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Steady Beep Beep

Steady Beep Beep

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Hello all, new here.

I have an x3400 server running windows server 2003 standard and only four users. It's been running fine for 18 months and this morning when we came in we hear a steady beep beep beep, one about every 1.5 seconds.

I've called IBM and ran their diagnostice and they said there were no hardware failures.

I backed out the last windows update.

Checked the temp of the cpu's and they are way below normal.

When I boot in safe mode it's quiet.

Whan I boot in regular mode the beeping does not start until windows is almost completely loaded. About 15 seconds after the login screen is presented.

Has anyone heard of this, or is there an FAQ I can follow to help me diagnose what is loading to cause this.

Thanks

Nick

RE: Steady Beep Beep

No FAQ, but are they long beeps or short beeps? Long beeps would be a keyboard failure, short beeps usually indicate video (I believe). How far back can you roll the updates? What do the logs say? Have you tried a registry cleaner? Is it the onboard video or pci?

Burt

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