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Packard Bell - AMI BIOS Beep Codes

Note - The AMI BIOS beep codes are a series of evenly spaced beeps, not a pattern of long and short beeps as in Phoenix BIOS beep codes.

BeepsError MessageDescription
1Refresh FailureThe memory refresh circuitry on the motherboard is faulty.
2Parity ErrorParity error in the first 64 KB of memory.
3Base 64K Memory FailureMemory failure in the first 64 KB.
4Timer not OperationalMemory failure in the first 64 KB of memory, or Timer 1 on the motherboard is not functioning.
5Processor ErrorThe CPU on the motherboard generated an error.
68042 - Gate A20 FailureThe keyboard controller may be bad. The BIOS cannot switch to protected mode.
7Processor Exception Interrupt ErrorThe CPU generated an exception interrupt.
8Display Memory Read/Write ErrorThe system video adapter is either missing, or its memory is faulty. This is not a fatal error.
9ROM Checksum ErrorThe ROM checksum value does not match the value encoded in the BIOS.
10CMOS Shutdown Register Read/Write ErrorThe shutdown register for CMOS RAM failed.
11Cache Error/External Cache BadThe external cache is faulty.