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Power outage over clock fail

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I was gaming today and there was a power outage that lasted a few seconds as the computer tried to restart the power went out again so I manually shutdown and waited a bit. I booted up and was greeted by a screen with a red symbol with American something forgot the full name. Anyway it stated my over clock had failed and there was an option to enter the bios which I did everything was at stock settings. I haven't overclocked my computer before. I then rebooted and everything seems fine.

I'm wondering now if I should be worried? I have a surge protector btw
post #2 of 4
its okay.

the two power outages, with the second on happening during the boot process, would have had the bios thought your settings caused the boot failure. you experienced nothing more than the bios resetting itself; its happened to me. you can either jump right back to the settings you had before or slowly work your way back up to them.

edit: then do a check disk to see if any data got screwed up from the sudden power loss. highly unlikely but its good to check.
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Well I started a chkdsk today with both options checked made it to 60% then it starts raining hard with thunder etc and the power goes out. This sucks :-\
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i think maybe you might want to look at a battery backup (UPS) or maybe even a generator . . redface.gif
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