Boot Failure

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I have an Albatron KX18D Pro II board with a problem.  Yesterday, the
AC power failed.  When power was restored, I tried to boot this comp,
and got:  "!!Warning!! Loading Bios setting, Don't Reset or Power Off"
on the screen for 10-15 seconds, then the video bios message again
followed by endless repeats of the warning.

This MB has a Bios Mirror function.  There is a DIP switch that I can
throw to access a spare bios.  With the switch thrown, I get the same

The BIOS is an Award.  I see where some Award bioses will re-flash
from a floppy when damaged, but there is no hard drive access while
attempting to boot.

Albatron does not appear to have end-user customer support.

Any suggestions on forcing a BIOS flash?  Anyone familiar with BIOS
Mirror?  Could this be a slightly-bad PSU?

Thanks for your thoughts.


Re: Boot Failure wrote:

|I have an Albatron KX18D Pro II board with a problem.

False Alarm!  Tried a CMOS reset and all is well!  I didn't try this
sooner, since the error message pointed elsewhere.  

Always try the "simple" things first.

Thanks anyway.


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