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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?

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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:

 

http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07107

 

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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