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By mkinyatti ·
my pc, a fujitsu-siemens scenic eT is giving me a flash bios request on boot up. when i try to flash the bios it doesn't pick. It also hangs on POST sometimes but when I remove the IDE hard disk cable it boots normally.

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by Albert Franco II In reply to bios error

Have you added a hard drive or CD drive recently? If so you may be having a problem with the Master/Slave settings.

There is very little information in your question. Have you made changes to the machine? Or is this just happening out of the blue?

If it's just happening without you having made any changes to the computer then you probably have a hardware failure. The removal of the drive cable indicates a problem with the controller on the motherboard or the hard drive. Put the HD in another machine and see if it works, etc.

If, on the other hand, you made changes to the hardware configuration, then put it back the way it was and see if the problem clears up. If so you've got your answer.

There is a very remote possibility thata virus has screwed up your BIOS. I would check the other stuff first though.

And finally, if you add more details to your description it makes diagnosis from afar much easier! If these suggestions don't lead to a solution then please add more detail to your question.

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by ksreid In reply to bios error

I agree with the previous person's answer, but it may be something as simple as a faulty IDE cable. Try a new IDE cable. You could also try disconnecting the cable and then try to flash the bios.

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by ksreid In reply to bios error

I agree with the previous person's answer, but it may be something as simple as a faulty IDE cable. Try a new IDE cable. You could also try disconnecting the cable and then try to flash the bios.

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