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- BIOS Beep Codes?

bigal51bigal51 Posts: 3Member

Having problems with my predator ag3620-ur20p.  I get 6 beeps on post, nothing after that.  What typ of bios do I have ? 

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  • SharanjiSharanji Posts: 1,373ACE Pioneer

    hi....

     

    This could be an hardware issue.

    You may conatct support in your computer  : http://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/

    If  you have a unit from US or Canada, you may also live chat with an Acer technician at : Acer live chat

  • bigal51bigal51 Posts: 3Member

     have no luck understanding heavily accented english, due to being hard of hearing. Thought I could find out bios information here.

  • Alan-LondonAlan-London Posts: 793ACE Pioneer

    Looking at the BIOS file on the Acer download site for the G3620 (I cannot find AG3620) it appears you have an AMI BIOS.
    If that is correct, 6 beeps indicates a 'Gate A20 failure'. In short, this means the keyboard controller IC has failed.
    The resolution, of course, is to replace the keyboard controller.

     

  • bigal51bigal51 Posts: 3Member

    Thanks, I'm on my way to Tiger-Direct now.

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