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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Tittles, Jul 22, 2004.

  1. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    well...last night i tried changing some setting for the processer to overclock and well i did somethin wrong and it dont even boot. Like it turns on and the dvd burner and dvd drive make the usual sound and stuff but the computer screen doesnt come on and the keyboard and mouse dont turn on either. It like doesnt get past the dvd drives or somethin.

    I tried resetting the bios but i cant find the lil thing. Isnt there like a lil plastic thing u move a pin over and turn it on and then like put it back after that? All i could find was a lil dip swtich that said on and i pushed it down but it didnt do anything.

    the motherboard is a gigabyte ga-7dx+ and i have an amd 2400
     
  2. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    I would just flip the battery out for a minute or two. That should clear the bios settings.
     
  3. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    The battery?? Surely the jumper switch would be easier.
     
  4. rushm001

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    It would be, unless you don't know where the jumper is. The battery is pretty easy to remove as well though.
     
  5. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    i looked all over for the jumper but cant find it but i will try the battery thing.
     
  6. Lee

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    Use the motherboard handbook tittle.
     
  7. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    GA-7DXE manual here
     
  8. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    i would of used my own but i am at my g/fs house like 2 roads over and plus i dont have the book.

    Thanks rush!!!
     
  9. rushm001

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    No probs
     
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  10. Lee

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    Tittle I hope you're not going in for some overclocking. If so can i bring some potatoes to chop and fry on your processor?
     
  11. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    i was goin to but i am scared now :S. Rush the battery thing worked just fine...but now i just gotta set the settings up right cause i hate the bios i never know how to set it up. U will be getting a surprise :)
     
  12. LeeJend

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    Ttittle

    Use the gigabyyte overclocking utility. It's free and came with the MB. (If it's in the same place as your manual you can download it from gigabyte.) It lets you bump the FSB from windows. If you overclock too aggressively it just crashes and on reboot it is back at default settings. When you're sure everything is stable you can go to bios and set the speed there. Or you can have the overclocking utility load at boot and set the new speed. Once you do this though you will have to disable the overclocking utility from safe mode if the system ever gets cranky and won't load windows anymore because of the overclocking.

    Remember to check your CPU temp early and often when overclcoking. If it's over 55C when gaming or benchmarking back off!
     
  13. toretto

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    sounds to me, if he can never get a bios set right, that he should not even try to overclock, i think he needs to read the manual and memorize it, and understand the risks involved before trying it on a computer that doesnt belong to him
     
  14. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    :rolleyes: yeh at least learn how to get out of problems before you creat then
     
  15. Lee

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    Dunno why the boy needs to waste time and a broken puter on such a trivial activity.

    Tittle, go get an upgrade for your MOBO and processor.