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BIOS ROM checksum error


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Gergz

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When my computer starts up its a black screen and it says BIOS ROM checksum error

I can't do anything at all i tried holding down and repeatedly hitting delete, F1,

Computer:

Compaq Presario SR1734

MS-7184 Motherboard

AMD 64 ATHLON 3200+

Windows XP

Integrated ATIO RAdeon XPRESS 200

ATX-300-12Z power supply


I tried putting in CD's like windows xp but i get like crazy looking letters flyign across teh screen and lines coming down and stuff.


I want to try to flash the motherboard bios or whatever but i can't figure out how to make the cd.

http://h10025.www1.h...item=pv-39430-1

Thats where it shows you how.
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isimaster

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You need to pick which software your going to use or Buy to create the the CD
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Do you think that will even fix it or should i just buy a new motherboard?
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It's hard to say.
At this point it's worth giving the update a a shot.

If the BIOS chip is bad, you can Just replace the Chip.
You'd have to contact HP for that.
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Just out of curiosity, have you tried resetting the CMOS? I've seen weak motherboard batteries cause this issue.

I'd sure give that a shot before flashing the BIOS.
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