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Windows 7: whats it mean when HDD is beeping?

28 Dec 2009   #1
ollie007

vista
 
 
whats it mean when HDD is beeping?

1. i tested it in a sata hdd dock and it works, but i install it and it beeps.

why?


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28 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ollie007 View Post
1. i tested it in a sata hdd dock and it works, but i install it and it beeps.

why?
Probably defective or not spinning correctly in the computer.
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28 Dec 2009   #3
c59

7rc
 
 

Did you test the drive in a dock on another system, and now you are trying to boot from it and you are getting beeps?

If the sound is clearly beeps then they stop it is most likely a bios boot error. Again if it's clearly a series of beeps that stop and nothing else happens then you'll need to give use more details on your system and what's on the hard drive to help further. My first step would be to make sure that the video card didn't get knocked loose when you installed the hard drive.
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28 Dec 2009   #4
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

It might also help to have the exactly dot-dash pattern of the beep, and the type of BIOS that your system has.
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