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computer sometimes beeps when it crashes

by jedione / April 28, 2005 2:55 PM PDT

I'm still trying to figure out why my computer crashes. Sometimes when it freezes it starts beeping a constant beep until I finally have to turn it off or reset it. What could this mean?

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(NT) Wrong Forum...
by damasta55r / April 28, 2005 3:51 PM PDT
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The usual is the CPU overheated.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 28, 2005 9:03 PM PDT

Some BIOS will emit a beep-beep or siren when the CPU or other sensor is too hot.

Why is your post so slim on details?

Did you try it with the cover off?

Bob

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dont think cput is overheating. more details...
by jedione / April 29, 2005 2:18 AM PDT

Yeah right now I'm running it with the cover off. If I put the cover back on the case will vibrate and the fan will make a loud buzzing noise. My computer basically crashes out of nowhere unpredictably, even while idle. I've checked the system health in bios and the cpu temp is only around 47-49C. I'm still trying to figure out why my computer crashes and which piece of hardare is causing this. Also, its been crashing on my old system too which is why I replaced the CPU, motheboard and memory, and it still does it. The only thing I havent replaced for a long time is my hard drive, but I ran the manufacturers utility did burn in tests and such and it says the hard drive is error free. Also, crashing either gives a blue screen just saying "the system has halted, contact your hardware vendor" or it just plain freezes while im doing something and I try to click on a window and it gets stuck and I have to reset, other times it beeps a constant beep when it freezes, so I'm thinking that might mean something...

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