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#1 afridy


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Posted 04 November 2006 - 11:26 AM

Checking System Helth OK
CPU ID : 068A Patch ID : 0001
Pentium III 866 Mhz
Checking NVRAM......
Now the system Hangs due to a bios chip problem caused by a bad power supply.

If you notice on the first line of POST results it says 'System Helth OK'. but just after 2 lines the system fails. So How can it say "System Helth OK" :thumbsup:?

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 03:13 PM

The message indicates that the areas that it checks for system health are all OK - so, most likely, the BIOS chip isn't included in this scan.

But without an in-depth knowledge of how the POST test works, it's not real easy to find out what's being tested and what's not being tested.
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