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When rebooting following a power off, your computer should emit 1 beep,if more than 1 beep occurs the number can help in diagnosing your problem.

For instance my PC does not beep at all when I have memory chip issues(I remove the chips and clean the contact strips)

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On 2/7/2018 at 2:05 PM, Crossy said:

Don't resume, do a proper reboot and let us know what occurs.

 

By the way, to force a power off just hold the power button for a few seconds.

In addition, if you are able to reboot (and after the computer does an automatic check disk) go to the control panel find the 'backup' &/or 'restore' and use 'restore' to restore the configuration to a date before problems occurred.

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Why do people still buy fake DVDs from the market when these days you can download almost anything. So I'm told.

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most likely coincidental. DVDs are not known to cause any failures per se. it's probable though that in your attempt to play the DVD, the graphics card went kaput. the problem may be a simple windows fault. i would suggest booting in safe mode and properly shut down so you could do a cold boot. it would also help others who want to help you if you could give as much information about your system - windows version, processor specs, hdd type, ram, gpu, etc.

 

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This is the Toshiba repair center that I have gone to as late as April 2017.   I have had good service there. 

 

 

Toshiba Thailand Co., Ltd. 

Electrical appliance wholesaler in Bangkok, Thailand
 
Address: Vibhavadi Rangsit Rd, Khwaeng Chatuchak, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand
Hours: 
Closes soon: 12PM ⋅ Reopens 1PM

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6 hours ago, lumply said:

Best not be a Cheap Charlie in future, for a bit extra get the real deal, simples

I’m sure the OP found your comment really helpful

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On 2/11/2018 at 5:51 AM, RichCor said:

Yes, it's definitely possible to cook a chip-set on a laptop. But it's even more likely that the video driver is corrupt.

 

I'd rigorously test their theory by suggesting

 

  1. Booting directly into the BIOS/UEFI hardware setup area (accessed by pressing some combination of F2, F10, F12, ESC, doing a double back flip) right after power on and before the OS begins booting ...and do those setup screen give you stable video output?
     
  2. Create a USB Live Boot flash memory stick (that contains a bootable OS of Windows, Linux, or {other here} LIVE BOOT OS) and force the laptop to boot from USB and verify the chipset issue still occurs when booting into a completely separate operating system environment.

This looks like it's in English, but I got lost about five words (?) into item "1". Chuck it into a bin and buy a new one.

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57 minutes ago, Mac98 said:

 Chuck it into a bin and buy a new one.

 

...especially if the thing you were using requires you first earn a new Degree or acquire Certification just to troubleshoot or configure.

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On 2/11/2018 at 7:51 PM, RichCor said:

Yes, it's definitely possible to cook a chip-set on a laptop. But it's even more likely that the video driver is corrupt.

 

Agreed. Had a case like this recently and the problem was indeed the video driver.

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How To Recognize Computer Beep Errors

A very short beep is indicative of a problem with your motherboard. It can also mean that you have a problem with your system memory (BIOS AWARD).

A long beep followed by three sequential short beeps signals an issue linked to your graphics card configurations.

 



A short beep followed by three sequential long beeps means that you have a problem with your system memory.

If you are hearing beep, pause, beep, pause, followed by two sequential beeps, the error is linked to your CPU (central processing unit).

Three beeps, pause, three beeps, pause, followed by four beeps indicates an issue with video memory.

One long beep and nine short beeps means there is a problem with the ROM (BIOS AWARD).

Three beeps, pause, four beeps, pause, followed by a beep signals an error with your graphics card.

Four beeps, pause, three beeps, pause, and then one beep indicates a system memory problem.

Five short beeps is another indication of issues with your CPU.

Long, constant beeps alert system memory problems.

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OP, have a look here: Using a bootable media with the same OS on a DVD or on a memory stick will help you to get there. 

 

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