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Identifying BIOS beeping / BIOS beeps


When turning on my ThinkPad, I am unable to boot into Windows however there was a few beeping noises.What could be wrong?


In order to correctly identify the beeping sounds / BIOS beep, do note down the beep sound such as, short / fast beep or pauses and then check them against this document.


Follow the steps recommended on the site.


Please take note that opening your ThinkPad when in warranty will VOID it. Therefore it is recommended to contact the service center to let the engineers repair it if your ThinkPad is still under warranty.

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