Computer making strange sounds when turning on


  1. Posts : 26
    Windows 10
       #1

    Computer making strange sounds when turning on


    I have the system sound scheme set to "no sounds" in the sounds control applet yet randomly my laptop will make strange beeping noises sometimes on startup. It sounds like it is coming from an internal motherboard speaker as it still does it when disabling all sound related devices. WTH??

    My laptop is an MSI Crosshair 15
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  2. Posts : 171
    Win10 Pro X64 22H2 build 19045.2486
       #2

    Beeps at power-on usually are a signal by the motherboard that there's a hardware problem.
    The number and length of the beeps indicate what the problem most likely is.
    For details, consult the owner's manual for your computer.
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  3. Posts : 38,351
    Win 10 Pro (22H2) (2nd PC is 22H2)
       #3

    You can find lists of 'BIOS' beep codes on line- you just need to know which 'BIOS' you have. E.g.

    BIOS beep codes. | MSI HQ User-to-User FAQ
    Computer POST and Beep Codes
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  4. Posts : 4,820
    Windows 7 HP 64 - Windows 10 Pro - Lubuntu
       #4

    Normally startup beeps are due to memory check. It can also be that the CPU fan isn't running.
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