BIOS Freeze..after a few keystrokes

By jsheddan
Oct 9, 2005
  1. Abit VT7...tried both PS2/USB KB (after setting Integrated Peripheral to use BIOS as opposed to OS)

    Would a bad processor affect this? It recognizes the Intel 3.2ghz processor (which was moved from a burned out MB caused by Hurricane Rita's power surge (or could it have been my oversite of not unplugging it) Darn! Never anyone else to blame..LOL!
  2. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

    A power surge can damage the processor. Ive worked on several machines where the power supply blew and ruined every component. There may be a computer store in your area that can test processors.
  3. jsheddan

    jsheddan TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for the observation

    I believe you are correct about the CPU being damaged by a power surge since the mobo and power supply are brand new. Oh well, just have to bite the bullet and buy a new CPU. Thanks again.
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