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Well first of all, this is a great site. I have learned quite a bit the last couple of days of reading so I thought I would try to overclock my brand new E6600. I read that you should set the cpu frequency up a little at a time until you start crashing or locking up THEN move your voltage up a notch. So I got my 2.4 up to 2.66 without having to touch the voltage and everything was fine...then I got greedy. I slowly set it higher and higher without upping the voltage until I got to 2.8 and then the "lock-up" happened. It froze on the black screen after you save and exit bios before the OS starts up. No big deal I thought, I will just reset and go back to bios and up the voltage a notch like Ive read over and over. But to my surprise, I cant even get to bios now. I reset, everything is on and running but my monitor. I tried over and over but nothing. My mobo has power, my fans spin but my monitor just turns off to stand-by. My setup is an E6600 cpu, a D975XBX2 (Bad Axe 2) mobo, and 2 gig of 800 FSB CorsairDDR2 memory. Can anyone help or am I screwed?
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post #2 of 29
reset cmos and start over. Take that little coin battery out of your mobo, and start to stepping it up again. Good luck.
Edit your system specs too, first thing, easier to help you for us...
    
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post #3 of 29
You have to reset your bios.

Look in you motherboard manual for the Clear Cmos Switch/Jumper and use a screwdriver to short the 2 pins (make sure the PSU is not powered on )

Or

Look for the motherboard bios battery and remove it for around 15mins then plug it back in.

This will rest all your default settings and hopefully fix your problem

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post #4 of 29
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Thanks for the fast reply. I will update my specs. Do I need to leve the battery out for awhile or just take it out and put it back in?

EDIT: neevrmind, thanks again
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Two 74G Raptors, One 300G External NEC ND-3550A Windows XP Home SP2 Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms DVI Widescreen LCD 
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post #5 of 29
Depnding on the mobo, it may be a watch-type battery about the size of a nickle, and you just unplug the PSU, switch it off, and take that batetry out for a few seconds. I never had to take it out for long to reset the CMOS.

I know, it's very scary the first time it happens, but no worries, it can be fixed.
    
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Leave it out for no less then 10 minutes.
    
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post #7 of 29
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Thanks for the fast reply. I will update my specs. Do I need to leve the battery out for awhile or just take it out and put it back in?
Take it out for around 15minutes, try not to touch the top of it and handle it by the sides

Place it on a wood surface for around 10-15Minutes and Plug it back in

You might want to look in your mobo manual for the ClearCmos Switch/jumper as it takes 5secs and you will be up and running again in no time
    
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post #8 of 29
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Wow thanks for all the replies you guys are awesome. I cant find anything in my manual about cmos but I know where the battery is so I'll try that.
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E6600 Conroe @ 3.4 (satisfied) Intel D975XBX2 (Bad Axe 2) EVGA GeForce 7950GT KO 2G Corsair XMS DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Two 74G Raptors, One 300G External NEC ND-3550A Windows XP Home SP2 Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms DVI Widescreen LCD 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Two 74G Raptors, One 300G External NEC ND-3550A Windows XP Home SP2 Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms DVI Widescreen LCD 
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post #9 of 29
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Originally Posted by chaotic646 View Post
Wow thanks for all the replies you guys are awesome. I cant find anything in my manual about cmos but I know where the battery is so I'll try that.
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Hope you get it working mate
    
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2x 250Gb WD [Raid 0]|400Gb Seagate 7200.10 Sony Sata Dual Layer DVD Writer Windows XP Pro 19" Asus WS (1440x900) 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 250Gb WD [Raid 0]|400Gb Seagate 7200.10 Sony Sata Dual Layer DVD Writer Windows XP Pro 19" Asus WS (1440x900) 
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Icemat Original Clear 
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post #10 of 29
Thats what was happening to me recently. I freaked out and thought my computer was dead. Not at all, you just have to reset, go back into the bios, and change stuff and restart, and hopefully it works. Good luck!
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