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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove ahw June 16, 2005 5:54:04 AM thanks alot I need reasones, more and more | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse 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> | Report abuse 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> | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>why do i need to CLEAR CMOS?> Related ressources: ForumDo I need to clear the CMOS to upgrade a processor? ForumNeed to clear CMOS after a BIOS update? ForumWon't boot unless clear CMOS every time, not battery ForumAsrock P67 Extreme 6 Clear CMOS troubleshoot ForumPC won't POST unless I clear CMOS every time and then freezes - LONG ForumABIT NF7-S2: shipped with CMOS in clear position? ForumHELP!! Can't clear CMOS !! ForumNeed help, please, clearing CMOS ForumNew build restarts after 1 second unless I clear the CMOS first ForumWindows 7 Doesn't Boot After Cleared CMOS ForumHow to clear CMOS of Toshiba Satellite l745 ForumExplain clearing cmos settings ForumLaptop dead; how to clear CMOS of Toshiba Satellite Pro 46.. ForumDo I need to update my BIOS? (Doesn't POST unless CMOS reset) ForumDo I need to clear cmos ? ForumPurpose for clearing cmos settings ForumCan you get an adapter to make 2 pci express slots? ForumNeed advice on my choice of motheboard/cpu/video.. Forumneed motherboard advice.. Forumneed help picking a motherboard More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !