3 beeps

Gateway desktop / Pentium 4 system
July 21, 2010 at 22:53:46
Specs: Windows XP
i have a gateway pentium 4 desktop everything was working fine untill one day i was going to purchase some more ram for it and i removed the ram card to see exactly what i needed to buy i reseated the card and turned the system back on my monitor recieved no signal and it sounded off three beeps i since then have reset the cmos reseated the video card and the ram and istill get the same three beeps does anyone have any suggestions

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#1
July 22, 2010 at 04:51:50
If all you did was remove the RAM, then replace, you obviously didn't reinstall the RAM correctly.

3 beeps = memory error

http://support.gateway.com/s/Server...


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#2
July 22, 2010 at 21:22:38
what is the proper procrdure for reinstalling ram

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#3
July 22, 2010 at 22:05:25
The proper procedure starts by shutting off all power to the computer using the switch on the back or pulling the plug. Did you do that?

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