You'll need to replace it. Virus detection will use a system alert to alert you because of this. How to Interpret Computer Error Beep Codes When the computer makes those funny sound via the system speaker, it's not doing it because it wants to be heard. There are 4 lights on the front panel of machines with this issue. Macintosh startup tones Tones Error Error tone. Replace the motherboard if it is soldered in. You need a new motherboard.
Beep Code Description and what to check 1-1-1-1 Unconfirmed beep code. For other Dell beep codes, please refer to page. It isn't just a single beep, it's a series of beeps that gets higher each time. I already have a sound card installed and the alert is still coming from the system speaker. Reseat or Replace these chips.
If all your memory tests good, you probably need to buy another motherboard. Different patterns of on, off, and blinking, and different colored lights will indicate an error code for the machine. If that doesn't work, replace the power supply. Listen to this sequence of sounds, count them, and reboot and count again if you have to. The pattern of beeps whether its the number of beeps or the length of those beeps will give you an indication of the actual problem. Continuous beep Repeating short beep 1 long and 1 short beep 1 long and 2 short beeps 1 long and 3 short beeps.
So there is no way to interpret it. You can try switching the first and second banks memory chips. Its a distress signal from the computer in a morse code like pattern. If it does the same thing, one of the memory chips on the motherboard are bad, and you most likely need to get another motherboard since these chips are soldered on. Your best bet is to get a new motherboard.
Startup tone, drive spins, no video. Now I can relax, I guess. For example, 1 -pause- 3 -pause 3 -pause. You need to buy another board. Everything is ok, that is if you see things on the screen. If this doesn't do it, the memory chips may be bad.
If it still beeps, either the whole card is bad or the memory on it is. If they seem fine, your motherboard has some bad chips on it. Try yanking out the cards one by one to isolate the culprit. Generally this is caused by a memory chip that is not seated properly. You'll need to consult your manual to see which bank is first.
. If that doesn't work, replace the battery. Best bet is to install another video card. Check the date and time. If that doesn't help, you should consider another motherboard.
High tone, four higher tones. You'll likely need to get another board. If so, try swapping it with another one and see if it works. Try reseating the memory and rebooting. This is a 1-3-3 combo and each set of beeps is separated by a brief pause.
If it still beeps, replace the chip if possible. If it doesn't help, reseat the chip that controls the keyboard, if it isn't soldered in. Run a test program to double-check it. Unless you have a to tell you more about the particular problem, you will have to use the charts below to decipher the computer error and get your machine back up and running. If video is working, you'll see an error message. If it is indeed bad, disable it, or replace it. If you don't see anything, check your monitor and video card first.
Make sure it is seated well in the bus. Virus detection will use a system alert to alert you because of this. Dell beep codes Beep Code Description 1 beep corruption or failure. The last possibility is to buy another motherboard. It could also be a bad timer.