On starting up PC last line reads CMOS checksum error - defaults loaded

By elsiemary
Mar 30, 2013
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  1. When I switch my pc on, it does not load up as normal, but black screen shows GA-8S648 F1
    Check System Health OK, Main Processors: Intel Pentium (R) 4 2.80GHz (133x21) <CPUID:0F29 Patch ID:0011> Memory Testing: 1048576K OK
    Memory Frequency : DDR266
    Primary Master : WDC WD1600AVJB-63WTA0 58.01H58
    Primary Slave : None
    Secondary Master : Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-107D 1.10
    Secondary Slave : ASUS DVD-E616PZ 1.03
    CMOS checksum error - Defaults loaded
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 22,202   +221

    Your primary master hard drive has failed

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