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i AM WORKING ON AN OLD 486DX WITH A PHOENIX 0.10 BOARD WITH GATEWAY BIOS AND FIRSTLY CANT SEEM TO GET IT TO GO INTO SETUP WITH THE F2 OR F4 KEYS AND ONCE INSIDE THERE SEEMS TO BE NO SETTING FOR IT TO LOAD DRIVE C AFTER TRING A AND B NOT SHURE WHAT TO DO OH ANG GETTING THE OLE HIMEM.SYS MISSING BUT I DID USE CD ROM GOD TO LOAD WIN 95 AFTER DOS BUT THERE IS NO WAY TO START WIN 95 WITHOUT FIXING THESE PROBLEMS...
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It seems that CMOS contents (where BIOS settings are stored) has dissapeared. Perhaps you have to redefine C: disk characteristics. Try to execute "Hard disk autodetect" option to let the BIOS recognizes the disk again.


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