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z500 CMOS/BIOS Reset

Q: z500 CMOS/BIOS Reset

hello, i disabled integred graphics card for egpu. i mean i change switchable graphics to uma. i tried with external graphics card its not giving display. i tried vga and hdmi not working. also i disassembled bios battery, but still working old settings. not reset bios. how can i reset bios? or how can i active integred graphics? i tried blind reset bios not working. fan hdd dvd are working but not giving display.

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Hello, I disabled the On-Board PCI on the BIOS and since than my screen is black but it seems like it start normaly I dont know how to reset the bios, is there a CMOS battery on the Motherboard or is there a other way to solution? Thank you! ( sorry for my bad english)

A:Z500 CMOS / Bios reset - Blank screen

I don't have a solution. But I would like to inquire how you disable the pci in bios. Thanks.

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Hey guys, pleaseeee help me ! I will be mad! I must bios reset on my Lenovo z500 laptop but i didnt found bios battery/cmos/jumper reset button. Can anyone help me?

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My monitor won't display an image except for Self-Monitor test telling me the monitor is fine. I'm almost positive I have to reset the BIOS but problem is the more I read on how to reset it the more confused I get. So I resorted to taking pictures.

The 3-pin Jumpers -http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c276/sones/HPIM0302.jpg

Where they go (I'm guessing) -
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c276/sones/HPIM0304.jpg

Do they maybe go here? -
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c276/sones/HPIM0305.jpg

I'm totally lost.
 

A:Reset BIOS/CMOS

Those are not jumpers If you want to reset BIOS settings, you could just unplug power(cord off the PSU), discharge power by pressing the power button for 10 secs, then take the CMOS battery off, and wait for half an hour or so. Put those wires back their place. Refer to motherboard manual...
 

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Fatal errorCnu93782D1 for this hp mini 110 1d46nr

A:Forgot bios password/cmos reset no help

@Redundancy1425 Enter   e9lofxu7t3 Use that code to go into the BIOS.Disable all passwords that are enabled.If asked for the CURRENT password use that code.If asked for NEW password just hit enter.If asked to VERIFY password just hit enter.Save and exit. REO

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Hardware:

CPU: i7 960 @ 3.2 ghz
Motherboard: Big Bang-XPower (MS-7666)
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6950
RAM: 2x DDR3 1600mhz 4GB (AE34G1609U1S)
PSU: Bitfenix Fury 650G
SDD: PNY 240 GB (ssd2sc240g1sa754d117-820)
HDD1: WDC WD20EARS-22MVWBO
HDD2: Hitachi HDS721075KLA330
Monitor: LG IPS 27EA63V

Backstory:

I read a post on reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/DotA2/comments/8fb7am/check_your_ram_settings_for_free_fps_benchmarks/about getting extra FPS by making sure your ram runs at it's max speed. I checked using CPU-Z and my RAM timimgs were 6-6-6-18 and 534.6MHz x2 it was running at instead of the advertised 9-9-9-28 and 800 MHz x2.

The post said to go into the BIOS and change the setting to "XMP" or "DOCP". I didn't find these and so I attempted to manually change the settings, by setting the frequencies to 9-9-9-28.

After my computer was stuck in a boot loop. I could not get past the windows logo screen, and if I waited I would be prompted with an option to repair my system, which if selected would show a loading bar for a while before giving me a blue screen. After many attempts to get out of the boot loops by reverting the changes to my BIOS, and trying the "fail-safe" recommended settings to no avail, I reset the CMOS.

After starting up, I am prompted with F1 to fix my BIOS settings or F2 to load defaults and continue.
F2 leads to a boot loop, and F1, with any changes (even just setting the date and time, or saving while making NO changes) t... Read more

A:Strange PC issues after BIOS changes / CMOS reset

The Intel Core i7-960 3.20 GHz quad core processor in your computer supports a maximum DDR3 speed of 1066 MHz.
That's why the CPU-Z app shows a DDR3 speed of 534 MHz X 2 instead of 800 MHz X 2.
You cannot force RAM modules to run at a speed faster than what the processor supports.

Someone else here will need to address your BIOS/CMOS issue.

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Hi all i have problem with my computer its 2 months old and now i reseted CMOS from the jumper.
All lights and fans start up but BIOS is not posting and no picture is coming to screen

Specs:
AMD FX-4350
Gigabyte 760gtx OC 4gb
8gb Kingston 1600 MHz
Asus m5a97 2.0
600w LC power psu

I have tried with 1 ram stick and yesterday I ran memtest86 about 16h with no errors so its not ram.
I tried GPU on different slot.
Removed all devices from PC.
Checked that all connections are firmly attached.

Is there possibility that CPU would be dead because I ran prime95
and almost in 1 min I got bsod and I have getting these bsods for almost month (Bsod 0x8000000000000002 on idle)

A:No bios posting and no screen after cmos reset

How to update BIOS for ASUS M5A97 R2.0:

Installed BIOS Version (1903)
Current BIOS Version (2201)

Link: http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/SocketAM3+/M5A97_R2.0/M5A97-R20-ASUS-2201.zip

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I have a Qosmio F50-10Z and as prompted by toshiba I downloaded the Bios update and began to install.
My screensaver came on and the whole thing crashed.

Would not turn off (even after holding down power button for 15 secs).
Took battery out and then put it back in. Computer powers on but screen is blank and won't boot up.

Tried to take it apart to flash the bios by taking out rtc/cmos battery (whatever it's called) but can't find the battery and got to the point where I wasn't willing to take it apart any further (has no-one else ever taken one apart?

Couldn't find information or diagram or photo of where the battery was on net...manual for laptop really unhelpful)

Have found comments about crisis disks but I don't know what this means.

So, how to I reset bios?

Please help - you are my only hope.

A:Qosmio F50-10Z Bios update crashed - how do I reset cmos?

So, now I've located the rtc/cmos battery (turns out it's rechargeable so explains why not easily located) removed it, soldiered it back on in a more accessible place - still did not reset BIOS.

Or else, that wasn't the problem in the first place.

Any ideas? Perhaps if anyone knows where the CMOS jumper is located that might help?

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If there is an Event Viewer category that records each time I reset my CMOS settings in my BIOS setup as I log in, I don't know what to call it. Perhaps it makes no sense to look for it as a Windows event since it happens before the operating system is loaded.

I'm troubleshooting and I'd like to know the system clock time for a reset I may have done on 5/21/14. I have a digital photo of a reset screen with a BIOS time reading of 16:35:18. I'd like to know if I ran one more reset in the previous 5 minutes. Is there a system record of this somewhere?

thanks,

baumgrenze

A:Event Viewer Category For CMOS/BIOS Reset

  
Quote: Originally Posted by baumgrenze


... Perhaps it makes no sense to look for it as a Windows event since it happens before the operating system is loaded....


You are correct... there will not be a BIOS reset entry in the OS logs.

Look around in the BIOS interface for BIOS logs.

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The bios of my notebook (Pavilion dv7 6163cl) blocked by password, and I never put password. Could help me solve?

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HelloHow 2 reset "cmos bios"  password on HP Omni 120-1106er Desktop PC  (all in one) Info i tried this  "jumper located close to the memory modules" not fore the bios,  I suppose. jumper  next to the cmos batarey dont have # on pins. " " My MB pic1 pic2

A:HP Omni 120-1106er cmos bios Password Reset

http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-c02993109 Resetting BIOS passwordUse the following procedure to reset the BIOS password:Power off the computer.Note the location and orientation of the CMOS/Password jumper, as it will be placed back into the same position.Figure 4: Leon motherboard CMOS/Password jumpersRemove the CMOS/Password jumper from the motherboard.Power on the computer.Power off the computer.Return CMOS/Password jumper to its original position.Power on the computer, and immediately press F10. The BIOS password has been cleared Not helpful !

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I was given a not working 390. The previous owner's 'friend' tried to fix it and might have moved some jumpers. Reading the manual and searching dell site I cant determine were the jumpers should be. I want to know that they are in the proper positions. Is this info available? I found this (www.dell.com/.../SLN284985), but section two totally confuses me. It sounds like the jumper is being moved from the PSWD connector to the RTCRST connector, without saying which of the 3 pins to connect. However, the picture below shows both connectors having jumpers. Note that I already reset the bios by removing the battery. So, that is not what Im trying to do here.
tks,
paul

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BEFORE I start, I will mention that boot mode is set at LEGACY, so I should have usb boot function.
The laptop is an Inspiron 3521.
Hello... I'm at my wits end trying to reset the BIOS and or CMOS on my girlfriends laptop, so that I can resolve a virus problem by running dban drive wiper.  My girlfriend let her kid use this laptop to play some games, and she tried to install a mod of some sort, and the mod highjacked and created partitions, reassigned boot drives, created false windows files, and maybe altered the BIOS CMOS.  
No bootable rescue drive of any kind has been able to get past startup EXCEPT a Windows 10 install thumb drive.  Repair didn't work, re-install didn't work, but I could get to to a command line to attack with DISKPART.  Nothing I could do would alter the new partitions supremacy so I wiped it.  Now I can't even get to that command line, windows 10 thinks it's stuck in the middle of a new install, and it recognized two versions of 10 on the drive.
I want to reset the BIOS and CMOS so I can get usb boot function, and wipe the drive.  Any ideas would help.  As this is the third time I've had to nuke and boot this laptop due to virus from "game mods", my frustration is cranked up to 12.  Kids...
Thanks for any help!

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Good day,I have a problem:I was editing configurations in the bios but something goes wrong.Now, the pc, can't power on.I tryed to follow the procedure [https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht036531] for resetting the bios, but not work.So I tryed to follow the procedure [https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/migr-45385] for flashing bios (boot block recovery), but also this not work.In the boot block recovery, I tryed flash from usb but nothing happens so, recovered an old floppy drive, I tryed the floppy method:Connected floppy drive to the pc, and started it, the pc didn't do anything... the pc sound beeps and then stop, but the led (on floppy drive) not blink, or still on, indicating it's reading something.Please, can you help me? I not want to trash this machine.Thanks a lot and best regards.

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HELP! Computer won't boot! Tried everything!

Ok so this is my set up:

DDR400 512mb Ram

Asus A7N8X-X motherboard

sapphire radeon 9600xt 265mb GFX

amd athlon 2600+ cpu (1.91ghz)

80gb HD (just some cheap one- i forget brand, perhaps seagate)

edit: a floppy and dvd burning drive


Ok and the problem is:

I installed a ripped off ****ty version of XP. Never really worked splendidly.
I changed somehting in the bios, i had no idea what it was, i'm stupid for doing so i realise. it was something to do with speed, it was at about 100mhz and i changed it to 200mhz. also note, i had the "bios virus alert thing" ON.
the next few boots were dodgy and it only booted up every second or third attempt. if it didnt boot up it wouldnt boot and just went beep (long beeps and repeated -in no code) this worked for 4 boots before it never booted again.
it just beeped.
until i moved the jumpers on the 3 pins from the two pins closest to the battery position to the furthest two. and turned the pc on. it didnt beep. the monitor didnt respond and but it seemed to be turned on (the cpu fan was going and a green LED on the mobo was on). i then turned the power off. and stuck the jumper back on the original pins and turned it back on hoping the BIOS would be reset but the beeping sequence continued and nothing seemed to start. So then i took out the battery for over half an hour... then put it back in. (with the jumper still on the original pins- nb: the... Read more

A:HELP! Computer won't boot! BIOS? Reset it. CMOS Battery? In and Outed it. HELP!

The Athlon XP 2600 that runs at 1917MHz runs on an FSB of 166MHz and has a clock multiplier of 11.5 (166 X 11.5 = 1909Mhz).

So if you have a system bus setting of 200MHz and the clock multiplier is set a 11.5, you were running it at 2300MHz, which is seriously overclocking it.

The processor might not have been up to that much overclocking and died.

Find out what BIOS settings do before you change them!
 

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I am very very frustrated since I waited a while to get this motherboard from china. My last DFI board randomly died on me and I ordered this as a replacement because I wanted a decent 775 board. I worked on it all night tonight and despite it reading all the hardware... it will not boot unless I reset the cmos every time. On top of that... I can not get the bios to update... it doesn't read any of the 5 usb drives I tried (fat/fat32). Also I tend to get this grey screen when trying to flash it sometimes. I am beside myself at this point after fussing with it for hours on end and I really need some help.
 

A:Asus P5E3 BIOS won't update and needs CMOS reset to boot every time

Sounds like either the BIOS is corrupted or the motherboard battery is a goner.

Have you tried burning the new BIOS to a bootable CD ?
 

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So I just installed an already used HHD with windows installed on it and other stuff as well, and I am trying to install lenovo utlities, so I tried to use Lenovo system update utility, and tried to update the BIOS, but the laptop isn't even identified as a lenovo laptop, so what am I supposed to do?

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Hello, I have an issue starting up my Lenovo  Z500 after complete shut down. Keyboard light turns on as well as the fan when pushing the power button. The fan stops after two seconds. Then nothing happens for xxx minutes. xxx can be 2,20 or even 70 minutes. It is getting really hot meanwhile. Out of the sudden the "Lenovo" appears and Windows starts in a few seconds. When I do a restart Windows is back quickly. Boot time is 1,6 - 3,2 seconds.I have done a lot of tests and checks. Everything is fine. I also did a recovery to Windows 8 because I updated to 10. Left over is the Bios update. There is the 71CN44WW(V1.17) on my machine and Lenovo provide the update version 1.21.Can an old Bios version cause problems like this? Unfortunately I cant say what time the problems began. The notebook is now three years but it startet wihin the last month.I am looking forward to any idea and help!

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Hi, I updated my BIOS to the latest version available, 1.18. However I have some serious issues with the fan. It's not stable. How can I do a Bios recovery, or go back? Where can I get the previous version or factory bios version of my laptop? IdeaPad Z500 Notebook. Model 20202.  













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A:IdeaPad Z500 Bios Recovery

Hi VegetaOSX,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to inform you that after updating the BIOS it overwrites the current version with the new version and is not reversible unless you had made a backup of the previous version, as an alternative I would Strongly Suggest Calling Technical Support for Assistance.
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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i forgot bios password please help ACER Aspire ZC-606

A:reset BIOS ACER Aspire ZC-606hie how to reset BIOS...

You would need to send the system to a service center to have a forgotten BIOS password removed. We would suggest contacting technical support in your region for further assistance with this issue.
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i forgot bios password please help ACER Aspire ZC-606

A:reset BIOS ACER Aspire ZC-606hie how to reset BIOS...

You would need to send the system to a service center to have a forgotten BIOS password removed. We would suggest contacting technical support in your region for further assistance with this issue.
Acer Service and Support



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Hello House, my hp model is G6, its gives me checksum invalid (502)... Pls help

A:CMOS reset 502

Try replacing the CMOS battery.

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After making changes to the BIOS to boot from a CD-Rom, the system no longer accepted the mouse or keyboard, from any  USB port after a reboot (it just boots into Windows with no working mouse or keyboard).Moving the CMOS jumper to the reset position failed to remedy this problem as well as completely removing/replacing the battery in its socket.Is it not possible with these motherboards to reset the CMOS/BIOS to it's defaults?  If it is possible, what secret magic trick or specialized hardware is required to do this task? 30 years servicing computers, and I'm stumped on this one! 

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how do i reset my cmos?
 

A:how do i reset cmos?

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Hi When I switch on my laptop I hav a blue screen headed "Recovery" your PC needs to be repaired. The Boot Configuration Data for your PC is missing or contains errors. File: \EFI\Microsft\Boot\BCD         Error Code 0xc000014c. You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation medis. (I have purchased the recovery media from HP but it does not do anything) Press ESC for UEFI Firmware settings. When I press Esc I get the following screen :- Startup MenuF1 System informationF2 System DiagnosticsF9 Boot Device OptionsF10 BIOS SetupF11 System Recovery Pressing F9, F10 and F11 all return me to the "Recovery" screen. I have disconnected the RTC battery for 5 minutes then reconnected it and on start up I get the following screen for a few seconds before it reverts to the "Recovery" screen :- The CMOS checksum is invalid. The CMOS will reset to the default configuration and will be rebooted. Please check your BIOS Setup options to see if they change. CMOS Reset (502) Enter - Reboot the system for more information please contact etc. Can anyone please advise on what I should do?

A:CMOS reset (502)

Can you use F2 System Diagnostics? 

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Hi,

Plz help me to reset my CMOS... Seems my CMOS data corrupted... Sometimes, I can't able to get into BIOS setup, as there is no option seen in the screen to enter by pressing DEL (I have a Gigabyte MB).. After couple of restarts, my MB showing me as normal that (Press DEL to enter setup).. help...

A:How do I reset my CMOS ?

You may be able to do it through the BIOS or by using a jumper.

But a sure-fire way to clear CMOS is to remove your PC's battery.

Turn the PC off and look for the battery.

The battery is mounted on the motherboard and looks like a coin. You can pry it out.

Leave it out for a half hour and then put it back in.

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I tried a cmos reset by moving the pins over and then back. Now all the computer does is check the drives and then does a "beeeeep....beep,beep" at me. Anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks.
 

A:CMOS Reset = Uh oh?

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i try to press f9 then go to sytem configuration tab menu then select boot option hit enter then select legacy boot en abled..then save f10 after rebooting i press esc and windows run again 

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  Can you help solve this problem?

A:CMOS RESET (502)

Hello iremmkldc   Please check this post : https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/CMOS-Reset-502/td-p/5452072   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hi.I have problem with my dv6.Starting very rare and when starting have a mesage for short time.The CMOS checksum is invalid. The CMOS will be reset to the default configuration and will be rebooted. Please check your BIOS Setup options to see if they changed. CMOS Reset (502) ENTER - Reboot the systemCan somebody help me to fix it?Thanks it advance...











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A:CMOS Reset(502)

Hi, I saw you post many messages. Please check the following post:     http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/CMOS-reset-502/td-p/2438401 Regards.

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gud day to you all pc lovers out there..i hope u could help me in my problem...
my cmos resets by itself..i didnt do anything, remove the batery or short the jumper...the message during boot-up is "checksum error, cpu ration change fail?.." hope u guys who had the same problem with me, could share the solutions..thnx guys...and by the way, it autorestarts during playing warcraft III...thnx again guys..
 

A:cmos reset..

The battery may be dead.
 

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What are the possible ways to reset cmos in pavilion 15-e039tx notebook?

A:CMOS RESET

@vetrisiva? What problem do have that you need to reset the BIOS??? REO

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Hi,
Is it possible to get restart every time after boot at least once (or more) because the battery of mainboard is going dead?
Thanks
 

A:CMOS reset

what do you mean by 'get restart every time'? The cmos battery will be keeping the low-level electronics ticking over, such as the onboard clock.
 

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My laptop will not start. Keep getting a message CMOS reset 502

A:CMOS reset 502

 Hello, This means the BIOS is assumed to be corrupt and the system will install a hidden copy of the BIOS to correct the problem and the startup process continues.  To resolve a BIOS error, you should run the HP Support Assistant (for Vista and Windows 7) to check the computer for the latest BIOS and other issues. If the notebook doesn't allow you to get into windows then you will need to follow this document. Can you give me the full model name and number of the notebook that you have? Let me know the outcome.THX 

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I have a trigem(glendale) socket 478 mobo, I can't find where the CMOS reset is
 

A:CMOS Reset

a model number would help
 

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Hey there is, in any stretch of the imagination, someway to reset the cmos to a G70-70 notebook?










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A:CMOS Reset on G70-70

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
To totally clear the CMOS would require opening up the laptop and removing the battery from the motherboard.  Unfortunately this would void any remaining warranty and the motherboard battery on your model is soldered directly to the board.  Without removing the motherboard battery the best you can do is either press and hold the power button for 15 seconds with the charger / adapter unplugged or go into the BIOS Setup and default the settings which is usually performed by pressing the F9 key.  Keep in mind that the removal of the motherboard battery will not remove BIOS passwords like it does with a desktop model.

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People say that you should Overclock in increments, but what if you memorized the Overclocking settings and jump directly to them after a CMOS reset?
 

A:CMOS reset then OC'ing right after

It will either work or it wont... no real way of knowing until you try it. Every motherboard is different, and some even allow you to save your settings in profiles, so you might experience a problem or it might work just fine.
 

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Helloto the point: i want to underclock the speed of memory from 1333 to 800. But to do that, i need to go into BIOS Advanced option (chipset) and here is the problem. There is no advanced option in my BIOS version 3.7 in my Z500 ideapad. Is there any chance of getting there ? Or this option is locked ? 

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Out of the blue my z500 crashed and on restarting the hdd wasn't recognised. I opened everything up and made sure it was properly connected. Still nothing.I purchased a ssd and inserted into the hard drive slot and when powered up it blinks the lenovo bios startup screen then instantly goes black. It then flashes black and back lit black continouslyI removed the ssd and it loads to bios fine without a drive.I returned the ssd and got a replacement. The same problem reoccured. The ssd is approved as suitable for the z500 by the crucial website and can be set up fine as an external hard drive.The original hdd makes a noticeable rattling noise when powered so I assume it was a natural failure.Any ideas? Any other information required? I'm a complete newbie to these forums and appreciate anyone's help.Many thanks

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Out of the blue my z500 crashed and on restarting the hdd wasn't recognised. I opened everything up and made sure it was properly connected. Still nothing.I purchased a ssd and inserted into the hard drive slot and when powered up it blinks the lenovo bios startup screen then instantly goes black. It then flashes black and back lit black continouslyI removed the ssd and it loads to bios fine without a drive.I returned the ssd and got a replacement. The same problem reoccured. The ssd is approved as suitable for the z500 by the crucial website and can be set up fine as an external hard drive.The original hdd makes a noticeable rattling noise when powered so I assume it was a natural failure.Any ideas? Any other information required? I'm a complete newbie to these forums and appreciate anyone's help.Many thanks

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I Have an old Compaq, it has a 900 MHz p3. I was upgrading the ram when I saw the Jumper reset, I moved the prongs to reset and started the computer. The computer went to the Compaq screen and checked the Ram, shutdown and restarted to check again and it kept repeating. I moved the jumper back to normal operating and the computer won't start. THe fan will start and the processor will run but nothing happens. THe computer will not stay off unless I unplug it. Please help. I'm have win 2000 pro.
 

A:Jp 1 cmos jumper reset

Unplug the computer. Remove the battery usually located near the jumper. Move the jumper back to reset and leave there for 15-20 seconds. Put the jumper back to normal and replace the battery. Plug in and reboot.
 

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Constantly but randomly my pc BSOD's

I shut it off and restart every time with crazy combinations of hard powering off and restarting and it will turn on but not post beep like normal.

All fans and everything power up, but no beep. FOR WHATEVER REASON, after awhile it starts up and post beeps like i did something but i didnt.

I cant figure it out, this time I was able to record the bsod error:

After it started up, my clock date/time was set back to 2012.

CMOS battery was replaced, cus i thought the battery was weak...and it still does this same thing.
 

A:BSOD, cmos reset

Unfortunately, the error code doesn't provide as much information as needed, could you please provide the dump file so we could see the problem.
the dump files are located at C:\Windows\minidump
 

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Cmos Reset Expert (No video)

I fear my new montherboard has turned me into a CMOS jumper moving expert.

I get no video at all. The CRT monitor doesn't make that good noise it should when the PC powers on.
It takes 20 seconds for the monitor to make the good noise. (when it makes it at all)
So, um, suggestions?

I go all my parts from newegg, and the specs are as follows.

EVGA 256-P2-N615-TX GeForce 7600GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail

A-DATA 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model ADQVE1A16K - Retail

Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 Conroe 1.86GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6300 - Retail

MB ECS NFORCE 570 SLIT-A V5.1 775 - Retail

POWER SUPPLY CMAX500W CR-550B BKRT - Retail

CASE ANTEC|P180B BLACK RT - Retail
 

A:Cmos Reset Expert

have you installed all your motherboard and video card drivers?
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 2200 on my hands. It's a definite problem child. Sometimes it recognizes the hard drive, sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes it sees the CD-ROM drive, sometimes it doesn't. But it is very sporadic and I have done hardware testing with Hiren's Boot CD. Everything seems to be fine. So one of my next guesses is that the BIOS or something is screwed up and decided that I need to reset the CMOS. But I have never done it to a laptop before and have no idea where to start. Help? Please?
 

A:Laptop CMOS reset?

Go to http://support.dell.com/support and then to drivers and downloads, enter your service tag number from the bottom of your laptop.
You can also click on Technical Support there to get a copy of your original configuration if you do not know it.
Then download the BIOS file: BR114952 for a floppy disk install, or I2200A07 or I2200A07.txt.
Read all the instructions, then go ahead to install. it is pretty safe compared to most other brands.
Also download and install your chipset drivers if your computer was built before 01/17/2006. In fact, I would download and install all drivers with release dates more recent than your purchase.
But be aware that you could have both defective hard drive and defective CD-Rom drive.
 

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What's the main reason for resetting the cmos? When would one need to do it?

thanks

A:[RESOLVED] Reset cmos?

One reason is if your BIOS required a password, and you forgot it, then you would have to reset the CMOS to reset the password.

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