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For some reason my HP DC5000 SFF desktop wont boot up. What I get is a black screen and all it does is give me a beep code like this.....

beeeep.. beeeep.. beeeep.. beeeep.. beeeep.. then it will pause for about 2 sec, and do it again. Does anyone know what that beep code means? Ive looked around but found nothing on it.

Thanks for your time and help all!

Edited by Crispyt, 04 March 2011 - 08:21 PM.

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Welcome to Geeks2Go!

HP beep-codes are here: http://h10025.www1.h...bph07107&dlc=en

The most common suspects are incompatible or faulty RAM or a faulty graphics card.

You can test the RAM with Memtest86. Make a CD from the downloaded ISO file & boot the PC from it.
Run the memory test for at least five passes.
Memtest 86: http://www.memtest86.com/

Faulty graphics card can only be determined by fitting a different one that is known to be okay.

Edited by phillipcorcoran, 05 March 2011 - 04:00 AM.

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Hope you don`t mind me chipping in Phill,
@ Crispyt, can you check that the CPU fan is working correctly if at all + as an outside chance do you have an alternative keyboard you can try?
The specs for your computer list a 180W PSU which is low by todays standards, due to the demands constantly made on PSUs they are often the 1st component to show signs of stress and to test them comprehensively the services of a tech are required due to the specialist equipment used to simulate a PC working under load, how much and what type of use has/does the PC have, work, gaming, internet etc, this info helps to identify if a component may be weakening/failed.
See here http://h10025.www1.h...en&dlc=en&cc=us for how to remove the PCs side panel and some other display troubleshooting.
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