|To reset the CMOS, if that becomes a necessary step, I believe ASUS has jumpers that will allow you to do that. On my board at least, the reset CMOS jumper is at the bottom of the motherboard near the front USB inputs/system header panel (hdd led, pwr led, pwr button, etc). To do this properly you are going to want to:|
1) Turn off your power supply and disconnect the power cable.
2) Let the system sit for at least 45 seconds without power
3) Remove the jumper for RESET_CMOS from pins 1-2 and place them on pins 2-3 for about 15 seconds.
4) Remove the jumper and put it back onto pins 1-2, reconnect the power cable to the PSU, and turn it on.
EDIT: You will get a message about the CMOS checksum and you will need to re-enter the BIOS to load the default settings or reload your desired settings before you will be able to boot into Windows.
Antec Three Hundred Mid Tower
AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4GHz @ 4.0 Ghz
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