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Michael Goines
Posted on Sunday, August 24, 2003 - 4:38 pm:   

hi all i have a Abit VA6 Motherboard with a 450MHZ CPU my problem is when i start my pc i cannot get into the bios it shows to hit delete but it don't work i've also tryed other keyboards but no luck and i've also took my bios battery out for 6 hours but i still can't get in the bios it scans memory then it says ok then it freezes anyone know what might be wrong .
Posted on Sunday, August 24, 2003 - 9:13 pm:   

The Bios may be corrupt. Also check the capacitors around the cpu for crowning or bulged tops, normally they should be flat. If they are crowned or bulged or look like they are leaking a chemical, they will need to be replaced.
Michael Goines
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 - 8:33 am:   

thx anyways but i just went and bought a new MB and CPU

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