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MY 2004 DELL REV. A01-00 GOT IT'S SETTINGS ADJUSTED BY MYSELF READING OUT OF AN OLD BOOK,IN ORDER TO ADD AN EIDE HARD DRIVE. NOW I GET A BLUE SCREEN WITH BLURRY LINES OF WHAT I BELIEVE ARE THE SET UP OPTIONS. BUT I CAN'T DO ANYTHING. PLEASE WHAT SHOULD I DO?

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I would suggest using the set bios default option on the main screen. This should reset everything to factory defaults.

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