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Hello,

If it's asking you to set the time and date every time you power down then\015\012that means CMOS isn't retaining that info along with all of your other\015\012BIOS settings. That would explain why it's reconfiguring your IDE\015\012channels every time. You probably need to change the coin sized battery\015\012on your motherboard.

If you can do small computer repairs, then get a new one and replace it in your motherboard. else you can call dell for assistance.

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Jegan
Uhm... hey your question isn't very clear but i think you're asking about an I.D. configuration problem... i may be wrong and if so email me at [email protected]... thanks. but if you have a problem with an identification issueyou should make a new login password and username and just start new on your computer and delete your old I.D. all of your files will still be on the computer thoughand you'll still be able to access them... Again, if i'm incorrect about your problem, email me. thanks
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