Article ID : 00032542 / Last Modified : 03/02/2015Print

Error: Hardware Monitor found an error in [name of component].

    Follow this procedure to troubleshoot the error Hardware Monitor found an error in [name of component].

    NOTE: Because each of these steps represents a possible solution to this issue, check the computer status after completing each step.

    1. Check the Hardware Monitor  screen in the computer BIOS for Hardware Monitor related information.
    2. Ensure all internal power connectors are secure.
    3. Reset the computers BIOS to the default values.  
    4. Perform an NVRAM clear.

      NOTE: Refer to the operating instructions provided with the device for additional model-specific information on how to perform an NVRAM clear. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    5. If the issue is still unresolved after completing the troubleshooting steps suggested, service may be required.  Go to Product Repair.