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CPU is unworkable message at boot up

Hi,
I turned on my PC yesterday and at boot up a the following message came up " CPU is unworkable or been changed"- I have not changed anything and had no problem previous to this.
I continued with Boot up by pressing F! and windows XP cant load.
Ani Ideas on whats wrong and what i can do to put things right>
Many thanks.

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  • Rumenigge Dec 21, 2008

    Hi I am receiving the following error when booting up my pc



    CPU is unworkable or has been changed - CPU soft menu



    I have changed the CMOS battery and also left it out for one hour in
    order to reset the Bios. IN Bios I have tried loading the default
    values but I still haven't managed to solve this issue. Any further
    things I can try?

  • Rumenigge Dec 21, 2008

    Hi I am receiving the following error when booting up my pc

    CPU is unworkable or has been changed - CPU soft menu

    I have changed the CMOS battery and also left it out for one hour inorder to reset the Bios. IN Bios I have tried loading the defaultvalues but I still haven't managed to solve this issue. Any furtherthings I can try?

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Try resetting the BIOS. Maybe some of the settings were lost if the motherboard's BIOS battery died.

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Possibly power supply issue and/or replace the battery on your motherboard

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