old used computer given by neighbor...

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by oO ShifterZ Oo, Feb 25, 2003.

  1. i was given a old P III 333 mhz better then my old ocmputer which is a 133 mhz computer. SO i would like to config the Petium computer. BUT it give me a error at the bios screen.

    "CMOS Checksum error- defualts loaded"

    the bios is;

    AWARD modular BIOS v 4.51PG
    memory test - 131072k OK
    AWARD PLUG n PLAY BIOS ext. v 1.04

    dectecting IDE primary MASTER ... WDC AC21600H


    i tried to pust f1 to contiune or del to go into bios by it just stays at that bios screen. ne suggestions.
     
  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Try taking the battery out & leaving it for a bit then boot. (when you have put the battery back in) :D
     
  3. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    That's right. Leave the battery out, about 5 minutes should do it. :)
     
  4. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    Just what I was going to say. :cool:
     
  5. iowaboy

    iowaboy old person

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    and then put a new battery back in. Chances are it needs a new battery