  you can also disable the low battery alarm if you want from there.  

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Hi Everyone,

Just recently has my laptop started malfuntioning.
Yesterday, after startup (or when you take it out of sleep mode) it started beeping -

Beeping is 10 short in a row, fast.

I run a stock standard Satellite A200, using Windows Vista.
I do not know what to do, and during the beeping (which lasts about 10 - 15 minutes) I cannot do anything - the CPU (i think) simply cannot handle any processes. The beeping comes from the right side of the laptop, and is feint, but definately a sign of a problem.

I believe it has something to do with the motherboard, but I don't know how to diagnose this problem, and after hours of searching I have not found anyone with a similar problem to mine.

I am sorry if I have posted this in the wrong forum, as the boards are confusing and I cannot find a technical support one.

Please Help,

Answer:Re: Satellite A200 - Beep Noise after Startup


As I understand your problem, it seems that you are not able to get into the BIOS and you are not able to boot the Window OS.
You cannot see the Toshiba Splash screen as well? Is it right?

Hmm? it seems that this beeping sound is related to a hardware malfunction?
So possibly the POST (power on self test) cannot be passed properly and therefore you get this alert beep sound?

What to say; in most cases it?s motherboard related but it?s hard to say what could be exactly wrong?

Maybe you could try this;
Remove battery and disconnect the AC adaptor for some hours?
Wait and after some time connect both parts again?
Then try to power up the unit again?

If this will not work, then I would recommend asking an ASP technician for a help?

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Hello again......

I got a new mouse last week (logitech g700). I wanna put this in here because this issue has only occured since Friday. The mouse can be wired/wireless. I always use wireless...

The problem I have is
A) If I scroll to fast, or use the hyperscroll feature of the mouse, the laptop would send out beeps through my speakers or headset.. whatever I am using. I stop scrolling, the beeps stop coming. I start scrolling again, at any speed, the beep occurs again. To go along with this.. The cursor/laptop becomes VERY slow when the beeping happens... NOTE: This does not happen all the time... I shrugged it off until what happened next:
B)This only happened once (about 10minutes before i posted this) When I turned my laptop on and right after everything was booted, I tried to move/scroll my mouse, and the beeps happened. This time, my computer was lagging all the time (i couldn't even bring up taskmgr to see anything)... I restarted my laptop and now everything is working good...

At this point I am uncertain if its the mouse or other hardware or a windows 7 thing.

Thanks for the help.

the next time it happens I will record the beep and post it.. it is not a windows beep i heard before.

HP Pavilion dv7t-6c00 CTO Quad Edition Entertainment Notebook PC
Product Number: A1L77AV
i7 @2.20GHz
256 Samsung SSD

Answer:HP Laptop beep noise.. unsure what is causing it

Updated to the latest software from Logitech: Support + Downloads: Wireless Gaming Mouse G700 - Logitech

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How do I turn off the beep noise that come from the inside of my laptop? (NOT the beep that come out of the speaker or headphone!)
It's getting on my nerve. I'm unable to disable it.
I tried disable it from
and setting the value of Start from 1 to 4, but the laptop still beep! (The beep doesn't come out of the speaker or headphone. It seems like it comes out of the laptop. Even if I plug my headphone/earphone, the beep come out of the laptop, not the headphone/earphone)
I just want to disable the beep. (I'm not talking about the "default beep" in Control Panel -> Sound.)
On the other side, my computer is working fine. It's just the random beep that annoye me.
(I'm using Windows 8.1, and there is no "Non-Plug and Play Drivers" in device manager)

Answer:How do I turn off the beep noise from the inside of my laptop?

When does this beep occur?
How often?
Are you doing any specific task when this beep occurs?
There is no such default, random beep built into a Windows 8.1 system (or any other Windows OS for that matter), so I honestly have no idea what it is at this time.
How old is the system?
If it's not coming from the speakers, where do you think it is coming from?
Can you record it & zip up/upload an MP3 file?
Regards. . .

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My computer freezes for about 4 secs and then i get a 1 sec beep from inside my pc. Some 1 in these forums told me to download the memtest86 thingy when i tried to install it, it did not do much to be honestis it supposed to run some sort of a test on my pc ? a black screen flash for like .5 of a sec.. but nothing..... any ideas how i can stop this 1 sec freezing & 1 sec bleep ?i have checked my event viewer in control pane; adminstrive section bit and no error is showing once there is a bleep ?any ideas ?

Answer:computer feezing & making 1 beep noise

Memory Test click hereDoes it always freeze when you are using a certain program?

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This is a very simple question but i forgot the command for the beep noise in a batch file. can someone tell me it fast!!!

Answer:What is the beep noise command in a batch file!

it's BEEP i think

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There's a horrible, loud beep sound that occurs whenever I plug in the power chord or the battery gets low. Both of these events happen often, so the noise is not something that I can easily ignore. I went into the control panel and turned off all the system sounds but apparently this noise isn't controlled that way. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks!


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Answer:loud beep noise on ideapad y650

Go into the BIOS configuration. Look around for an option to disable the beep.

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I am getting a weird sound every few secs it sound like a error msg or mirc sound. All I did was reset & install winamp. So what could it be and how would I stop this sound.

Answer:Weird beep sound every few sec

Check for any (!)'s in your device manager.
Does the beep start at bootup ?

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Question: Weird POST beep

I am using the Award/Phoenix v6.0 BIOS for my Epox 9NPLA-SLI mobo, and it just started giving me one long beep and that's as far as it gets. I've checked out the POST code beeps, but they don't say anything about one long (approx. 2 seconds) beep. Anybody have any ideas?

Answer:Weird POST beep

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Hi guys:

Everytime my computer starts up, after a couple of system tray icons are loaded, there is the "critical stop" windows sound that goes boink (usually indicating some type of error has occurred). No window pops up explaining where the error comes from and I am frankly at a lost at what is causing this. I used sysinternals autoruns to get rid of a few startup culprits but the sound remains. I hope somebody can help. Thanks! Here is my hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:11:11 PM, on 8/13/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\DISC\DISCover.exe
C:\Program Files\DISC\DiscUpdateMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Sonic\DigitalMedia Plus\DigitalMedia Archive\DMAScheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Boot Optimizer\HPBootOp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPwuSchd2.exe
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Answer:Weird Beep At Startup

Hello johnlusf and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I don't see any signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.These types of "beep" can be caused by many things like applications or system services that cannot load properly. In some instances, there might be an error message showing in the Event logs.The HijackThis forum deals exclusively with virus and malware issues. HijackThis does not have the capability to analyze performance, hardware or application issues. For these types of issues I would suggest posting to the Windows XP Home and Professional forum.The techs in that forum specialize in matters pertaining to the operating system, performance and applications. Let them know that you have been to this forum and that no malware was found.When posting to any other forum, do not post a HijackThis log or the post will simply be moved back to this forum for infection analysis. That is what HijackThis is used for and that is what we specialize in here in this forum.Also, when posting in any other forum for assistance, give as much detail as possible regarding any issues that are occurring. The more information they have, the better the techs can analyze the issue and make any recommendations for resolving it.Cheers.OT

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about a month ago my computer started to make a beep sound and lag like **** (msn messanger is slow and games and internet and so on) and ive been like looking for answers for it and doing defragments and so on and nothing has changed like please help me.

Answer:weird beep sound an lag

Beeps on boot? Beeping can be a trouble code. How many beeps and when do they happen? Any errors in the event log?

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I have a X220 running windows 7. I cleaned the keyboard and now the keyboard doesn't work and there is a constant beeping sound. I'm typing using my blue tooth keyboard and everything works fine. I can't re-boot and get into setup with F1 due to the keyboard not functioning. Ideas? Thanks Kevin

Answer:x220 beep / ding noise/ key board not functiioning

Perhaps cleaning the keyboard loosened the ribbon cable connecting the X220's keyboard to its system planar (aka motherboard).
If that is the case, it should be a fairly easy fix.
Download the X220 Hardware Maintenance Manual and follow the instructions to carefully remove the keyboard, and then repeat them in reverse order to replace it.  Instructions appear in Chapter 8, are labeled "1040 - Keyboard" and start on page 67.
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I have a white HP Roar wireless speaker. It is fully charged.When I turn it on I get a continuos beep loud noise and I am not able to stop so I can use it as a bluetooth device to play music.How can I fix this? It has been working fine the first two months.Thanks!

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Hey guys,

My HP Pavilion dv6 3132tx has been making a beep and click noise every now and then for quite a while now (4 months +).

The noise is a beep (lasting around 1/2 second) followed by a click (and sometimes it is a beep followed by another beep of a lower tone). It happens when I am logged into windows and there are no beep codes on startup, the speakers are muted too so it's not a background noise or anything. There also does not appear to be any pattern and the beeps occur randomly, whether it be me gaming or browsing the internet.

I have tried checking the hard drive for errors by using the bios hdd checking tool, chkdsk and hdtune. All of those said that the hard drive passed so I have no idea what the problem could be.

Thanks in advance!


Answer:HP Pavilion notebook making beep and click noise

It may be hardware errors unfolding. For safety in case it gets worse, 1st of all (if you haven't done so aleady), do some backup'ing by imaging your disk (or as a minimum copy all your personal\important files) to an external media.

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500gb hard drive. beep noise coming from the hard drive when connected to laptop.tried connecting to friends laptop but still won't detect.kindly help me out.

Answer:hp pd500a: Beep noise when connected to laptop and not getti...

If you mean an external hard drive being connected to a laptop, please provide the name and Model number of the external drive.

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This problem has just occured to me today. I have my computer set up where a person needs to enter a password to get into my BIOS or have the computer boot up. Normally, when I turn on my computer, the "enter password" comes up immediately. It was delayed, and for a moment I was thinking I wasnt going to be able to get into my computer. It looked like it said it didnt detect my hard drive or something. All I know is that I got two quick short beeps(sounded internal in the computer), THEN I got my normal POST beep. If was a POST beep problem, the beeps would have sounded the same. But the 2 beeps I heard before the POST beep sounded shallow and tinny, not the same type of beep my POST does. I have heard my POST give me errors due to improperly installed vid card, so I know what the beep sounds like when there is a problem. I hope this doesnt mean that my hard drive is going to crash. I have no clue what this means, all I know is that this has never happened before in the past. Any ideas on what it could be? My system specs are:

AMD 1 Gig athalon processor
A7V133 Socket A motherboard
128 Megs of RAM
Windows 98 SE
(i scanned for viruses and found none)

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Weird beep at bootup may be a problem,..please help

Beep codes are specific to the motherboard's bios. See what type of bios you have and then look up the beep codes for it (at many different sites on the net) It sounds like you got 2 short 1 long, see what that means

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