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BIOS keeps going back to default after a few weeks

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    BIOS keeps going back to default after a few weeks

    Every few weeks, I have to get my old graphics card and change the BIOS settings because the CSM mode just resets out of nowhere. The new graphics card isn't compatible with windows 8 so I have to go back and enable the CSM settings to get it to work. Is there a reason why my BIOS keeps resetting the next morning I wake up?

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    Forever West
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    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1

    Google Search found some pages that may relate to your problem.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 315
    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit

    A resetting BIOS is a symptom of a dead BIOS battery on the motherboard. If you have your motherboard's manual its replacement should be covered in there. If not look for a button battery somewhere on the MB and replace it.
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  4. #4

    Some MBs also have a "Dual BIOS" feature so when it perceives an error in BIOS it switches to "Spare" one which is of course at factory default.
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