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By 10four ยท 5 replies
Sep 11, 2006
  1. i cant believe i forgot to unplug my comp while adding ram.....i touched something in the process and the little panasonic flat battery begain to smoke as the fans started to spin ...i quickly unplugged but subsequently when i plugged in and turned on got just 3 beeps and fans then i tried again and got same three beeps and my cpu fried?...:(
  2. agi_shi

    agi_shi TS Rookie Posts: 385

    In your mobo manual, check what "3 beeps" means. Also, make sure you check for the right kind of beeps - long, short, repeating, etc?
  3. danielb

    danielb TS Rookie Posts: 19

    Means no ram dont it, or incompatible ram.
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    you probably fried a memory stick or worse
  5. 10four

    10four TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thx ..i checked the book and it says...memory detection test: will hang if memory module is damaged that serious enough to mean the motherboard is a goner
  6. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    i doubt it, probably just the ram's busted, but we'd better wait and see what tedster and the boys think of it :D
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