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strange error beeps.

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November 15, 2008 5:43:13 PM

Hi,
I built a new system using Gigabyte MA790DS4H motherboard, AMD triple core black processor 2.4 GHz. Upon powering up, the system gives 3 sets of 3 beeps, then the processor fan almost powers down, then gives the regular OK beep and then the system starts up normally.
This happens everytime I power up. It doesnt happen when I reset using ctrl.alt.del.
Any ideas?
thanks.
Anil.







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a b V Motherboard
November 15, 2008 7:17:43 PM

Read the motherboard manual, it should indicate what the beeps mean. Each distinct patter of sound has a specific problem associated with it. The motherboard is trying to tell you something. Read the manual and find out what!
November 16, 2008 5:43:56 AM

There is nothing that describes this. Normally you would think that the motherboard would halt if post fails.
I did read that 3 beeps means keyboard error. But nothing on 3 sets of 3 beeps!
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a b V Motherboard
November 16, 2008 5:56:51 AM

Do you have a USB or PS/2 keyboard?
November 16, 2008 6:29:20 AM

I trid out both USB as well as PS/2 Keyboards. Same problem.
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