why do i need to CLEAR CMOS? Tags: Motherboards Overclocking CMOS Last response: June 16, 2005 10:07 PM in Motherboards Share ahw June 16, 2005 5:22:29 AM Hi, I know that clearing CMOS is very important after some errors or wrong Overclocking, what othe reasons do I need to clear CMOS? I am writing an article for my site visitors. Thanks in advance More about : clear cmos ahw June 16, 2005 5:54:04 AM thanks alot I need reasones, more and more tweebel June 16, 2005 9:28:33 AM If you did something else in your BIOS besides overclocking and it won't boot. Sometimes after exchanging components which won't work. Related resources Do I need to clear the CMOS to upgrade a processor? - Forum Computer needs a CMOS clear to boot every time - Forum Need to clear CMOS after a BIOS update? - Forum Do I need to clear cmos? - Forum Needing to Constantly Clear CMOS on Asus M4A79-T - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dunklegend June 16, 2005 2:43:53 PM You need to clear the CMOS because sometimes you can't get to the BIOS to change the values manually to the default settings <font color=blue>If everything seems to be going well, you obviously don't know what the hell is going on</font color=blue> jihiggs June 16, 2005 10:07:48 PM most board manufacturers instruct you to clear cmos before you start the computer. go tell your alien brothers, that ronnie cordova says they're gay!!! <A HREF="http://sockbaby.com" target="_new"> sock baby </A> Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help clearing cmos on msi mobo Forum B75MA P45 I need help clearing the cmos Forum SolvedPC will not turn on unless i clear CMOS..... Forum SolvedIs it a good idea to clear CMOS before upgrading processor? I am going from an FX 4130 to an FX 6350. My board DOES support 12 Forum SolvedIncreasing fan speed after CMOS clear Forum SolvedGigabyte 78lmt - usb3 clear CMOS Forum SolvedCan I clear cmos just by removing battery? Forum SolvedComputer won't power up after a cmos clear Forum SolvedBlack screen unless I clear the Cmos. Forum SolvedAccidentally pressed clear CMOS Forum SolvedAccidentally Hit "Clear CMOS" Button, BSOD on Restart Now. Forum SolvedI've heard it before; how do I clear the CMOS? Forum SolvedBest method to clear CMOS- use onboard CMOS button or remove MOBO battery? Forum SolvedSystem doesn't boot unless u clear cmos. No display when booted Forum SolvedASROCK Z77 extreme4 Clear CMOS error Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !