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cpu has changed

By kingy ยท 7 replies
May 22, 2005
  1. my computer says cpu has changed please enter cpu speed cmos setup how do i do this
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    post a detailed description of the problem and your computer. no one here can help you much by reading what you've said thus far.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    I agree entirely with zephead, that there isn`t enough information in your post.

    Go and read this, then enter your system specs in user profile at the top of any page(click on edit profile).

    Also some background info as to when this problem first started etc would help.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  4. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    sounds like your cmos battery is dead
  5. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    Ditto on the CMOS battery. Very common side effect of this problem. The battery can be replaced and luckily most retail stores carry these batteries.
  6. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    Woah! Hold on a minute with the BIOS battery replacement! Put the screwdriver down, and back away slowly please!

    Before you go replacing anything, go into the BIOS and save settings. Does that make the message go away?
  7. ggmitchell

    ggmitchell TS Rookie


    As a computer novice i need help please.
    When i start the computer a message says that i have changed my cpu which i have not.the computer is 4 years old with a winfast K7 motherboard.
    thanks Geoff
  8. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

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