Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

System Board Device Resource Conflict


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 NuSenseVA

NuSenseVA

  • Members
  • 16 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Location:Big Island,VA
  • Local time:12:35 PM

Posted 09 May 2007 - 01:33 AM

Ok I was given an old computer a few months ago and I just now got around to messing with it.
The problem is when i started it up I keep getting this:

System board device resource conflict:

CMOS Time And Date Not Set

Press F1 for Setup Press Esc To Boot


The problem is if I press either one I get this:

Enter Password (1):


What password are they talking about?

I need help.



Thanks

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 acklan

acklan

    Bleepin' cat's meow


  • Members
  • 8,529 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Baton Rouge, La.
  • Local time:11:35 AM

Posted 09 May 2007 - 06:41 AM

That is the CMOS (Motherboard) password. With that error I would guess it is time to replace the CMOS (motherboard) battery. It should be a coin size battery on the motherboard. You should be able buy one at your local department or grocery store. If it is standard it will be a CR2032 model battery.
"2007 & 2008 Windows Shell/User Award"




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users