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disk read error- is it battery


SparkyJack

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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?

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johndrew

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

You will probably find the clock is wrong as well.

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Jock1e

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Go into Bios find floppy and disable it.Is it a Dell.

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Forum Editor

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This is a duplicate thread - for further responses use the original version,

which is here

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