Not your normal CMOS checksum error

By chowchewey
Oct 6, 2008
  1. I have an Epox mobo 4GEA+.

    I am getting an CMOS checksum error - defaults loaded error.

    I think I know how it happened - my little angel turned off the PC without shutting down XP.

    When I turn on the PC I get a single beep and then the error. I cannot press F1, or any key, it doesn't seem to recognize the keyboard. I am locked up at the error screen.

    I doubt its the CMOS battery because of the suddeness of the error.

    Will clearing the CMOS activate the keyboard? Better solutions?
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    You can always try that.

    If it doesn't help, then do a Repair Install.
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