Computer Problem

By SamGun1993
May 29, 2009
  1. My computer is having problems.It turns on but it doesnt show anything on the screen.It makes like a long beep for 3 seconds than like a 2 beeps right after that and together the 2 beeps last .5 seconds.It just makes those sounds once and after that it doesnt do anything not even on the screen.I need this fixed someone plz help me.
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    Do you know what BIOS and its version that your motherboard has? The beeps your hear are error beeps and they can point to your issue.
  3. ComputerGuy55

    ComputerGuy55 TS Maniac Posts: 380   +8

    1 long, 2 short beeps Display adapter error (MDA/CGA)
    1 long, 3 short beeps Display adapter error (EGA/VGA)
    3 long beeps 3270 keyboard card

    Award BIOS:
    1 Long 2 Short Video Card Error - Either re-seat or replace video card

    A few boards I found.
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    read the bios beep guide in the guides forum
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