Harddrive not found on bootup, but

Dell / Optiplex gx150 sff
February 13, 2009 at 22:57:16
Specs: Windows XP, over 1GHZ, 256+192?
I inadvertently updated my bios by not removing the floppy disk. Then the computer said it could not find the harddrive, showed F2 to go into setup, and then F1 to continue. I have replaced the bios and put in a new harddrive. I still get the message to choose F1 or F2 on bootup and saying that harddrive not found. However if I hit F1 it does continue on into windows. How can I get rid of this message. I am wondering if there is something in the MOBO that needs correcting. There is no bios reset on the MOBO. Can anyone help? This is a first for myself.


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#1
February 14, 2009 at 00:14:20
Bronzen, SWAG, what if you simply 'restore' to a time prior to the 'update'? 'Do over'?
HTH.
Ed in Texas.

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#2
February 14, 2009 at 06:24:31
Is this an IDE drive? Go into the BIOS. What is the HDD configuration for all four IDE connections?

"So won’t you give this man his wings
What a shame
To have to beg you to see
We’re not all the same
What a shame" - Shinedown


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