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Old 08-09-2006, 02:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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On one of our old windows 3.11 packard bell computers that is used for a phone system, when you turn the computer on, you get a message that says
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invalid configuration info- please run setup program. press the f1 key to continue f2 to run setup utility
I thought maybe it was the floppy controller so i disabled that but that did not do anything.

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Old 08-09-2006, 02:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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run a check disk make sure the drive isnt bad.


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Old 08-10-2006, 05:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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something in the bios is messed up. or a jumper someware on the board is messed up in the worng position
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Old 08-10-2006, 02:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Its happend on some of my Dells here at work, ive sloved it by removing the CMOS and waiting a few min and then putting it back in and rebooting.
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Old 08-13-2006, 12:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The battery on the mb may be going bad if it is that old. That makes the bios real flakey and can cause issues like that.
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