Beep Codes. Dell OptiPlex 390, Precision GH458, Precision 390


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Before You Start Testing

CAUTION:

Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the Product

Information Guide.

• Turn on your printer if one is attached.

• Enter system setup, review your computer’s configuration information, and enable all of your computer’s components and devices, such as connectors.

Beep Codes

Your computer might emit a series of beeps during start-up if the monitor cannot display errors or problems.

This series of beeps, called a beep code, identifies a problem. One possible beep code (code 1-3-1) consists of one beep, a burst of three beeps, and then one beep. This beep code tells you that the computer encountered a memory problem.

If a beep code is emitted, write it down and look it up in the following table.

Code

3-1-3

3-1-4

3-2-2

3-2-4

3-3-1

3-3-2

3-3-4

3-4-1

1-1-2

1-1-3

1-1-4

1-2-1

1-2-2

1-2-3

1-3

1-3-1 through 2-4-4

1-3-2

3-1-1

3-1-2

Cause

Microprocessor register failure

NVRAM read/write failure

ROM BIOS checksum failure

Programmable interval timer failure

DMA initialization failure

DMA page register read/write failure

Video Memory Test failure

Memory not being properly identified or used

Memory problem

Slave DMA register failure

Master DMA register failure

Master interrupt mask register failure

Slave interrupt mask register failure

Interrupt vector loading failure

Keyboard Controller Test failure

NVRAM power loss

Invalid NVRAM configuration

Video Memory Test failure

Screen initialization failure

Quick Reference Guide

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Key Features

  • PC Black 240 W
  • Intel® Core™ i5 i5-2400 3.1 GHz
  • 4 GB DDR3-SDRAM 1333 MHz 1 x 4 GB
  • 500 GB DVD-RW
  • Intel® HD Graphics 2000
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

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