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I don’t know where to start with this problem but here goes.
This problem started because I have been tying to repair a hard drive that showed 7.84 GB instead of 80GB, this I eventually did, but in the process I have mixed up all my drive letters.
The drive in question was a spare one that I thought I might make use of that was not installed on my computer.
What I did was to remove my slave drive and replace it with the disk that was showing the wrong size. After I had fixed that disk, I replaced the old slave drive back to where it had been before. Now all my drive letters are mixed up and I can’t access the F: Drive (my (old slave drive) also the bios still shows the 80 GB of the drive I repaired, I am unable to change this to160GB which it should be, although I have tried

My old configuration
A: Floppy
C: Main
D: DVD
E: CD
F: Slave

My new Configuration
A: Floppy
C: Main
D: Doesn’t do anything
E: is still the CD
F: is now the DVD drive which was D:

What do I do now, I am thinking should I continue to try and get the bios to recognise my old slave or maybe upgrade the bios ( I don’t really want to do this) both of my drives are in good order, is there any way to start over again. Can I reset the Bios ??
I’m sorry that this is long winded, but any advice would be appreciated....
 

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G'Day numinbah, and Welcome to TSF! :wave:

Yes you can reset the BIOS....to do it, power off the computer, and remove the power cord.
Open the case and look on the motherboard for a 'silver' disc like component, this is the CMOS battery...carefully remove it and leave it out of the machine for 10-15 minutes; then replace it in the exact manner that is was.
Power up the computer again and see what eventuates.
Please let us know the results.
 
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