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#1 mooniniteman

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Posted 23 May 2007 - 03:15 PM

I recently installed a new CPU on my pc and find that I get a message when i boot my pc

"Warning!" CPU has changed!"

Please re-enter CMOS settings and remember to save before quit.

I enter setup and really don't change anything (don't know what to change if anything) so i do save and exit, when i do this it's like my keyboard becomes unresponsive and i have to do CTRL-ALT-DEL to reboot the pc. :thumbsup:

I never really payed much attention to this message as it had no effect on performance or anything, then recently my pc started rebooting itself at random I tried different methods to fix this (even talking to microsoft tech suport :flowers: ). could it be because of the CMOS settings?

any help is appreciated


my Motherboard is 865PE-A V2.0

Edited by mooniniteman, 23 May 2007 - 03:16 PM.


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Posted 23 May 2007 - 08:21 PM

Are you sure the new CPU is compatible with the mobo? Easiest way to restore system defaults is to pull the mobo battery for 15-30 mins. Enter the BIOS and reset date and time
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#3 mooniniteman

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Posted 24 May 2007 - 10:23 AM

I'm not even sure of the manufacturer of the CPU (or how to obtain it). I'm not confident enough in my pc repair skill so I'll take it to a pro and see what he thinks. :thumbsup:




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