My laptop here is a Dell Inspiron 15, 3000 series.
The laptop itself works perfectly fine, I am able to get into windows (which I installed myself, it originally came with Ubuntu).
Occasionally though, it will do a BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE (repeats).
This happens on boot and sometimes when I am using it. Sometimes it turns off suddenly when I am shifting the computer around. It's extremely loud.
What is causing this? The sound seems to be coming from around the area the Memory banks are under the laptop, but nothing seems to suggest that anything is wrong.
I took a suggestion and used FN+Power to do Hardware Diagnostics which said nothing is wrong.
What else can I try?
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I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check if the beep pattern repeats.
If you still receive 3 Beeps on the system then it indicates System board failure.. You will have to replace it on the laptop.
Please let me know the findings.
Hi, 2 months back i got my son Dell Inspiron 15 3000 , after a few days my son started complaining "" the lap top gets stuck "" initially i didn't believe him but now when he stopped using i put the machine under observation. It really gets stuck , Can u pl guide how to resolve the issue?
I also have an Ispiron 15 3000 series, running Windows 10 that it came with. In the last week it started beeping on start up in 5 beep, 3 times, sometimes I get a message saying it cannot identify the power source and offers to run a diagnostic. If I run it it beeps the whole time it is doing it and finds nothing. Other than the that it is running find. 18 minutes on the phone with tech support and they could not even identify my computer.
I had the same problem a hour ago. Thx God i found this post and in one minute the problem was gone.
Hold the D key through powerup. You should see a series of alternating solid color screens -- if you don't, the display panel is bad.
If you do, then either the display cable is not properly connected, damaged, or the mainboard is bad. Check the cable that runs between the mainboard and back of the display panel. If it's damaged, replace it. if that doesn't solve the issue, replace the mainboard.