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Bios non ACPI compliant - so it says!

When I try to boot up my computer I recieve a blue screen message saying that the bios is not ACPI compliant. I flashed the bios and all seemed to go well but the same message still keeps coming up. What can I do?

From memory I think it's a Athlon AMD 2600 with 512 Mb Ram and 80 Gb HDD. One of my main concerns is losing any data on the HDD. I don't think it is a problem with that though, it seems to get stuck before it gets into windows.

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  • kenh63 Feb 16, 2008

    Thanks Haltech,

    I seem to have sorted the problem. A friend suggested checking internal connections. It may (stress MAY) have been a loose connection with the CPU fitting into the motherboard. After checking some of the connections and finally taking out the CPU chip and replacing it back in the system, it seems to work again.

    Cheers Ken.

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Try this, go to CMOS/BIOS setup and disable APM and legacy USB support. See whether the BSOD is coming back or not. Hope this help.

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