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  • papadave1942 Jun 03, 2009

    Each time I Log on to the computer after it being shut down i have to set the TIME &DATE

  • papadave1942 Jun 03, 2009

    Each time i log on after the computer been shut down ihave to set the time & date

  • papadave1942 Jun 04, 2009

    I think this will make my question clear Each time i turn on my computer i get the message IDE configuration run setup and i have to set the time and date.

  • papadave1942 Jun 04, 2009

    DELL dimension 3000



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If it's asking you to set the time and date every time you power down then that means CMOS isn't retaining that info along with all of your other BIOS settings. That would explain why it's reconfiguring your IDE channels every time. You probably need to change the coin sized battery on your motherboard.

If you can do small computer repairs, then get a new one and replace it in your motherboard. else you can call dell for assistance.

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