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CMOS BAD CHECKSUM error???

I received an error during initial startup that says "BAD CHECKSUM ERROR". What is this? Is it my hard drive? Help!!!
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    Hi.

    Exist some problems that can cause that:

    1- The CMOS battery. Solution: Change it for a new one.
    2- Some problem with the time specifications in the BIOS.
    3- Some drive that isn't connected properly.
  2. I reset the bios and input the correct date and also reconnected the main drive to the mobo. Everything is fine now. Thanks.
  3. Best answer selected by ahthurungnone.
  4. Your welcome, enjoy ur rig ;)
  5. Thanks... 7 years later and a google search. Changed the time and it started right up.
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