Boot up problem - Compaq Presario SR1810NX single beep at bootup every 4 seconds

Posted on 2011-02-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
We have a client PC with the following:

Boot up problem - Compaq Presario SR1810NX single beep at bootup every 3 - 4 seconds
Question by:interc3905
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pjam earned 125 total points
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Can you get into BIOS?  Probably F10 at bootup.  See what kind of BIOS it has and then check this link for info:


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Taking you deirection we quickly determined bad memory Stick...Thanks,
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edbedb earned 125 total points
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First thing I would do is check your RAM. Try reseating the modules. Replace it or try starting the computer using 1 memory module at a time in different slots.

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From this point it lead us to bad memory stick
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I have had more memory go bad in thae past year than in the past 20, not a good trend.

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