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i am a doofus... help please.


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pc-ho

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and last night i had it working i had to manually install the new HD in the setup/ CMOS. i had to put on win 3.1 for workstations and upgrade it to win 95 all was kewel.
then today i accidentally changed something in the setup and now it won't boot OR go into CMOS so i could manually install it again. :whistling: i do not see a battery and i don't know where the jumper would be. can someone help me please?
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If this is a really old motherboard it may have a soldered CMOS battery. It will have a two pin connector for an external battery. The jumper should be labeled JP1.
This may or may not be the problem but when you mentioned Windows 3.1 I remember the older CMOS batteries.
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