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    Question PC won't start after trying to reset CMOS by pulling out the battery

    Hello. My pc is like 2 years old now. I bought 3200mhz ram and tried enabling the xmp profile #2 which makes it run at it's advertised speed. I've had it running stable for several days with gaming on profile #1 which sets it to 3000mhz. After enabling profile #2 pc didn't even boot into...
  2. Likhit04

    Question Any idea on Fan error/ Boots without the fan rotating causing overheat?

    I use a Lenovo Thinkpad T410. Recently I noticed my laptop was hot way more than usual so I decided to restart it. From then it started giving me a Fan error and this wasn't the first time someone faced this problem so I found solutions that I could blow air into the air vents. That didn't help...
  3. Sirazulmonir

    [SOLVED] USB port not working, pc not shutting off properly

    Hello there! I'm new here and pardon my mistakes. Recently I'm having some strange problems. There were some power outages and for some reason, I didn't have mu UPS connected. Now I'm having a weird problem. My USB wifi adapter isn't working with any usb port. The ports themselves are...
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    Question Bios reset after cold boot

    Hi everyone, My PC has been working fine for months since i got it, but when i restarted it yesterday the bios was suddenly (partially) reset. Time and date was OK but custom RAM settings where changed. I set the bios to my preferences again and tried to replicate the problem -> first reboot...
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    [SOLVED] CMOS battery?

    I was wondering if it is normal for a dying/ dead CMOS battery to forget the boot device upon boot up, but not the time or date. I have had several times where I'll get an error "Please reboot and select the proper boot device..." but the time and date has always been correct. When this...
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    Question PC doesn't post after CMOS reset

    After using my pc for almost 2 years now I had no problems until now. I had a problem where out of nowhere pc started turning on and off repeatedly when booting up. Nothing showed on the screen. One of the things I tried doing fix the issue was resetting the CMOS battery. I turned off the pc...
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    [SOLVED] Desktop PC only works when cell is taken off and on

    Hi, I'm having a problem with my desktop computer. Motherboard Intel DX58S0, CPU Intel i7 930, 4 x 2 GB DDR3 (1333 MHz) I turn it on but whenever I turn it off, I discovered that I had to take off the cell or battery (the silver circle one) and put it on again for the computer to turn on. I...
  8. Z.D.E

    [SOLVED] PC wont boot (No beep-No bios image) fans are spinning and lights are on

    This problem doesn't happen all the time, but it happens usually when i switch some cables, if i plug for an example the speakers in a different USB port or when i remove all the cables and plug them back again.. it used to happen often when i plug an old headphone but i got my self a new one...
  9. asiff6000fx

    Question Gigabyte h170m-d3h Won't power on unless clear CMOS every time by removing MB battery and putting it back

    hi all hope everyone is fine I am having a strange problem in my computer just like my topic says my computer worked fine for about a 3 years suddenly it stopped working from last month I tried everything to make it work finally removed the CMOS battery and put it back after some time and it...
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    [SOLVED] Pc wont boot when I plug in second hdd

    So yesterday I tried to update my bios but it didn't go as planned, my pc booted up just fine after my failed updating attempts but when woke up today my pc wouldn't boot what so ever. I have 1 SSD and 3 HDD drives, I checked the bios list to sort the prio list of my drives, didn't work. I...
  11. skylandermcplus

    Question Computer not displaying video output

    After overclocking my RAM and my Ryzen 2700 I’ve encountered an issue for the past three days, I cannot get video from my GPU or motherboard. I know the issue was caused by the overclock because at first when I had the issue a simple popping the CMOS battery in to reset the BIOS fixed the issue...
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    Question USB Ports not working after reseting CMOS. Can't enter BIOS Via Ps/ 2 Keyboard.

    I've had an issue for the last few months where my pc would start, but none of the connected devices would activate (keyboard, mouse, tablet and monitor). My solution to this would always be to reset my cmos (remove my cmos battery for 5 minutes then put it back it) and it would always solve...
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    Question Clear CMOS by shorting CMOS Battery?

    Hi all, I need to clear the CMOS on an old Lenovo 3000 N100 laptop. It has no jumper pins, and the CMOS battery is soldered to the board, it does not post. Can I clear the CMOS by shorting the battery, or do you recommend another way? Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] can someone please help me

    so i messed with the voltage settings and when i restarted my pc noting showed on monitor, i then decided to reset CMOS by taking it out, i unplugged pc and took CMOS out waited about 5 minutes and put it back in. Still nothing on monitor, im thinking the problem is that when i first got my PC i...
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    [SOLVED] Can a motherboard have both a cmos button and a cmos jumper?

    At least this seems to be the case for mine, according to it's pdf. If this is the case should i use both or is one enough?
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    Question CMOS battery replacement for Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming

    Hello, I own a Dell gaming laptop and the computer clock lags the local time sometimes. Therefore I decided to replace the CMOS battery, but I am not sure how to disconnect the battery from the motherboard and do not think it is a good idea to force the two wire connector. I tried...
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    Question System won't boot/post unless i reset CMOS everytime - MSI B85-G43

    So I recently had this problem, my pc won't post unless I reset CMOS every damn time. When I turn it on, the fans and lights would turn on then it would shut down and turn on again, then the fans and lights would just keep spinning, the GPU Fans doesn't spin though. I know that my PC would post...
  18. JacobGiles

    Question RAM That Previously Worked is no Longer Working

    Specs: CPU- i5 6600k GPU- GTX 1060 3GB RAM- Now 8GB (Was 16) PSU- NZXT 750w 80+ Gold So recently I cleared my CMOS battery in order to reset my BIOS to default because of a strange power issue. Before the CMOS clear, I installed a new 2x8 kit of DDR4 RAM in the pc (maybe a week before) and...
  19. tontontries

    Question computer still shuts off after CMOS battery change?

    allow me to explain, so yesterday i got a new fan for my motherboard that my friend lended to me, it worked for about 3 hours until it shut off spontaneously. I look it up for a solution and they tell me to change to CMOS battery to a new one, so today i bought one and it booted fine (had to...
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    Question Any way to reset Lexmark laser printer via printer's motherboard?

    I have a Lexmark cs317dn laser printer that won't let me print because I'm out of yellow toner. It will not let me bypass the low toner message to reset the printer, I've tried everything. The toner cartridge is very expensive, even on Ebay. Is there any way to reset via printer's motherboard...