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July 12, 2010, 07:28:41 AM
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At ran bitcoin, took a shower, came back, and my motherboard starts beeping.  I exit bitcoin and it stops beeping.  I run bitcoin again and the beeping continues!  Weird!!!
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July 12, 2010, 07:35:36 AM
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Your CPU is overheating. Limit the number of cores BitCoin can use if you have more than one core.

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July 12, 2010, 04:09:15 PM
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Yeah, it sounds like a heat problem, but without further information about your system and the bitcoin version you are using we can't provide exact advice.

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July 13, 2010, 03:46:59 AM
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Thx for the advice.  I had to dust out the heat sink and throttle back the number of processors in the options.  The temp is now in check.  Too bad I can't run it at 100% without buying a better cooling system.
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