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BIOS ROM Checksum Error - no POST, no beeps, no display -HELP!

ASUS P5LP-LE OEM motherboard in an HP Pavilion Media Center TV m7357c Desktop PC (http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=sg&os=228&product=1831237&) is giving a BIOS ROM Checksum Error. Won't POST, won't beep and usually no display. I've only occasionally been shown the error mentioned, usually no display at all. Probably need to reflash the BIOS but how can I do that if it won't boot? This PC doesn't have a floppy drive either although I could probably get my hands on one but how do I get to the BIOS for it to recognize it? I've tried removing all cards except video, swapping ddr2 sticks and slots, removing and replacing battery. Is there a solution for this problem or do I just throw away my mobo?

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There isn't much you can do. First thing you want to try is shorting the cmos. You can do this via the jumper or just carefully remove the power from the computer and then remove the on-board motherboard battery. Just let the computer sit for 5 minutes, replace, and try again. If it's no go then you can get an RMA for the board. Most companies will replace them for Free if it's not super old.

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If your computer turns on and no display then you have faulty memory cards, replace them with new ones and make sure you use the right kind. Bios settings are usually set to default and factory settings, you should not have to update them. Usually if you hear no beeps when you turn on the computer, then your memory cards are faulty. I hope this helps.

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