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Old 05-21-2005, 10:12 AM   #1
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everyone please keep my computer in your thoughts, I've decided to flash my motherboards bios to try to fix my problem described Here , I hope I don't screw it up, it's the first time I've done it.

edit: I just did it and it works.......asus update made it really easy. so now we'll see if it helped my problems....
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I don't think it will be that, but you could try it i guess.

Either take the battery out for a few hours, or if theres a bios cmos jumper, move this to another setting to wipe it, like if its on setting 3, take it down to 1 for a few mins, then put it back.

This isn't neccessarily near the battery as it can be at the bottom of the board in some motherboards. heres a pic:

http://www.silentpcreview.com/files/...mos_jumper.jpg

http://www.ocprices.com/ben/NF7S/jumper.jpg

It should have at the bottom in small lettering, CMOS memory header

I hope this helps. You did say you've tried a reformat?
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yes I did try a reformat, didn't help and I edited my first post
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Kewl, glad that bits okay Hope it fixes other problems too, though it seems more windows related than bios i'm afraid in some way.
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Did you look here as suggested? It probably is not a bios problem and that should be the last resort. It may be a faulty memory stick, video card, or some pci device. If you did a format and reinstall and it is still occurring I Would suspect a hardware problem.
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I looked at that site, yes, it wasn't all that much help to me
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