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Solved: Odd BIOS (POST) Error Code

Q: Solved: Odd BIOS (POST) Error Code

PCCHIPS Model M810DLU (ver 5.2a)
AMI 62-1111-001131-00101111-040201-SiS740- M810D

I pulled this MB off my shelf of "projects". When I tried to make this work in the past, it always failed to boot. However, I discovered yesterday that 2 of my 3 Socket 462 "project" CPUs didn't work at all. #3 project chip - Athlon 2100+ does work.

So I put that project MB and project chip together, and the combo worked. I was able to boot from a live linux CD and from a Bart PE CD. That's the good news.

The bad news is that this combo - loaded with memory, video, drives, and any of 3 brand new 450W power supplies - occasionally fails to boot.
When it dies,

it's on one of the first 10 instructions
fails on POST Code 'dF'
resets the DRAM and CPU rates from 133 to 100 - changing my CPU from a 2100+ to a 1500+ -- PS: I know that an Athlon XP 2100+ actually operates at 1733Mhz

The Power Supply stays on and other MB accessories (CPU fan, drives as examples) continue to function. The video does not light up because it's too soon in the POST to display.

Normally that would be no big deal: look up the POST code and see where it failed. The problem is that I can't find any reference to a code 'dF' in any AMI or Award documentation or in the documentation available from PCCHIPS.

I've Googled terms like
+ pcchips + motherboard + m810d + "boot" + df
I've always gotten lots of hits, but nothing has panned out from those searches.

It's most likely to fail as described above when the system has been off for a while. If the system is "warm", as in a reboot, it is less likely to fail.

Does anyone have a suggestion on how to figure out what's happening?

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A: Solved: Odd BIOS (POST) Error Code

Good Evening snorkytheweasel, I was just reading your post and the M810 looked familiar, quite coincidentally I have one in front of me right now. It is a M810LM slightly different but close.

It doesn't even post!

It did have an odd fail problem before it died. It originally had an Athlon in it.

I tried a Duron 1900 in it and it failed to work also.

I don't think this board is worth playing with further.

That hanging boot symptom is typical of a low 5 volt rail from the PSU.
One last effort may be tried by using a digital meter set to read a DC voltage higher than 10 volts and measuring one of the PSU drive power plugs between the red and black wires in a powered mode. That 5v is critical.

I have no idea what a df code is.


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I'm helping someone with a machine that's not booting. It has a Phoenix AwardBIOS v6.00PC with an ECS RS-480-M motherboard.

For some reason, when the system is booted it gets past the POST and displays a "Code:E5, line 746" message and stops.

I've looked up the "E5" code, as best as I can, and it seems to mean "Check force recovery boot" (scroll to near the bottom of the page)

That's cool but my question is, what does "Check force recovery boot" actually mean and what action is needed to deal with it?

The system can't boot from the hard drive but CAN boot from a Linux liveCD I tested with. The hard drive is a SATA hard drive, maybe 180-200GB in size, and I connected it to another computer (Windows XP system) and ran a chkdsk on the drive and it found some corrupted files and 8kb in bad sectors.

I'm thinking the "Code:E5" message is relating to the hard drive, which I think is suspect, but I would like to know what the "Check force recovery boot" message actually means.

Any ideas?



A:Solved: Question about Phoenix Award BIOS POST code

No to sure but at a guess....it cannot find a Operating System and cannot find a recovery partition

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For the last 2-3 months, I've been using my newly build computer without a hitch. Yesterday, went to fire it up and nothing a split second of juice then nothing. Opened up the case and read the error code on the motherboard AW9D-Max.

The error code 8.2. means "Enable ATX Power Supply". Unfortunately, this discription is terribly vauge....did my power supply crap out on me? Can you have a bad power supply and still have some juice running to it?

I'm starting to think that the answer can only be found by someone else who had to deal with this...getting nowhere fast with Abit.

Power Supply: Antec Neo HE550

A:Post Code 8.2. (abit award bios)

2 posts on this problem mmarshall

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how to solved bios administrator password error code is I 93539648 in Notebook HP Pavilion - 17-g105 please help me

A:how to solved bios administrator password error code is I 93...

@Kecco Reboot when asked for the password enter   22491288 REO

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how to solved bios administrator password error code 51764946 for hp pavilion g6

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A:how to solved bios administrator password error code is 5176...

Thank u soooo much sir REO51ST

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I need to create an input mask to force the person entering data into my access database to enter 4 numbers for the post code. I also need the 'Post Code' column in the table to display four zero's by default. I've tried entering 0000 as the default value and tried changing the 'Data Type' from Text to Number but to no avail. I'm really only a noobie when it comes to Access so any help would be appreciated!

A:Solved: Input Mask for Post Code (Zip Code)

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 Product Name: HP ENVY 15-j059nr Quad Edition Notebook PCOperating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)Excused me!I have forgotten my ENVY 15's BIOS administrator password.This is the code it shows after 3 times of typing the wrong password:18874377 Could you give me the reset code for this, please?Thanks in advanced.

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Abit AW9D-MAX will not go to post even after flushing bios and pulling battery out overnight
I still receive Error Code 52 which is:
Test All Memory( clear all extended memory to 0 )

Solutions please since no Abit forums or company for support and all Google results I have either done or are not able to get into bios or just show what the code means.

1g strip of Corsair CM2X1024-6400 (have 3 more + 2x2g of Corsair not installed as code 52 is memory error)
Saphire/ATI 4850 Video Card
Dual Core E8400
OCZ P/S 700w
On Board Sound Riser Card (Realtek drivers)
Arctic Freezer Pro 7
4 case fans
2 h/drives
1 DVD/CD Reader/burner
Bios 17

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My computer has been like this since I installed my graphics card (x1800GTO PCI-E), but I have ignored the situation since taking components out one by one and still getting the error beeps. Also, the computer starts up properly after about 15-20 minutes of leaving it anyway.

The error code is: 1 long beep and 3 short beeps, and on consulting a website, it seems that for an American Megatrends BIOS, this means that:

You've probably just added memory to the motherboard since this is a conventional or extended memory failure. Generally this is caused by a memory chip that is not seated properly. Reseat the memory chips.Click to expand...

Yet this cannot be the problem as the memory is seated properly, I am sure of that, and after 20 minutes the system starts up fine.

Another website says that 1 long beep and 3 short ones means this:

Video failureClick to expand...

With no further description I believe that this might be right, and coupled with another website's description of "extended memory failure", this could be the GPU's memory failing (overeating I suspect). As it seems the error is based on time (leave the PC for 15-20 minutes and it starts up fine), this leads me to believe that it is a overheating/cooling error, with either the GPU memory or something else.

As the PC is happy to run for 8+ hours everyday with no lock-ups or other errors, yet cannot restart due to this error, I can't see that ... Read more

A:Can't restart PC, error code before POST (suspected overheating)

I'm wondering if it may be your psu causing the problem.
What make and wattage is it and how many amps on the +12v rail?

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The computer does not get past the POST. It gives a long approximately 15 second  tone followed by a 10 second pause and another long tone and this sequence repeats indefinitely.No screen display. I replaced the power supply but same beep POST beep code. I removed the RAM cards and got a different beep code long beep followed by a short beep. I see others have reported this problem. Any successful fix?

A:HP a6600f beep POST code error message

Hi there @John2569, May the Forums be with you! It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I understand that your computer is not starting properly and that you are getting a repeating beep code. I am happy to help with this. I would suggest you follow the following document due to the codes you are getting: HP Desktop PCs - Computer Does Not Start and Emits an LED or Beep Code This process may also be of use if there is any improvement, after using the above document: HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Computer Does Not Start (Windows Vista). I hope this helps, and if it does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be appreciated.   

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Hi all at TSG,

I recently bought an Abit ip35 pro motherboard from a reputable ebay seller who had verified it working before sending. With my components (see below), the motherboard does not post and instead gets stuck on error code 9.0. Everything else: drives etc power up fine. I have tried an out-of-case setup to no avail and have switched almost all components with others. I still get the error code 9.0 on my led display. There is no output to the monitor whatsoever. Here are the components I used during my simple boot procedure:

PSU: Thermaltake TR2-470W (and tried with Winpower ATX-450)
RAM: Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 (PC2-6400) CAS 4 1gb stick (out of a possible 4x1gb sticks available) (and tried with ADATA 2gb DDR2-667 stick)
GFX: Geforce 7200GS (and tried with my 8800GT 512mb)
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 with stock intel fan (tried with Q6600 also)

Thanks for your time and help! I have tried clearing CMOS countless times, holding out the insert key when booting, pressing delete after powering on.) Additional info: there is a loud siren sound (up-down-up-down) that comes from a speaker that I attached to the motherboard's header.



A:Abit ip35 pro - No POST - error code 9.0 (no display)

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yesterday I noticed BIOS throws an error when I start my PC, it wasn't happening before and I have no idea what could be problem, could anyone help me out?

PCI IRQ routing table error [00:18:03]


Revision 0901


If you need anymore information just let me know.
Thank you in advance.


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Computer had been running for 3 or 4 months straight. Shut down computer, got a loud beeping noise sounded like it was coming from the from PSU, switched power off for a few minutes, switched back on no more beeping hit the power button nothing. Bought a new PSU (650W) old one was 500W, hooked everythigng up turned right on and froze at the BIOS screen with a "POST CODE OF 7A (detect and install co-processor)". Can't get into the BIOS.

Have not had time to mess with it yet. Was going to reset motherboard to see if that worked.
Any suggestions?

Abit AN8 SLI Socket 939 Motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 3700 SanDiego Core Socket 939 CPU
Corsair 2048MB PC3200 DDR 400MHz (2 x 1024MB)
XFX GeForce 6800GT 256MB PCIe w/ DUAL DVI
Maxtor 160GB EIDE HD 7200/16MB/ATA-133
Maxtor 200GB EIDE HD 7200/8MB/ATA-133

A:Solved: Abit AN8 SLI Post Code 7A

I'd start by resetting my bios. Check your CMOS battery as it may have gone to great CMOS battery graveyard in the sky. A post regarding your processor isn't a good thing. You made sure your PSU was appropriate for the system and you've checked inside the case on boot to see if your processor is heating up? ( Just touching it should be enough if it's booting with the system.)
Let us know, Jazz

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Clean instal of OEM XP Pro + SP3 on new mobo/cpu. Activated OK. Then BIOS checksum error, message "attempting recovery from HPA..BIOS recovery" during POST. So cannot get into BIOS set up.
History : Needed to migrate XP Pro uptodate to new mobo Gigabyte GA MA770 S3P due failure of old. Got BSOD with error code 7B. Bit the bullet and did clean instal from OEM CD, added SP2, SP3. Activated but on restart, BIOS checksum error... Can get into BIOS set up with no HD connected to set defaults but same error when HD reconnected... Got into Qflash at POST to flash BIOS this loaded OK with successful flash/checksum. But still same error during POST.
Two images available, pre and post activate using Paragon Backup 2013.
1) Does Windows change data in HPA on activation to always produce this error ?
2) How can I recover this system ?
MS said get another product key from original supplier. No hope after 11 years. MS said XP now obsolete so cannot get new CD. Would value any help to recover this system.

A:BIOS Checksum Error during POST

BIOS checksum error Has nothing to do with Windows, It usually means the coin cel battery on the motherboard is bad.
Is the hard drive SATA or IDE?
Is the motherboard a exact replacement for the previous board?
Is you version of Windows OEM or Full Retail?

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I need to post an image on a forum page.
How is this achieved please ?


A:Solved: How to obtain image code to post on web.

You mean as part of a post? Well that can vary from forum to forum and is based on the software they use. Most forums have a guide or instructions on how to post things. For example here's how you would do it here: http://library.techguy.org/wiki/Category:TSG_FAQs
See "Posting Basics" and "Posting a screenshot" for the relevant ones. Posting a saved image would be the same as posting a screenshot.

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I have a friend who also runs a Windows 7 Home Premium computer and I was stuck at the post bios bsod. Unfortunately, I could not run the emergency startup to even remotely use the computer in any way shape or form. However, when I ran into the Windows Startup repair, I have the results as shown:

Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 21200428
Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06: 22
Problem Signature 07: 0x9f
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

I hope some of these signatures are identified already... especially problem 4 and 6.

A:Post BIOS BSOD, error 0x000000f4

IF you can manage to get into the system..
We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.

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Hello. I have recently built a computer using all new parts, except the case, optical drive, and floppy drive. I don't have any of the specs with me, but can hopefully get any information that would be relevant to answering this question.

First, I loaded windows with no problems. I then loaded my onboard video and audio drivers, no problem. Then, I loaded my E-Mu 0404 sound card, and disabled onboard sound. Still good. Finally, I loaded my Ozonic midi keyboard, which conflicted with my E-Mu, and I had to start fresh.

After un-installing and re-installing the audio, I realized that I would need to start fresh with Windows to get any results. I loaded a new Windows, with my E-Mu disconnected so that the system could load standard. Once Windows was loaded, the only thing I did was add my desktop icons, and disable MSN Explorer and Microsoft Messenger. I loaded the driver CD for my onboard video and audio, which is when I got my first 'Disk Read Error. Press Ctl-Alt-Del to restart' message.

This happened twice trying to read from my optical drive. Then, it began happening trying to get into Windows. I tried twice, with the same result Once again, I put in my Windows cd, booted it, and when it checks system configuration (first thing) I get the Disk Read Error again. This happened a few times on trying to read the install disk.

I checked BIOS, reset to factory defaults, but nothing appeared out of the ordinary. To take stock, that is two failed attempts at reading my o... Read more

A:Disk Read Error, before POST, before BIOS

An edit to my post.....

I appears I am able to get into BIOS if I hit delete even before my monitor even gets it's signal. BIOS will come up, but if I don't hit delete, I don't get any POST messages, or any other messages before I get the disk read error.

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Alright. I have been building a new PC after a recent lightning strike burned the other one. This is the 5th PC I've built and have never had any problems.

When starting the PC it goes through the motions and recognizes the boot disks; however, shortly after a blank screen come up with the POST error code "EB_". According to Intel this is a "Initialize PCI and DMA" error. What is that? And how can it be fixed?

Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:BIOS Error Code

I'm not all that experienced in this kind of stuff, but you could try flashing your BIOS to the newest version and making everything is plugged in properly and tight.

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Please help me on how to fix my bios error code 81FB, i cannot log-in to windows xp

A:How To Fix Bios Error Code =81fb


Need more info. Is this error code appearing when you turn on your PC or when you're trying to install Windows. BIOS error code indicates a problem with the PC's CMOS BIOS, not with Windows. Please reply with the make/model of your PC and/or Motherboard and exactly when you're seeing this error.

- John

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Item A) Upgraded BIOS to 1.19 & error code '10' showing in Device Manager. Upgraded to 1.21 & same thing happens again. All tests show normal results on hardware. Tried removal & roll-back on the drivers, re-installed them, yet same error code. Machine runs perfectly. Just this one little glitch problem. Anyone know what to do? Would be grateful for any suggestions! Item B) Link for download yields 'The document you have requested is not available. You may have entered an incorrect URL or login with authorized credentials (for Lenovo Field Servicers and/or Call Center Agents only) to view the page' ; regarding ME hardware:https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ddownloads/DS506357Not 100% certain that this issue is resolved; anyone know what happened? 

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Hello,please could you give me advice - I made a BIOS update (Version: 01.42Ap1). This update was strongly recommended in program HP support assistant. Immediately after update the error 601 occurred (for the first time...). The notebook was bought in 6-2015 and it is used only occasionally. The Battery Test in HP Support Assistant shows 0%. The program BatteryInfoView (BIV) shows Battery Level Wear 100% (which means that the battery is 100% ok). On my old (working) notebook EliteBook 8540p the BIV shows 35% level. I think that the battery is ok but something in BIOS is incorrect.Thank you for your advice.Tomas BIV - http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/battery_information_view.html

A:Error code 601 after BIOS update

Hi,  Please try updating the BIOS from HP Software Driver Download Page instead of HPSA.  You can visit the link below to update the BIOS, by entering your product details http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers  Hope this helps ***If my post helped, click the White thumbs-up symbol to say thanks******Please mark Accept As Solution if my post solved your problem******Although I am an HP Employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP***

I work for HP

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New X250 notebook shipped with BIOS version 1.13, and I'd like to update it to 1.17, becouse it has Windows 10 support, and I'm having power management issues with that OS. (cannot wake up from sleep, system freeze when closing lid, even with sleep turned off in that case.) I can successfully downgrade my BIOS to 1.12, 1.11, but I cannot upgrade it to 1.16 or 1.17 (cannot download 1.13, it's revoked). The update starts in Windows, restarts, but then an error message stops the update: Finished PUP flashing, Error Code: Unknown error code (0xC),ADDITIONAL_DATA:0x7Error reported from PFAT: Unknown ErrorStatus of TdkBiosRomWrite: 1ERROR 102 : Failed to perform flash After rebooting, I can comfirm that the update failed. It's strange, as I mentioned, 1.12, 1.11 can be flashed without problems.BIOS rollback protection is off, secure boot is off, BIOS user flash is enabled.I've run out of options, any advice?

A:BIOS cannot update, ERROR CODE 102

Good day and welcome to the community.
Sorry you're having difficulty.
If you have access to a USB CD/DVD drive, you could try using the bootable disk method:
but you might want to speak with Support (info below) about this first. A failed BIOS upgrade can be very difficult to recover from.

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I have a K8VGA-M motherboard, AMD Sempron 3400+ CPU, 600watt psu, 1.5GB memory, 120GB HD, nvidia 6200 GC and the usual mouse, keyboard, etc.

My problems started this morning. Used PC last nite and it was fine. This morning it shut down on me after about 2-3 minutes then restarted again a few seconds later then shut down again. The shutdown is sudden like a loss of power. Occasionally their was a few beeps like a 'nee naw nee naw nee naw' until I switched the damn power unit off. I opened the case and checked everything. Removed the CPU and checked the paste which I applied about a month ago and put the CPU back, fan plugged in, etc. All looked good but again it shut down and this time it didn`t even POST and the keyboard (USB based) would not work. Changed the keyboard for a plug in one (not USB) and this one worked yet the PC would not reach POST. Removed the 512MB chip and tried again. Got to POST then it switched off again. Replaced the chip and removed the 1GB. Same again.

The PC takes a good 5-10 seconds to come on once the PC is switched on, the network lights for the Ethernet cable come on, go off then come back on again before the PC powers up and shuts off. I am at a total loss as it worked ok yesterday.

The PSU was from Ebay as was the mobo.

A:Solved: PC shuts down even in POST or BIOS

Quick addendum.

I just applied new paste to the thermals and cleaned the fan heat sink, removed the memory sticks again and the graphics card. I tested it sans everything and got the beeps due to having no memory sticks in so all good there. I reinstalled the memory sticks and started her up. About 20 seconds went by and it shut off again. No luck again.

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I am having problems with direct booting into Windows 8 installed into a VHDX file.
This is a four-partition UEFI boot on a GPT drive. EFI files are residing on a second partition of disk 0 (the ESP partition) in the EFI folder. The boot virtual disk is residing on the fourth partition of that disk 0.
When I turn on the PC, it shows black screen after the BIOS POST screen. No Windows 8 boot menu, no other information is displayed. However, if I press Shift+F12 (or F12) to start Dell BIOS Boot Menu and choose Windows Boot Manager from the UEFI part of
the boot menu, Windows 8 starts to boot without difficulties.
How do I make Windows to boot automatically without having to select Windows Boot Manager in DELL BIOS boot menu?
I believe I messed up with boot sector somehow... What needs to be fixed provided that Windows 8 will boot into VHDX file?
Thank you.

Well this is the world we live in And these are the hands we're given...

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Hello Lenovo support, I just tried to update my BIOS on my Lenovo Z50, which has Windows 10. I chose the file this site said I just use, 9bcn91ww.exe, but when trying to install it I get the message:ErrorIHISI: Get support mode error in SMI!SMI Return Code: 0x45 Am I trying to install a wrong version or is it something else?

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bios pasword error code CNU9333301V please....Spoiler (Highlight to read)  


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A:bios pasword error code CNU9333301V ,please

Hi, Enter  e9lofff136    ( 3rd character is a lower case L ) Regards, DP-K

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I've been recommended to update my bios (original threet http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ml#post7462354)

And this was a fatal mestake in my case. After the update i had problems to boot up again. At first it was error 32 on the motherboard debug panel. I removed all usb cables, and restarted couple of times, and eventualy it booted fine. I checked the bios, its version was the correct one (3.30)

But today i wasnt able to boot at all, first couple of tries was error 32 once again, than i removed all usb cables again. Still nothing. Support at Asrock mailed me that i should disconect all sata devices. So i did that, but after powering on the error changed to 00 and it remained this way no matter what i plug or unplug. Any help would be apriciated.

my mother board is Asrock p67 pro3 ( ASRock > P67 Pro3)
with procesor intel i5 2500k (no overclocking)

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I have a W90VP-X2 Asus Laptop, I updated the bios to the newest version 601 and everything seemed to go ok but when it exited the bios update utility, it just sat there for a long time with a blank screen with its lights on. Finally I powered it off and now there is no video even though it does have its lights on when I power it up. Is there a way to re-flash the bios without seeing whats on the screen? Does anybody know what bios it has, AMI, AWARD..?? I didn't know what kind it was before I did the update. Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Solved: Please Help!!! My bios is corrupt after upgrade... won't post.

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Hey Guys and Gals im very new Here haha.
I need some help very badly, I'll start here:
I have recently Installed Windows 7 onto my computer and i was downloading drivers and had everything complete. I was then interested in overclocking my pc, so i thought ohh i have outdated Bios let me upgrade it.
And this is were is goes all down hill.

I had started up the bios upgrader and it got to 22% then it became non-responsive so i though that if i closed out of it and tried reopening the program that i will work properly this time, well i thought wrong. the program was telling me that it could not upgrade the bios and i was like ohh ill just restart and ill be fine, well it turns out i am not fine :-/

My computer cant get into POST and or BIOS alone.

Here are the specs:
AcerPower FH
Windows 7
2Gb Ram
Fatal1ty Sound Blaster Sound Card
Intel Pentium D 2.56Ghz
GeForce GTX 275
700w Power Supply (modular)
CD-RW/CD-R/CD/DVD/DVD-RW/DVD-R/Lighscribe 16x
145GB Hard Drive Primary
350GB Hard Drive Secondary

The mother board is : 946GZT-AM V:1.0

I really want to get this up and running asap.

Are there a couple ways of maybe recovering from this?

Please help me,


A:Solved: Cant Get Into Post After Failed Bios Uprgrade.

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Hey guys,

I was fiddling around with OC my RAM, and I increased the voltage to about 1.5V (I read somewhere that up to 1.7V is safe). I restarted my computer, and nothing would post. No beeps or anything.

So, I reset my RAM and started up the computer. I get three long beeps. Now, I know that that is a RAM issue. So, my question is not about the RAM.

I did the CMOS reset (hard reset with the jumpers and removing the battery for 5 minutes), and that didn't solve anything.

Am I to assume that the RAM is fried? Is hearing the Post beeping a good thing knowing that my BIOS or motherboard isn't messed up? If I put a new DDR3 RAM in the slot, will the computer try to push in 1.5V and fry my new RAM or will it reset the voltage back to a safe level?

I just want to make sure if I replace my RAM that the OC won't stick and fry the new one. Don't want to waste more money.

My computer:

Motherboard: MSI 970A - G46
RAM: G. Skill Ripjaws 16GB (8GB x 2) @ 1666 Mhz
CPU: AMD FX-8120 OC @ 3.6Ghz (my CPU was stable and working fine with the OC)
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 6870
PSU: Corsair 750W
HDD: Too old to remember what the brand is. It's 6 years old.

A:Solved: BIOS Post 3 Long Beeps

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We're planning to push BIOS updates to all our systems in the near future. However, in testing we've noticed that some systems will fail installation with error code 211. The problem seems to be related to a changed BIOS logo, since when ran manually, the updater asks if it should overwrite the existing logo or keep it. This seems to cause problems when you run the BIOS update executable "winuptp64.exe" with the "-s" (silent) argument.Is there a solution to this, like an argument that forces overwriting of logo or keep existing? Full error log:[2018/1/24 11:40:47] version 25.26
OS = Windows 10 64bit
Driver Loading....Done
System BIOS Version -> JBET54WW
Applying BIOS Version -> JBET66WW
Keep the custom start up image of the system.
System EC Version -> JBHT15WW
Applying EC Version -> JBHT17WW
AC adapter/Battery check....OK.

BIOS Flashing....
The number of retries of BIOS update = 1
The number of retries of BIOS update = 2
The number of retries of BIOS update = 3
Error : Fail to do module option.

Error code = 211

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I have forgot bios password for my g6 put password in 3 times system disabled shows error code 69177251


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A:Bios password blocked error code-69177251

Hi: Restart the PC and enter this unlock passcode... 76855897

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A:Hi my error code for my bios hp mini laptop is CNU941B0CW

HI.  Please enter this code: E9lov3p1ed Regards.

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i have a problem with my lenovo laptop G50 its a bios password i cant remember the password so i dont know if they is any way i can be helped with that and the other problem is that if tap three time its not bring any error code like i saw in the videos on youtube.
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue and moved this post to its own thread.

A:G50 - Forgotten BIOS password / Obtaining error code

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
Unfortunately there is no master password or magic back door which can be used to circumvent a forgotten BIOS password on a laptop. This protection scheme is due to the ease in which laptops are stolen every day. Your only solution is to try and remember the password you used.
Likewise removing the CMOS battery from the motherboard will NOT clear forgotten passwords on a laptop system. If you still can't remember the password then the alternative is to replace the motherboard.  Sorry.
What error code are you trying to obtain?

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I've tryed taking the battery out and leaving it out to discharge the board which I was told that would take care of passwords that were stored. When I power it up and tap on f10 it goes into set up then instantly ask for power on password

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HI guys .
Before hand thanks for help and point me into to right direction and apologize of English not my first language.
Ok here is my situation now:
I installed New motherboard with new processor and new power source, new memory ram, but with the same video card and same sound card.
Power Source:
Enermax server EPS=12V, 660w
Model Mobo:
Gigabyte GA-EP43-UDS3L
Intel CORE2 DUO 2.93 GHz socket LGA 775 E7500 cache 3MB <----updated type name missed before,sorry.
Memory Ram:
Corsair 4 GB DDR2 twin2X4096-6400C5 G
Sound Card:
Diamond Xtreme sound 5.1
Video Card:
Nvidia 8800 GT
The H.D.
Checked to have connection to power -(No New) has Windows XP x64 bit installed. 200gb.
Checked to power connection - Floppy drive the same as well no new "oldie"

But we got black screen in the monitor and a " Big Long constant Beep !! " , the computer turns on, the fans are on .
we unplugged immediately and turn off the power source.

This is my check list of Install .

We have the same HD and is the no slave.
I check that the ATX_12v is connected properly to the board and power source.
I check that the ATX 24 is connected and seated properly.
I check all connections of H.D., Floppy and DVD Rom are seated and connected properly.
I check memory ram seated properly.
I check video card seated properly.
I check SATA2 1 seated and connected properly.
IDE seated and connected properly.
Floppy FDD connected properly and plug to power.
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A:Solved: New Motherboard-No post-No bios screen- BIG BEEP

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I am building a new system.

Gigabyte MB GA-MA790GP-UD4H
AMD Phenom II F4 Quad core 3.0 MHZ
G-Skill 4GB DDR2
LITEON DVD RW (Redeployed from an older non-64 bit machine)

I am able to get the BIOS to post. It recognizes the HD as master on the SATA cable and it recognizes the DVD drive as master on the IDE channel.

When I save and exit BIOS, it goes into a loop of restarting with the startup beep, then reads "Verifying DMI data..." then restarts.

I am unable to get to a prompt for booting the Vista disk. I did get to a prompt by disconnecting the harddrive, but when Windows came up it when to a blank blue cloud screen.

I reconnected the harddrive and get the same loop restart result.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: New build; BIOS Post; No Vista Boot

Have you set the boot order in the bios so that the dvd-rw boots first before the hard drive?

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Need an unlock code for a CQ57. System disabled Code 87888256. any help would be appreciated. thank you!


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A:Bios password, System disabled error code- 87888256

@jtwingo Please reboot and enter           38780898 Regards.

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I'm trying to Restore Corrupt BIOS On HP Pavilion Dv6 Via USB (windows 7)(based on this great website http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833?_sm_au_=iJVNRSL4Rk4sP3fj)Any ideas how to solve this are welcome! I downloaded the BIOS file from http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-pavilion-dv6-6000-entertainment-notebook-pc-serie... And when installing this file I get following error at step 2-7.first: IHISI: Get support mode fail in SMI!second:  BIOS did not support InsydeFlash! The files are partially installed of which a log indicating:"--- Log started: 2016/06/21 23:53:36Initializing...Log file : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\InsydeFlash.LogSettings file : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\platform.ini (found)Executable : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\InsydeFlash.exeVersion : Build : InsydeFlashDate : Mon Sep 27 18:58:26 2010Resource file : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\iscflash.dll (loaded)App name : InsydesFlashOS Information : Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 - supportedPreparation stageIHISI Version : 193SMI_IsSupport failError code : 259(0x00000103)Cleanup StageStage Completed--- Log Stopped: 2016/06/21 23:53:39--- Log started: 2016/06/21 23:54:37Initializing...Log file : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\InsydeFlash.LogSettings file : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\platform.ini (found)Executable : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\InsydeFlash.exeVersion : Build : InsydeFlashDate : Mon Sep 27 18:58:26 2010Resource file : C:\SwSetup\sp51795\iscflash.dll (loaded)App name : InsydesFlas... Read more

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Had not used the notebook for a long time. When I tried to boot it up, a screen flashed up; it flashes up for too short a time to read properly but at the bottom, it gives F9 and F10 boot options but I could not get these to do anything. Then the screen goes to an "Enter CURRENT password" prompt. No HP or Windows logo at all. When the password is unsuccessfully entered 3 times, the following is displayed;  Password check failed / Fatal Error... System failed / CNU92032MQ and the only thing the notebook can do is be switched off, to repeat the same process. I tried removing battery and using the various the e9xxx passwords given on the blog, nothing has worked so far. (Is this a "Power On" or a "BIOS" password prompt?) Please help me recover my notebook. 


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A:Power On/BIOS password required, error code CNU92032MQ

Hi, Enter  e9lo71f745   ( 3rd character is a lower case L ) Regards, DP-K

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Hi all;

So I have an old ABIT KT7E mobo in an old computer that had various hardware errors, and when I finally fixed everything(Changed the CPU, the hsf, reseated the RAM properly, reseted the BIOS), it decided to successfully start up. However, every time I start it up, I get the annoying "Press F1 to continue" message which can be fixed in BIOS just by setting everything to default; however whatever setting in BIOS I try to set, the computer wont POST after saving the settings and restarting. The settings I've tried are: Change the CPU clock, set boot order, set optimized defaults, set fail-safe defaults. Even if I go to setup, and set nothing up, after saving the "settings"(lol), it wont POST up. Not even a singe beep code. It's really annoying because I can't boot from disk and I also can't put the proper CPU clock to skip the annoying "Press F1" message. The thing that is the most annoying is that every time I save the BIOS setup settings, I have to reseat the CMOS battery and clear the CMOS in order to start the computer up. Does anyone have a clue why is this happening? Thanks.

A:Solved: Computer wont POST after changing settings in BIOS

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i had recently built a new computer. after installing windows 7 everything was fine, except for during start-up it'd say 'no keyboard deteced'. which it wasn't detecting it because i couldnt acess bios during this. once i came to the windows log in screen, it was then reading the keyboard.

a few days ago i had a power outage during a thunderstorm and now a screen appears when turning on my computer giving me 2 options somehwat like 'continue start up' and 'enter a set up'. these are extremely general ideas of what it says but its not the usual 'start windows normally' screen. i would look but i'm currently at work since i cannot access the internet at home due to these problems lol.

the problem with this screen appearing is that since it is not detecting my keyboard at post, i have no where else to go. i've tried every usb port, as well as a ps/2 keyboard.

i either a. need to figure out how to get past this screen or not have it appear at all or b. figure out how to get it to detect my keyboard.

if you have any suggestions or info i'd really appreciate the help.


A:odd post/bios screen, plus no keyboard detected @ post

you could try removing the CMOS battery on the motherboard and using the jumper to reset the BIOS to factory defaults.

Always us a known good PS/2 keyboard. USB is OK after you have everything setup but unless you enable Legacy USB support in the BIOS the USB keyboard may not be seen by the BIOS (I've had this exact problem).

If the PS/2 keyboard is not seen when plugged into the keyboard PS/2 port move it to the PS/2 mouse port.

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Hi, new to forums! I got about 3-4 year old Pavilion dv6-2137eo. I was installing some updates, and then it suddenly stopped working. I got black screen and nothing else. And now, whenever i try to power on it, ok it starts, but then it flashes num and caps lock light 2 times, 2-3 secs and again 2 times. I know it means BIOS failure, but i don't know how to fix it. Anybody please help! Thank you!

A:Pavilion dv6-2137eo doesn't startup, BIOS error flash code

Hi there @Nuu5kamu1kkun3n?, Thank you for joining in on the HP Support Forums and Welcome! This is a great place to ask questions, find solutions and get help from others in the community! I read your post on the HP Support Forums. I wanted to reach out to you and help! I understand that you having an issue with blinking LED's on your HP Pavilion dv6-2137eo Entertainment Notebook PC.  Please note remove any and all USB devices. Disconnect all non-essential connected devices, as these, could cause some issues. Try to start your Notebook normally after you have disconnected everything. If that does not fix the issue, please continue with troubleshooting.  The next step would be for you to try to Restore the BIOS. You will see that the document says:  If the BIOS on your notebook becomes corrupted, such as from a failed BIOS upgrade or damage from a virus, the computer might show any the following symptoms: The computer displays the error message BIOS APPLICATION ERROR 501.The computer stops at a black or blank screen and it will not enter any of the Boot Options, such as the BIOS Setup Utility, Hardware Diagnostic Tools, System Recovery screens, etc.The computer does not boot and the Caps Lock or Num Lock LED blinks twice or the computer emits beep codes.The computer turns on, for example, the fan might spin, but there is no video on the internal display or external monitor and it does not boot into the operating sys... Read more

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I was messing around in my bios menu getting things set up how I prefer them and acidentaly set and forgot the power on password. Is there anyway I can get through this? I have read dozens of post and threads but none of the codes provided therein have worked for me. I look forward to hearing from you and thank you in advance.

A:Bios admin password lost for HP Stream Error code 50663152

Hi,Try: 45741194RegardsVisruth

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Product: Pavilion dv5-2035dxOS: Dual boot Linux Mint 16 and Windows 7 Home 64-bit (no HP recovery partition)HP Recovery Disks: I have them but can't use them because the DVD laser doesn't work (CD only) Symptoms: While in normal use, screen suddenly had black and grey vertical linesAfter restart, computer turns on and fan runs, but screen is blackCTRL button flashes white light: 2 flashes, pause and repeat (BIOS corruption)Hello, I am trying to recover from BIOS corruption, hoping it's not a failing mobo. I downloaded the latest BIOS update for my system, but I can't get this file to install on an external USB using HP's instructions for restoring the BIOS. At step 1.11, I don't get the "HP System BIOS Update Utility" screen. Instead, I get this:   My questions:1. Is there any easy way to get this .exe on a USB? (I have tried 3 computers and 3 USB cards, so WTH?!)2. If not, can I just unpack it and create a bootable USB in another program by copy/pasting the BIOS file?3. Is there anything else I should try before flashing the BIOS??? Thanks in advance for your assistance. ^^   UPDATE: The "BIOS error" was actually the video card that failed due to repeated overheating. The repair shop replaced the video card and repaired the overheating problem (I didn't ask how), and my computer is as good as new.

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A:HP Pavilion dv5 BIOS corruption error code [DEAD VIDEO CARD]

For anyone who has a similar problem with their computer, my "BIOS error" (as coded by my computer's flashing lights) turned out to be a failed video card. The repair shop said this happens when computers overheat frequently, which mine often did. So, they changed the video card and fixed the overheating problem, and my computer is back in working order.

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