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jay1978

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    1 long beep and 2 short beeps
    « on: May 24, 2011, 06:04:07 AM »
    hi guys..I tried to boot the pc the other day and it did 1 long beep and 2 short beeps and it wouldn't boot up, Ever since then it has booted sometimes and not others. I cant find my manual to find the codes for the beeping. I was told that 1 long and 2 short usually means memory problem, Is that usually the case ? cheers guys  ;D

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    Re: 1 long beep and 2 short beeps
    « Reply #1 on: May 24, 2011, 06:06:36 AM »
    Go to the website of your bios provider for a list of their beep codes.

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      Re: 1 long beep and 2 short beeps
      « Reply #2 on: May 24, 2011, 07:13:01 AM »
      I had a look on the gigabyte site and I am convinced its graphics problem. The monitor goes onto standby and I cant see anything then I have to reboot which I then get the beeps, Can the graphics cards cause beeps while booting?

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      Re: 1 long beep and 2 short beeps
      « Reply #3 on: May 24, 2011, 07:16:10 AM »
      Yes

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      Re: 1 long beep and 2 short beeps
      « Reply #4 on: May 24, 2011, 09:04:02 AM »
      1 long and 2 short is a video card error on a Gigabyte board with an Award bios. Most likely, your video card is not inserted properly, not powered properly, or dead/dying.

      Check that the card is inserted securely and completely into the slot and, if required by the card, a power cable has been attached to it. Even if it appears to be in correctly, try completely removing it and putting it back in.