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Bios check sum error

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of late i have been having problems with the start-up of my computer intermittently.it says " award bootblock bios v1.0, copyright(c) 2000,award software inc , bios rom checksum error ,keyboard error or no keyboard present, detecting ide atapi device , found cd-rom try to boot from it.... pass automatic load awdflash.exe " . wht could be the prob? could anyone list the probabilities and solutions? again, it doesn't happen all the time. BIOS ROM checksum error, Keyboard error or no keyboard present
(ASUS P5N-D motherboard)
This message would result after the system crashed suddenly (most of the time when idle).  At first, the system would restart but eventually would crash again ("1001") error then I would get the BIOS ROM error message upon rebooting - but usually the second or third attempt to reboot would result in a successful restart; not so any longer.  The BIOS ROM error message now persist.
In the interim after first getting this message, I did restore my XP SP3 system to earlier dates when the problem was not present but that did not yield any results.

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  • Lynnette Parkison Dec 26, 2008

    I was doing a BIOS update and accidently lost power!!! So now all I get is Award BootBlock BIOS v1.0 & BIOS ROM checksum error & Detecting IDE ATAPI device then...Found CDROM, try to boot from it....Pass Then NOTHING!!! I know it say DO NOT Shut down,,but ops I did... PLEASE tell me I haven't lost all my files??? Thank you, Nettsey

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You can try flashing/updating the BIOS if nothing works.

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Ontem quando fiz reiniciar o computador apareceu a seguinte mensagem:
Award bootblock bios v1.0 copyright (c) 2000
award roftware, inc.
bios checksum error keyboard error or no keyboard present
detecting floppy drive A media...
insert system disk and press Enter

Por favor alguem pode ajudar

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I was doing a BIOS update and accidently lost power!!! So now all I get is Award BootBlock BIOS v1.0 & BIOS ROM checksum error keyboard error or no keyboard no present

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Replace the cmos battery.I believe it will cure the problem.RICHARDM69

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