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M375c clevo bios problem .message at post cmos cheksum invalid run SCU.. if i it f2 go in bios but can not do anithing. ! have a new cmos battery. and no disk to reinstall.

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Hi there welcome to Fixya, you need to set the CMOS settings in the BIOS and if you are not seeing anything on you computer screen you need to double check the connections inside the computer because the hard drive may not be connected properly or the monitor cable may be move or the memory may be move without showing any physical sign during installation of the new CMOS battery. So please check all of these components carefully then restart the computer. Thank you

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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  • feu26 Jun 04, 2010

    i see the screen , but when i punch F2 it goes in bios page, but i cannot access the bios itself . neither the mouse or keyboard is working when i enter the first bios page so i can't go further

  • feu26 Jun 08, 2010

    any better solution ?

  • Hilton Bristol Jun 08, 2010



    You can try reseting the BIOS, to reset the BIOS you need to shut down the computer open it and remove the CMOS battery then put it back in after about five to ten seconds.The CMOS battery is a small round battery located on the motherboard after you reset the BIOS you can start the computer and see if that will solve the problem if the problem still exist you should replace the CMOS battery.
    If this solution solve the problem you can give it rating and vote.

  • feu26 Jun 08, 2010

    i have try that since i change the cmos battery as state in my question and it did not worked

  • Hilton Bristol Jun 09, 2010

    You can start the computer hit F8 to get the options select start in safe mode with networking connect to the internet and go the manufacturer website and download BIOS update for your computer here are a few websites you can get free download of drivers and updates for your computer: http://drivers.top4download.com/free-cle...


    http://drivers.softpedia.com/progDownloa...


    http://www.findmysoft.com/drivers/Clevo-...


    if you get online in safe mode with networking that would give you a chance to fix the problem , if the problem still exist after you try these solutions, you can checkout this website http://restore-disk.com/restoredisks/Cle...




    they sell the BIOS recovery software for your computer.

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2.Burn the installed file to a CD using image burner software. Insert the CD and access the password remover tool.
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