Kioskea
Recherche
Ask a question Report

Long beeps. can't start computer [Solved/Closed]

Laurie - Latest answer on Aug 2, 2010 08:13AM
Hello,
When i try to start my computer, i get long beeps and it doesn't start. PLEASE HELP!!
Read more 
Answer
+94
moins plus
try pulling out your RAM and then put it back into the slot.
i had the same problem and that fixed it. hope this helps. :)

The.really.high.guy- Mar 24, 2010 07:25AM
Damn main you just save'd my Fuu'king arss
have had tyhis prop for a good week now. and couldnt get on the net too se what too do. but now i have :)
Thx Alot !!!!
Rps
rans- Apr 10, 2010 06:52PM
thanks u solved my problem
Izwhtitiz- Apr 24, 2010 12:29PM
Thanks you guys saved my PC from flying. It was the RAM I switched their slots around and made sure they seated well and IT WORKED! THANKS ALL for the help................
angela- Apr 28, 2010 10:35AM
Thank you...I had the same problem, read this, cleaned PC and RAM slots, put it back together and now it works! Great stuff! :-)
Answer
+15
moins plus
Hey,
I Have had the same problem over and over again if you don't have the CPU fan properly "Hindged" on the Computer will give a load long beep... just wiggle it around or get a new one that might fit better... oh and make sure the CPU Hard Glue is fermly in place... Good Luck!!!!

laurie- Jul 14, 2009 12:45PM
Thanks a lot, this helped a lot. I can see why you're called pro helper ;)
GD- Oct 30, 2009 11:47PM
This helped me too. Thanks a lot dude.
amy- Nov 18, 2009 06:47PM
please help me find crscs on my pc
km- Nov 22, 2009 09:59PM
Thanks Tons!! After taking it all apart, WE just wiggled it around and it worked!!! You are awesome!
Answer
+13
moins plus
As mentioned earlier:
- Try to find the motherboard name, like "ASUS M14LJ" or something like that. Google it, for example "ASUS M12LJ beep codes" and identify the beep code you are hearing.

Alternatively:
- Pull out the CMOS battery (Looks like a coin) and wait 20 seconds before you put it back in.
- Remove, one by one, all your memory chips (RAM) and re-seat/reinstall them.
- Remove your graphics card and re-seat/reinstall it.

These are the most common fixes for a very odd hardware issue. If it doesn't work:
- Remove all your RAM and insert only ONE chip and boot.
- - - If it still beeps, try ANOTHER (only one) RAM chip. If that also beeps, then it is possible that one or more pieces of hardware is broken.

comp- Jun 23, 2010 10:31PM
You saved my family a ton of money. thanks!
Answer
+8
moins plus
hi..thanks for the advice ...i also have the same problem.ill try your advice..hope it will fix my pc..
i will clean my pc and reinstall the RAM... but it will not work ill try slamming it..lol...
hope for the best..

Answer
+5
moins plus
hi,
replace the cmos battery and then try...
(i think u know the right way to replace the cmos batt)

Answer
+2
moins plus
try to change the location of your memory to other slot dim.. or try to change the memory a good one.. you can also erase the memory on the gold .. if still same u check olso the vga...

SeaKap- May 7, 2009 12:51PM
Depending on how many beeps, will tell you what the issue is.
If not fixed after removing and reinserting Ram r changing the slots, attempt just removing one, then try start up, if nothing, then reinsert that one and remove another.
pp24- Jun 30, 2010 10:40AM
brilliant,i had the same problem and after reading this i changed the ram slots and all working again.thanks alot!!!
dan- Aug 2, 2010 08:13AM
woop woop cheers for the help i had same problemo. turnt of pc removed ram pluged it bk in started the computer up an its now workin :) :) :) : ) : ): ): ): ): ): ) :): )
Answer
+2
moins plus
Had the same problem, found this via google

My problem was also caused by loose RAM, fitted it properly and it's fine.

Answer
+1
moins plus
thx, it does fix my problem. the problem is that the RAM not quite plug in its slot. try to pull it out and plug it again, thx a lot...

This document entitled « long beeps. can't start computer » from Kioskea (en.kioskea.net) is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.

Not a member yet?

sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free!

Members get more answers than anonymous users.

Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests.

Being a member gives you additional options.