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HELP: Memtest problem


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_ViE_BE_

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I just bought a new computer, the computer guy at the store ran memtest to make sure the RAM was working fine, and it was all good. I dont know how he loaded it up, because all he had was the motherboard, RAM and power.

Anyway, now i have the computer at home, i want to install windows. However, every time i start up, it goes to the first black screen (like normal), then it runs memtest.

I tried going to Advanced BIOS setting, and changing 1st bootable device to CD ROM which has my win xp cd in it, but the computer when rebooted always goes to memtest.

Do you know how to remove memtest, or what setting i need to use to change it, so i can install windows?

thanks


my computer spechs:

DFI Lanparty nf4 Ultra-D
AMD 3200 Venice core
2GB 3200 Corsair TwinX
ATI Radeon X800 XL 256 MB
Antec 480W TPII
250 GB Seagate SATA 8 MB Cache

Edited by _ViE_BE_, 20 May 2005 - 07:40 AM.

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gerryf

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sounds odd...floppy in the drive?

Are you saving the bios settings, because if cd-rom is first, it should check that first even if he did install it to the harddrive (which makes no sense).
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no floppy in the drive, he just replied to an email saying it was in a setting in the 'genie BIOS' (i think thats the new BIOS on dfi nf4 chip). BUt i dont know how to change the setting.
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sounds like he set it up somewhere in the advanced settings. See if you can find it there or better yet, ding that fellow that sold it to you and make him fix it!
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