Dell laptop beeps on boot after W7 SP1 update

March 4, 2011 at 14:52:18
Specs: Windows 7, i5 4GB
Ok thing is my Dell Studio 1749 wont boot now after installing the req updates yesterday SP1 infact. Was working great untill this , tried a restart today and nothing but 4 loud beeps ever 3 or 4 seconds thats it , just a blank screen . No BIOS to be seen in startup or the chance to press F2 or F12 to get into menus ? You hear it starting up and thats it so whats happened ?

Any help much app

Go easy as not a techie :-)

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March 4, 2011 at 15:27:51
Four beeps is an indication of a RAM problem.

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March 5, 2011 at 07:32:00
Ok I decided to have a look at the lappy myself so took off the back plate today

took out the ram 2x2GB sticks, and took out the H/Drive for a look

checked all cables were tight etc and stuck it all back in , swaped the ram around and hey presto it fired up , and been fine since :-)

so well pleased now

Thanks mickliq for your direction in solving this error :-)

Wee Man

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