Question about EliteGroup P4VMM2 V8.1 Motherboard

2 Answers

P4vmm2 v8.1 bios checksum error

Hi, im diego anyone help me to fix my mobo..the only thing flash on screen is bios checksum error, floppy drive error.. system halted..
i cannot go to bios set up or anything.. is this mobo repairable or good as junk??

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Replace your CMOS Battery.

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 70 Answers

Try to reset your Bios by remove the CMOS battery
if it's just same
you can to replace your CMOS chip in your board with the same type ( you can get it from useless or junk 'same type' motherboard)

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a K8N-VM mobo. I flashed it up the other day. Initially it worked fine but when I tried to go into the bios settings it hung. I rebooted and got the Bios Checksum error screen. I shut down and...


Reboot, go into the BIOS despite the error message then lower some settings below default values. Save and restart - if you got the same error message again then the BIOS chip is no longer powered correctly, the motherboard is dead.

Aug 25, 2011 | ASUS K8N-VM Motherboard

1 Answer

MOTHERBOARD PROBLEM HELP....THIS IS MY 3RD POST ABOUT THE


You have a corrupted bios file or files. This is what the checksum means. You need to download the correct bios onto a floppy disk. That floppy disk needs to formatted as a system / startup disk BEFORE you copy the bios files to it. Then put the floppy into your floppy drive, turn the pc on and try to get into the bios screens. If the keyboard error is preventing this, go to the mainboard manufacturers website and check the correct manual for the board looking for the procedure to recover from a bios failure. If this board if no older then 5 yrs, it should have this feature. Follow the recovery procedure to rewrite your bios. When that is fixed, undertake the bios update procedure. ONLY do this if you fully understand and accept the risks otherwise, take it to your local professional. If your board does not have the recovery feature, replace it !!unless you are able to replace the CMOS chip with one which has the correct bios burnt onto it. As most modern boards have CMOS chips glued and soldered to the board, this may not be an option..If the bios chip is socketed, contact your local computer shop, or the boards manufacturer to request a replacement. Your issues all arise from your bios issues so fix that and all should be well..

Dec 12, 2009 | Foxconn WinFast K7S741MG Motherboard for...

2 Answers

Checksum error, pc clock returning at jan 1, 2004


flashing BIOS is not needed in your case. The only way to solve your issue is to make the mobo work. When working, thats the time you can use utilities to flash your BIOS.
For now, visit your CMOS Setup by pressing DEL or F2 at startup. Then choose LOAD SETUP Defaults.

Oct 09, 2009 | Foxconn 661FX4MR-ES Motherboard

1 Answer

My computer can not boot -BIOS ROM checksum error


to be honest if you have tried to re-flash your bios, and it did not work you still either have hte wrong version or the disc drive your using to flash it from is faulty. try another floppy drive/disc and try again. if that dont work. to be honest it's not worth getting it repaired just go out and spend £30-40 on a new mobo. sorry i'm not more helpfull but i dont believe it's worth spending that much time and effort on an old system like that with this kind of problem. good luck to you. let me know how you get on ok.

Jun 15, 2009 | EliteGroup K7VTA3 V5.0 Motherboard

1 Answer

Checksum error


Hi Oliver, the most common error related to the message,
(Bios Rom Checksum Error). Someone has left a floppy disk in the floppy drive. Once the floppy disk has been removed press the reset button on the PC, your windows will start normally. Next place to look is in your bios.
Open your manual to page 27.
Enter your bios & go to the title Advanced BIOS Features. Check First, Second & Third boot devices they should be as follows. Floppy disk drive, CD-ROM drive & primary hard disk drive. If both of the above are ok than try clearing the cmos/bios by resetting the cmos jumper (JP1) location on page 5. Descriptions of page five on page 6. CMOS settings on page 9.
When your system restarts re-enter your cmos & reset up your bios settings. Lastly if none of the above has fixed the error message, than remove the cmos battery & check its voltage. It should maintain 3volts. If yours' is lower than 3volts replace the cmos battery. There is one other possible fix. It’s an option not given lightly. Flashing a cmos/bios is not recommended unless all other options have failed.
Bios link for the EliteGroup P4VMM2 V8.1
http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Downloads/ProductsDetail_Download.aspx?detailid=436&DetailName=Bios&DetailDesc=P4VMM2%20%20(V8.1)&CategoryID=1&MenuID=82&LanID=0
Main web site;
http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Products/ProductsDetail.aspx?CategoryID=1&DetailID=436&DetailName=Feature&MenuID=52&LanID=0

Good luck Oliver!
Mike

Aug 23, 2008 | EliteGroup P4VMM2 V8.1 Motherboard

1 Answer

Bios ROM checksum error


The rom you used to flash the bios may not have been the correct one for your mobo, or it did not complete the flash entirely. Try using the usb a drive to flash it again and/or revert back to an older version.

Aug 01, 2008 | Foxconn P4M9007MB-8RS2H Motherboard

1 Answer

Please help


Try pressing F2 / Del key during startup. That should bring the bios setup. Now Restore that defaults & install OS on your HDD. If you are not using Floppy drive, disable the onboard floppy controller from BIOS.

Jun 20, 2008 | ASUS P4SP-MX Motherboard

1 Answer

Biostar P4M900-M7 SE BIOS ROM Checksum Error


The bios upgrade procedure stopped at half , leaving the bios corrupted. The computer now cannot do a regular boot procedure, this is the reason why it cannot recognise some device. If you are still able to boot from floppy, you can restart bios upgrade procedure from floppy. Just download floppy version upgrade and re do setup. Even if you do not find latest bios version, just download a floppy upgrade that is working, so that you can restart your machine regularly , and then do the update to latest version.
If you are not able to complete the bios setup, the only way to fix your motherboard will be flashing the CMOS chipset with a chip programmer device that will reinstall bios straight into cmos chipset.
You can have this done at the service point, in this case consider also replacing your motherboard.

Regards

Apr 03, 2008 | Biostar P4M890-M7 Motherboard

2 Answers

My ecs p4vmm2 cannot open to windows


you must have a faulty floppy disc unit, you need to press F2 or Del to get into the bios and check the time and date if they are wrong then the cmos battery needs changing.

Sep 11, 2007 | EliteGroup P4VMM2 Motherboard

Not finding what you are looking for?
EliteGroup P4VMM2 V8.1 Motherboard Logo

Related Topics:

321 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top EliteGroup Motherboards Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor

Level 3 Expert

728 Answers

Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas

Level 3 Expert

3051 Answers

Are you an EliteGroup Motherboard Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...