Cmos checksum error DETECTED!

By Condor
May 22, 2006
  1. Cmos checksum error, help plz


    this is the first time i got CMOS Checksum error msg when I started my pc. How do i fix this problem? I noticed every change i made in the BIOS setting got reset to default when i shut down and boot up my pc.
  2. Frostyr0d

    Frostyr0d TS Rookie Posts: 91

    well for me i just got this message one time and then everything worked fine, had to change my BIOS settings to what i had before though :p
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Try replacing the CMOS battery. If it's dead, it won't hold any CMOS settings and will return to default settings just as if you removed the battery to do so on purpose.
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