CMOS

Forum discussion tagged with CMOS.
  1. H

    Question Motherboard trying to use internal graphics instead of the discreet graphics card

    In my BIOS, I pressed an option that said "Load Optimised Defaults". Ever since, my PC has just had a black screen whenever I try to boot it up and my monitor says no signal. I tried to swap out the graphics card for another, but the same thing happened. I used the CMOS jumper and removed my...
  2. S

    Question GPU blinks when pressing power button but computer doesn’t start at all ?

    Yesterday I reset my pc like 7 times trying to turn on secure boot in bios to play valorant. After playing for a few hours in secure boot, I shut it down and went to bed. Now when I try pressing the power button the gpu blinks and then nothing happens at all. I’m so lost and what I should do bc...
  3. M

    Question PC restarts instead of waking up once a month

    TL;DR: Sometimes my PC restarts 2 times instead of waking up, at first there's no display output, then there is, then it restarts one more time. The time in Windows is wrong and there's nothing in event viewer. My PC also sometimes restarts by itself (Machine Check Exception; Cache Hierarchy...
  4. Phantom300

    [SOLVED] ASUS BIOS settings not saving, even with a different CMOS battery?

    Hi! I've been having problems with my current machine for quite a while now, got it from a relative back in November. The BIOS settings keep getting cleared everytime I cut power from it (unplug it from an outlet). I've replaced the CMOS but to no avail. I've also flashed the BIOS to the latest...
  5. C

    Question [LAPTOP] CMOS Checksum error after PC is OFF overnight

    Hello everyone I am new to this forum. I have an HP-Laptop 17-by1036nr. I recently opened it up to change the battery and a ram stick. I also replaced the cooling paste for the CPU. Since then, I have been having CMOS checksum errors. CMOS errors only show up when I try to turn on the computer...
  6. A

    [SOLVED] Really messed this one up! Can't use keyboard/mouse - BIOS problems

    I have been really messing around with an older computer because I am trying to do a dual boot raid 0 with ubuntu/windows 10. I messed it up so much I should be proud of myself but I am just crying. I installed windows on the raid 0 drive and then to get the ubuntu installation to work I changed...
  7. venybzz

    Question Pc won't start on CMOS normal position

    Hey all, So, this my drama! I have an old pc laying some years and I decided to fix it as I currently don't have another pc. The problem with it was the hard drive as it was dead, so I bought an SSD Kingston. Install it and tried to install windows from a usb but the pc couldn't recognise the...
  8. J

    Question I cannot get past my bios splash screen

    Hey everyone, Last night my computer turned off normally. I’ve not had any issues with it, at least of this magnitude I run windows 11 My mobo is an ASROCK b450m-hdv CPU a Ryzen 3600 GPU Radeon 6700xt I get stuck on the “ASROCK” splash screen. It stops it from going any further. I have the...
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    Question No post after doing something with Platform Key

    To play Valorant it required me to turn on secure boot and TPM 2.0, which I've done in the past. Ever since I got a NVME I haven't been able to enable secure boot. So, as a way to remedy that I thought I should do something with Platform Keys, something I shouldn't mess with. After that I get...
  10. noobandstupid

    [SOLVED] No HDMI signal on boot , uEFI utility and Window recovery mode

    Motherboard: Asrock B560 pro4 GPU: AMD RX 580 CPU: Intel i7 10700F Recently, I entered the uEFI utility settings(F2). Then I turned on the Ultra Fastboot option ,now There is no HDMI signal on boot animation, uEFI utility and windows recovery. Tried to reset the CMOS tho shorted the CLRMOS1 pin...
  11. Formabd9

    Question Very first boot takes too long and CMOS date and time is wrong, after restart everything is fine - Windows 7 Ultimate

    The very first time I turn on my pc on a day it takes about 10-15 minutes (during which pc fans run normally, hard drive activity light is off, monitor is on, monitor power light blinks constantly and it doesn't display anything) to get to Bios post screen in which I get displayed that CMOS...
  12. Z

    [SOLVED] Where is the cmos reset on this mb?

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B09GLBZYSV/ref=ya_aw_od_pi?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I can’t find the cmos reset on this mb
  13. jazuk

    Question No display after BIOS update.

    So I downloaded a BIOS update through the official ASUS website, flashed it, it said the flash is successful and the PC will now reset, and the screen went black and since it hasn't shown any signal on my display. All of the fans are on, all of the lights and peripherals are on too, I tried...
  14. wobbleidz

    [SOLVED] Unable to get into bios settings on MSI MAG Tomahawk Z690 WIFI DDR4

    Hi, I just build up my new system and I can't seem to be able to get into the bios settings. I've tried resetting CMOS, tried only keyboard in USB, tried holding SHIFT while powering off (so I could reboot straight into bios), tried hitting delete (what the manual tells me to do), tried all...
  15. Speedhemi10

    Question PC Will only boot to BIOS

    Hey so I’ve had this computer for about 3-4 years now and I’ve never had any issues with it, I have had windows 10 the entire time. And I was playing League of Legends with some friends the other day and when I went to leave the game everything I had open went to not responding, I didn’t think...
  16. ItsNightFall

    [SOLVED] Bios settings doesn't save.

    Pc sepc: Msi B450 A PRO MAX Ryzen 5 PRO 4650g 1 * 8 XPG Hunter 3200Mhz Bios: msi click bios 5 My ram was running on 2667Mhz so i enabled XMP. Then my PC turned On and Off twice before booting with default bios settings. (With ram still at 2667Mhz). I also tried testing other bios settings...
  17. K

    Question PC boots to UEFI after being unplugged for hours

    Hello there. Recently I've moved house, the first time I turned my PC on it booted to UEFI. So I setup some of my custom settings as they had been lost and continued. After shut down I switch the power off from the outlet (this is every day). The next day I turn the PC back on it boots back to...
  18. T

    Question Stuck on mobo splash screen after bsod

    After BSOD, the only way to fix the issue is cmos being reseated and clearing the jumper. then i can almost always go back to desktop and do what i like for a few days at times. But rest assured thst the problem does always come back. The main thing that helped was disabling the other boot...
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    [SOLVED] Added new ram that wouldn’t boot with XMP enabled, now it won’t boot at all

    Ryzen 7 5800x RTX 2060 X470 MSI GAMING PLUS MAX 4x16g Corsair vengeance Pro 3200mhz I had just bought another 2 sticks of ram to upgrade my pc to 64 gigs. I noticed that my PC would boot fine until I enabled XMP, then my PC would only make it to a black screen and stay there. Im pretty new to...
  20. B

    Question Power issue?

    I just assembled my new Unraid build which is as follows: case: fractal node 304 mobo: MSI MPG B560I CPU: Intel Core i5-10600K Memory: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08HLYSHJC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 PSU...
  21. stressato

    [SOLVED] Black screen after clearing CMOS battery and jumper ?

    Hi everyone. Due to the new update of the valorant anti cheat, a friend of mine needed to enable tpm 2.0 and secure boot, once the computer restarted it showed black screen and no POST, so we tried to unplug the cable from the power, turn off the power supply from the switch, remove the CMOS...
  22. A

    [SOLVED] Clearing cmos on b150-hd3

    I'm 99% sure my motherboard is dead, was playing GTA V, before I play I usually open a program called MSI Afterburner and turn my GPU's clock all the way down or else I will be getting some crazy artifacts. Mid-game, PC shuts down, and does not boot up, literally dead, the only thing that...
  23. P

    Question How can I fix this boot problem?

    I already tried updating the BIOS or replacing the CMOS battery 2 times, and resetting the CMOS throught the motherboard, and when I do this, the error doesn't show up for a couple boots but it eventually comes back. I also tried changing the boot order in BIOS but the settings don't save (MSI...
  24. J

    [SOLVED] PC won't boot after being turned off/unplugged for a weekend.

    My pc is in my apartment where I stay from mon-sat, but I leave to go to a different house every sunday and go back to my apartment on monday, so I bring my laptop with me instead and leave my pc unplugged. Every time I get back, my PC won't boot. The lights and fans turn on, but no display, no...
  25. B

    Question BIOS UPDATE CAUSED GAMES AND OS TO STUTTER

    Hello guys I have a problem. Two days ago I did a BIOS update on my pc with the usb flash drive method. I never changed any settings related to the motherboard since the first time I assembled my pc. So why I did it? Well, I had this problem where my cpu's stock cooler fan wouldn't stop...
  26. M

    Question DRAM led lights red after CMOS clear (Bios reset)

    I put together a budget system for very little money and everything worked out quite well, but whenever I wanted to restart the computer, I only got a black picture, but all the fans were turning and I could even blindly use the keyboard and mouse to use. After I shut down the PC using the off...
  27. Sharkbytes100

    Question overclocked ram to stock speed and now pc doesnt turn on monitor black while pc running

    overclocked ram to stock speed and now pc doesnt turn on monitor black while pc running ive tried resseting CMOS by removing and jumping it what else can i try
  28. stanley88845

    [SOLVED] Cmos needs to be reset if I want to enter the BIOS

    Hi all, everytime time I want to enter my bios I need to reset my cmos. I can boot to Windows fine everytime with no problem but if I don't reset my Cmos then I don't get the screen where you are supposed to press F2 or Delete to enter the bios, it just goes straight to Windows. As well as that...
  29. liakos

    Question Hardware beeps continues

    My desktop do a continuous beep, I can't event count them it last for 15 seconds then shutdown. I change CMOS Battery re-seated RAM and worked. After a while I close the desktop then I go open again and does the same beep and duration and if put the second dimm of ram starts all over. Can this...
  30. Justingieae138

    [SOLVED] Motherboard lights boot and vga

    Hey guys I recently changed cases and when I tried to turn it on to see if it was working I got 2 lights on my motherboard boot and vga and they will stay on for about a minute and then all lights will be off. I took apart my rtx 2060 as well and cleaned it up and put more thermal after getting...
  31. J

    Question Pc no display cmos battery error

    my pc was just working fine I switched ram sticks and now I am receiving a cmos battery error with no display and no ability to go into bios. I have an Alienware aurora r6 with gtx 1080 and 4 16gb ram sticks. I just replaced the cmos battery with a brand new one and still am getting this error...
  32. J

    Question New RAM showing Q-Code 41 on Asus Hero Mobo

    Purchased some Corsair Vengeance 16gb 3600MHz RGB DDR4 RAM to replace my single 4gb stick. Installed both new sticks into slots 2 and 4 and now the motherboard is showing q-code 41 and is stuck in a loop of turning itself off and on. I then tried to revert back to the old stick but that is...
  33. Lopsop790

    [SOLVED] Pc no display no usb works, suspected motherboard issue

    Hello everyone, today I upgraded from a ryzen 5 1600 cpu to ryzen 5 3600 on my MSI B350 motherboard and now when I turn on my pc everything lights up all fans spin but I don't get any display and none of my usb connections work. I tried doing a CMOS reset by taking the battery out of my...
  34. T

    [SOLVED] Automatic Repair Failed Screen After Successful BIOS Update

    So, the main problem is, when I updated the BIOS via mflash, it installed 100%, then it rebooted and got into a loop of trying automatic repair. After 6 rounds of trying that, I got the blue screen that says automatic repair failed. I don't really know what happened, it looked like it updated...
  35. P

    [SOLVED] SSD not showing up in boot pirority after CMOS

    So I've built my first pc and everything was going fine, I was able to install windows and everything. But I realized I installed the windows home instead of windows pro Since I have the key for windows pro I tried to install that version of windows but when I was seeing my boot priority in...
  36. M

    [SOLVED] i have to replug the cmos battery everytime i want to turn on my pc

    hey so as i said everytime i wanna turn on my pc i have to unplug cmos battery and plug it again otherwise its gonna shut down after 2 seconds
  37. C

    Question Windows 10 Freeze on load up

    I was recently adding new parts to an old computer when I was trying to connect the wifi chip (AC8265) to the motherboard (b36h4-ad) but was silly enough to attempt to plug it into a SATA power cable whilst powered on. The computer didn't work after however It attempted to load the computer and...
  38. J

    Question GTX970 dying? showed up in my hidden devices once then never returned

    Hello I have had this GTX 970 for nearly 4 years and in the last year occasionally it will just say "no video input" and I had to do really random things like remove the cmos, swap ram around etc. But since a few days ago I have been unable to fix it, nothing I normally do is working. I saw...
  39. xSelf

    Question PC starts and stops immediately after resetting BIOS.

    I tried to reset BIOS settings with removing cmos and putting in back in. after I did this and tried to power up, pc started and stopped immediately, I tried unplugging everything and resettings CMOS again but nothing helps. It just starts and stops after a second. Motherboard Model: P8H61 –...
  40. N

    Question Can't clean install windows 10 using usb

    I'm building a pc using a bunch of older components I've had laying around and now that everything is put together, I can't get windows to install. I have the flash drive selected as the boot (afaik, the bios is old and simple) but every time I try booting it the black screen says "loading...