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Acer Aspire Desktop Checking NVRAM Problem

Q: Acer Aspire Desktop Checking NVRAM Problem

Hi,

I'm having problem with my cousins computer. It's a Acer Aspire Desktop. The computer is working alright until they moved residency to another State. After they set it up, it won't work anymore, It will boot up and will say checking NVRAM then after it won't continue to load, just a blinking cursor.

I tried some suggestions already, resetting BIOS by removing the board battery, jumpers, unplugging drives, modem and memory card but still the same. I'm thinking to replace the battery but I just want to try out first other options.

I really appreciate any assistance

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Sometimes, when i'm playing games or using programs that take over 60% of the CPU, my computer turns off, and then restarts. In the restart, it says: Checking NVRam... It doesn't go further then that!

Do i have to replace something? Do i need more ram?
I want to play games that take over 90% cpu, without crashing.

Now i have 1 GB ram, and 256MB video cart. I don't know if it's about that, because i'm a newbie

Some time ago i never had this problem, but now i have it all the time i'm running big programs/games
Please tell me how to fix this problem!
 

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hi, 1st post.
the problem is i turned my computer on and it started and it got to a point where it said "checking NVRAM" and now it wont go past that point. i cant do anything after that. power down goes to standbye and pulling the power cord ends up with the same thing after i plug it back in.
any suggestions?
it is a hp pavilion media center PC.
thanks.

A:Checking Nvram

This happened to a mate of mine. What he did was buy a new battery for the computer.
You can't use like a 9 volt or flashlight battery, you need a special computer battery.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/115429/checking-nvram/
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A:Checking NVRAM

DWS,

NV RAM or NVRAM is "Non-Volatile RAM". It maintains it's contents without power applied. Personally, I have never seen that message on any computer I have booted. It makes me wonder if some BIOS selection for your MOBO is mis-set making the boot think that there is such memory on the board?????????

I've never looked at the BIOS for a Gigabyte board so I am not familiar with its options. Check the BIOS or the manual for NVRAM options.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/checking-nvram.261714/
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A:How to Stop NVRAM checking ?

you don't if you want your system to boot
nvram is your bios check

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/how-to-stop-nvram-checking-297188.html
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Dear Forum

My son's PC has suddenly stopped working, it hangs after 'Checking NVRAM' and displays a flashing cursor but I am not able to enter anything. Windows is not loaded.

Th OS is Vista 64-bit.

The CMOS battery must be ok because when I go into BIOS the correct time and date are displayed.

Any help will be gratefully received.

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A:PC hangs after 'Checking NVRAM'

Have you made any changes to the system prior to this happening?
Remove any external drives - USB's etc - just leave mouse, monitor and keyboard connected.

NVRAM stand for Non-Volatile Random Access Memory and usually retains your settings when the pc is switched off.
I would change the CMOS battery as a test - it may be losing its power despite showing the correct time.
If that does not solve the problem - remove all Ram sticks and then reseat them in their slots.
 

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A:Acer Aspire desktop crashes often

Isn't this the same computer?

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/1010752-google-earth-crashes-computer.html

Since it's basically the same problem, we'll have to close one of the threads. Which one would you like to leave open? Or I could merge them both together as well.
 

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A:acer aspire l320 desktop pc

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Ok.

I turn my PC on and my graphics card info is shown, then to black and then the POST test shows and gets to checking NVRAM and blacks out. The PC still runs though nothing appears to be on the screen.

Things I have tried ->
Replaced CMOS battery.
Tested both 512 DDR sticks separately.
Checked power cable & ribbon HDD cable is correctly in place.
Disconnecting AGP graphics card and putting it back in again.
Booting from windows XP cd

Things that I can do/work ->
I can access the BIOS and the boot menu.
I can run BOOT cd's that run dos programs.

System Specs ->
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Any help would be appreciated
 

A:BOOT issue "Checking NVRAM" -> Blackout.

Progress -

I ran one of my boot disc's with some DOS diagnostic/repair tools on it.
I ran a partition program that allowed me to delete the partition with XP on it. I rebooted and placed the XP cd in and voila, I am currently installing windows XP.

I will update if the problem occurs again after installation.
 

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A:Hangs at "Checking NVRAM" in Gigabyte MB

Good Evening Ray, Those Ga7zx boards were really reliable, I used quite a few and the later dash series as well.
Usually it indicates "no NV ram" if you are using standard PC-133 type and proceeds past that point.
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A:Acer Aspire M5800 desktop crashes often

Hi -

The 6 dumps were inconclusive.

The BEEPs indicate hardware failure - PC Hell: BIOS Error Beep Codes

Run the Driver Verifier -- http://sysnative.com/0x1/driver_verifier.htm

Run memtest86+ - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2863029-post5.html


Windbg Logs
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BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY

Code:

Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sun Jan 23 23:24:30.148 2011 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:16.740
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiTimerWaitTest+1b0 )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xA
PROCESS_NAME: System
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xA_nt!KiTimerWaitTest+1b0
Bugcheck code 0000000A
Arguments fffff500`10cb52c8 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000000 fffff800`030c32d0
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sun Jan 23 19:06:48.518 2011 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 2:52:24.484
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: CODE_CORRUPTION
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: DDMService.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_MEMORY_CORRUPTION_ONE_BIT_LARGE
Bugcheck code 0000003B
Arguments 00000000`c0000096 fffff800`030c5973 fffff880`08e72f60 00000000`00000000
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sun Jan 23 13:50:03.614 2011 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:15:50.206
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiDispatchException+1b9 )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1E
PROCESS_NAME: Wow.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x1E_nt!KiDispatchException+1b9
Bugcheck code 0000001E
Arguments ffffffff`c0000005 fffff800`030ed45f 00000000`00000000 ffffffff`ffffffff
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Sat Jan 22 12:27:09.400 2011 (GMT-5)
System Uptime: 0 days 15:06:34.367
Probably caused by : atikmdag.sys ( atikmdag+3d08f2 )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: dwm.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x3B_atikmdag+3d08f2
Bugcheck code 0000003B
Arguments 00000000`80000003 fffff880`049f88f2 fffff880`068348c0 00000000`00000000
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``


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A:Acer Aspire M5100 Desktop will not boot up

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Quote:




Hi I just purchased an Acer Aspire X3400 desktop with Triple Core, 3GB memory, 640 GB hard drive and would like a rating on this machine. I have 30 days to make up my mind weather I should keep it or not.

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A:Acer Desktop PC Aspire AM1201-ED5000A Athlon X2 5000+ 2 GB D

We do not provide help here with a password-protected computer because we have no way of knowing the real intent of the person who is trying to access it.

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According to Acer's forums, I can put a low profile video card in it. I don't think my 1 gig NVidia video card will work in it.

The desktop case has two DVI outputs. And a card slot that supports the pciex16 video cards.

I would prefer under 100 dollars.

Thanks !

A:add video card to Acer Aspire AXC-704G-UW61 desktop ?

Check out this Newegg search: plenty of low-wattage, half-height PCIe cards available for under $100. I've had good luck with the 7xx Nvidia models in my wife's mini-ITX PC (e.g. EVGA GeForce GT 730 $65).
HTH,
--Ed--

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A:Acer Aspire 5250 running home premium desktop will not display.

You can work through the steps in Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start to check for infection, try repairing the boot and System files, to see if you can get into Safe Mode or normal boot, then continue until its fixed with the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7.

But if you have the Acer factory install then that is the worst install of Win7 one can have to begin with. So what I would do is Clean Reinstall Windows 7 following everything that works best in Win7 in tens of thousands of installs we've directly helped with here, and which has been used by over a million consumers without a single complaint.

Everything needed is in the blue link, and you'll get and keep a perfect install to the exact extent you stick with the tools and methods given.

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A:ACER ASPIRE DESKTOP HANGS ON PLEASE WAIT SCREEN - Tried Recovery Disk

By "recovery disk", do you mean the disk that has the option to repair Windows start-up? That could help if so.
 

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A:Acer Aspire X3950 Desktop, W7 unable to connect WiFi Adapter

What firewall or security suite is, or ever was, on the system?

Install one of the adapters, make sure you have the latest driver from the adapter manufacturer's web site, and ...

What exactly happens when you try to connect?

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 8 or 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Identify your network if it is not obvious.

Also show ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Thanks

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A:"checking NVRAM"

max 8

Are you sure it was a fan header? What motherboard is it, the same as your signature? If so you have the following headers.
IrDA Cable header
Extra USB header
Two CD-In headers
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Let us know
 

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-Ishmael
 

A:Acer Aspire One problem

How old is the 120 GB hard drive? Brand?
When a laptop begins running very slowly, it is good to test the drive and memory, then run spyware and software removal tools.
Since you cannot do the infestations, can you put it into a desktop computer as a slave and run the removal tools there?,
 

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I've searched over the net but couldn't find nothing.
Can anyone help?
 

A:Acer Aspire Problem.

leet_daniel666 said:


I aint sure if this is the right section, but I got a Acer Aspire. Loaded the webcam the other day and it came up with this error.. "The program can't start because Image.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem".
I've searched over the net but couldn't find nothing.
Can anyone help? Click to expand...

You can try to download image.dll here: http://www.down-dll.com/index.php?file-download=image.dll
and uncompress it in your folder c:\windows\system32
 

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A:Acer Aspire R 11 R3-131T-P7HA vs. Acer Aspire R 11...

Well the P344 is blue. I have one that is hotrodded a bit (8GB, Samsung EVO SSD) - original 500GB is now in a USB 3.0 external - and I consider it the best of all my portable devices

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i have these two computers and would like to know witch one i should upgrade,
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and what are the best parts to use,
or the best way to do it,
and how do i know what parts are compatible
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kind regards
edward

 

A:can anyone help, Acer aspire m1610 or acer aspire t180

First, each model has multiple hardware specifications. So I have no way of knowing the hardware configurations of either unit that you have.

Second, upgrades are limited on OEM PC's. Your only options will be RAM and the video card. And in the case of the video card, the power supply may not be able to handle a decent card.
 

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A:Acer Aspire Acer Aspire Switch 10 will not connec...

Hi Mills,1. Get to Device Manager(Hold Windows Key & then tap letter "X")2. Under device manager check if you find any other Devices or unknown devices,. if yes you may need another computer to download the files from acersupport.com3. If Not expand network adapters, check if you see the Wireless adapter, Right click uninstall & restart the unit.4. If the Device is not detected underOthers / Unknown devices / network adapter, please contact Acer as it is a suspected Hardware Failure.

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A:Problem with Acer Aspire 3680

Well a legitimate copy of Windows doesn't come in the form of an ISO so I'm closing this thread.
 

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Welcome to SF!

We definitely need your system specs to move on. See the links in my signature. Especially important are your computer model and sound card.

Thanks,
~JK

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A:acer aspire 5536G problem

you have windows XP 64 bit loaded onto the PC

has it worked OK in the past ???

have you tried
going into control panel
display
settings
and changing it there
or
on advanced buttton

I had a look at Acer drivers support, and nothing for XP 64 bit
http://www.acer.co.uk/acer/service....tx1g.c2att92=122&ctx1.att21k=1&CRC=2980211862
 

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A:Acer Aspire v13 brand new - problem(s)

Could be the Intel Graphics Driver issue. Try update it through Device Manager or Acer website

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My problem is as follows:
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view pictures:
pc without battry:
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A:Acer Aspire One Recovery Problem

You did the right thing with Alt+F10. You can double check in this Acer guide whether you did everything else right.

Win7 Starter performs better then XP on the netbook

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A:Problem with Acer Aspire 5315

How old is the Acer?
Call Acer and ask them to send you the VISTA disk because your hard drive failed... They may charge you $27 with shipping, bu tyou need it.
If you have valuable data on that Acer hard drive, you might want to save it using an external USB case... as you may need to reformat and reinstall the hard drive... if it is working at all.
 

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The problem:
YouTube - new screen problem with acer aspire 6530

Thanks in advance!

A:A new problem for my acer aspire 6530

hello,
in task manager click file>new task>type explorer.exe>OK
maybe try a system restore from there...

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i recently just rebooted my acer aspire m5641 desktop back to its original factory settings. Know i used the acer eRecovery program to do it. It was working fine until when i woke up this morning and looked at the computer and after going through the process of getting vista running this bar appeared that looks like its just ending the process of the recovery. The problem is that its been stuck at the same process for about 4 hours know. Its at 4/12 and it says eRecovery management please wait... There also is no D:/drive and before the recovery i had both c and d. All i have know is the c drive and the hidden drive for the recovery. I have no idea if it should really be taking this long to recover from the reboot or its just stuck. Please help if you can

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Did anybody face the me help aspire 4736Z problem please...acer problem as similar to me as follows while formatting your hard drive local disk C consisting window xp sp and installing new windows or vista producing noisy sound something like quot peou peou peou quot after completion of formating and new installation of window found that the recycle bin is already highlited and while pointing your mouse to quot my computer quot and double clicked to open my computer instead help me please...acer aspire 4736Z problem of opening quot my computer quot it open recycle bin in continuation to this problem in the words after typing one sentence and while attempting to edit the spelling keeping your cursor in the middle of the sentence it directly jumped to the end of the sentence even if touchpad made disable so if anybody has face similar to my problem and got solution please do inform me you might be think that it is problem cause by virus but it is not because the problem give after installation of new windows even if pendrive or any removable disk is not inserted thank you in advance

A:help me please...acer aspire 4736Z problem

Run Disk Check , then your maker's HD diagnostics/repair full CD scan: Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities

Try wiping your HD to reinstall. You may have infected or bad code which needs overwriting: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Make sure you have the latest BIOS version update, clear the CMOS: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS

Use the drivers given by installer unless performance reasons require you to import another one from computer or device's Support Downloads webpage, where you will also find any drivers missing in Device Manager. You may need to try another chipset from computer Downloads webpage. It sounds like you may also need the touchpad software.

Study errors in Event Viewer>Admin View, google text and ID# to see how others have resolved them.

Install programs slowly over time to gauge performance changes, don't let any write themselves into msconfig>Startup as they become freeloaders on startup/CPU/RAM and can spy on you. Troubleshooting with MSCONFIG

Clean and order the HD perfectly with CCleaner and Auslogics Disk and Registry defraggers.

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hi
I have a friends acer aspire 5100 that was getting stuck on the wondows login screen.
So I used GPARTED and saw there were 3 partitions.
two were 50+ gigs and the 3rd was 4.11 gigs.
So I used GPPARTED to make one partition.
So I tried to format it but wouldn't see the drive. So I used GPARTED again and saaw that it wasn't allocated.
So I then booted with GPARTED again and now have a bigger problem.
Now it boots with beeps,, one long and two short so is a vid prob now as the screen is black.
any suggestions on how/what program to use
to get the drivers to install so I can see the screen?

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

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A:Acer Aspire TC-705 (GTX 970 GPU Problem) (White St...

Double check that your GTX970 has the power cables connected. if you double clickon the yellow exclamation mark, is any error reported under the main tab or driver tab?

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A:Problem with Acer Aspire touch pad

Here i searched for some info...not sure if you've gone to this site but if you scroll down just a little bit on the page and hit one of the "read more" links you can possibly find your solution...
http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-222483-touchpad-scroll-not-working#p223281

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