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Old 03-01-2005, 02:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Laptop boot problem

A machine I am working on is giving me an error at boot. The error says:

"Amout of system memory has changed or the suspend-to-disk is absent. see suspend-to-disk file in the online users guide."

Laptop is an Inspiron 3200 (D233XT), PII 233mhz 80mb ram.

Error comes on no matter what. Anyone know what this means and what the fix is?

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If you can get into the BIOS setup and then tell it to save the changes made and try restarting, they may clear things up.

While you're in there, you may want to make sure that the amount of RAM in the system is what you know to actually be installed and of the correct type. Also make there the hard drive is in there and is being detected correctly.

I don't know if this would cause this kind of message, but it could be possible that the internal CMOS battery is failing, but I would think it would complain more than that.

Does the computer let you continue to boot normally after that error message?
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