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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by deadmanwalki, Jul 14, 2006.

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  1. deadmanwalki

    deadmanwalki Thread Starter

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    Well as soon as my system starts up it says the following error messages

    Award BootBlock bios v1.0
    BIOS ROM checksum error
    Detecting IDE ATAPI device . . .
    Detecting floppy drive A media

    Now my floppy drive is coruppt and i havent connected it to the motherboard

    I just shutdown my pc and in between there was a fluctuation in voltage then when i restarted it ..... it showed me the error messages written above ...... i havent put in floopy drive in the boot settings...... maybe my bios is corrupt ....pls help me .... I would sincerely appreciate if anybody could help me.

    thnx
     
  2. pehbond

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    is your bios/cmois battery ok and have you flashed your bios?
     
  3. deadmanwalki

    deadmanwalki Thread Starter

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    Well the battery seems to be okay ,...... i didnt flash anything .... didnt update my bios ....
    just shutted it down and then restarted it thats all... and then i got the error messages
     
  4. pehbond

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    have you tried to reinstall your motherboard drivers
     
  5. norton850

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    That error will show up when you have a corrupted or damaged BIOS chip. If it is just corrupted a BIOS flash might correct the problem. If not you will need a new chip. Motherboard drivers are installed from Windows and that won't help here anyway.
     
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