Why does my PC beep, but won't start?

Question

My computer turns on but makes several beeping noises and nohing shows up on the moniter. please help =)

Answer

This question was answered on January 21, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Your motherboard, or the manual which came with the computer will help you decipher those beeps They are called POST codes, and point to errors which occur diring computer startups.

Try a search on Google.com if your particular system is not covered on the site I've listed below:

www.xs4all.nl/~matrix/checkp.html

RG

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Posted by Robert of Mesa Community College on January 21, 2003