PowerSpec PC  

 COMPUTERS

 SUPPORT

 COMPARE

 NEW

 ABOUT US

 WHERE TO BUY

 SITE MAP

 SUPPORT SPECS

 SUPPORT INFO

PowerSpec PC Systems: Support Tech Notes

ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 or an X79 Extreme 3 motherboard may pause during POST



PowerSpec models using an ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 or an X79 Extreme 3 motherboard may pause on startup
There is a message stating the User Defaults have been loaded when first powered on.

Description:

The ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 and X79 Extreme 3 motherboard have a Clear CMOS button on the rear IO area.
This button is active even if the system is unplugged. The button may accidentally be pressed when unboxing or moving the system.

When the system starts for the first time, the following text will appear. Press the F1 key to load the PowerSpec defaults and continue to boot to Windows.
This message will not appear on subsequent boots. The PowerSpec model G219 is used for reference.
The BIOS date, CPU, Memory, and version numbers will differ on other models.

Copyright (C) 2011 American Megatrends, Inc.
BIOS Date: 03/21/2013 16:20:43

The current version of Intel ME firmware is 7.1.21.1134, backup is 7.1.21.1134.
X79 Extreme 3 UEFI P2.50
CPU: Intel Core(TM) i7-3820 CPU @ 3.60GHz Speed: 3600MHz
Total Memory: 16384MB

UEFI Defaults have been loaded.
Press F2 or DEL to Run Setup.
Press F1 to Continue.



Systems Affected:

PowerSpec models G188, G218, G219, and any future models using the motherboards described in the Description portion of this document.

The Clear CMOS button is a useful tool to troubleshoot no POST scenarios; however, it is easily pressed during unboxing and setup of the system.
This button is active even if the system is unplugged.



Location of the Clear CMOS button:

ASRock X79 Extreme 3   ASRock Z77 Extreme 4
 



 

 



Call Tech Support.
For fee-based technical support, please call
1-614-850-3670 or send us an email.
Remember, it's important to have your system, model, or serial number ready when contacting our support staff with technical questions. Need help?



 HOME | COMPUTERS | SUPPORT | COMPARE | NEW | ABOUT US | WHERE TO BUY | SITE MAP
 Copyrightę Micro Electronics, Inc. All rights reserved.