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How do I reset my BIOS?

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i need to reset the BIOS in my signature rig.

I changed a few things around and now when I power on my computer, nothing shows up.

i read something about moving the jumpers, or removing the CMOS battery for 30 minutes or so. i need some confirmation. will rep
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Remove CMOS battery then hold power button for 10 seconds?
Flash it?
    
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Take the battery out for one minute.
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post #4 of 15
Page 53 onwards here

There are options for Bios recovery also
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Take the battery out for one minute.
He said reset BIOS not CMOS.
    
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will doing this make my computer display any sort of image? it stopped working after i messed around with the BIOS
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post #7 of 15
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will doing this make my computer display any sort of image? it stopped working after i messed around with the BIOS


Yes.


Just do it for like 30 seconds not minutes.. my god haha
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He said reset BIOS not CMOS.
Durp,I cant read.
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post #9 of 15
Guys he said reset BIOS not CMOS.
CMOS just resets the settings.
Either he actually means BIOS, which means soldering a new chip on or something else, or he meant to reset the CMOS.
    
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will doing this make my computer display any sort of image? it stopped working after i messed around with the BIOS
I think you're looking to reset the CMOS which will set all your bios settings back to default. Instructions vary depending on your mobo, check the manual for instructions. Most of the time it is just moving a jumper for a few seconds (or you can take out the battery if you don't want to mess with jumpers).

If you're looking to flash the bios (update to a newer version) that is completely different.
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