bwizz wrote:I am interested in repairing ,not upgrading !
bwizz wrote:I am asking for technical advise here ,not how to value my time ! a replacement bios chip on E bay uk is not much
I know first hand the expense and hours involved in loading a new system up
I have checked the caps and changed cmos battery thanks. this problem seems quite rare so probs worth trying a new bios chip?
just brew it! wrote:Maybe the BIOS battery is marginal -- just enough that the BIOS settings get scrambled when the power is shut off, but not enough to cause it to reset to defaults without pulling the battery entirely?
Just Brew It!'s suggestion was my second choice after replacement. It may be easier just to keep this system plugged into a UPS.bwizz wrote:I have checked the caps and changed cmos battery thanks. This problem seems quite rare so probs worth trying a new bios chip?
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