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Bios problem?


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#1 talibandawg

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 10:18 PM

Hey all,, I have a compaq presario sr1954nx pc.... I turned it on an got a error saying
award bootblock bios rom checksum error

I tried getting into the bios by pressing F1 but it's like the keyboard is dead at thiis point i can't press anything but if i do get lucky an the pc boots up the keyboard works.. iIs there anyway that i can fix this?



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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:16 AM

Could be failing CMOS battery, IMO.

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=bph04375&lang=en&cc=us&taskId=101&contentType=SupportFAQ&prodSeriesId=2512431&prodTypeId=12454

 

Since these are inexpensive and available wherever batteries might be sold (e.g., Walmart)...I'd resplace the current battery, then go into the BIOS and reset date/time, etc....then save the changed settings.

 

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