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T500: LONG Beep at Boot

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T500: LONG Beep at Boot

#1 Post by ArtShapiro » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:05 pm

One of my T500 machines is sporadically (maybe 40-50% of the time) giving a three second beep when restarting, either from a power-up or a wake up from hibernation. Aside from being annoying, the machine comes up and runs normally.

Any ideas as to what it's trying to tell me? I haven't found anything relevant with a web search.


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Re: T500: LONG Beep at Boot

#2 Post by Neil » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:32 pm

Not sure about this, but I think if the HDD or optical drive is not properly seated, you'll get that one long beep. Could either be a little loose?
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