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#1 gabulldog777

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Posted 27 January 2011 - 11:10 AM

I have an old laptop with windows XP - When I power up, after 3-5 seconds, it beeps 1 time and the screen goes blank. Any suggestions ???

Edited by Orange Blossom, 27 January 2011 - 03:14 PM.
Move to XP forum. ~ OB


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#2 odin88

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Posted 27 January 2011 - 05:40 PM

Hi,
It is a good sign that it beeps at boot!!! can we have a bit more info on your machine please i.e make/model/cpu and ram.
have you checked to see if your ram is seated properly?? is your machine still going through the process of booting/are the lights flashing to show hd is been accessed?? the more info you can give us, the quicker and better response to your issue!!

Iain.
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