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Replace motherboard Hp a705w

First off I have to press the some button down on the motherboard for my computer to start or else it wont start i dunno why its like that, and second of all when I start it up after the computer counts up the ram it tells me this

162- system options not set

and then when i press F1 to save the settings (which I have to do everytime i start up the computer) it sends me another message that says

219- ECC memory module detected. ECC modules not supported on this platform..
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  • csj2085 Jan 27, 2009

    This is what I found..my old board supports DDR1

    My new one supports DDR.

    I was told by the people that I got the board from that the ram I had would work...how would I know by looking at my ram what one I have..???

  • csj2085 Jan 27, 2009

    Well I just left a computer service place and was told this....Here goes

    D530Sff Code

    Card Bios updated

    Also that the motherboard is for a compaq

    It maybe compatable..Heck I don't know...

    I'm waiting on response from company I got the board from..

    I'll keep you posted

  • csj2085 Feb 24, 2009

    I no longer have it.....Junked it...Thanks for all the help ppl.

  • csj2085 Feb 24, 2009

    Many thanks for all the help...I junked it

  • Wayne Mineard
    Wayne Mineard May 11, 2010

    Post the make if you know it, and any numbers on the module. They should be on a white sticker.

  • Wayne Mineard
    Wayne Mineard May 11, 2010

    Have you recently installed new memory? If so, it appears you have installed the wrong kind. It should be non-ECC RAM.



    This is your RAM info:



    Two 184-pin DDR DIMM slots.



    Maximum memory size is up to 2GB, 1GB per slot.



    Supports PC2100 0r PC2700 unbuffered non-ECC

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Techguru2009: First you need to disable the ECC memory module in the BIOS settings. Don´t know what button you are talking about on the motherboard. Check your manual for the motherboard to see what that button is for.Careful how you change your BIOS settings OK. You might want to load defaults first to see if that helps.

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