Re: How can I fix my mono instead of sending in for repair?
It sounds like you have a corrupt CMOS chip. You have a dual BIOS and the second one isn't kicking in automatically.
You can manually switch the chip by turning off the the system at the power supply switch. Then hold the power button on your case down while turning the psu switch back to the on position. A few secons later the board will start, then immediately turn the psu switch back to off again. and that's it.
now it should be switched. just turn on the power switch and tap the power button like normal and say a couple of prayers.
You may need a new CMOS. If your board has two of them you can manually swap the two BIOS chips on the mother board. Then you can order a new BIOS chip off ebay and replaced the bad chip. Just pray they aren't soldered in place.
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