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Motherboard beeps when I turn the computer on

by qnine / November 22, 2004 1:30 AM PST

Hey,

I'm having a very annoying problem. Just after Windows XP Pro launches on my computer, the motherboard begins to let out one long annoying beep and it doesn't stop. I have no idea what is causing it and I can't get it to quit with the beep. It is really loud and makes it so I can't use my PC out of sheer frustration. What is the problem and how can I fix it? Thanks!

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That's typiclal of the overtemperature alarm.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 22, 2004 1:40 AM PST

You may want to remove the case cover to see if the fan is in place, the airflow is good and the fan is not blocked.

Bob

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Re: That's typiclal of the overtemperature alarm.
by holtnr / November 22, 2004 4:01 AM PST

Of course, a real phone tech support type would probably just tell you to unplug the speaker. Happy

Kidding, Just kidding!

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