You have to go into the BIOS and chose Memory Retest
Thanks, will this remove pause error on boot up?
Yes, it should.
Thanks Dan I appreciate your input.
I have done further research and one IT pro's opinion is that this error is a sign the motherboard is, to use his words "glitching".
And I should backup all data as the board is failing.
What do you think?
I have removed the RAM from slot 1B but error pause remains.
In the bios it states that slot 1B is disabled wether the slot is populated or not.
Windows and the bios is detecting 1GB even when there is 2GB installed.
Did you do a Memory Retest in the BIOS, or not?
No not yet. Due to operational reasons I cannot access the server until the end of the week.
I am just trying to gather information before I return to the site.
This is not my server it belongs to small engineering company about 20min drive from my place.
Friday is the best day for me to work on it as there are not many users onsite on that day.
As soon as I find out I will message you.
Thanks Dan, your suggestion worked and we no longer get the pause on error message.
Though I still need to determine if this is a bad RAM issue or a mobo issue.
The lot 1B as refered to by the message is not populated but slot 1A has the new RAM moodule installed.
Do you know if I would be able to install both original modules in bank 2 slots 1A & 1B while leaving the module in bank 1 slot 1A?
It states in the documentation that it is ok to have only one slot populated in bank 1.
I am not sure however if I can leave this slot populated while have both slots in bank 2 populated.
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In my personal experience, RAM goes bad more often than motherboards.
For whether you can leave blank slots, refer to the memory population rules in the TPS (technical product specification)
Ok roger that will do, thanks again for you assistance on this matter.
Closing off on this string as issue was successfully resolved.
Thank you Dan for your assistance.