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Windows 7: PC not booting with memok lighting up & continuous beeps

15 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
PC not booting with memok lighting up & continuous beeps

I am facing this weird problem with my pc since few days

when ever i try to boot up my pc, the memok led lights up and gives continuous beeps (1 long 2 short)
even pressing the memok button dosent help

now to solve this i have to reseat the bios by moving the jumpers, and then push the memok and then it boots
but to further add to my agony once i leave the pc shutdown for 4-5 hours again the same problem reoccurs

i have been using this pair of corsair ddr3 rams @1333mhz for a year now and it worked perfectly until now
memtest+ finds no error

i have latest bios installed and even reflashed it
tried a different psu
tried booting up with single stick of ram
tried different ram slots
tried different cmos battery

plz help

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15 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

whats the memok button just so I know sry.
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15 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

well its a small button on the asus mobos that helps to make rams compatible with mobo by auto. trying diff profiles to help boot the system
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15 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If you went into bios and set the ram to auto that should clear up the issue but as you have stated the settings aren't sticking am I right?
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15 Sep 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

yes i guess so, no matter what setting i try they failed to get stored after 4-5 hours
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16 Sep 2011   #6

window 7 professional 64bit
 
 

This is a faulty RAM installation slot. Refer to your motherboard manual where it wants you to place the RAM. You should place your RAM away from the CPU as possible. What motherboard do you have? In fact, give the overall hardware model you have.

EDIT: Since you said you have try CMOS jump, you already reset your BIO but you experience that you can't save your setting. I'm afraid you have a weak power supply. Have you try putting a new power supply to test if you can get one?
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16 Sep 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

if you read my 1st post carefully
-i have tried all combinations of ram slots and ram sticks
-have tried a different psu too

you can check my whole pc spec under "My System Spec"
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16 Sep 2011   #8

window 7 professional 64bit
 
 

Sorry I didn't read your spec. It is a video card error. Something is not compatible between your video card and display hardware. If you have extra video card, try to test it. It should clear up the beep.
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16 Sep 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

no dear the beep code is for ram only

i guess its a grounding issue as the rig worked perfectly ok when i test it on a cardboard

can someone point me how to troubleshoot grounding problems

i have a cm430 elite case and mobo is mounted on the brass standoffs
also is it possible that psu is shorting?
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16 Sep 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Troubleshooting Grounding Issues and How to Spot Them - Custom PC Blog

It is very possible the psu is shorting out if there is a sufficient amount of dust accumulation in it.
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