AWARD BIOS Beep Codes
Award is the another popular BIOS developer and they use the fewest beep codes.
Startup Procedure and Error Detection
The normal procedure is to power up the computer and watch for error messages on the monitor screen while listening for beep tones from the speaker on the computers motherboard.
A single beep during boot-up process is normal and does not indicate a failure if the system continues to start.
- 1 Long Beep tone – Memory Problem
- 1 Long Beep and 2 Short Beep tones – DRAM Parity failure
- 1 Long Beep and 3 Short Beep tones – Video error
- Continuous Beep tone – Memory or Video memory failures