I have an old NUC that start to feeze after lastest Windows 10 upgrde (1809).
So as a start of troubleshooting i was planning to upgrade Bios first.
It felt like it did go like a charm, it found that bios file och it start to flashing and said DONE
and then restart. But after restart the machine will not now boot any more. I have blue flashing on the NUC and then it restart.
I have a movieclip of this behaviour, see here.
And the model of my NUC is here:
What you are seeing (i.e. the three flashes) is the NUC indicating that it failed to initialize memory.
First thing to try is resetting the SODIMMs:
Next, try clearing CMOS:
Let us know how it goes...
I forgot to mention, there is the possibility that the issue is as a result of the memory is failing (either the processor (its memory controllers), the board or the SODIMMs themselves are failing). If this was the case, it would explain the freezing that you were seeing (though seeing the freezing is not an absolute indicator that memory is failing). If this is the case, only through trying different SODIMMs could you determine that they were responsible and replacing them fixes the issue.
Thanks so much for the reply and very good troubleshooting. I will try these things asap.
I have another NUC så i can easilly swap the DIMMs and do the aother things you mention here.
An update will come soon. :-)
Only thing left to try is a BIOS Recovery.
Either it worked or it didn't. If it worked, great. If it didn't, well, I am out of ideas.
Excellent, i will try this tonight.
It was this bios file i used when i flashed bios for the first time that i mentioned in my first time.