Forum discussion tagged with CMOS.
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. M

    Question 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
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    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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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 –...
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    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...
  10. mysliszek

    Question MS-6702 Checksum error no keyboard

    When I turn on the computer, I can not do anything, I have a keyboard connected to usb and cmos checksum error is shown and there is F1 for setup and F2 for defauts settings but I can not do anything because the keyboard does not work, but it responds to other buttons
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    Question PC turns on but failed to boot

    I Installed new ram the other day now my pc turns on but doesn't come up the MB logo and then screen goes black. I have tested the ram in other pc it works. I've took it out and run with just old stick but doesn't work now. All the fans come on etc just the LED on the MB indicates boot failed or...
  12. T

    Question Can't access UEFI/BIOS settings on MSI AG240-2PE (just get black screen) ?

    Hi all, I'm going to tell you about an issue I have with my AIO MSI AG240-2PE computer. I'm trying to enter to UEFI/BIOS settings from boot. When I press F11 key after MSI logo it goes to black screen (slightly retro-illuminated) and computer doesn't respond so I have to long press power on/off...
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    Question Overclocked RAM on XTU, PC stuck on "Press the ESC key for start-up menu" screen when booted

    As title states, I just got this HP Omen 30L almost a month ago (Model#: 2H4A2AV) And I just added some extra RAM, and you have to do a workaround with XTU and the Omen software in order for it to let you overclock. I had done it before and it worked fine, however this time I accidentally...
  14. R

    [SOLVED] Do i need to change my CMOS battery?

    Hello, Starting a few days ago, whenever my pc has been unplugged from power for a while and i start it, it then starts for a brief second, and then restarts and i get to the American Megatrends screen where it says: Please enter setup to recover BIOS setting. After setting up Intel(R) Optane...
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    Question When I overclock nothing happens, Specially when I turn off EIST

    Hello, So here are my specs i9-10900kf rtx 3080 colorful z490 vulcan x 20 colorful 32gb ram gamemax 1050w psu When I go to bios and change EIST ( Intel SpeedStep ) to off, Overclocking doesn't work anymore for some reason, I'm able to change the core clock in bios but when I do nothing happens...
  16. R

    Question Computer won't turn ON without CMOS reset

    Hey all! I bought a second-hand GTX 1080 ti the day before yesterday. I Installed it and also changed the thermal paste to my CPU at the same time. However, the computer wouldn't turn on. Tried putting back my old GPU, wouldn't turn on with that either. The only way I can get my computer to...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] GA35DX attempting to reset bios to factory *SOLVED*

    I have: ROG Strix GA35 I changed something in bios and now there is no display. Lights on, fan on, no beeps, solid orange on mother board plus the dancing lights dance. No display from the onboard either. I've tried hitting del etc even though there's no visible prompt to do so. I'd like to...
  18. J

    Question Dell Latitude E6510 only powers on after reconnecting CMOS battery each time ?

    Hello, I have a Dell Latitude E6510 that won't power on most of the time. On the top left of the case (backside of the screen), there are two little blue LED indicators: one for power and the other for battery. When I plug in the AC adapter, the power LED does not light up (the battery LED...
  19. Anonim_C

    [SOLVED] How much time does it take for BIOS settings to be reseted after I take out the CMOS battery?

    I am a lazy person and I don't want to lose my BIOS settings. I want to learn how much time does the BIOS settings stand without a CMOS battery. Will they be reseted if I change the battery fast enough?
  20. Anonim_C

    Question CR2025 in a CR2032 holder for motherboard?

    Can I switch my 3V Lithium CR2032 CMOS Battery with a 3V Lithium C2025 Wrist Watch Battery? I have a wrist watch with a 3V CR2025 Lithium Battery in it. And my (dead) CMOS battery on my motherboard is a 3V Lithium CR2032. Can I replace my CMOS battery with my wrist watch's battery?