HDD keeps having to be manually found in bios... auto detect = on

By imitator1
Aug 6, 2005
  1. my hard disk keeps having to be re-found by me in the bios every time i start up, despite the fact that it is set to auto-detect....
    why is it doing this?

    the computer is a packard bell... lol

    much thanks
  2. Liquidlen

    Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094

    Sometimes you can fix this by either
    -manually entering the Correct details for the drive in Bios (Must be Correct)
    - or, Clear the Cmos and see if Bios recognizes
    Sometimes bios update covers the Drive you have , you can confirm at web site of your Mb.
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