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I was installing software on the computer when it froze so shut it down. When restarted it wouldnnt reboot. Error came up 01888: Invalid RFID Serialization Info Area or Bad CRC2

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What software,???

Have you changed the operating system from what the laptop came with.

When it posts see what version bios you have, then go to the website
of your MFG and see if there is a newer version, if you have the newest,
flash the bios to an older one, if you have a older one flash to a newer one.

If you don;t have your manual, get it while you there, are read how to flash your bios very carefully, make sure you know it well before you do this.

You can also try, system restore, or recovery, again, when your laptop
first posts, at the bottom you will see commands, one for enter bios,
boot order, and so on one should be restore or system restore.

The error you posted is a bios error, so it depends if you have changed things or systems.

Try and restore the unit first and see if this works.

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Hello,it looks like system boards problem that cause bios problem,try to run Bios setup utility and load bios setup default,i think its F10,save and exit.If your problem still occurs go again to Bios setup utility and in general information check if your ram are being recognized and let me know

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