Error Message: PRI Master HDD Error Run Setup

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When you start your computer, you may receive the following basic input/output system (BIOS) error message:
Do you want to run setup?
After you receive this error message, you are prompted to wait, and you may receive the following BIOS error message:
PRI Master HDD Error run setup

F1 to resume
If you then press F1, you may receive the following BIOS error message:
boot failure in drive a

boot record from floppy not found

boot record from CD-ROM not found


This issue can occur if your BIOS is damaged.


To resolve this issue, use either of the following methods:
  • View the documentation that is included with your computer for information about how to fix a problem with your BIOS.
  • Contact the manufacturer of your computer to determine how to fix the problem with your BIOS.


Article ID: 290665 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 3.0
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