2 short & 1 long BIOS beeps at POST

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November 11, 2010 at 14:14:48
Specs: Windows xp, Amd
I bought a second hand pc which worked it had 512mb of memory a cd drive and a 40gb hd. I replaced memory with 2x1gb then replaced hd and cd with a dvd drive. For some reason the pc would not recognize hd or the dvd drive. then after switching pc on\off i then started getting 2 short beeps and 1 long beep at post

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#1
November 11, 2010 at 14:21:21

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#2
November 11, 2010 at 14:24:43
Sounds like a Video adapter error

Google for "bios beep codes"
or look here
http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcode...
and check your specific BIOS

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#3
November 11, 2010 at 16:05:24
1 long + 2 short = problem with the video card.

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