CPU makes 5 Beeps and Doesn't Start

jailRunner 5 Posts Wednesday July 11, 2018Registration date July 13, 2018 Last seen - Jul 11, 2018 at 10:05 AM - Latest reply: ac3mark 10480 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus September 18, 2018 Last seen
- Jul 13, 2018 at 03:41 PM
I have a CPU Model: IPM61-TB

My PC didn't start 1 day. I troubleshooted and observe that on pressing CPU power button after a 6 sec beep sound is coming out of CPU continuously in the following manner

('-' represents 1 Second)
-Beep Noise
-Silent
-Beep Noise
-Silent
-Beep Noise
-Silent
-Beep Noise
-Silent
-Beep Noise
-Silent
-Silent

I have tried the Following
-Changing RAM Slot
-Removing RAM
-Un-Plug Every Socket/Plug and Re-Attach It, Each Socket Individually
-Clean CPU by Blowing some Air

All above is done with all External Devices Dis-Connected but after everything beep keeps on coming.

-Note that when devices were initially connected: Nothing was displayed on Monitor and Light didn't glow in Mouse or Keyboard

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ac3mark 10480 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus September 18, 2018 Last seen - Jul 11, 2018 at 03:09 PM
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It is dependent on the motherboard, but five beeps usually is the CMOS battery!
jailRunner 5 Posts Wednesday July 11, 2018Registration date July 13, 2018 Last seen - Jul 11, 2018 at 08:21 PM
But CMOS Battery failure means Date & Time will not be correct. Do you think that will stop CPU from Booting Up?
Should I replace it Anyway?
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nathanwirth 223 Posts Thursday May 22, 2014Registration date September 13, 2018 Last seen - Jul 12, 2018 at 02:33 AM
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Hi,

You should replace your CPU battery because it's a clear indication of battery failure.
jailRunner 5 Posts Wednesday July 11, 2018Registration date July 13, 2018 Last seen - Jul 12, 2018 at 06:24 AM
Didn't Work
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ac3mark 10480 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus September 18, 2018 Last seen - Jul 12, 2018 at 03:21 PM
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Well, without the motherboard manufacturer we cannot correctly determine the beep codes!
jailRunner 5 Posts Wednesday July 11, 2018Registration date July 13, 2018 Last seen - Jul 13, 2018 at 05:32 AM
Google the CPU Model you will find everything you need.

In Question by CPU Model I meant Motherboard Model. Sorry for that.
ac3mark 10480 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus September 18, 2018 Last seen - Jul 13, 2018 at 10:08 AM
"Google the CPU Model you will find everything you need. "

Yes, follow your own advice, and do THAT!
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ac3mark 10480 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus September 18, 2018 Last seen - Jul 12, 2018 at 03:22 PM
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Take out all of the RAM and boot it up without ANY RAM! Now how many beeps?
jailRunner 5 Posts Wednesday July 11, 2018Registration date July 13, 2018 Last seen - Jul 13, 2018 at 05:30 AM
Already tried... It's the same
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ac3mark 10480 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus September 18, 2018 Last seen - Updated by ac3mark on 13/07/18 at 11:15 AM
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well your MB is an HP. HP 5 beeps means this:
5 short beeps BIOS recovery successful

Per:
https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02222922

So it should boot. If the BIOS is RECOVERING, the CMOS needs changed, loads the bios and reboot! Have you actually changed the battery?

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chungzet 1 Posts Friday July 13, 2018Registration date July 13, 2018 Last seen - Updated by ac3mark on 13/07/18 at 03:40 PM
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Well, without the motherboard manufacturer we cannot correctly determine the beep codes!
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ac3mark 10480 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus September 18, 2018 Last seen - Jul 13, 2018 at 03:41 PM
Dearest Member chungzet...it is an HP motherboard, as corrected in the OP, labeled CPU! Nice try to inject your website tho!
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