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Old 05-02-2006, 09:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So i just built my own computer. I have the hard drive reformatted and i have a disk in to download windows xp. When i start the computer however, when it starts loading up i press f2 on the screen it tells you to to go to the boot menu but it doesnt work. Then it takes me into a screen saying "reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key." I can see why that would happen but i have tried 3 different keyboards and none have worked, any help on this?
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Old 05-02-2006, 09:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What motherboard do you have? You should either clear the cmos or download a new bios and update it.
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Old 05-02-2006, 09:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157081 and to clear cmos you take the battery out and wait a few minutes right? ive tried that and didnt help
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Try taking out the battery, moving the little jumper from 1-2 to 2-3, press the power button, press it again, replace the jumper, replace the battery and boot. Here's the jumper:
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still not working

How can i update the bios?
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Old 05-02-2006, 10:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Wait it did work lol i got slot 3 and 1 backwards thanks a ton man
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No problem.
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Old 05-03-2006, 04:13 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I hope that's the only problems you have with that board!!!
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