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Unknown beeping

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So it was late at night and out of no where my computer starts making an unbearably loud beeping noise. Its 3 low beeps followed by 2 high long toned ones. My display refused to turn on when I tried and the light indicating it was asleep was blinking rapidly. 

I had to force shut it down to get the beeping to stop but when I turned it back on the beeping started back up. The computer wasnt hot, I didnt smell smoke or anything like that. It just started beeping. 

Typically I leave my computer on sleep mode since I usually go between working and not frequently on some days. I dont know if that bit of information helps but I figured it wouldn't hurt to add it. 

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This may help...




The embedded controller has timed out waiting for BIOS to return from memory initialization.

Indicates potential memory failure.

1 Reseat memory.

2 Correct memory configuration.

3 Test with known good memory.

4 Replace affected component.

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