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Resetting Bios without opening into the CPU case

Instead of opening the cpu and removing and placing back the CMOS jumperto reset your BIOS settings to its factory settings, you can always do it by going into bios and setting it to defaults from the menu options.

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no signal on monitor, keyboard num key not on/off CPU is running


some bios problem try reset bios given method
The easiest way to clear the CMOS is to enter the BIOS setup utility and choose to "Reset BIOS Settings" to their factory default levels
Yet another way to clear the CMOS is to reseat the CMOS battery. By removing and then reinstalling the CMOS battery, you remove the source of power that saves your computer's BIOS settings.


apply any method and try

May 19, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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i want to reset BOIS password for Gigabyte GA EP43 motherboard which has no jumper, i try to remove battery but the problem unsolved~


There is a CLR CMOS jumper on that MB next to the SYS FAN 2 connector by the IDE header

open = no clr
jumped= Clear CMOS

From the manual page 32

Use this jumper to clear the CMOS values (e.g. date information and BIOS configurations) and

reset the CMOS values to factory defaults. To clear the CMOS values, place a jumper cap on the

two pins to temporarily short the two pins or use a metal object like a screwdriver to touch the two

pins for a few seconds.

• Always turn off your computer and unplug the power cord from the power outlet before

clearing the CMOS values.

• After clearing the CMOS values and before turning on your computer, be sure to remove

the jumper cap from the jumper. Failure to do so may cause damage to the motherboard.

• After system restart, go to BIOS Setup to load factory defaults (select Load Optimized

Defaults) or manually configure the BIOS settings (refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," for

BIOS configurations).

Jul 20, 2011 | Gigabyte GA-EP43-UD3L Motherboard

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Hello, Is it possible to reset the BIOS without removing the battery? The battery is on the other side of the motherboard.


If you have attempted to change something in your BIOS so you cannot alter or change any settings because the computer won't boot up properly, unless you have a CMOS reset button on your motherboard the only other way if you can't get into BIOS is to remove the CMOS battery, the CMOS battery is never on the otherside of the motherboard because all the connectors are always on one side of a motherboard

the CMOS battery is a silver flat battery, much like a thing watch battery, remove this battery for 15 seconds so there is no residual power left in the motherboard and then reinsert and reboot your computer

if you can get into BIOS there should be a restore to factory defaults settings in there somewhere.

Mar 20, 2011 | Jetway Mini-TOP HBJC600C99-52W-BW Intel...

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hello how yo get back bios password or to buck


yes you can reset bios settings to factory defaults so then it not ask for password.
For that you have to pull cmos cell on motherbord for 10 minutes then all settings of bios are reset.
You can find cmos cell on motherbord chip.
Open cpu cabinet and find motherbord.

Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.

Sep 15, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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defective sony/intel cpu?


Sony tech support, refused 2 show me how 2 reset the multiplier.apparently their firmware has a multiplier of 6x locked in.nowhere in the bios/cmos can it be changed.intel says its suppose to be a 9x multiplier 2 achieve the 1500mhz.why would sony throttle down a 1.5ghz rig to 997mhz?they cpu must be defective & to stop it from blowing up on people they set the multiplier @ 6x.ok fine but don’t advertise it as a 1500mhz rig & make consumers think that’s the speed they’ll b getting.how many other u.s.citizens r unaware that they’ve been swindled/cheated/misled?what about a recall? What about some legal action against them?i’ve spent hours & hours e-mailing them & making phonecalls & they’re intent on acting as if they’ve done nothing wrong.

Jul 15, 2008 | Intel (RK80532PG0881M) Pentium 4, 3 GHz...

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