Hardware problem help please

  emma5721 10:52 07 Jun 2004

hi there, just joined up here from recommendation from a friend.

i switch on the pc and a dos screen appears after 2 short beeps - error - system CMOS checksum bad - default configuration used

press f1 to setup of f2 to resume
f2 doesnt work and f1 is way over my head

what can i do pls? is it fixable at home or do i need take it to shop
its pavilion 7805 hp machine with windows millenium

many thanks

  Stuartli 11:13 07 Jun 2004

It's likely that the CMOS settings need resetting but you will need to look in your motherboard manual and check this out - or ask a friend who is computer savvy...:-)

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