Thanks once again bravo. Short very quick beeps, no pauses whatsoever. More Print this page Share this page. Frozen at Vaio boot screen. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. If the beep codes are generated even when all other expansion cards are absent, the motherboard has a serious problem. Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya.

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How many beeps do you hear?

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Also there are vvideo many new technologically equipped video cards out there that I hve no idea. The general rule with updating the bios is: One of the chips on your motherboard is broken.

The memory is more likely–the system complains long and loud if it can’t find any usable memory, as there is no way to even start the boot process when this is the case. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.


In other words, only update your bios if you really NEED to.

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I suppose it could also not be supplying enough power. Not finding what you are looking for? Your computer can’t find the video card.

Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. Your answer needs to include more details to help people. You can’t post answers that contain an email address. The email address entered is already associated to an account.

This will reveal the malfunctioning add-in card. What is DDR on video p4s8xx-x We recommend you purchase the largest capacity RAM module each time you purchase memory. Try a new power supply. Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya.

If the beep codes are not generated when all other expansion cards are absent, one of the add-in cards is causing the malfunction.

Some of your memory might be bad. My system is about 3 years old so I dont remember what kind of Ram I bought back in the day. So I feel compelled to buy a new video card just to play those games.

If the system video adapter is an add-in card, replace or reseat the video adapter. Your BIOS needs to be replaced. The first bank of memory probably has a failure of some sort; this is usually just a physical problem such as an incorrectly inserted module, but may also mean a bad memory chip in a module.


Yes, my password is: Your video card isn’t working. Make sure they seat properly. If the error vkdeo remains then there is a fault in the Mother Board I hope this helps!

All sockets in a bank must be filled, and for such systems we sell memory in a kit.

Try rebooting and see if the error remains. You have a bad timer chip on the motherboard. This is usually caused by a problem with the system memory, or possibly the video card. Thanks once again bravo. Your computer can’t read the configuration information stored in the CMOS.