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On Tue, 02 Aug 2005 04:31:46 GMT, NoStop <email@example.com> wrote:
>After sticking his head out from his XP firewall, NobodyMan had this to say:
>> On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 23:13:03 -0700, Andrew E. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>> Right after turning on the computer, on the black screen where it first
>>>> loads it stops and says CMOS SETUP WRONG and i just continue without the
>>>> setup. how should i fix the problem? it changes my time and it wouldn't
>>>> let me update now because 'rpc server is unavailable'
>>>> whats going on! i'm so confused. haha help me please =)
>>> Figureing all is set properly in the BIOS,unplug computer,remove the
>>> locate the CMOS jumper pin and move from 1-2 position to 2-3 position for
>>> 2 minutes,then back to 1-2.Replace battery,start computer,you'll need to
>>> reset basic BIOS settings on restart.
>> STOP. If this is what you consider good advice, stop giving it out.
>> 1. Many mainboards don't have jumpers to clear CMOS. Not all those
>> that do use the pin configuration you are describing in a tone that
>> seems to seem absolute.
>> 2. If you remove the battery, there is no need to adjust the jumper.
>> If you have the jumper, and you use it to clear the CMOS, then there
>> is no need to remove the battery.
>Not true. The procedure for example with the Asus A7V333 is to remove
>battery, adjust jumper, put jumper back and then reinsert battery.
>> So please, stop giving advice.
>I think YOU are the one that should stop giving advice. Especially when you
>don't know what you're talking about.
This has never been the case on any of the hundreds of motherboards
I've worked on. Leave it to you to find the ONE that needs this.
Why are you here? Shouldn't you be posting over on one of the Linux
boards, you grumpy old bastard?