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Old 06-06-2009, 03:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Corrupt Bios/CMOS settings

Hey everyone. I was "upgrading" my BIOS today using Gigabyte's @BIOS crappy utility. Anyway, the program gave me a message telling bios upgrade failed. So I reboot and I get this CMOS checksum error and my OS won't boot. I tried going into BIOS/CMOS settings and I get this blank screen with only a small line flickering at the top-left of my screen. I'm guessing the BIOS or CMOS settings were erased or corrupted. I tried clearing the CMOS jumper by shorting it with my car keys. That didn't seem to work. But I'm still stuck with the blank screen when I try to go into BIOS settings. Help!!!


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Sounds like your screwed unless you can re-flash it. You probably need to replace the bios chip or replace the mobo.

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Did you read the sticky?
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