BIOS ROM Checksum Error - System halted

Often while loading and initialising a PC, a BIOS ROM Checksum error is displayed, which automatically stalls the booting procedure. This suggests that the data stored inside the has been rendered invalid or inaccessible. A primary loading error like this can jeopardize the successful operating of the PC functions. This problem of the ROM Checksum error is thankfully one that can be easily addressed. One can flash the BIOS, or simply supplant the motherboard battery (CMOS battery). In case the issue persists, consulting the manufacturer can prove to be helpful. With these simple guidelines in hand, one can ensure a problem-free and successful loading of a PC. Happy booting!


If the following message is displayed when booting up your computer:


This means that the information found on the BIOS is invalid or cannot be accessed.


Proposed solutions:
Published by jak58. Latest update on October 15, 2014 at 12:44 PM by Jeff.
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