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IBM T20 start up problem - CPU fail

\015 Hello, on my 700Mhz T20 firdt the clock stated running slow [changed battery - the same] then would not boot beyond IBM screen. Some Error codes indicated motherboard as suspect. I fitted NEW one, but not CPU - fitted original. This ran perfectly for a few days BUT clock still ran slow, switched off normally. Next start up just IBM screen, no error messages, no BIOS entry etc! I cannot believe a new [not s/h]motherboard has failed so I wonder if the CPU is dead? Any ideas very welcome, and where can I get another CPU - i assume it must be another 700mhz one?\015\012Thanks\015

Answers :

Update or reflash youre bios(eeprom)
\015\012you can download the program off the net.
\015\012search for bios firmware....download the software ...write it to cd..reboot with cd in drive , software will flash bios ...remove disk ..reboot.
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