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Beeping noise from my Dell tower.

by paul.thegunslinger / February 16, 2011 8:49 AM PST

I have a Dell Dimension c521.
It was previously owned by my parents and they left it on at all times of the days.
Im planning on getting a new HD for it soon, but at the moment I cant seem to get rid of this beeping noise coming from the tower.
I move the mouse a lot or type a lot and those aren't the causes.
The beep just comes and goes whenever it pleases.
someone please help me with this issue.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 16, 2011 10:54 AM PST
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by Willy / February 17, 2011 2:24 AM PST

Beeping is a warning of some sort. I can only guess, but its usually of two types, heat and/or cooling. Next, would be some case monitoring if active. Since, this system may not have been given attention by previous owners why not, open case and seemly allow to run and what is the response. Any dust bunnies? the next possible cause is an erratic fan operation and due to monitoring is beeping, because its slow or breaking down. Check all that out.

tada -----Willy Happy

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