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cmos checksum error

By craigrogerl ·
On bootup i get a cmos checksum error. The error does not have any other error codes, just the cmos checksum error. Is this the battery or is one of the boards bad?

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by marshallkeithusa In reply to cmos checksum error

It could be the battery . . .If it is you
will find that the date, time and drive
settings will be all wrong. I also ran into
it once when I added an ide zip drive. It
thought it was one of the 120 floppy drives.
Go to the motherboards site an see if you
have the latest bios.

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by abi9999 In reply to cmos checksum error

This issue can be caused by any of the following:1.Incorrectly configured CMOS settings 2.Disconnecting power from computer without shutting down computer

Attempt to reboot the computer. If error still occurs after rebooting the computer enter CMOS setup and check all values. If you have cleared and or flashed the BIOS ensure that the time and date are set correctly then save changes and reboot.

If you have a Phoenix BIOS and have an option for 'Reset Configuration Data', set this value to 'Yes' and save and exit the CMOS.

If disconnecting the power from the computer while still operational this could cause the CMOS to become corrupt. Ensure that the computer is ready to be shut off before turning off the computer. It can be dueto BAD RAM also. Check for any BIOS update.

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by michael.spellman In reply to cmos checksum error

This could be just resetting the time and date in the bios...or it could be the battery itself... they have a life of about three years with constant use...

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