02-18-2012, 05:46 PM #1
Mac Beeps During Regular Operation
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- Feb 18, 2012
So I have an earlier model Macbook (1,1) running OS X 10.5. I have read through many forums which detail motherboard/bios beeps that sound at startup and how to diagnose them, however I have yet to find information on my problem.
I can't seem to find a correlation to the beeps, but they are NOT occurring at startup, rather they are happening during regular operation (searching web, typing papers, @ idle and playing music, etc).
I'm certain the beeps are resonating from the main speakers (as opposed to motherboard speakers) because I can mute the beeps by muting the sound.
They come in a series of 8 beeps, which are "paired" in 4 sets. That is, the beeps occur like this: beep-beep, beep-beep, beep-beep, beep-beep. Again, their frequency is not specific, nor is the correlation of when they present apparent.
Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated.
02-18-2012, 07:16 PM #2
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- Imac 27" Retina 5K, 512GB flash memory, 3.3GHz, 16GB memory, macOS Sierra beta.
G'day and welcome to the forums.
See if these tips help:-
http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/app...inutes-so.htmlHang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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