[OT} Freeze At POST

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Tue Dec 2 14:33:41 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 07:48:11AM -0500, Stephen wrote:
> So my main machine (running XP) needed a reboot after an upgrade.
> The boot is stuck at the BIOS screen where it says:
> Press <Tab> to switch to POST or <Del> to run BIOS Setup
> Tried all the power off and on sequences.
> I get no response from keyboard.
> Any suggestions?
> (This is my upgrade excuse, I think)

Unplug power for 20 seconds or so, and try again.  Sometimes helps.  Or
reset the NVRAM using the jumper according to your motherboard manual.
Or perhaps your disk has failed and is holding the controller stuck.

Could try another keyboard too.

Len Sorensen
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