Having problems with your HP PC Desktops ?

On startup the hard drive makes continuous beeping sound and small orange light comes on


Answers :

Your hearing the motherboard beeps, Check the connection of your RAM, Cards, and look to see if any keys are pressing down on your keyboard this will cause a beeping sound also, however make sure nothing is loose. and power it up.

I hope this helped
Its not Hard Drive that makes beeping sound its your mainboard. Check in Bios (if possible) that HD is recognised properly. Disconnect HD form computer and then start computer without HD to see wheather the problem is still there. If not, connect another HD (preferably not more than 40 GB) and use a new IDE cable if applicable. Some HP PCs record in Bios their original HD serial number preventing replacement of HD. In worst case the HD controller on Mainboard is not working properly or may be defected.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for HP PC Desktops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Monitor not coming on - Packard Bell Easynote R4650


It's a dreadful way to start a day - you press the power button on your computer and nothing happens. Do not fear because all may not be lost! Follow these simple steps to determine why your computer won't turn on. Note: It is very import ... HP Pavilion a305w (DM181AR) PC Desktop

On startup the hard drive makes continuous beeping sound and small orange light comes on


Your hearing the motherboard beeps, Check the connection of your RAM, Cards, and look to see if any keys are pressing down on your keyboard this will cause a beeping sound also, however make sure nothing is loose. and power it up.I hope t ... HP PC Desktops

Does not power up


It's a dreadful way to start a day - you press the power button on your computer and nothing happens. Do not fear because all may not be lost! Follow these simple steps to determine why your computer won't turn on. Note: It is very import ... IBM ThinkPad T22 2647 Notebook

GT5034 has power, blue light on power button, no beep, no boot, sounds like fan running hard. Hard drive light is on for a while and both CD drives green lights flicker. Nothing comes up on the monitor. HD light goes out. CD drive green lights stop flickering. No boot up and fan continues to run. Must hold power button to power down. Also, when the power cord is unplugged and then plugged in again, computer power comes on. Computer never gets to the point of seeing "Gateway" flash on the screen


Powersource is good.motherboard might be the problem.harddrive can be tested by putting it in another computer and see if it boot up.to test the mother board unhook the cd drives and harddrive.turn on the computer and see if the gateway ... Gateway GT5034 PC Desktop

There is humming sound coming from the computer and the green light below the power buttom is flashing.


Is the hum coming from the computer/case itself or the speakers? This seriously determines how you go about diagnosing the problem. If it's coming out of the speakers then it comes down to:Checking for solid sound card connection (if separate) ... PC Desktops

Toshiba Satellite a215-s7437 will not boot at all - black screen


It sounds like two possible things. One thing may be that your screen is not working anymore. Can you get a monitor and plug it into your port located on the side of your laptop? If your screen pops up on the monitor this tells us your screen is eith ... Toshiba Satellite A215-S4747 Notebook

Will NOT start up, or switch on. battery and or Mains power green lights blink orange./ yellow. been doing it for months, so I do not turn it off, seems to run ok once it is going, but it is slow, had a new motherboard a year or so back - its a satellite TE2100. if I unplug the battery or the mains until the orange lights stop flashing and reconnect mains power, I MAY get a green light, then after fitting battery , that will glow orange, and eventually go green , but no guarantee that it will st


Hello and thank you for using Fixya's services. I have a couple of questions and some troubleshooting tips for you:Questions: Is the splash screen coming on at all? Any picture or text right when you boot up? What Window ... PC Laptops

Start up problem


Generally, that loud beep you hear is your BIOS (the part of the \012computer that turns on everything else) alerting you that there is a \012serious error with it's ability to function. Just for example, the beep \012could be due to your RAM not bei ... HP Pavilion dv2000t 14.1" Notebook Laptop PC (Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66 GHz, 1GB RAM, 100GB HDD, D... PC Notebook

I'm having problems starting my desktop computer. After I push the power button, I hear the computer working but it doesn't fully com on. There's no display on the monitor and I continue to hear the computer working and working.


When you say you hear the computer working and working do you mean that the fans are going and the lights are on? \015\012 \015\012i ask this because the fans and power lights can come on just from the powe ... PC Desktops

My thinkpad powers on and nothing


Hello and thank you for using Fixya's services. I have a couple of questions and some troubleshooting tips for you:Questions: Is the splash screen coming on at all? Any picture or text right when you boot up? What Window ... IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

Pc won't boot


You can check on other HDD if your problem solved means your HDD damage if your problem not solved check your HDD jumper setting then your problem not solved change or repair your motherboard and cpu ... Dell OptiPlex GX270 PC Desktop

My gateway g7-500 fails to start properly. Whemn power on I get a long beep followed by 2 short ones and the monitor screen remains black.


Cause:This issue can be caused by any of the below situations.\015\012 \015\012\015\012New hardware conflicting with old hardware.\015\012Bad or failing hardware device.\015\012 ... PC Desktops

Compaq Presario R3000 not booting up


Set the bios/cmos to boot first of your CD drive. get your support discs and restore to original. your hard drive OS has failed and needs to be re-installed. the problem maybe is that when you do that option you will get all your data erased. your so ... Compaq Presario R3000 Notebook

No image input and pc makes weird sounds on start up


Remove & reinstall all the memory sticks (reseat). If that did not fix the problem, remove all the memory sticks and reinstall them one at a time to test them in an effort to determine if one of them has gone bad. Use this same methodology to t ... PC Desktops

My d530 minitower powers off unexpectedly and red lights starts to blink on System's LED//


Hi Kindly let me know how many times the red light blinks \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Condition\015\012\015\012Code\015\012\015\012Service Actions\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Process ... HP Compaq d530 Convertible Minitower PC Desktop

Reloading windows xp


Replacement Drive? If you are talking about a Hard Drive the answer is: You can buy any hard drive as long as it is the same type from any computer store. Take your Hard Drive to the store and tell the sales person that you want another hard drive ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

My HP Pavilion dv9005us has two issues which I cannot resolve. The wireless device is not even recognized or detected by the computer, and there seems to be an electrical problem where the lighted buttons at the top flicker on and off from time to time, which may also be linked to an issue where the computer will at times refuse to turn on after I press the on button and watch it all light up in response and immediately shut off. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.


Sorry to here about your DV9005us start up problems.1st. It would be good to know any other problems you may have had in the past either related or non related to you current problems..\015\0122nd. Has the unit be ... HP Pavilion dv9005us Notebook

Dell latitude d510 laptop


My guess is that when you are booting, the system tries and fails to communicate with a critical device, or some settings in the system BIOS are incorrect. First, make sure you have removed anything extra that is not part of the laptop; slide-in car ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Installed a new Optical Drive and require assistance in the wiring


What kind of optical drive? Is this a CD, DVD?, Blue ray,or an opto-ferro-magnetic floppy?Generally:1) External drive: ============ a) just power it up and connect it to the PC using an USB or ... PC Desktops

Re: your suggestion for my Dell Lattitude D600 Hard Drive Problem


Ok, now we have some good discourse! While I'd always prefer to use a friend's laptop to test my fringe hypotheses, having your own is a fine option too. And it sounds like you have an enclosure too, so you are pretty much all set. It's r ... PC Laptops

Vaio fj270 wont boot to windows stuck with a blinking underscore


Hello and thank you for using Fixya!\015\012\015\012First, check and make sure there are no CD's in the CDrom player. Also, check an make sure there is no external storage devices, such as a flash drive, external, etc.\015\012 ... Sony VAIO VGN-FJ270/B Notebook

Narly my pc does not make 1 long beeping sound,it's more of a 5 seconds beeping sound then it will stop, then it makes that sound again.


\015\012\015\012Clean cooling components that have become clogged with dust. If beeping persists, continue to the next step.\015\012\015\012Remove a memory module.\015\012If the PC stops beeping, the memory modul ... HP Pavilion 8860 (P2941A) PC Desktop

I have a toshiba a135 s7403. It shut down while just surfing the net. Since, it won't start up. Can hear the fan running and dvd drive turn on, but nothing happens on the screen. Had the motherboard replaced a couple months ago before the warranty expired. Tired removing battery and unplugging it for days. No luck. Any ideas?


If the memory is not\015\012evenly seated after inserting it according to the instructions, there\015\012are 2 ways to correct this. The first is to use a tool to set along the\015\012edge of the memory module on the outside edge of where it is not f ... PC Laptops

Wont boot up to bios


I have had TWO recent model NEC laptops with the same symptom in the past 5 months. I was quite surprised, since NEC is a quality product. But the problem was the DVD/CD-Rom, which is made by Philips (mine were Philips SCB5265 models, but there are o ... NEC Versa SX Notebook

LG Flatron L1932TQ won't turn on


I have the exact same problem. Just like Ptepe, I also found the 680uf/25v and 1000uf/16v capacitors in positions c203 and c204 on the Power Supply PCB to be bulging on the top. I considered replacing all of the electrolytic capacitors on the board, ... Gateway FPD2275W LCD Monitor
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.2521 seconds