Solved

What does 1 long beep on Macbook Air 2008 at booting means?

Posted on 2014-09-03
5
236 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-06
My Mackbook Air 2008 has 1 long beep code and it does not boot up.  This system has 2 GB RAM built-in on the Main Board.  Please advice.  Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Rohm09
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:Justin Pierce
Comment Utility
Hi Rohm09,

It is an EFI ROM update in progress. Here is a link to what the beeps mean: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5860?viewlocale=en_US

Hope this helps.

MacGuy47
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Rohm09 earned 0 total points
Comment Utility
Much thanks, MacGuy47.  Now I can't even attempt to upgrade the EFI.  My battery doesn't hold charge any more.  I have power adapter but I could not proceed farther.
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:Justin Pierce
Comment Utility
Thanks Rohm09. I will have to hit the object button because it will stop what has been put in motion. I'm more concerned about your problem though. Do you have all the information on your HD backed up?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Rohm09
Comment Utility
Justin, thanks for reminding me on HD backup.  It's already been backup.  Please continue with your solutions.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Rohm09
Comment Utility
Sorry, I'm accepting MacGuy47 answer, not my own.  My bad, wrong space.
0

Featured Post

What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Using the Win 10 cd from Dell 11 40
Keyboard problem on ASUS laptop 22 58
MAC Book Pro Keyboard/Trackpad 3 51
Windows 10 Hangs 2 46
Thanks to luck and dedication (hitting refresh every 5 seconds when the pre-orders were going live at midnight on April 10th) I managed to actually receive an Apple Watch on release day, April 24th. Which means I’ve been using it daily for just ov…
Does your iMac really need a hardware upgrade? Will upgrading RAM speed-up your computer? If yes, then how can you proceed? Upgrading RAM in your iMac is not as simple as it may seem. This article will help you in getting and installing right RA…
This video demonstrates how to create an example email signature rule for a department in a company using CodeTwo Exchange Rules. The signature will be inserted beneath users' latest emails in conversations and will be displayed in users' Sent Items…
This video explains how to create simple products associated to Magento configurable product and offers fast way of their generation with Store Manager for Magento tool.

744 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now