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Old 10-08-2005, 07:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So im fiddling with the bios, taking my cpu frequency up by 10, saving and exiting, rebooting to see if it worked, then repeating. Normaly when i get it too high and it cant boot, it just fails 2 or 3 times then loads the default bios, thats what its always done before anyway... Only this time no matter how many times i reboot, i get nothing but a blank screen. That and the normal whirring from inside my pc, but none of the beeps and clicking youd get if all was as it normaly is. Any ideas what i can do? Seems a little impossible seeing as i cant actualy do anything with it...

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ASROCK K8 Upgrade 760GX motherboard
AMD Sempron 2600+
512mb DDR ram running at 200mhz
256mb radeon X800XL (AGP8X)
80gb Hard drive
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Old 10-08-2005, 08:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Why on earth would you unnecessarily mess with your BIOS settings?
You may need to replace your BIOS chip.

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Old 10-08-2005, 11:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have a need for speed and a lack of money... ergo OCing is my only option. Im trying taking the CMOS battery out for a while at mo to reset the bios... maybe, just maybe.
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Old 10-08-2005, 11:47 AM   #4 (permalink)
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You need to clear CMOS. Look in your mobo manual for specific instructions, but it usually entails removing the battery and moving the jumpers...

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Old 10-15-2005, 10:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Well at least you learned a lesson
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Old 10-15-2005, 10:28 AM   #6 (permalink)
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exactly what idiotec said.
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Old 10-15-2005, 10:58 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Mine if i hold the power button for 10 seconds forces it to boot but it goes right into the BIOS and highlights what was keeping it from starting up.
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Old 10-15-2005, 06:28 PM   #8 (permalink)
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i just remove the battery
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Old 10-16-2005, 08:30 AM   #9 (permalink)
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mine u jus move jumper
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Old 10-16-2005, 08:33 AM   #10 (permalink)
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yeah i just move the jumpers from 1-2 to 2-3 for 10 seconds and move it back 1-2...BEEP!

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