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Bios failure while booting the system doesnt detect even the hard disk. it says block compatible version ver .005 bad bios cheksum. starting bios recovery checking for floppy. floppy not found checking for cd rom. cd rom not found and remains the same and shows the same message if we go on pressing the enter button. How to correct the bios?

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  • ashok kumar
    ashok kumar Dec 16, 2008

    i have two slots for ram when i place it in the first slot
    at the time of boot a message as follows is displayed
    "boot block compatible version .005"
    bad bios cheksum. starting bios recovery
    checking for floppy. floppy not found
    checking for cd rom. cd rom not found"
    but when i place the ram in the second slot it is working with no problem.. using asus motherboard


  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    it appears that mobo has an authentication key setup on bios.
    On mobo bios there is an authentication option, the first option says "system boot state" and it's on "user" but it wont let me change it, so it wont let me run boot from cdrom or even enter to the recovery mode. Try resseting bios values, but nothing happens.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    bios didnt boot

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You may have a flat cmos battery, but first try reseting the bios by the cmos reset terminals, refer to the manual

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

  • alexandar
    alexandar Feb 28, 2014

    how to enter in that cmos reset terminal step by step please

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