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[Solved] 2 Beeps On Startup

  1. Hi. I was playing Portal 2 earlier and the PC rebooted without warning. This was the first time this happened so I ignored it. Then it happened again while surfing the web. I googled for help and someone suggested updating the BIOS. I checked for an update and proceeded to update. While updating, the PC restarted…and I was greeted with 2 short beeps. I checked beep codes and it looks like parity circuit failure or something. I reseated the 1 stick of RAM in another slot but it still beeped. Reseated the GPU, still beeped. Used onboard graphics, still beeped. Removed RAM and booted PC and got a repeat of a long, continuous beep. I also tried resetting the BIOS by removing the CMOS battery and using the jumpers to no avail. I'm completely stumped. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks. :)

    Here are some specs:

    OS: Windows 10 Pro
    HDD: Toshiba 500GB
    GPU: Evga GTX 650 1GB
    CPU: AMD A6-6400K Richland Dual- Core 3.9 GHz Socket FM2 65W
    Mobo: ASRock FM2A55M-VG3+
    RAM: Kingston 4GB DDR3 x1
    PSU: ThermalTake TR2 600WW

    Edit: I've been using the PC for about a year now without problems so I don't know what caused it. Well I've had this 5 beep error from before but it's nothing major. Boots fine after restarting.
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    hmm, BIOS update should have been your LAST choice for BSOD on a previously stable system.

    Go the vender site and REGRESS the bios.
     
  3. DaFroginator101

    DaFroginator101 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 30

    It didn't BSOD. It just randomly restarted. I guess it's PSU dying. And the beeps...fried mobo lol. Time for an upgrade anyway. Thanks.
     

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