5 beeps on startup - startup failure (7920 Views)
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5 beeps on startup - startup failure

I just plugged in a new Compaq dc7800p convertible min-tower and I get 5 beeps and no display on the monitor.
5 beeps used to mean a system board failure or RAM failure.
Does it still mean one of those serioud failures?
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Re: 5 beeps on startup - startup failure

See the error codes on this Doc. http://bizsupport.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c01155679/c01155679.pdf The other manuals are here. http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DocumentIndex.jsp?contentType=SupportManual〈=en&cc=us&docIndexId=64180&taskId=101&prodTypeId=12454&prodSeriesId=3459240
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