Stuck at 'Verifying DMI pool data'

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by bennyboy, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. bennyboy

    bennyboy MDL Member

    May 9, 2007
    Hi everyone.

    I have here an ACER Aspire T180 desktop that encountered an error whilst updating the BIOS. It was an un-modded BIOS from thier site and I was stupid enough to use acers' Windows based updater.

    Anyway it encountered an error and after rebooting I am now stuck at 'Verifying DMI pool data...'

    Is there any way to recover from this as it doesn't even get a chance to read the CD/DVD drives or USB Sticks?

    Any help would be much apprectiated.
  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

    Jul 23, 2008
    Did you reset CMOS?
    Pull power, open case, disconnect power from the mobo, pull CMOS battery from the mobo
    Leave for 10 min
    Reconnect, could/should/maybe will work

  3. bennyboy

    bennyboy MDL Member

    May 9, 2007
    Yes I've tried resetting the CMOS but with no luck. I think I may have to order a new BIOS chip :(.
  4. Yen

    Yen Admin
    Staff Member

    May 6, 2007
    Is there one beep before at P.O.S.T.?

    Can't you enter the bios setup? AFAIK the option to enter the setup is before it verifies the DMI pool...your mainbios should be intact since it already tries to verify the DMI.....

    What about to unplug devices that are not needed to boot? Also try to unplug HDD and to boot from W7 dvd..unplug floppy device....
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