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beeping noises

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sirloin_alot, Feb 9, 2003.

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  1. sirloin_alot

    sirloin_alot Thread Starter

    Feb 1, 2003
    hey whats up? when i play any game or doing anything else my comp is constantly making beeping noises, not from the speaker but from the computer itself. what are they and how do i stop them?
  2. DaveCovenant


    Jan 29, 2003
    Is this a continuous beeping noise...? ...or does it start...and then stop...and then start again...?
    Does the problem start immediately after your operating system loads...? ...or only after going into certain applications / games...?

    The usual culprit is a stuck key...,but we'll see if we can figure it out.

    - David
  3. monted


    Jun 22, 2002
    also, what kind of computer is it, what kind of BIOS,& what is the pattern, ie. 3 short beeps,2long and 1 short,etc.
  4. jnibori


    Jul 21, 2002
  5. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    Sounds like your computer may be overheating. A lot of new computers have an option in the BIOS that monitors voltages and temperature as well as fan RPM. It may be that it's telling you to check the fans and temperature. Enter the BIOS( F1, DEL, F10 key during POST should get you into the BIOS) Try looking for power management, system monitor, something like that and see if there is an error or if any voltages are too high or low, or if the temperature is too high. Also take off the side and check all the fans in computer.
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