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Windows 7: Windows 7 Black Screen on start up

21 Nov 2013   #21
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

The beeping isn't a driver issue, it's a hardware fault.

Motherboards have different beep codes depending on the manufacturer. For Dell PCs, six beeps means a video BIOS test/video card failure. See the beep code list here:

xps 8100 beep codes - XPS Club Forum - XPS Club - Dell Community

Unplug the power from the PC, and then try taking out your video card and putting it back in and see if it continues to beep.


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30 Nov 2013   #22
Treebie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

I switched to on board graphics and it still had the same beep code and I gave my card to a friend and he tested it and it worked on his computer so I think there is a motherboard issue
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02 Dec 2013   #23
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

As a final check, try booting a Live Linux CD, see if you get the same problem?

See here for a good Linux to use: Emergency Kit - save your files from a dead OS
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