Solved Cmos Fail, PC turns of periodicly Tags: CMOS Motherboards Last response: August 7, 2013 5:34 AM in Motherboards Share josh reader August 7, 2013 5:10:44 AM i have just bought a biostar motherboard and put all of the components in and i am getting a cmos fail message on boot and the computer keeps turning off, what can i do to resolve this my computer specs are motherboard - Biostar TA970 CPU - AMD FX unlocked black edition AM3+ socket RAM - Kingston 8GB DDR3 1333MHz PSU - ARTIC Blue+ 850w GPU - EVGA Geforce 650 HDD - Samsung 320gb HDD Hitachi 1TB HDD More about : cmos fail turns periodicly Best solution Ottomanian August 7, 2013 5:30:59 AM 1)check that the cmos is not in the cleared position 2)While you are at it reset the cmos 3) Remove the battery and turn on the computer, what happens? 4) Can you enter bios? If so reset the bios and save 5) Check all connections (meaning reconnect everything) 6) If all the above fail RMA the motherboard Share josh reader August 7, 2013 5:34:20 AM i was not paying attention and didn't think to reset the settings sooner just reset them and no error installing windows 8 now with no problems thanks for the help, its much appreciated m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedpc turns on only after clr cmos Forum SolvedPC will not turn on unless i clear CMOS..... Forum Solvedasus sabertooth x79 - How to go back to clean and working bios install? (cant turn on PC after power loss without CMOS reset) Forum Cmos BiOS ( PC Turns OFF and On ) Forum Overclock fail? PC turns off automatically Forum pc clock(time) keeps failing, new motherboard, can it still be dead cmos? Forum Raid0 CMOS batter Fail Forum SolvedBiostar TA990FXE CMOS Fail? Forum Motherboard CMOS fail? Forum SolvedCMOS fail - comp runs perfectly Forum SolvedNo PC after CMOS battery change. Forum Display Failing, PC then turns itself off (AMD display driver not responding) Forum Solvedhow to solve cmos check sum error while booting pc Forum SolvedSystem turns off without warning once, maybe twice a day (12-16 hour period) Forum Cmos fail blinking cursor no boot Forum Computer turns on and off within half a second to one second after my fail "overclock" . NEED HELP! Forum SolvedTurn on PC -> "Windows failed to start" -> Launch startup repair -> BSOD! -> repeat! Forum Solvedmy computer turn on after couple fail attemps Forum SolvedReplaced the CMOS battery now the computer not turning ON. Forum Solvedcomputer does not turn on unless, CMOS is cleared Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !