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CPU Unworkable message at Boot up

runningman

FPCH New Member
Joined
Dec 19, 2007
Messages
3
#1
Hi,
I turned on my PC yesterday and at boot up a the following message came up " CPU is unworkable or been changed"- I have not changed anything and had no problem previous to this.
I continued with Boot up by pressing F! and windows XP cant load.
Ani Ideas on whats wrong and what i can do to put things right>
Many thanks.
 

petef

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 7, 2008
Messages
184
Location
USA, NJ
PC Experience
#3
runningman said:
Hi,
I turned on my PC yesterday and at boot up a the following message came up " CPU is unworkable or been changed"- I have not changed anything and had no problem previous to this.
This sounds familiar. I think I had a computer with the same problem and the fix
was to replace the battery on the motherboard and also set the proper CPU
clock frequencyin the BIOS. That fixed it.

---pete---