|Hi riider, yes, it's the Clear CMOS jumper. I googled this problem and found it could be a possible solution but it didn't work. I was very careful during this procedure, I had it unplugged and I was grounded to the case. I wasn't very clear there, I started getting the fatal error before I touched the jumper because I searched that moving the jumper might fix it. Apparently this is a common problem with ASUS boards.|
Thanks Dave, I think I found it, I'll leave it alone until I can get a new battery.
I found the page I purchsed this board from: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produc...
I purchased this board 6 years ago, I didn't build it until March 2011. So it's going on 5 years now. I've searched when to replace a CMOS battery but I get varied answers. Some say to replace them within 2 or 3 years, others say it shouldn't need replacement for at least a decade. This computer is also well used, it's powered on almost 24/7. So after 5 years of continuous use, it is over half a decade old.
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