POST doesn't count RAM

Posted on 2003-02-25
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Last Modified: 2010-04-26
POST Doesn't count RAM
but the system works well....
Question by:mkhalidmn
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Is it possible that it counts the RAM so quickly that you don't see it on screen or perhaps before your screen has warmed up so it's not visible to you? Mind you, if your m/c works well, I guess there's not much to worry about!
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jhance earned 90 total points
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Of course your POST counts the RAM, it's REQUIRED but it just may not be displaying it to you.

Usually this is a BIOS setup option and may be called "Quick Boot" or something similar.  Disable the "quick" or "fast" option and the memory test will usually be shown.

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jhance hit it. there is a place in bios to display ram being counted

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