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Anyone know this beep code?

By Slayer_ ·
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According to the boards markings, its a "p4b mx"

I found the manual online but it didn't have the beep codes.

Personally I think it thinks it's become a dialup modem.

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I didnt look it up Slayer

by cpguru21 In reply to Anyone know this beep cod ...

but do you know what Bios its running? Award, Pheonix, etc...? That may lead you to a list of beep codes and their meanings.

Anyway here is a site that may help:
http://www.pchell.com/hardware/beepcodes.shtml

HTH

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upon further investigation

by cpguru21 In reply to I didnt look it up Slayer

looks like Award bios. check out this pdf here:
http://www.motherboards.org/files/manuals/1/p4bmx-101.pdf

Good Luck.

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Yeah I found that manual, sadly doesn't list that code.

by Slayer_ In reply to Anyone know this beep cod ...

I'd say it was 3 long, and 2 short.

I think it's award bios. Can't check since it doesn't boot at all.

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Just listened to the audio (sorry for doing that first)

by cpguru21 In reply to Anyone know this beep cod ...

That is not a beep code. Can you pinpoint exactly where the sound is coming from? I am assuming speakers, but if its just "somewhere in the box" there may be a specific device making the noise.

I am not sure what level tech skills you have, but if you can elimitate all extras from the box. All you need for boot is mobo, processor, ram (1 stick only) and video to see if something comes up on the screen Eliminate everything except those items.

If you have already taken these steps (notice HD is not listed) do a visual inspection of the mobo. Domed capacitors etc.... See if you can locate where on the mobo the sound card (is it onboard?) and see if visually anything looks odd.

I have heard a lot of beep codes in my day, but that one is new to me. It almost sounds like that guy that made the music video out of hard drives...

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guess editing a post is still out of the question here?!?

by cpguru21 In reply to Just listened to the audi ...

first line above should read (sorry for NOT doing that first)

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I pulled all RAM, and video

by Slayer_ In reply to Anyone know this beep cod ...

Same beep code. I don't even see a system speaker.

I press the on button. The green light is on while I press but goes out when I release.
About 5 seconds later, I hear that code.

The lights on the board that show whether or not it has power to light up when its plugged in, and I can see green lights on the network cable when the cable is plugged in, even when it's turned off (not that it's turning on).

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I have a suspicion it's the power supply

by Slayer_ In reply to Anyone know this beep cod ...

I got another one from work, I'll give it a try.

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Did the PSU work?

by cpguru21 In reply to I have a suspicion it's t ...

Details please :-)

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Three long and two short

by mjd420nova In reply to Anyone know this beep cod ...

Three long is the keyboard/mouse interface error. The two short doesn't match with any device code. Does it boot beyond the beeps? The lights on the keyboard should flash at or just before the code erupts.

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It doesn't even power up

by Slayer_ In reply to Three long and two short

No lights nothing, just a short green light while I hold the power button that goes off when I release, then a few seconds later there is that beep code.

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