If you've tried the above recommendations and your computer continues to freeze at the DMI message, it may be a sign that one of your hardware components is malfunctioning.
Before replacing any hardware, we first recommend you erase everything on the hard drive and start over.
After installing windows 7, my computer restarted (like normal) the problem is right after starting it says on a black screen in white text "Verifying DMI pool data.... Usually it takes only a few seconds to get past this, but now every time I boot, it can stick for as long as 10 seconds maybe.
update successful" and just stays frozen like that forever, im sure my copy of windows is installed correctly, please help! What does "Verifying DMI Pool Data" mean..guys, yesterday i tried to update from vista to win7 ultimate oem.
Hello there, My Windows XP Pro machine suddenly halts boot-up at ' Verifying DMI pool data. I copy Alredzen's post from that link, hamluis thank you, as it's my position too; " I have tried to above suggestions to have the computer to start normally, unfortunately, nothing has worked.
Update success ' The drives are recognised at that point ( although NOT named in the BIOS ) and the BIOS is set to boot from H/D then CD then floppy All internal connections are firm. I tested the memory with memtest and it came with no errors.
The DMI table is used by the operating system to determine which devices are available, mostly so the OS doesn't have to perform this work by itself, but also so that the data reported is produced consistently.
Insert the command dir (dir = list directory) at the DOS-Prompt to list all files on the drive. /S = Display current system's ROMID /HOLEOUT: = Save specific ROM Hole according to Rom Hole GUID. I cannot guarentee that it will work on your PC and I assume no liability for any damages!
The DMI (Desktop Management Interface) is an abstraction layer provided by your system management BIOS that provides information about your computer's hardware to your operating system.
If your computer is stuck at "Verifying DMI pool data", we recommend running through the following steps to make sure your hardware is properly configured and detected by your BIOS.