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Old May 6, 2011, 06:34 PM
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Default On resume from Sleep - infinite bios tone

Title really says it all. A friend asked me to take a look at his Acer (AM5620-E1204A, if that matters) because it was behaving badly.

At first I thought it was the video card since it would blackout randomly but that seems to be rectified with a driver update since it has old vista drivers and now runs 7.

However, when the computer goes into sleep mode, and is resumed the mobo emits a constant and unending bios tone yet the computer functions prefectly fine.

Such a problem can be avoided by simply disabling sleep mode in the power settings but I'm curious as to what's going on. Thoughts?
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Old May 6, 2011, 10:39 PM
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Update BIOS ?
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Old May 6, 2011, 10:52 PM
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First thing that comes to mind is that when it is coming out of sleep the cpu/system fan speed isnt being detected right. Is fan failure warning enabled in the bios for the cpu or system fans?

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