Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop ?

Boot problems,have to hit F1 to boot to windows

\015 Unit Will not boot up with out hitting F1 and I can not get in to setup ,it says cpu changed need to go to setup to reset but I can't get in to setup. It just goes to blank screen and stops there. I tried cmos didn't work . If I update bios thank that will get me back Thank Larry\015

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Can you get it to go into windows at all?
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\015\012Did you actually change the CPU?
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\015\012When it says to hit F1, keep hitting it repeatedly, you will kow it acepted it when you hear a little beep from the P.C. Case
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\015\012then it should go into bios. if not, then it may not be recongnizing the keyboard.
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\015\012typically this issue occures because the internal clock is off do to apower shortage or the Bios battery has dies. Its a little watch battery on the system board. If you can get into windows, check the date and time, set it and it should sync the bios clock.
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\015\012Let me know how it goes.
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