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Test known good card if able. wainuitech28-12-2007, 02:53 PMIf its not detecting the HD and Floppy, it may also be a Power Supply Issue. For integrated where graphics is on the CPU, swap known good processor. If the problem is not resolved, contact support to resolve a possible RAM or system board failure.

Modify your browser's settings to allow Javascript to execute. I can go buy parts but don't want to spend money trial and erroring to find which part is bust.Anyone got any ideas on what the problem is.I've uploaded a video Do you happen to have another HD you can plug in to see if it detects that OK, not worried about booting into a OS, simply seeing if the Drive is Or, in the event your computer requires service, you can use this code and information when talking with the service personnel.

Packard Bell Error Codes

LED blinks four times Graphics Graphics controller not functional Test the system board with the minimum hardware and reseat all the connections and graphics cards. If unable to confirm source, replace CPU, System Board, PSU. If not then it could be a Blown Mobo. Blog  |  Terms of Use  |  Refund Policy  |  Contact Us Copyright © 2016, BIOS Password Helper Website Design by Rockhopper I.T.

  • Packard Bells are the 2nd most common PCs I get in for hardware repairs........
  • spaceman881531-12-2007, 09:44 AMI think its time he took it to a tech personally.
  • If the error persists, replace the system board.
  • Is it the graphics card?
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  • Apart from changing the IDE Ribbons, and if this still doesn't bring any successful results then it may need to be taken to am repairer, who should have all the equipment
  • If not then IGNORE all the following as its very awkward to get working right. (see Last Note) Assuming you can get the command box - Shut down the PC.
  • Caps Lock/Num Lock LED Component tested Error condition Corrective action LED blinks one time CPU CPU not functional Reseat the processor.
  • Replace the keyboard controller 7 short Virtual mode processor exception error The CPU has generated an exception error because of a fault in the CPU or motherboard circuitry 8 short Display

BIOS flashing light error codes for computers released between 2011 and January 2015 On some computers, the motherboard can flash or change the color of lights on the outside of the Make sure that you enter the code correctly so that the generated master password will successfully unlock the computer. If so I 'd like you try this - Load the Windows CD in the Drive, boot from it, you may need to check the BIOS boots CD/HD/Floppy Usually I'd put I would like to thank you wainuitech for all the help you have provided Awhh shucks :blush: - no worries spaceman881531-12-2007, 12:57 PMErrrr Just in case its me making a Play

Reboot and look to see if the HD is now detected in the BIOS. Packard Bell Beeping On Startup Well done - At least its going again, keep the CD's you never know when they will come in handy, and maybe learnt a few "tricks" along the way. What this does, and it's how I test some hardware in the workshop, is boot from the Live CD, it runs through and detects all hardware, if every thing loads OK On some computers you can enter the BIOS from a DOS prompt.

You can stop it once its gone past about 1/4 way through, are there any damaged sectors at the start ? I will if no one can help me fix it on here. Reduce further if issue persists. Reconnect the power cord, and press the Power button.

Packard Bell Beeping On Startup

After test completes, press f10 key to Save and Exit, and then press Enter key to Exit Saving Changes. The BIOS information is stored in the CMOS hardware section of the motherboard and the contents are maintained by applying constant electrical current using a CMOS battery. Packard Bell Error Codes PHEW !! :lol: I need a beer. Packard Bell Continuous Beep If the PC wont boot into Safe mode with Command Prompt - you need the XP or recovery CD for that PC.

Post back each step - eg: any Beeps, Error messages -every thing wainuitech29-12-2007, 09:12 PMI'll look back at this post later tomorrow 30th - will be late in the afternoon,early evening weblink Have a great new Year. For computers that support this technology, lights blink and provide a beep to indicate a failure condition. If able, reseat CPU.

Reset CMOS. Suggested the ram test - giving up is not what I do, unless the above doesn't work :D pctek31-12-2007, 08:12 AMI think its time he took it to a tech personally. They indicate problems such as bad memory, bad keyboard or bad motherboard. navigate here General Instructions Enter the hash code displayed in your Packard Bell computer screen to generate the required master password to unlock it.

The BIOS ROM is probably defective and should be replaced 10 short CMOS shutdown register read/write error The shutdown for the CMOS has failed 11 short Cache error The L2 cache Still get the beep? the administrator password pops up simply press Enter, this should then jump to C:\windows.

If not showing there, then it could be a failed Mobo.

Replace component or system board as needed. Verify the correct power supply being used. I'll look back again soon. Replace defective part.

It allows you to configure specific parameters about the hardware in your computer such as time, date, hard drive parameters and other device settings. Read one of the following sections: BIOS flashing light error codes for computers released after April 2015 Error codes with Common Core (most current) BIOS. Replace system board if issue persists. plod28-12-2007, 03:56 PMBy any chance is there a floppy in the drive that you don't know about??????

If issue persists, attempt Sure Start recovery. Please try the request again. You should see C:\windows Press 1 to boot into this. So is this a problem with the motherboard ?

spaceman881529-12-2007, 02:53 PMFinally got it working, I had to uninstall the program (the latest version) then install it under compatibility mode of win xp sp2 then i had to tell the Typically no steps needed. I'll look back tomorrow - goto go spaceman881528-12-2007, 10:20 PMI can access the floppy, cd, and hard drive from the program. Beeps are emitted from a computer during the boot process when some problem is encountered and can be used to troubleshoot a dead computer.

With the HD disconnected does the CD and Floppy suddenly detect ? Check for and reseat loose memory modules. Before troubleshooting for startup codes, it is important to remove any dust that might have accumulated.