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Checksum error in bios
\015 Asus m3n78em motherboardhthe computer has been working for a while with bios 0501 for a while but the other day it would not boot. i clreared comos and retried but it came up with bios checksum error and started searching for the bios to reload via floppy or cd or usb.i had the bios on usb and plugged that in and retried but it came up with the same bios checksum error. i then tried with the original cd withe same result. any ideas please\015
The actual BIOS file posted on the Gateway site for that model is the incorrect file WARNING....It is actually the Firmware Update for the DVD Player...Bad part is it will update if you force it and override the bad checksum feature in the BIOS Update process. I know, I am currently attemptiing to locate the proper file after incorrect updating by another "professional" tech service that wasn't so professional and didn't realize the Gateway site's mistake myself.
The on-board battery may be bad-try replacing it.
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