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On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 09:52:24PM -0800, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> If you do what Bill suggested by removing the battery, be prepared to wipe
> out the hard drive, because some older systems don't have the ability to
> detect the hard drive capacity automatically so they have manual settings,
> which you must re-input into the BIOS exactly in order to get the system
> to boot without reformatting it.

WOAH, this I didn't know.  Sorry ;^)

I didn't really get 'into' PCs until 1998 (Pentium 133).  My latest PC purchase
was in 1999 or 2000 (Celeron) which is still my main box. ;^)

-bill!
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