disk read error- is it battery

  SparkyJack 09:47 16 May 13
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when booted this machine gives 'disk readerror' despite the BIOS being reset each time boot from HDD it revertsto floppy first bott - and it has no floppy

Isc this amanifestation of a failing BIOS battery?

  johndrew 09:50 16 May 13

Change the battery. Without it the CMOS will return to the basic BIOS settings.

You will probably find the clock is wrong as well.

  Forum Editor 17:14 16 May 13

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