BIOS beep codes.

Author Svet on 24 February, 2012 | Print | Bookmark
I see many users to confused on BIOS beep codes, so ill create a new topic with them (i search the forum for a topic like this but i didn't find anything, but if this topic exists just delete mine.)

AMI BIOS:
1 beep - System boot successfull
*1beep - Refresh failure - (NO VIDEO) memory refresh failure (bad memory)
2 beeps - Parity error - bad memory
3 beeps - Base 64K memory failure - bad memory
4 beeps - Timer not operational - bad motherboard
5 beeps - Processor error - bad processor
6 beeps - 8042 gate A20 failure - bad cpu or mainboard
7 beeps - Processor exception interput error - bad processor
8 beeps - Display memory read/write failure - bad video card or memory
9 beeps - ROM checksum error - bad BIOS
10 beeps - CMOS shutdown register read/write error - bad motherboard
11 beeps - Cache memory bad - bad CPU or motherboard
12 beeps - BIOS rom file incorrect size - The BIOS ROM file found does not match the size of the flash device
13 beeps - BIOS rom image mismatch - The BIOS ROM file layout configuration does not match image present in the flash device
5 short + 1 long beeps - Memory error - No memory detected in the memory slots.
6 short + 1 long beeps - Memory error - EDO memory detected in system
7 short + 1 long beeps - SMBUS error

AWARD BIOS:
1 short - System boot successfull
2 short - CMOS setting error
1 long 1 short - DRAM or M/B error
1 long 2 short - Monitor or display card error
1 long 3 short - Keyboard error
1 long 9 short - BIOS ROM error
*repeated beeps - DRAM error
*repeated short beeps - Power error
*Repeated high & low beeps - Processor is damaged/Overheated

PHOENIX BIOS:
1 - 1 - 2 CPU / motherboard failure Bad CPU / motherboard
1 - 1 - 3 CMOS read/write failure Bad motherboard
1 - 1 - 4 BIOS ROM failure Bad BIOS chip
1 - 2 - 1 Timer failure Bad motherboard
1 - 2 - 2 DMA failure Bad motherboard
1 - 2 - 3 DMA failure Bad motherboard
1 - 3 - 1 Memory refresh failure Bad memory
1 - 3 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
1 - 3 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
1 - 3 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
1 - 4 - 1 Address line failure Bad memory
1 - 4 - 2 Parity error Bad memory
1 - 4 - 3 Timer failure Bad motherboard
1 - 4 - 4 NMI port failure Bad motherboard
2 - 1 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 1 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 1 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 1 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 2 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 3 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 3 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 1 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 2 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
2 - 4 - 4 64K memory failure Bad memory
3 - 1 - 1 Slave DMA failure Bad motherboard
3 - 1 - 2 Master DMA failure Bad motherboard
3 - 1 - 3 Interrupt controller failure Bad motherboard
3 - 1 -4 Slave IC failure Bad motherboard
3 - 2 -2 Interrupt Controller failure Bad motherboard
3 - 2 - 3 <RESERVED> 
3 - 2 - 4 Keyboard control failure Bad motherboard
3 - 3 - 1 CMOS batter failure Bad CMOS battery
3 - 3 - 2 CMOS configuration error Incorrect setting
3 - 3 - 3 <RESERVED> 
3 - 3 - 4 Video memory failure Bad video card or memory
3 - 4 - 1 Video init failure Bad video card or memory
4 - 2 - 1 Timer failure Bad motherboard
4 - 2 - 2 CMOS shutdown failure Bad motherboard
4 - 2 - 3 Gate A20 failure Bad motherboard
4 - 2 - 4 Unexpected interrupt Bad processor
4 - 3 - 1 RAM test failure Bad memory
4 - 3 - 3 Timer failure Bad motherboard
4 - 3 - 4 RTC failure Bad motherboard
4 - 4 - 1 Serial port failure Bad motherboard
4 - 4 - 2 Parallel port failure Bad motherboard
4 - 4 - 3 Coprocessor failure Bad motherboard or CPU.
9 - 2 - 1 Video adapter incompatibility Use a different brand of video card

NEC:

0200 - failure fixed disk
0210 - stuck key - reconnect keyboard
0211 - keyboard error              - reconnect keyboard
0212 - keyboard controller failed - reconnect & restart.
0213 - Keyboard locked
0220 - Monitor type does not match - Start the setup
0230 - System RAM failed at offset
0231 - >>         >>                  >>
0232 - Extended memory failed in address line
0233 - Memory mixing detected
0234 - Single bit ECC error
0235 - Multiple bit ECC error occured
0250 - System battery dead.
0251 - bad CMOS checksum
0260 - System timer error
0270 - Real time clock error.
0271 - check date and time setting
02B0 - A:\ error.
02B2 - A:\ incorrect
02D0 - system cache error cache disabled.
0B1B - PCI System error on bus/device/function
0B1C -  >>                >>                    >>
0B30 - FAN1 error
0B31 - FAN2 error
0B22 - Expasion ROM not initialize
0B50 - CPU #1 with error taken off line.
0B51 - CPU #2 with error taken off line.
0B5F - Forced to use cpu with error.
0B60 - DIMM group #1 disabled.
0B61 - DIMM group #2 disabled.
0B62 - DIMM group #3 disabled.
0B63 - DIMM group #4 disabled.
0B6F - DIMM group with error is enabled.
0B70 - The error occured during temp sensor reading.
0B75 - System voltage out of the range
0B7C - The error occured during fan sensor reading.
0BB0 - SMBIOS - SROM data read error.
0BB1 - SMBIOS - SROM bad checksum
0BD0 - 1st SMBUS device address not acknowledged
0BD1 - 1st SMBUS error detected
0BD2 - 1st SMBUS time out
0CC0 - ROMPilot reportserror number xx
          Expansion rom not initialized
          Invalid system configuration data
          System configuration data read error
          Resource confict
          System configuration data write error
          Warning: irq not configured 

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