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By startup fails to see IDE 0 and IDE 2 , says no channel 0 and channel 1. Is it possible that the cmos battery is empty?

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check the ide cable attached to the devices like hardisk, cd-rom. or make sure that the system is detecting the hardisk you attached. if not, go to bios set up and make the hardisk detected and set to boot from hardisk.


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Once your powered on the CMOS battery is no longer an issue. If it isn't reading the IDE or SATA channels it could be because they are not set in the BIOS. Check your BIOS setting and double check your cable connections. You also need to make sure, for IDE devices, that one of the drives is set to Master and the other to Slave otherwise they confuse the board and cancel each other out.

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