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HP Pavilion 8575c running win98 I get an intermittant boot error 0280 Previous boot incomplete -
default configuration used. I have checked the cmos battery and is OK. I also reseated BIOS chip.
Everything in setup seems to be fine.
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>>>"I have checked the cmos battery and is OK"

Did you load test the battery with a battery tester?
Or just check the voltage?

For the price of a new battery I would replace it.
If that don't fix it you may have a problem with the RTC or a bad motherboard.
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