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AMI American Megatrends BIOS Beep Codes

  • 1 Long Beep - POST has passed all tests
  • 1 Beep - DRAM Refresh Failure. Try reseating the memory first. If the error still occurs, replace the memory with known good chips.
  • 2 Beeps - Parity Error in First 64K RAM. Try reseating the memory first. If the error still occurs, replace the memory with known good chips.
  • 3 Beeps - Base 64K RAM Failure. Try reseating the memory first. If the error still occurs, replace the memory with known good chips.
  • 4 Beeps - System Timer #1 Failure
  • 5 Beeps - Processor Failure
  • 6 Beeps - Keyboard Controller 8042 - Gate A20 Error. try reseating the keyboard controller chip. If the error still occurs, replace the keyboard chip. If the error persists, check parts of the system relating to the keyboard, e.g. try another keyboard, check to see if the system has a keyboard fuse.
  • 7 Beeps - Processor Virtual Mode Exception Interrupt Error
  • 8 Beeps - Display Memory Read/Write Test Failure (Non-fatal). Replace the video card or the memory on the video card.
  • 9 Beeps - ROM BIOS Checksum (32KB at F800:0) Failed. It is not likely that this error can be corrected by reseating the chips. Consult the motherboard supplier or an AMI product distributor for replacement part(s).
  • 10 Beeps - CMOS Shutdown Register Read/Write Error
  • 11 Beeps - Cache Memory error
  • 1 Long, 2 Short - An error was encountered in the video BIOS ROM, or a horizontal retrace failure has been encountered
  • 1 Long, 3 Short - Conventional/Extended memory failure
  • 1 Long, 8 Short - Display/Retrace test failed
  • 2 Short - POST Failure - One or more of the hardware tests has failed
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