General Characteristics of Beeps in BIOS

Error Beeps in AMIBIOS

Short Beeps Description and Consequence
One, two or three No memory module (or it does not operate); how to correct – replace a module
Four A system clock does not operate; it is fatal for motherboard
Five A processor does not operate; it is fatal but, probably, a processor is not incompatible with this motherboard
Six A keyboard does not operate ; how to correct – replace a keyboard
Seven An error of the processor virtual mode; it is fatal for motherboard
Eight A video card does not operate; how to correct – replace a video card
Nine The data from a flash card are damaged; how to correct – reflash BIOS or replace flash card
Ten An error of reading/writing of shutdown register; it is fatal for motherboard
Eleven A processor cache memory does not operate; it is fatal for processor

 

Error Beeps in AWARD

Beep Description and Consequence
One long, several short A video card does not operate; how to correct – replace video card
Only short or only long No memory module (or it does not operate); how to correct – replace a module