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Reset the cmos

How do i reset the cmos on an ibm intellistation m pro 3.6g? desktop do i have to use the jumpers on the motherboard or do it thru the bios?

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  • Mike Durland
    Mike Durland Aug 14, 2008

    btw i am not trying to mess with you, i just read thru your solutions and realized how awesome you are with computers. i just wanted to learn this procedure b4 leaving this site.

  • Mike Durland
    Mike Durland Aug 14, 2008

    thanks for the fast response, i checked out the bios updates in the link and my bios was not updated. so i did a flash and now it is working perfectly. I Did have some ecc ram mixed with non ecc ram, and now after i did the bios update it will not allow me to do it anymore, so i took out the ecc ram and it is smooth as glass. i think i might have caused the problem in the first place by mixing the ram. but anyway the computer is working flawless now thanks to you. you really do go the extra mile for askers, and i appreciate it.

    I made a BIG mistake for thinking you were anything close to being a VOTIT type expert. I am very sorry for wrongfully lashing out at you. I will make a comment in the lounge about my mistake.



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I don't know right off hand, my knowledge and experience pertains primarily to laptops, and I generally don't deal with the desk tops that come through my shop, I have a guy for those. If you'll give me until tomorrow afternoon, I'll find out and get back to you. Are you trying to clear a bios password on this or jsut clear the whole thing to default?

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  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Aug 14, 2008

    O.k Just got off the phone with my desk top guy, and he said that on these, if it's a power on password that you're trying to clear, you will have to jumper it. He didn't know exactly where on the board the jumpers are, or which jumpers to cross, without his resources in front of him. He's a full time truck driver, part time computer guy, and he's on the road right now. He also said that if you can get to the bios, then you should be able to flash them. Flashing will reset the password as well. I'm assuming you have a password issue, however, there are some critical bios updates if this is merely a bios issue. Here's the link for the updates.

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Aug 14, 2008

    Oh, no hard feeling man. I do answer out of my area from time to time, but mainly their just suggestions from something I've experienced. Thanks for the compliment btw, I have gotten pretty good with computers over the last couple of years. Used to work on cars, but developed mild arthritis in my hands. I'm only 36, and the doctor told ms if I want to be able to use them later in life, I better find something else. Started working on motorcycle in southern CA, and really enjoyed it, but back in Missouri now and not much call for bike mechanics (seasonal). So, I went to school for laptops.

    What is it you're doing with or having a problem with on the IBM? I don't have any schematics for desk tops here, but I've been looking on line. No such luck yet. Fred (my desk top guy) is out until Aug 28, so I won't have access to his data, but I'll find out.

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Aug 14, 2008

    You're welcome, and I do appreciate the apology. You have my apology, if I offended you.



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