POST problem with AWARD bios startup

  spud1962 07:30 06 Nov 2014

I need help diagnosing a POST problem with AWARD bios startup.

I get a single beep on start up – monitor displays processor configuration correctly.

Then, the memory (RAM) test displays “OK” Then displays, “Memory runs at dual channel Interleaved” I then hear continuous short beeps, BEFORE the computer attempts to display the DRIVE configuration, It then displays the drive configuration and reboots back to the beginning. I have tried reseating the RAM chips in case this is an issue.

  sunnystaines 08:58 06 Nov 2014

check everythink on the motherboard so that nothing has come loose eg chip creep.

check the RAM sockets incase dust or grim has got on them.

  spud1962 08:13 08 Nov 2014

Thanks for the advice.

Problem was solved by:

a) reloading BIOS to basic default settings. b) configuring bios manually back to the originally desired settings.

I just thought I would post this in case someone else could benefit.

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