New Bios Beep ???

By Tamste
Oct 15, 2005
  1. Had problem recently where PC evry now and again stops with a 3 long bleep bios beep code. This happens before anything appears on screen. Problem is I cannot seem to find what this code means. There are lots of bleep code lists for amibos, but this isn't on the list

    Bios is AMIbios and is the latest version for my board according to MSI

    OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
    System Manufacturer MSI
    System Model MS-6380E
    Processor x86 Family 6 Model 6 Stepping 2 AuthenticAMD ~1666 Mhz
    BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T, 02/04/2001
    SMBIOS Version 2.3
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Take a look at this thread HERE If that doesn`t help, then you need to do some troubleshooting.

    Turn off your computer, and unplug the mains cable.

    Open your case, and disonnect anything not required to boot your computer.

    Check all connections and cables etc.

    Start with just the mobo, cpu, ram, and videocard.

    If your computer still wont attempt to boot, then maybe swapping the ram may help.

    If your computer does attempt to boot, then next add the hard drive, and retest.

    Keep adding one component at a time untill your system doesnt boot, and that will be your culprit.

    Regards Howard :) :)
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