Question about E-Machines -T1840-CELERON-1.8GHz,40GB Desktop Computer System (1000000127)
my computer wont let me go into bios. i dont remember the code. the problem is i cut it on it goes through the upload then it goes to the main screen for 1 sec. then it restarts over and over again. if i had the bio code i think that would help so i can check the computer status.
I have had a bad hard drive cause this sort of problem. The battery looks like a nickel. Hence the name coin battery.
Posted on Dec 23, 2008
First, I'd say let's see if it's a BIOS problem, or a boot sector problem. If you have access to another computer that can download a LiveCD, try booting from one of those (as long as the BIOS was originally set to boot from the CD first -most are). Here are a few:
If your computer truly has a BIOS issue, you may need to reset the BIOS. To do this, remove the battery from the motherboard for about five minutes, the replace it and try again. While you're doing that, you might consider putting in a new battery.
Another possibility is to upgrade the BIOS:
Posted on Dec 10, 2007
If would help to know what your BIOS manufacturer is, let me give you some ways for BIOS to get in depending on the mfg.:
On EMachines it's usually DEL or F2 to enter.
AMD uses F1
AMI uses DEL
Award, Phoenix uses CTRL-ALT-ESC
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Posted on Dec 10, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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