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My bios reads the ram and then freezes on the first menu , does not go into the bios setup or respond to the keyboard.

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You should CLEAR AND RESET THE CMOS on the motherboard and then ON A RESTART go in the BIOS reset everything to its default setting. It should BOOT when it does you can then go back into the BIOS and change things, but write them down as you change them to eliminate the problem. YOU DO NOT MESS IN THE BIOS UNLESS YOU ARE AN EXPERT OR PRO !!!

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