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    Angry motherboard


    my girlfriend has a problem with her computer. She was on the computer and all of a sudden the monitor goes black and the motherboard just starts beeping 3 times and everytime i turn it on it keeps making those beeping sounds. what do you guys think is the problem i kind of think its somethin to do with the processor or it probably needs to be flashed.

    i really need help on this one she needs it asap
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    Whats the complete spec of the computer? Motherboard beeping can be loads of things. Check that the cpu isn't overheating (if possible) and that the voltages 3.3, 5 and 12 are within 10%.This can be found in your bios setup (usually hitting del on boot) Have you added any hardware? What o/s are you using, do you have the latest bios version (available from the m/b vendor). When you boot, do you have a display, or is it black? Does the m/b keep beeping or does it beep 3 times and then stop?
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    Also, what bios do you have? The beeping is a code, and knowing what bios will allow you to look up the beep code and find what the problem may be.
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