2009-11-29

Checking NVRAM...


My laptop failed to boot, saying Checking NVRAM... I took the back off the laptop and removed the battery that maintains the settings when the computer is switched of. After a few seconds I replaced the battery. That reset things to the factory default and the laptop now boots!

4 comments:

  1. You are brilliant! There are probably many issues we face daily that have simple solutions, if only we knew them.

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  2. Yes brilliant! You did replace the battery, and not just reinstall the old one??

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  3. I had faced the same problem Checking NVRAM and...hang...
    after many attempts to troubleshoot...it was due to faulty CD ROM . I had removed it and now booting as per normal.
    ...Yet to replace new one, still running without CD ROM
    So i guess it could be any of the faulty device which causes this'NVRAM Checking" and hang

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