Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

memory chips and beeping


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 tcb415

tcb415

  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:07:10 AM

Posted 01 August 2010 - 06:41 PM

Took two memory sticks out of Gateway (OS-Vista) and used them temporarily in an acer desktop (OS-XP). When I put the two 512s back into the Gateway, the fan is the only thing that comes on when I try to boot up. Appreciate any help.

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Eyesee

Eyesee

    Bleepin Teck Shop


  • BC Advisor
  • 3,539 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:In the middle of Kansas
  • Local time:07:10 AM

Posted 02 August 2010 - 04:04 PM

Hello and welcome to the forum!

Try reseating them. It doesnt sound like they are in all the way
Also you might try them one at a time.
In the beginning there was the command line.

#3 remykimes

remykimes

  • Members
  • 19 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Florida
  • Local time:07:10 AM

Posted 02 August 2010 - 04:34 PM

if you go to the problem i am having http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/336629/motherboard-help/ you will find that bruce has posted a list of what beeps mean... i hope that will help

#4 abauw

abauw

  • Members
  • 951 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Kebun Kelapa
  • Local time:07:10 PM

Posted 02 August 2010 - 04:39 PM

sorry remykimes...
different type of BIOS chip will generate a different BEEP code...
hope you understand this :thumbsup:

:guitar: Take me to a place where time is frozen
You don't have to close your eyes to dream :busy:
You can find escape inside this moment :smash:
And I will follow  :whistle:


#5 ReviverSoft

ReviverSoft

    Happy to help!


  • Members
  • 1,552 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Somewhere on this planet...
  • Local time:05:10 AM

Posted 02 August 2010 - 07:23 PM

Are you sure the memory sticks are supported by the Acer desktop?

Memory Specs? System specs/model no. ?

Edited by ReviverSoft, 02 August 2010 - 07:24 PM.

ReviverSoft - Happy to help!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users