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"Magzy99" <Magzy99@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi, Some help would be appreciated please. Every now and again my computer
> starts up with a "bleep bleep" then appears a black screen with writing
> It always says "0251:Stystem CMOS Checksum Bad- Default Configuration
> I have tried going further and looking into it, but it scares me, in case
> make a mess of it all. So now every time it happens I just press "F2"
> starts up the computer anyway.. I believe I am just by passing the problem
> ever time and would love to sort it out. Can any one tell me which buttons
> press once onto the page and get rid of the problem once and for all...
> you in advance