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I just set-up my system after transporting it from one town to another. The system told me that my harddrive was corrupt upon starting it up. So I took my harddrive out and swapped the one from my friend's computer into it and it said that this harddrive was also corrupt. I figured the problem must lie somewhere else since I knew for a fact the second harddrive was not corrupt so I reset the CMOS. My computer then booted fine and I went into the BIOS in order to put my overclock back in place. Saved changes and waited for reboot and the computer just went to a black screen after the mobo logo. Restarted and got the same problem. I reset the CMOS again and the problem was solved. Tried putting in a very small 12mhz overclock and system wouldn't boot. Does anyone know why my system would stop booting any time I changed any setting in the BIOS. I was very careful with the system during transportation and it was not jostled or bumped at all. Any help is appreciated.
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Can a BIOS "go bad"? What if you tried to re-flash with the same BIOS?

Just guessing...
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Still haven't figured out what is causing this.
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I still need help with this issue so if anyone has any suggestions. I don't have a floppy so flashing my BIOS is going to be really inconvient but I will do it if I have to.
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No one has any idea how to fix this problem? Would a BIOS flash be able to fix this or is it most likely a problem with hardware?
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Originally Posted by Malaziel
No one has any idea how to fix this problem? Would a BIOS flash be able to fix this or is it most likely a problem with hardware?
Since it seems you have nothing to lose, it wouldn't hurt to re-flash the BIOS.

If nothing else, if that does not help, you would be able to eliminate a variable.

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First, I'd recheck all the connections.
Second, check the MB battery
Third, check the PS rails for stability.
    
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