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post #1 of 9
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While trying to undervolt my computer, I changed some settings by accident and now when I turn the computer on, the monitor does not display anything. I don't have a jumper to reset my CMOS and taking the battery out and putting it back in had no effect.
Connecting the VGA cable to the motherboard itself instead of the GPU did nothing either.

What do I do...
The computer turns on, all the fans go and the HDD light is on.
post #2 of 9
Pull the battery out, but leave it out for awhile.
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post #3 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by ramkatral View Post

Pull the battery out, but leave it out for awhile.

yep, 45 seconds or so will reset the bios settings. thumb.gif
post #4 of 9
What motherboard are you running? When you pulled the battery.... how long did you have it out, and was the PC disconnected from power when you removed it?
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post #5 of 9
dude..i've never seen a computer with no cmos jumper..:thinking.gif:
do the battery thing.pop it out..leave it out for 35 seconds..put it back in and boot.Post your motherboard,pls
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post #6 of 9
Pull battery, hit start button a few times and re insert battery.
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post #7 of 9
Yeah what motherboard? Some motherboards don't have a jumper anymore, but they have a switch/button. And take the battery out for a while
then turn it on w/o the battery.
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post #8 of 9
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Nvm. Thanks for all the help everyone.
What happened-
I changed some bios settings to enable to onboard GFX.
Had the VGA connected to the GPU still so nothing worked.
Unplugged everything.
Then changed the VGA slot to the Mobo.
Then tried it. Still nothing.
Took the battery out for about 2-3 minutes.
Pressed the power button a few times to get rid of charge.
Put battery back in, still nothing.

Then I realized I didn't plug my monitor back in. ***.
post #9 of 9
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My tale of woe.
After checking everything and taking the battery out. It slipped out of my hand, and dropped though my PSU's grill and inside.
I had to completely disassemble the PSU. Then remove my GPU to put the battery back in (The GPU covers the Battery slot)
Whilst removing my GPU, the screw that holds it in places falls down and, guess where?
That's right. Back INTO the PSU...
15 Minutes, 6 Screws and some rattling later, it's out.
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