Abit guru

By marygg
Apr 15, 2018
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  1. 2005 home built. How to undo fail safe mode in setup screen?
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,487   +910

    Inscrutable, needs explication.
    Abit mobo, 2005.
    Describe recent use, events leading to failure, clarify nature of issue.

    ps: Abit went out of business (financial collapse) about 10 years ago and it would surprise me if you can locate a manual for your board. I hope you have it still.

    Edit: found reference - may be helpful... https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/fail-safe-state.1928809/

    Edit: forum comment ""F1-failsafe" error message.
    So, you must to set to "No Errors" the "Halt On" parameter in the "Standard CMOS features" BIOS menu."
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2018
  3. marygg

    marygg TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 123

    It apparently meant the mother board was crashing. Computer no long responds. I feel like Ive lost my best friend. It helped me fix so many computers back when I was working. Thanks for your response.
  4. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,487   +910

    For $3 you could try replacing the CMOS battery and do a CMOS reset. The default settings should allow you to boot and then enter BIOS for changes which you may need to have the system work.

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