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Windows 7: wow wtf

30 Mar 2010   #1
electricfeel

windows7 premium x64
 
 
wow wtf

when i turned on my laptop there was this really
loud beeping noise that sounded like an alarm going off
i only just got it


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30 Mar 2010   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

The BIOS performs a power-on self-test (POST) to ensure a system is functioning properly. When there is a problem, an error message results. But if an issue is identified before the video card can be accessed, a series of beeps will be produced on the speaker to tell a user what the problem is. A site to figure out the meaning of BIOS Beep Codes is

http://www.bioscentral.com/
(Look at the right hand side column on that page).

However, a single beep during the boot process is normal.
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30 Mar 2010   #3
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
However, a single beep during the boot process is normal.
Ahhhh, yes....the beep of joy. Gotta' love it when you hear that after reviving a so-called dead motherboard.
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