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#1 JoCic


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Posted 03 May 2011 - 12:00 PM

I tried getting into the computer bios, but it was password protected. Being that it was a secondhand computer, bought a couple of years ago, I didn't know the password. I went online and found a couple of "solutions" such as using the password jumper, and taking out the cmos battery, etc... and now the computer will not boot up. When I ran the diagnostics, it came up as "Hard drive not installed." What do I do now?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 03 May 2011 - 02:39 PM

System manufacturer and model?

What is the exact wording of the error message...and at what point does it appear?

Have you checked the CMOS settings to see if the hard drive is registered correctly...among the drives and as a boot device?


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