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I recently needed to replace system battery on 8250 desktop. Now at startup I receive message Unable to locate primary drive.Please help

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Hello,

Replacing the battery reset all the BIOS settings to default values.

It should not have caused a problem, but take a look into the BIOS settings and see if the drive is seen and turned on. If you have other questions with the settings ...

Just ask

Mis Dos Centavos,
Darrell

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5 Rhenium

Re: harddrive issue

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Hello,

Replacing the battery reset all the BIOS settings to default values.

It should not have caused a problem, but take a look into the BIOS settings and see if the drive is seen and turned on. If you have other questions with the settings ...

Just ask

Mis Dos Centavos,
Darrell

Gadfly at large

Helping Dell Customers here since 1998

My systems ...
Dimension XPS D266 - Now retired
Toshiba Tecra M1
Dimension 4300 - Received DOA as a gift. Reinstalled XP and still working great
Dimension 9150 - Pent D 3.2GHz, 4GB dual-channel 533 DDR2 Windows 7 Pro, Firefox 3.6.14
  Congrats to Jimmie Johnson #48 - FIVE time Nascar Sprint Cup Champ !!!!  

 

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