05-07-2013 09:29 AM
05-07-2013 10:41 AM
I see you laptop is unable to boot and you're getting a beep code of 3 beeps when turning the device on.
You were right in your assessment of this sequence being indicative of a memory problem. However, you say you've attempted some sort of troubleshooting to no avail. What steps did you take to try to solve the issue with the memory?
Did you remove all DIMM modules from the motherboard and replace them one at a time, attempting a boot on each single installation?
If you have not, try this and see how this affects your boot success.
While you're removing the dimm cards, conduct a visual examination of the cards and the seating to make sure there are no cracks, build-up(black substance on the contact surface), or dust. The contacts should be a dull golden color devoid of any dark marks or irregularities.
If reseating your dimms do not solve the issue, you may be required to purchase new memory for your system.
Are you aware of your device's warranty status?
05-07-2013 12:03 PM - edited 05-07-2013 12:04 PM
05-07-2013 12:14 PM
05-07-2013 12:32 PM
I did reset and perform these checks that u hv suggest..they looked good. I then bought new dimm..still nothing..warranty is no more...sadly..one more thing..oddly u can't here the beeps when either dims are seated on the top " seat"
Am I understanding this to mean the beep codes aren't produced when either dimm is placed on the top slot? If this is so, I'm assuming even with this configuration your laptop is still unable to boot.
What happens when booting with one card seated in this slot? Do you still not see anything displayed on-screen?
I ask because without a beep this means your system detects the installed memory and may be indicative of another problem.
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