My computer was working fine until the monitor suddenly went dark and the tower starting beeping. Now when the power is turned on the tower only beeps the same pattern repeatedly: 4 quick beeps.
Any suggestions on how to diagnose the source of the problem?
According to the beep code chart I have, four beeps is a memory problem. With the PC powered off, open the case and "reseat" each memory module, then power on and see if it makes a difference. If reseating does not help, remove all but one memory module then try that. If it still does it, remove that memory module and try another.
Reseat - Remove each memory module one at a time then reinstall making sure the module is fully and correctly seated.
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