You’ve just installed a new motherboard, but you notice that the speaker isn’t providing the normal beeping noise when you start the computer. Which of these would be the most likely cause of this issue?
A) The speaker is not compatible with the motherboard
B) The speaker driver is not properly installed
C) The speaker is not large enough for the motherboard
D) The speaker connector on the motherboard is improperly installed
E) The speaker prefers a snappy tune
The answer: D) The speaker connector on the motherboard is improperly installed
The motherboard includes a number of wire connections for the speaker, the power switch, status lights, and other case features. During the installation, it’s common to miss a connector or to connect a wire to the incorrect port. Make sure you double-check your wire connections!
Want to know more? Watch “Installing and Configuring Motherboards.”
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