Hi my daughter's compaq laptop celeron gives off continuous short beeps when it tries to unsuccessfully load windows 7. When I go into safe mode it continuously scrolls through all the options non stop. Tried recovery boot disc got continuous short beeps. There is no pattern when I hold the on/off button it goes to one continuous beep as it powers down. Her keyboard is unresponsive but a USB keyboard is responsive. I managed to run a memory test and it was ok. I am willing to bet I'm screwed here. Any thoughts.
I would start with pulling ac power and the battery and then pull the keyboard and mouse. they just unclip. (i see where bad key or bad tuchpad can lock up a system. with both of them unplugged .(small clip lift up on both sides to remove the cables.
flip the laptop over and reseat the ram on the bottom..over time the ram can walk. with the keyboard unplugged and you using an ext keyboard see if the errors still there. if there gone...just need a new keyboard and mouse. (ebay sells cheap copies of laptop keyboards and mice.). if the issue still there try booting off a hirum boot cd and run anti virus scan.