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Cmos checksum error

I am building a new computer with an asus motherboard model p5n32-e sli with an intel pentium d 3.2gz cpu and I 1gb of ram memory and they are from Corsair TWINX 2048MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz E.P.P. nad western digital sata 500gb hard drive.
I will power the pc, not hear any beeps see the bios screen and sometimes see the cmos checksum error and the pc will power off. I try turning on again and it just off faster. If I want to see the bios screen again, I need to leave it off for a while.
I'm not sure where I went wrong.

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Cmos checksum errors are caused by a bad battery.
If that dont work then the board is bad from the factory.

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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