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Old 03-20-2004, 03:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, i have a PC which i bought a year ago, and i have decided to switch from AMD to Intel, so i bought a new motherboard (MSI), a 3.0ghz Intel CPU, and 512mb DDRAM.

Once everything was installed correctly, i turned on my PC, but it gave me 2 error messages: CMOS Battery Low and CMOS Memory Size Wrong. So i press F1 to enter the BIOS setup. I click on load default settings, and then i click Save & Exit.

Now, though, i get a blank screen because my monitor has switched off, but everything else seems to be running.

Now, i have a feeling that my Power Supply is not providing enough poewr, or that my graphics card is just too old.

I have a LC-B350ATX power supply (which i GUESS is 350watts) and a GForce 4 MX 64mb graphics card.

Please can somebody help me..?

Joe Laurens

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Old 03-20-2004, 05:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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looks like you'll need to replace the batery on the mobo, you'll need to find out the type of battery it is so you can get a new one

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Old 03-20-2004, 06:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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but i received the mobo today, and i doubt the CMOS battery is affecting the monitor's display and the whole computer?
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