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Old 05-15-2012, 08:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,
I have an ABIT KN9 SLI motherboard and it won't boot past the first screen (the one with ABIT's logo on it)
It was on and working just fine for about 3 days then today it froze and wouldn't restart.

If you need the rest of my computers specs lets me know and I'll post them.

Any help would be great, thank you.
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you tried removing the CMOS battery and shorting the CMOS jumper? Dumping the BIOS memory will usually fix hiccups like these.

If that doesn't work, remove all drives and non-essential expansion cards and see if it boots from there, then add one device at a time until the problem replicates.
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Thanks a lot I tried removing the battery before and it didn't work. This time I tried your second suggestion and removed all non-essentials and powered it up. It booted with only the essentials and I plugged in one device at a time until it stopped working again. However, I now have everything plugged back in and it's working just fine again. Maybe everything just needed to be reseated?

Anyways, thanks a lot for the help!
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Yea, reseating or recalibration. Always a good troubleshooting fix.
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Yea, reseating or recalibration. Always a good troubleshooting fix.
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Try restarting
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jltech, he already solved it.
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