Why does my computer have a serious beeps and does not load windows?

Question

Why does the computer not start Windows 2000 it just beeps long beeps constantly. I changed the interfaces but still acts same. It has a fairly new Motherboard in it. It worked fine but suddenly I turned it off and then it would not start Windows again just constant long beeps.

Answer

This question was answered on February 8, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Generally you will receive beep codes when your computer fails what is called POST (Power on Self Test) POST runs general tests on your computer and insures that it meets the necessary requirements before booting up and loading Windows Please visit the site listed and review the list of beep codes to verify what beep code you are receiving

http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

This list of beep codes will help you trouble shoot and verify what piece of hardware is failing.

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Posted by Ryan of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on February 8, 2007