Question about ASUS A7V8X Motherboard
HI MY COMPUTER IS ILL,WHEN I SWITCH ON ,A SCREEN APPEAR SAID CHECK CMOS
Is could need a new cmos battery. Look on your motherboard for a battery the size of a quarter. There ease to replace but be careful that you don't bend the metal clip.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
To reset the CMOS the easiest way is, remove the motherboard
battery for ten minute then install it again. It will clear the CMOS. Then reset
the CMOS/BIOS setup, date/ time etc. Another way to clear CMOS is, reset the CMOS
Jumper in motherboard.
To detect your hard drive you can try to check by change the hard drive cables. Change the port in motherboard. Check the BIOS setup and reset it if need.
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The most common way that most of us know on how to reset or clear the BIOS password is to physically remove the power from the computer by disconnecting the power plug and then removing a battery for 30 minutes from the motherboard. Another way is to reset the clear CMOS jumper on the motherboard itself. Both of the 2 methods mentioned works because most motherboards use a battery to sustain the BIOS/CMOS settings for the motherboards PROM chip. So by cutting off cmos the battery power, the BIOS/CMOS settings will be erased. Hope this helps
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