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March 24, 2010 12:17:07 PM

Hello,
My desktop dell had some virus problem I cleaned it up then when i turned on it asked about a pass. I took off the battery and 5 min after I put back. And now the message is :
Invalid configuration information - please run SETUP program.
Performing automatic IDE configuration.
Drive 0 : Disk Drive
Time - of - day not set - please run SETUP program.
Type the system password and press «ENTER».
Enter password :

How can I solve it?

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a b B Homebuilt system
March 24, 2010 3:57:26 PM

If you don't need what you have on the hard drive, you can take it out and connect it to another working PC and do a reformat. This should allow you to do a fresh install on the original PC and by pass the password requirements.
a b B Homebuilt system
March 25, 2010 2:13:20 AM

Flasheyes said:
Hello,
My desktop dell had some virus problem I cleaned it up then when i turned on it asked about a pass. I took off the battery and 5 min after I put back. And now the message is :
Invalid configuration information - please run SETUP program.
Performing automatic IDE configuration.
Drive 0 : Disk Drive
Time - of - day not set - please run SETUP program.
Type the system password and press «ENTER».
Enter password :

How can I solve it?

Have you tried to press Enter without keying a password?
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