How to reset BIOS from motherboard

Have you changed your BIOS setting while trying something new with your computer and it isn’t booting anymore? sometimes we can’t even open BIOS setting, like when we mess up with Memory settings. Then, we can reset the BIOS settings and revert all setting as factory defaults. There are two ways reset BIOS settings from motherboard, it will need you to open your computers cabin.

Displacing the jumper.

Turn of your computer, Unplug the power cable and open the cabinet. Find a jumper near the BIOS chip or CMOS battery where it written “CLR CMOS” as shown in above pic.

There are three pins in that jumper, the jumper is connected to 1st and 2nd pin, 3rd one is left out, now what you have to do is take jumper out and put it back so that it joins the 2nd and 3rd pin. Now plug the power cable and start the computer, now you should be able to open BIOS setting, Reset all your setting , save them and shut the computer down. Now, put back the jumper to the default position( i.e it joins 1st and 2nd pin) and start again the computer, you should not have problems anymore. Even if this doesn’t work, then

Second Method : CMOS battery reset

CMOS Battery on mother board

Well, if you couldn’t find the CMOS jumper near, then probably to reset the BIOS all you have to do is take out the BIOS battery.

First turn of the computer, take out the battery, wait for few minutes and then put back the battery. Now, the BIOS should be reset. It should now be a “GO”. Start your computer and check it.