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Russ i went it to bios and no it bootup to some floppy drive eror and i cant reset bios ... any clue on what i can do to reset it

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  • oneyebandit Jan 02, 2008

    did that for about a hour ,,keeps telling it a bioscum error want to boot up from wont reset

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    constant bipings no poc

  • pcgeezer1043 May 10, 2008

    I changed a speed setting in bios and now system will not boot up, I get "BIOS ROM checksum error" & "detecting floppy drive A media..." but it never finds anything on the floppy disk. I have a msdos bootdisk with awdflash utility and the bios bin file on it in the drive but it does not read it or execute the autoexec.bat file i wrote to run the bios flash utility. I have disconnected all drives except the floppy "A" and removed all but one memory DIMM (512mb) I have tried 2 other, known good Floppy drives. Nothing works to make the bios flash? I have even tried removing the video card and flashing it blind. It spins the floppy but never does more than that, regardless of what floppy drive is connected. All the usual cmos clearing, battery removal etc does nothing to help.



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Try pulling the CMOS battery for a while.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Jan 02, 2008

    Bios checksum error?
    Then the battery is dead...
    Replace it and reset BIOS.



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