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Boot up message


Scubaman

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On boot up this morning I got the following message on my desktop PC: System is running in Fail-Safe state. Please recheck - BIOS CMOS Setup. F1 to contunue, Del to enter setup. Any ideas.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Age?

possibly CMOS battery is failing.

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woodchip

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As above, but could be a Driver Problem

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Jock1e

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Has it been losing time or date that is usually a good indication that it is the CMOS battery.

Not a dell computer is it.

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Scubaman

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No, it's not a Dell, it's one I built probably about 6 or 7 years ago. I will replace the CMOS battery today and see what happens. I suppose 6-7 years is a long time for the battery. Will let you know as soon as. Thanks a lot.

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woodchip

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6-7 yes it most likely is the battery

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