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Hog 4 Console will not boot past 4 logo


Console will not boot, but does show "4" and logo and stops.

Description/Explanation of Issue

The bios battery may have failed, causing a bios issue. Check the bios settings.


It may be the NIC on the motherboard has failed.


  1. With an external keyboard connected to the console, press and hold F2 or DELETE on the keyboard and power up the console.
  2. If the bios window appears, set the System Date and Time. If it is 2005 or 2012, this is contributing to the problem.
  3. Press F3 to Load Defaults, select yes when asked to load defaults.
  4. Press F4 to Save and Exit.
  5. When able to, replace the bios battery, CR2032


If the NIC failed, the motherboard will need to come to High End to get re-programmed.

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