Well, obviously the Underpants Gnomes have taken refuge inside your Mac. I mean, it is nice and toasty in there. Sure they prefer Pentiums, but in todays market even a luke-warm G4 will do. So the beeping must be one of them screaming when the startup gives them a good shock.<br><br>Sorry, I don't have anything constructive to say, smart-ass comments are the only ones that come to mind.<br><br>