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New computer stuck in power save mode?

by grilledcheese4 / October 14, 2011 4:09 PM PDT
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double post sorry
by grilledcheese4 / October 14, 2011 4:12 PM PDT

**heard 2 beeps on start up.

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Check and verify
by Willy / October 14, 2011 7:02 PM PDT
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Check that power-OFF is done. Remove side cover and inspect the innards of the new PC. Be sure that all looks OK and well seated and connected. In your case, remove and reseat the video card and be 100% sure it is. Power-ON and check results. Hopefully, the 2-beeps go away. As stated to you, check manual for the bios beep code. Long and short beeps sequence, help ID the problem. use that to further check the system.

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Re: power safe mode
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 14, 2011 5:37 PM PDT

It's not the computer that's stuck in power save mode, probably, it's the monitor telling you it doesn't receive a signal from the computer. That can have 2 reasons:
1. Something wrong with the cable or video card.
2. Something wrong with motherboard, CPU or RAM.

That 2 beeps might mean something. That should be in the manual.

Most likely, it's either a loose cable or awarranty issue.


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