View Full Version : Bios Rom Checksum Error

28-05-2010, 04:08 PM
my pc will not start up. all i get is "Award Bios rom checksum error". im don't know if the bios is updated or if it needs to be updated

Speedy Gonzales
28-05-2010, 04:18 PM
Go into the BIOS set it to the defaults then reconfigure the settings then save them. What did you do for that message to appear?

28-05-2010, 04:25 PM
this is before i can even get into the bios. i was playing gta san andreas and the screen went into standby mode, it basicly froze. i powered i pressed the restart button. that did nothing. i powered the pc off. i waited a few seconds. i turned it back on and now i get this. i just recently replaced the cmos battery a few weeks back as i have mentioned in another thread.

28-05-2010, 04:27 PM
should i put in the mobo disk and try to boot off the awdflash.exe file?

http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/archive/index.php/t-35948.html this hasent helped either

28-05-2010, 05:14 PM
So, this is the power supply that previously, was in
the PC that had BIOS issues as well?
Might be a coincidence...
Do you have access to a known good power supply?
I suppose not if your plan is to buy one...

One cause of BIOS corruption is a bad power supply.