Solved

Post codes

Posted on 2012-03-22
5
628 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-22
Hi all

Can anyone tell me what these post codes mean?


AMI (92)Hard disk setup complete. About to go for BIOS ROM data area check.
Compaq (92)Error on CMOS read/write test.
Chips & Tech (92)Configuration check.
Phoenix (92)Jump to User Patch 2.(Beep)= 3-2-1-3

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:davy999
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 37751797
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:davy999
ID: 37751816
Yes i know all that just want these codes translated
0
 
LVL 69

Expert Comment

by:Callandor
ID: 37752337
I don't think any of them are critical except the second one, and that might be fixed with a new battery.  They look like status update messages.  Why do you need to know?  An error in POST means the motherboard likely has a serious problem and should be replaced.
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:davy999
ID: 37753661
Hi Callandor

I have desktop pc that spins up ive changed the battery taken out all cards just one stick of ram ans so on. I put in a post card in and it came up with post code 92.Tried with onboard graphic card screen stil blank. so i think it is mb

I would like to know what this code means
Phoenix (92)Jump to User Patch 2.(Beep)= 3-2-1-3

Thanks
0
 
LVL 69

Accepted Solution

by:
Callandor earned 500 total points
ID: 37755337
If all these are messages that appeared in sequence, the second error indicates a CMOS problem, and the subsequent messages indicate what it did in response, which sounds like it didn't have anywhere to go to.  Motherboard problems in general are not repairable, unless they are just capacitors that need replacing.  You can test those with an ESR meter if you know the values they're supposed to have (capacitors are the most common failures on motherboards).
0

Featured Post

Get HTML5 Certified

Want to be a web developer? You'll need to know HTML. Prepare for HTML5 certification by enrolling in July's Course of the Month! It's free for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article outlines why you need to choose a backup solution that protects your entire environment – including your VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization hosts – not just your virtual machines.
This article shows how to use a free utility called 'Parkdale' to easily test the performance and benchmark any Hard Drive(s) installed in your computer. We also look at RAM Disks and their speed comparisons.
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…

623 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question