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Old 7th March 2017, 1:11 AM   #1
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Default Gigabyte Motherboard won't boot from Primary BIOS


I built an i7 PC and after getting it stable, I started playing around with overclocking and memory settings. I enabled XMP and rebooted and it failed to POST. I held the power button down for 10 seconds and then it booted into the second BIOS and everything is now okay.

The problem is, when I turn my PC off or have a power outage, the PC doesn't turtn back on until I hold the power button for 10 seconds.

My guess is the the config on the primary BIOS has the broken config still. How do I clear the BIOS settings for the 'primary' BIOS?


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Old 7th March 2017, 9:59 AM   #2
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there are jumper switches on the mainboard which you need to bridge to clear the CMOS.
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Old 7th March 2017, 11:39 AM   #3
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Or remove the battery will clear CMOS
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Old 7th March 2017, 3:55 PM   #4
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reset to defaults and then bios update? then set XMP again.
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