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Added On October 20, 2011
General DOS Beeps Chart

by Rusi
The following DOS Beep Chart should be used when your computer fails to start and the monitor is also not showing any picture.


Beeps may vary depending on your motherboard producer. Those are the main used by most companies.

Make sure that the SPEAKER of your motherboard is connected in order to here the beeps.

General Beep Codes

3 Short Beeps = RAM Memory Problem

1 Long and 1 Short Beep =  Motherboard Problem

1 Long and 2 Short Beeps =  Video Card Issues

1 Continuous Beep or Non-stop short Beeps  = Bad Power Supply

1 Short Beep and no proper loading afterwards = Disk Drive/Video Card Related Problems

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