long beeps no bootup

  bobatnorthway 13:00 06 Oct 2006
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A friends PC began running incredibly slow & warnings of low memory, virus scan negative, I suspected problem with cache memory, now doesnt boot and get quite long single beeps, nothing on screen, swapped memory sticks & Graphics card, checked all connections are ok, any views please.

  Technotiger 13:15 06 Oct 2006

Hi, long single beeps usually indicate Keyboard problem/s - can you try it with a different keyboard?

This is just one suggestion, no doubt others will come on with more suggestions.

Good luck ........ Cheers.

  bobatnorthway 13:20 06 Oct 2006

Yes, tried new keyboard (usb), still same, thanks for suggestion anyway.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:37 06 Oct 2006
  woodchip 15:09 06 Oct 2006

I would say the graphics card as died, Try a spare card if you have one

  bobatnorthway 17:13 06 Oct 2006

Thanks for that but I have replaced that as well

  woodchip 17:18 06 Oct 2006

Then it looks like the Mobo and or CPU is shot

  bobatnorthway 18:10 06 Oct 2006

Yes, thats what i feared, thanks for your responses anyway

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