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4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-19, 19:32 PM

S20 that has been sitting unplugged for about a year. When it starts up, I get constant short beeps for about 25 seconds then it stops and loads windows. Works fine at that point. Any thoughts? Also, when it goes into sleep mode the fan goes into some kind of turbo mode and won't stop. Screen is black, pc is unresponsive and have to hold down power button to shut down. I have seen others have this issue as well but have never seen a fix.

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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-22, 13:58 PM

This sort of error beep sequence doesn't sound familiar.  Any chance you can make a video of the issue from initial power on until the OS loads?

 

The S3 (sleep) issue could be caused by several factors and could be configuration induced.  Please provide your full system configuration.

 

Given the age of the system and the fact that it's been unplugged for an extended period of time, I'm sort of questioning the CMOS battery.  But I'd like to get a better understanding of what's going on before pointing to that as a potential problem area.




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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-26, 19:59 PM
Hi, thanks for the response. I don't know how to upload a video to this so maybe you could help me out? It basically does 35 very quick beeps, then goes ahead and loads windows and seems to be fine from there. I have installed and run the lenovo diagnostics tool and it all comes back fine. Not sure what config info you need but it is a Lenovo 410503u S20 running a Xeon x5667 @ 3.07GHz Bios ver. 60KT47AUS. 12MB ram installed. 500GB hard drive with Win 10. NVIDIA GeForce GTX950 video card. Also, I checked the voltage on the CMOS battery and it is fine as well.
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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-28, 2:33 AM

You can try posting your video using the "insert/edit media button", which should be the 3rd button from the right in the editing window when creating a post.  Or alternately you can try sharing your video online using a file sharing service (google, dropbox, etc.).

 

I can honestly say that nothing comes to mind in terms of valid errors that would have the system beeping constantly for 35 beeps and then going on to load the OS.  None of our POST error beep sequences are that long.

 

Stupid question...but is it possible that you have a key stuck on the keyboard?  It almost sounds like there is a key being held down, the keyboard buffer is filling up, and then it's beeping constantly to indicate the full buffer.  And then at some point POST finishes and the system goes about its business of booting the OS.




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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-29, 18:44 PM

Hi,

I can't seem to figure out how to attach the video to this. Can I just email it to you somehow? Regarding the stuck key, I am using this keyboard on another pc since the Lenovo isn't behaving itself.

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Patrick

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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-29, 19:00 PM
Hi, is there any way I can email you the video as I can't seem to figure out a way to attach it to my replies or posts.
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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-30, 17:48 PM

For me this is a lesson that I learned,  when playing with older systems allways start by replacing the CMOS battery , my system had super strange behavior cause of old battery . So strange that  I never saw on others systems .It refused to come back from hibernation and sometimes refused to boot too .

So I had 6 months of headache from such a simple problem 

 

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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-07-30, 17:52 PM

Maybe not the right fix but I had full fans speed when I did not connected the case temp sensor. Also make sure your case temp sensor is in his place? Try with simple fixes like , replace cmos battery , reset bios using jumper , swap rams, check case sensor is in place , then go to update bios, use a hdd with a clean os install 

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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-08-02, 20:42 PM

Sorry, I can't provide an email address for this purpose.

 

When replying, you should see a window setup similar to what is listed below:

 

The blue circle shows the button for adding a link to your post.

The red circle shows the button for adding media to your post.

The green circle shows where you can attach files (I think this supports attaching files from a local machine and doesn't require it to be hosted somewhere).




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Re:4105 S20 Constant beeps for about 25 seconds, then starts

2021-08-03, 17:32 PM

Hi, I just tried the Attached File and it lets me select the video and when I click on Open, it does nothing so I don't have any idea what is going on. Guess I won't be able to post it.

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