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Old 02-05-2012, 09:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I attached a monitor to my newly built computer and turned on, I instantly got a black screen with the message "CPU or memory has changed, press F1 to continue, F2 to enter Setup." What does this mean and what should I do?

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Try resetting BIOS.

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Default Re: "CPU or memory changed" Message on Startup

it means that a cpu or memory has been changed just hit F1 and see if it goes away, if it doesn't then go into the setup and just cycle through a bunch of settings, you don't have to change anything and then start up, and if it still doesn't go away reset the bios.
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Thanks guys...did what Peter basically said and got it to stop...now its asking me to put in a disc to boot from (I'm assuming it wants me to install an OS which I won't get until tomorrow!) Building a computer has certainly been an adventure so far lol.
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