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Motherboard doesnt post if you change any of the settings

I got an old abit KD7 from a friend, it boots up fine if default settings are loaded but if I change anyone of the the settings it will not post. I am trying to change the boot order so I can reformat the Hard drive. Their are no beeps or anything and the latest bios is loaded on it.

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    I have tried 3 different cmos batterys and non of them worked. The computer boots on default values but if I change something in the bios is still doesnt post

  • pizza44 Mar 13, 2009

    I have tried 3 different cmos batterys and non of them worked. The computer boots on default values but if I change something in the bios is still doesnt post

  • pizza44 Mar 13, 2009

    I'm only changing one setting. First boot from floppy to cdrom, no overclocking, everything is at default settings


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Sounds to me like you have a bad CMOS battery. That battery provides enough juice to keep the hardware clock and settings active. The battery should be a size 2032 and you can find a energizer brand at any store almost. Shouldn't cost more than a couple of dollars. Let me know if that does the trick.

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  • Bill Kindle Mar 13, 2009

    Are you trying to over-clock or what are you trying to change?


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