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

Computer beeping on startup


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 acjax38

acjax38

  • Members
  • 7 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:01:38 PM

Posted 06 September 2016 - 02:24 AM

Hello,

I am having problems today with my computer which is a "HP Pavillion dv5 Notebook PC." On startup I am hearing 3 quick beeps and 1 long beep before I am prompted with a screen with the following information:

Boot Device Not Found

Please install an operating system on your hard disk.

Hard Disk - (3F0)

F2  System Diagnostics

I then clicked F2 to open the System Diagnostics and ran the following tests:

Start-up Test

100% of the system memory tested OK

4,229,419,008 bytes of system memory tested OK
Memory test pass

Hard Disk Not Exist

Run-In test-

100% of the system memory tested OK

4,227,346,432 bytes of system memory tested OK
Memory test pass

Up until today I have been noticing my computer acting strange, Google chrome was closing randomly, .dll files needed to be repaired with sfc/ scan now in the command prompt, and my antivirus AVG needed to be reinstalled. Did my hard-drive crash and is the data recoverable? Is it possible I have a virus? Anything anyone can do to help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,

Arren 



 



BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 hamluis

hamluis

    Moderator


  • Moderator
  • 56,131 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Killeen, TX
  • Local time:12:38 PM

Posted 06 September 2016 - 07:21 AM

HP Answer

 

Louis






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users