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I have a dc5100SFF HP Compaq it keeps beeping a red light near the turn on button ..Why?

My HP Compaq dc5100SFF keeps flashing a tiny red light and sounds off with a beeping sound.. It won't turn on.. I tried unplugging and trying again with no luck .. Can anyone help me? Only one time it came on but, the problem came back and now I can't get the computer to load to my desktop.....What should I do?  

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Re: I have a dc5100SFF HP Compaq it keeps beeping a red light near the turn on button ..Why?

Ksola99, welcome to the forum.


The beeping that you are hearing is known as BIOS beep codes.  They are to alert you to problems.  Here is a guide to help you troubleshoot the problem:


There are codes near the bottom of the page.  You should count the beeps and compare them to the charts to determine the problem.


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