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6U214 Motherboard Failure??

Hi, I have a dell dimension 4550 with a 6U214 motherboard. I flashed the bios when I was having other issues and now when I go into setup, I see my hard drives are showing "Unknown Device".

What can I do to get it to recognize the hard drives again. Thanks in advance for your help.

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1. try clearing your bios setup using the jumper provided on your motherboard. make sure that the computer is shutdown and power cable unplugged before doing this. make the jumper settings and wait for 3 to 5 minutes before returning the jumper settings back to its normal position.to locate the bios clear jumper; it's always near the cmos battery of the mainboard. after doing so, plug back your power cable and power "on" your computer. select bios or cmos default settings when you are prompted. save your settings and restart your computer.

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2. or try flashing your motherboard again using the latest bios file available for your board downloaded from dell website. and select to bios or cmos default settings when you are prompted. save your settings and restart your computer.

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