Computer won't boot, displays checksum error

By stirredo
Jul 11, 2009
  1. My PC won't boot on being switched won't display anything on monitor and the LEDs on keyboard won't blink(they normally blink once on being switched on). Sometimes when i am lucky it would start(with a checksum error) when i press the reset button after keeping the cPU switched on for like 4-6 hrs.

    I have already replaced the mobo battery with new one and i am still facing the problem.

    Any idea how to fix it?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What is your computer? Operating System, make & model number.... It may be a dieing hard drive or bad memory
  3. stirredo

    stirredo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for replying.

    Like I said I am able to run it after like keeping the cpu powered on and then pressing the reset button after 4-5 hours. I am the currently using the pc with reset trick. It can't be dying hd. I also tried refitting the memory.

    I am running windows xp on intel 2140, 2X512 ddr2 533mhz with seagate barracuda 250 gbs. mobo is Gigabyte GA-VM800PMC.

    has any1 had any similar trouble?
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