Bios takes ages to read ram

  Office 19:18 23 Feb 2004

I've just built a computer. The motherboard is Asus A7N8X-X. Processer is 2600XP+. I've got 256 PC2100 DDR RAM.

When I boot my computer, it takes atleast 20 seconds to read the ram. Its like as if its counting the ram.

Do I need to change some settings in the bios?

Please help!!

  Office 20:14 23 Feb 2004


  Mikè 20:21 23 Feb 2004

Yes there is someting in the bios, Quick Power On Self Test or something similar.

  Office 20:33 23 Feb 2004

Ok I'm going to try that.

  Office 20:43 23 Feb 2004

No luck. I disabled the quick power on Self test and it took even longer to count the ram. So I had to enable it.

The quesion is will i need to update the bios?

  Office 22:49 23 Feb 2004

any more advise?

  kyprosman 23:01 23 Feb 2004

pressing esc on mine stops mem being counted

  woodchip 23:04 23 Feb 2004

Go into BIOS and set to quick boot

  Tog 07:38 24 Feb 2004

Disable POST, if something isn't working , you'll soon find out...

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