...power light, power light turns blue, there's a single short beep, system stays on but doesn't boot, fan spins down to normal...been identical every time. I've checked the various trouble codes at http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems...(Forums)
nassau98, If the system is giving a memory failure beep code, your next step is to either test or replace the system...DD137A03.pdf The meaning of the specific diagnostic LED codes can be found at this link: http://support.dell...
...memory modules. In your situation the codes you listed aren't on the chart and I...you're receiving a combination of two error codes. According to the E510's on-line Service Manual a light code of # 3 & # 4 is related to memory. A single...
...No stopping during POST and demanding I press the Del key. No PCI bus failure indications. No memory parity error beep codes. Just booted right up. One problem. The Western Digital disk setup software (Data Lifeguard 11.1). If I...
How do I diagnose the Diagnostic Lights and the Beep Codes?(Forums)
...The whole process took me less than 10 minutes. I just can not believe that my system is up and running again (no beep codes, no LED lights!) - thanks to you. I will make sure to replace the defective sticks by getting two new ones. Again...
When I power up my computer, I get the following beep code: Beep, pause, beep-boop-beep. I went into the BIOS Setup Utility and reset it to "Load Optimal Defaults". I updated to current...3/5/2014 | (Forums)
...in the recall units.) What the unit WILL do is to emit a short, repeated "beep code" series -- 1 long, 2 short beeps. I suppose if there's a diagnostic-code chart somewhere, those beeps could be decoded. Does anyone know how to "read...(Forums)
Dimension 8200 - when starting, gets the following beep codes - 5-1-2-3 - not listed in the normal beep codes section. Tested the memory in another machine, works fine. Help!7/24/2003 | (Forums)
...behavior happens I have tried to find a copy of the beep codes and could not. Just for the heck of it, I removed the...Same behavior. I would love to find a copy of all the beep codes. I find lots of references to the code table, but no...9/25/2013 | (Forums)
... Just out of the clear blue, I'm getting beep codes. The troubleshooting guide isn't any help, as the beep code I get is not listed in it. The beep code is 1-1-1-1, that is a series of four...2/2/2001 | (Forums)
...today, and on boot it had a 4-3 beep code. I let it sit for awhile, and later...up, and on boot it had the same beep code). I reseated the RAM, and it booted...again. Any idea what that 4-3 beep code is? I think one time it might have...6/17/2012 | (Forums)
Thats what im hoping, just got paranoid when i read that beep code section. Â Oh, and by the way my bios is version 1.0.12 Message Edited by KPK4444 on 05-18-2008 12:46 PM
One short beep is good, long beeps, or more than one ususally indicate not so good! Cheers, DaveВ
Try reseating the RAM modules or using different RAM modules. I saw a beep code on dell website 1-4-2 beeps for memory failure. Also, I wonder if the hard drive crashed? Did you try a different hard drive? PredAlien
Thank you for your reply. I installed a defective NIC card and that caused the beep code. As soon as it was replaced, the machine was back in good order.
The beeps are supposed to translate to 3-digit numbers. Beep lengths are the same, but the spaces between them are slightly different--long space is the space between digits. This should...
...it was normal. As long as everything boots up normal, you're fine. I think if it was that Bios checksum thing it would beep repeatively, not just a single time. Hey im happy just being overly cauious.Â Message Edited by KPK4444 on 05-18-2008...
Well it could be that the motherboard is bad in that case. With no ram at all in the system it should give this beep code. If you tried all the sticks one at a time and still get the same error code it means either all the ram went or Â the motherboard has an issue
lol thats exactly what i did, i just kinda took the whole thing apart and reseeded everything, worked everythings fine now. i still kinda wanna know what those beep codes ment. though. thanks