Having problems with your Gateway Essential 400 PC Desktop ?

Boot failuer and cmos error and not detect by bios

\015 I hv pata harddisk. When I m start my pc he show bootfailuer. when i format my system. they show harddisk not detect. i did many time try format to my pc, bt didnt. I clean my ram nd chek another part of pc .\015

Answers :

Turn off your pc and remove all electrical contacts from casing. Remove and clean RAM contacts with paper. Reinsert RAM check pata cables: are the connected correctly and tightly. Also check that if you have one cd rom and pata drive on the same cable then one must be set to master and the other to slave (or if you have two harddisks). This is called jummper configuration. Please reply if you don't understand anything.
You might have some jumper setting issue. please read the following link
\015\012http://www.wdc.com/en/library/eide/2579-001037.pdf
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