I replaced the battery on the motherboard. Am still getting a low battery message on startup. Also when I shut down the computer, it boots to performing IDE configuration?
Clear NVRAM/RESETCMOS by following the information below.
Shutdown and disconnect power cable and all peripherals connected from the system. Open the computer case.
If this does not resolve the issue please contact Dell Support at the number below. There will be a fee for troubleshooting and resolving the issue since the computer is no longer under warranty.
For information opening the computer case click the link below to download the online manual.
Dell XPS 600 Drivers, Downloads and Manuals