Bios guardian disabled message

By indydog
Nov 10, 2009
  1. I have an e machine t4060 with windows xp home edition. when i start up my computer i get a black phoenix screen that says bios guardian disabled, virus may affect your bios. when i enable the bios guardian it goes to my windows screen then i get that the date and time is not correct. when i go to the control panel my date and time shows up as january 1st 1662 at 12am. when i reset to the proper time and date then i am finally able to operate my computer. it does all the previous things after i shut the power off and reboot it. any suggestion???
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,188   +470

    I would replace the CMOS battery on the motherboard. It's that flat disk shaped battery about the size of a nickel.
  3. indydog

    indydog TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thank you mailpup, i will try that.
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