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BIOS stuck in POST at cold boot [Shuttle PC]

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by TallTom, Jul 12, 2007.

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  1. TallTom

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    I recently put together a barebones Shuttle PC. All of the components are installed and I managed to get everything configured with Windows XP Pro SP2. And adjusted an I/O error issue that I had with my DVDRW drive.

    However, there's been this lingering problem that originated way before I installed the OS. When I start the computer from a cold boot up, the BIOS display is stuck at POST. I am speculating that I need to make some adjustments to the CMOS in order for the computer to reach a normal boot sequence, but I don't know what to change. The following is what is visible on the screen.
    I originally had 1GB of DRAM for installing the OS, but later added RAM that was originally not compatible with the OS installation. But the OS does recognize the memory boost.

    I ran memtest-86 and there were no memory errors.

    Does it matter if this text is in bright white?
    "DDR2 667 Single Channel, 64-bit"

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    Pheonix - Award WorkstationBIOS v6.00PC
    Copyright (C) 1984-2003, Phoenix Technologies, LTD

    (SN27S010) nForce 570 MCP

    Main Processor : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+
    Memory Testing : 2097152K OK
    CPU0 Memory information : DDR2 667 Single Channel, 64-bit


    IDE Channel 0 Master : IC35L060AVV207-0 V220A66A
    IDE Channel 0 Slave : None

    IDE Channel 2 Master : LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1S 9L03
    IDE Channel 3 Master : None

    IDE Channel 4 Master : None
    IDE Channel 5 Master : None

    Warning! Now System is in Safe Mode.
    Please re-setting CPU Frequency in the CMOS setup




    Press F1 to continue, DEL to enter SETUP
    03/27/2007-nForce-570-6A61JH29C-00

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