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KaiDoesThings
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P16 cable

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Hey, I’m getting a red light and beeps on plugging my computer in. I’ve figured out I have one loose power cable but I can’t figure out where it’s supposed to go. It’s labeled P16. (HP ProDesk 600 G3 Base Model Microtower PC)

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Prométhée
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hi

did you disconnect it, or do you just think that?
This type of cable could be that of the system disk, see with this can be

if this one

https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-prodesk-600-g3-microtower-pc-with-pci-slot/15497294/manuals

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But what is the frequency of the beeps

 Lights blink or speaker beeps but the computer does not start

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Prométhée
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hi

did you disconnect it, or do you just think that?
This type of cable could be that of the system disk, see with this can be

if this one

https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-prodesk-600-g3-microtower-pc-with-pci-slot/15497294/manuals

Hardware Reference Guide
But what is the frequency of the beeps

 Lights blink or speaker beeps but the computer does not start

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Be aware that if you are offered to do so, it will be at your own risk, the computer may become unusable, think about it



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KaiDoesThings
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Yeah I disconnected a lot of things and I can’t figure out how to put it back. I have 3 long beeps with a red light and five short ones with a white light

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Thanks for that link. I looked at the beeps and figured out it was the CPU. All fixed. Thanks

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Sorry, I didn't answer anymore..
well seen then!

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