initialising chipset

By Peerob
May 9, 2007
  1. I have an MSI mobo with a simple set up - 1 x hdd, - there is no PSU problem! 480Watt antec

    it has worked unchanged for 1 year. Yesterday I went to check it after it was on all day. Blank screen at first i thought the screen connector had sliped out.

    On reboot the D Bracket shows it is hanging at initialising chipset.

    Do you suspect my mobo is dead. It cant be over 2 years old!
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Info I found says "Initialize Chipset: Failure of this test is probably due to the (failure of the) timer chip".

  3. Peerob

    Peerob TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 26


    question is

    can it be recovered?
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    Yes- mobos go bad. Usually because of bad or failing PSUs. MSI carries a 3 year warranty on most boards. RMA it and also replace the PSU.
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