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How do you set original boot configuration or can you make the desktop automatically do it?

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    ozzie distanisloa May 17, 2014

    Hi ozzie distanisloa, I want to help you with your problem, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?

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    ozzie distanisloa May 17, 2014

    Its a dell 330 optiplex at 1st splash screen it blinks something about the boot up. It flashes so quick that I can't tell what it says. In msconfig there is no boot order at all. It is not recognizing any operating system, and also says partition not found!

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When you turn on the power, start pressing the F2 key. This should bring up the BIOS screen that will allow you to see what the settings are for the computer hardware. Make sure that you check the date and time because this is an indication that the battery in the computer is dead. If the date and time are correct, then look for the screen that shows the hard disk drives. If none is shown, then it be an indication that the hard drive has failed. IF the drive is shown, then you can look for the screen that shows the boot device order. Usually the CD drive is listed first and then the hard drive.
If you did not change the boot order or any of the settings in here before this happened AND the battery is not dead, THE HARD DRIVE has most likely failed.

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