CMOS

Forum discussion tagged with CMOS.
  1. Syntegy

    Question Asus bios firmware update black screen......

    So I recently wiped my drives then I realized my ram wasnt overclocking so I updated the bios to my Asus ryzen crosshair hero vi I'm getting a black screen now after. it did the full update I tried resetting cmos taking the cmos battery out and even unplugging the drives I dont have a on board...
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    Question Messed with bios, computer wont start consistently.

    So i messed with my bios settings and then my pc wouldnt start up. I managed to get it working again just by removing the cmos battery then placing it back. Worked for a couple hours then i installed Geforce experience then it turned off. After this i tried the cmos battery again but it didnt...
  3. D

    Question Disabled graphics card, now just black screen after resettimg cmos

    Okay so i stupidly disabled my intel graphics card trying to get games to use my gtx1060 instead, now its on a black screen no signal on the moniter, Ive already tried taking out the cmos battery for 2 mins,(switched power off and everything) amd yet when i switch it back on theres still no...
  4. Myronazz

    Question Laptop CMOS battery non-existant?

    Hello, I've managed to get myself a nice and cute MS-DOS laptop from somewhere around the early 90s or late 80s, unfortunately as someone would expect, the CMOS battery is dead, and the worst part? The laptop does not remember CMOS values even if plugged in at all times!!!! And the even worst...
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    Question Computer restarts infinitely when turning on. Yet sometimes randomly works.

    Hi, I've had this issue for years now but seems to be getting worse. Basically out of the blue one day my computer stopped turning on normally and begun this loop of booting, lasting anywhere from 2 to 20 seconds and then shutting down and repeating. The strange thing was that if i let it...
  6. X

    Question Overclocked RAM now display won't turn on

    I tried overclock my ram by just changing the MHz in the bios (ab350 Mobo) and it was fine for the day but eventually froze. I went to change it back to it's regular speed and it was fine for most of the day and then froze again. Today I tried turn on my PC and it turns on but there isn't any...
  7. D

    Question Computer wont turn on unless i jump CMOS

    First - I have been thru the question from 2011 - Here, Did not find a solution. I am using a Gigabyte GA-H170-D3H for 1151, with Intel i5-6600 3.3Ghz(3.9Ghz Turbo) Skylake LGA1151. A couple of days ago I had to reboot my system (forcefully), was swamping the RAM and ubuntu does not handle...
  8. R

    Question PC keeps cycling on and off. I've run out of ideas. Do you have any?

    Hi fellas. So I've got this PC that keeps cycling on and off, every time I turn it on. I've tried reseating the RAM in all possible combinations (and tried just one at a time), cleared CMOS and now after buying a new PSU, tried that one on for size. It's still cycling. Do you have any ideas...
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    Question black screen, no POST, becoming suspending... CMOS battery?

    weeks ago I was using my laptop normally when it decided to suspend. I turned on again with keyboard and as soon as I typed the PIN code, it decided to suspend again. a more couple of times of this and my laptop started to don't turn on. in the next day, at morning, I was able to turn on my...
  10. David-6144

    No post after clear CMOS (can be closed now)

    So I misclicked my ram speed in my mobo and a black screen appeared after saving and reboot. No single video output, tried clearing the CMOS 6 times (1st time for 5 seconds, waited 10 minutes, nothing) 2nd And 3rd holding the cap for 10 seconds and both waiting 20 minutes for any output or...
  11. T

    Question First Build Issues

    ORIGINAL POST https://pcpartpicker.com/forums/topic/311121-first-build-motherboard-has-red-light-and-pc-will-not-boot: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Zxdpkd This is my first build. After I set everything up it would not boot. The CPU cooler fan spins for a few seconds then shuts off then...
  12. K

    Question Computer Hangs at "Loading Operating System"

    Hi everyone, I was trying to install windows 10 on my hard drive, but it wouldn't boot to the USB, it just stalled at "Loading Operating System". So i pulled the hard drive and used another computer to install it onto that hard drive. Now it does the same thing with the hard drive. I tried...
  13. J

    Question Big issues adding new ram

    Recently I tried to add more ram to my pc, going from 2x8 go to 4x8gb. But when I added the new ram the pc would power on but no picture would be displayed and the red memOK light came on. I pressed the button to do a memory check but the computer remained dysfunctional. I took the two new...
  14. C

    Question Question about multiple SSD

    Hello everyone, I have a 120gb ssd and i want to upgrade to a bigger one, prblly 480 or 500. I also have 1TB hdd. My question is, if i upgrade do i loose any performance by keeping all 3 disks? Like having windows on my 120gb ssd , games on 480gb ssd, and have the hdd for music and maybe games...
  15. Zheats

    Question 16GB installed on computer but only 8gb is being used...

    I recently just upgraded my CPU, Ram, and Motherboard, and when i come to see the system information, it says '16.0 GB (7.95 GB usable)' My specs are: Motherboard: Gigabyte B450 Aorus M AM4 mATX Motherboard Ram: Corsair 16GB (2x8GB) CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 DDR4 2666MHz Vengeance LPX DIMM Black CPU...
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    Question Help me with RAM compatibility

    So I have this ram currently installed in my system. It is 2 sticks of Adata ddr4 2400(17) Model# is: AD4U2400J4G17-B It is on an msi B250M Bazooka running an I5 7400. I want to add in another 8 gigs to bring me to 16. Can I install this TEAM RGB ram in the other channel without issues...
  17. D

    Question Help with my PSU

    So.. I think my psu is starting to die considering its from like 2011-2014.. I’ve been thinking If I should order a Corsair VS450 450W or a 550W one? Also are any of these compatible with my mobo or components and If they are compatible which one should I get? specs are : i3 4170 GTx 1050ti...
  18. Question What should i upgrade for my pc

    at the moment these are the parts i have and i want to know if i need to upgrade my motherboard for a new processor to catch up on todays game standards and if i need to upgrade my mother board would i need to upgrade anything else?
  19. D

    Question Standard GPU Ports

    I'm looking to buy a WQHD monitor with 144hz. GPU is a Gigabyte Windforce GTX 970. For that Resolution and refresh rate I'd need Displayport 1.2 or higher. Nvidia's website says 3x DP 1.2 for a GTX 970 while gigabyte doesn't say anything about that on their website, so I don't know what version...
  20. M

    Question Which one of these PSU's is better for my rig (budget)

    First of all, I'm currently living in Venezuela so I don't have many choices plus I'm on a tight budget. I'm trying to choose between EVGA 500B, Thermaltake Smart 700w, and EVGA 750 BQ. Safe to say that the EVGA 500B is a lot easier for me to get for different reasons. This is my current system...