These are some of the commands available at the start up and they will also produce unique sounds too. Your cart is empty Shop Now.
Remember Me? Forum Apple Hardware Apple Desktops three beeps after installing faster ram. Results 1 to 7 of 7. Thread: three beeps after installing faster ram. I removed my 4GB and installed the 8GB.
Hold those keys down until your Mac reboots again and you here the startup chime. Let go of the keys and let your Mac reboot normally.
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Post thread. If you recently dropped the machine you may have knocked it loose. Thanks Machead3. Dropped my MB Pro and it produced the 3 beep code. Bingo, fired right back up. Show 1 more comment. I agree with Machead3.
This is for the early model, but it should be very similar for any non-retina MacBook Pro. If your Mac is not an early model, iFixit should have an article for any model.
On the other hand, this could also be the result of a failed or failing hard drive. Read More. Back to School As for blue screens and blank desktops, this might have something to do with corrupt fonts or a bad preference list. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
I tried physically reseating my RAM and that worked for a while, but the problems reappeared and the frequency increased. It is in Italian, but what the tech does is pretty clearly demonstrated, and someone in the comments section explains it in detail. Basically, you insert something non-conductive underneath the bottom RAM slot, and that stabilizes the RAM so that the laptop stops this lines, freeze, shut-down, 3 beeps thing.
Do yourself a favor and watch this video! I followed the instructions yesterday and my laptop is back to its old, reliable self. Oh, and apparently this seems to be a problem frequently experienced by owners of inch Macbook Pros my model exactly.
May 28 by phuccmtt. Adrian adriansh. What is my option when this MacBook is beeping 3 times continuously and not turning on. Please help. Victor Carrillo sdmacrepair. Alternatively maybe just one slot is damaged. You maybe able to get more life out of it by just keeping one stick of RAM in if it works. Jose Angel Garcia. Knoush knoush.
Same problem my macbook could not start and beeps three times. Ari Varsi.
After I checked on the ram the sound did not stop so I had to disconnect the internal battery and reconnect it. I removed and replaced them a few times, both worked on their own in the top slot but if one was in the bottom it did not work. Posted: June If any of your RAM goes undetected, also the chime doesnt happen and the only sound is of 3 concorrunt beeps then:.