Common PC errors with their Solutions

Error No.1: Monitor led is blinking

Solution: Check all the connections like Monitor Cable, Data cables, RAM, Display Card, CPU Connections etc.

Error No.2: Continuous Three Beeps

Solution: Problem in RAM Connection.

Error No.3: Three Beeps (i.e. 1 long and 2 short)

Solution: Problem in Display Card Connection

Error No.4: Three long Beeps Period wise

Solution: Problem in BIOS or RAM

Error No.5: Continuous non-stop Beeping

Solution: Key Board Problem (i.e. some key is pressed for longer time)

Error No.6: NO display on the screen

Solution: Hard Disk cable connected wrongly.

Error No.7: Power led is off

Solution: Check main power cord; check S.M.P.S; check motherboard connection

Error No.8: Showing CMOS Error

Solution: Replace 3 Volt Battery of motherboard; set original setting manually; enter your search form terms, submit search form

Error No.9: Showing HDD error or Hard Disk Failure

Solution: Check power cord; Check connection of HDD; Check Data Cable; Check Hard Disk parameters in CMOS or Auto detecting setting partitions by Fdisk command, then format it to set track 0.

Error No.10: Mother Board hangs due to unstabilized power supply

Solution: Check S.M.P.S; RAM not functioning properly; Software problem i.e. using pirated software; CPU fan not functioning properly

Error No.11: Dancing Screen

Solution: Check display card connection; virus problem; video memory problem

Error No.12: Shaking Screen

Solution: Earthing problem; Magnetic waves comes around

Error No.13: CPU cabinet shock

Solution: Check Earthing; Check main power cord

 Error No.14: Hard Disk making noise while processing

Solution: Unstabilized power supply; check for loose contact; do not use Y connectors for Hard Disk because it may create bad sector or weak Hard Disk.

Error No.15: Hard Disk hangs while processing

Solution: Check for bad sectors by using CHDISK or SCANDISK command. If found format the hard disk and set partition before that area. (Note: This is the only procedure to use hard disk with bad sector or to avoid bad sectors use standard power supply)

Error No.16: Hard Disk not detected

Solution: Check power connector; check Data cables; check jumpers

Error No.17: Partition not shown

Solution: Operating System where the Hard Disk formatted is not supported with present Mother Board

Error No.18: Windows Registry error

Solution: This will happen due to sudden ON/OFF of the system. Final solution is to Reinstall OS.

Error No.19: Display colour doesn’t match

Solution: Configure Display Card properly or reset the setting

Error No.20: Unknown Device found

Solution: Driver Utility may not be provided with OS. For this install driver for the device.


About Shiv Kumar Das

I am Agriculture graduate at the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science(IAAS), Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal.

Posted on November 11, 2013, in Info.. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. common errors with good solutions…

  2. its coooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool!!! but i agree idont want to write any word…ughhhhhhhhhh

  3. McMightyMARANATHA

    wow good knowledge

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