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BIOS Checksum error

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February 25, 2013 5:29:11 PM

When I start my PC this is what pops up

BIOS ROM checksum error
Detecting Floppy Drive A media...
Drive A error. System Halt


I don't have a Floppy Drive, the PC is an ACER Veriton M261. I have already reset the BIOS with the Jumper. I have tried a new known to work HDD from another Veriton M261.

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February 25, 2013 8:05:21 PM

Replace the CMOS battery, it's dead.
February 25, 2013 8:25:49 PM

Thanks shipmate but that didn't seem to fix the issue.
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February 26, 2013 4:22:04 PM

BIOS ROM checksum error
Keyboard error or no keyboard present

Detecting floppy drive A media...
Drive A error. System halt.

Keyboard and mouse plugged in. No floppy drive.

Should I try to clear the CMOS and flash the BIOS?
February 26, 2013 4:43:38 PM

Make sure the floppy drive is disabled in the bios. This sounds like a motherboard failure. Were you updating the bios or something when it started? you can try reflashing the bios if needed, but it may be time for you to get a new computer.
February 26, 2013 6:12:26 PM

Its the MoBo, i have done and tested everything. Unfortunately for no real reason that I can see the MOBO just fried itself. Thanks all for the help.
February 24, 2014 10:29:04 PM

how can i do that if cant open it and still the checksum error place at the top what is the solution for this
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February 25, 2014 12:05:20 AM

Disable the error checking in your bios in startup. Even if the bios finds something missing, it will ignore it and will proceed to OS booting.
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