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Solved: American Megatrends screen

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  1. Haymoon

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    Siemens/Fujitsu PC with Win xp SP3

    The American Megatrends screen has recently appeared at boot up but boots past so quickly I cannot get to read it. I think I glimpsed something like "BIOS not configured properly" at bottom of screen but am not really sure. How do I pause the boot in order to read the AMI screen? Pause/break button does not do it.

    Any help appreciated
     
  2. mhd1360

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    No way ,
    Try to record your screen using your cellphone camera.
     
  3. Haymoon

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    Great idea! Thank you

    after a few attempts I got the message at the bottom. Small problem - cannot read leftmost part of message despite adjusting screen tto the right. Think it says CMOS setting wrong? What does that mean?
     
  4. mhd1360

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    You should go to CMOS (Bios) setup and see what's wrong there.
    It should not a big deal if your system works properly.
    If you are not familiar with Bios Setup I recommend do not change anything there
     
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    Ok thanks for the update - good luck.
     
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