i've got CMOS checksum error

  rasel 11:39 24 Aug 06
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i bought a new iqon computer from tesco. when i opend it and setup and pressed stast button after that i see that cmos checksum error. i don't understand it?

  SANTOS7 11:51 24 Aug 06

The most common cause of checksum errors in CMOS is a battery that is losing power. Viruses can also affect CMOS settings, and motherboard problems can also affect the stored values.
As in your case its a new PC i would just change the battery, only cost a couple of quid..

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:54 24 Aug 06

As in your case its a new PC i would just TAKE IT BACK to Tesco

If it doesn't work then it contravenes the Sales of Goods Act as not fit for the service you bought it for.

  SANTOS7 11:57 24 Aug 06

I like Fruit Bats /\0/\ idea better now iv'e thought about it..

  rasel 12:07 24 Aug 06

thank to all. sometime im thinking 2 return it. bt its a hassel for me. but they r providing 2 years warrenty. iqon pc service is really bad. they gave me a printer as well bt no printer cable. i phone them they told me they r sending it. bt still i didn't get it. i don't know wht can i do? i don't trust their service no more.

n e way thanks to all.
take care

  Bogbrain 12:12 24 Aug 06

Take it back and get your money back, you're entitled.......simple.

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