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By jessjenn ·
Everytime I boot-up my PC. It always tells me that the NVRAM is cleared and it ask me two choices: Press F1 to setup or Press Escape to continue to boot-up. What is the problem and How can I fix this.

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by s_pryce In reply to NVRAM

NVRAM is non-volatile RAM and is used to store things about your computer like what drives etc are present.
Its supplied with power, when the pc is off, from a small battery on the M/B looks like a watch battery (small flat metal disk) and needs replaced every few years. You can get replacements anywhere that sells a good selection of batteries. The other cause is a jumper to clear it when the contents got corrupted but I assume no jumpers have been changed recently.
Hope it helps.

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by jessjenn In reply to NVRAM

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by dmiles In reply to NVRAM

To clear NVRAM is to set it to factory defaults which could be manual settings to an ISP or GATEWAY
Go to the following site
How to Clear NVRAM
www.enterasys.com/support/techtips/tk0109-9

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by Simon@SRN In reply to NVRAM

The NVRAM can usually be cleared be placing a jumper over two pins on the motherboard. You only have to jumper these pins for a second. If you left the pins constantly jumpered, you would get the exact error your reporting. Is this what you've done ???

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by DIMM In reply to NVRAM

NVRAM (Non violated Ram) E.g.

You Should Enter Setup and try from there to enter a setup prompt cmd,dosprompt

try inserting a start up disk
and when the computer boots off that go to with cdrom support and when you get c come up

type format c:

once thats done

insert a windows 95,98,98SE,me,2k,xp cd and type dir (Directory)

Then type in setup.exe

then follow the command prompt by doing this u will lose all information on your pc but will have a clean start and may fix the problem it may also be a nvram problem try opening the computer to check the power supply and battery
make sure the ram is alright and check for beaps (post beaps ) etc............

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