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'Media not Detected' Error Messages on Obsession 1 Consoles

Error Message

Media not detected/Not booting into OBSN software


Dead CMOS Battery in console has caused the bios to lose its hard drive media settings.

Workaround / Fix

Obsession I CMOS Settings

A keyboard and a monitor plugged into diagnostics port is required

  1. Boot console - You will be prompted to hit DEL to enter setup
  2. In the CMOS menu select auto detect HD
  3. Accept settings for C. - Don't accept settings for D.
  4. <ESC> to main menu
  5. Select Standard CMOS settings <Enter> <Enter>
  6. Set Time, Date, Year (Pg Up/Pg Dwn)
  7. Change floppy type to 1.44 (Pg Up/Pg Dwn)
  8. Change video type to EGA/PGA/VGA (Pg Up/Pg Dwn)
  9. <ESC> to main menu
  10. Select Advanced CMOS settings <Enter> <Enter>
  11. Change boot sequence to C:,A: (Pg Up/Pg Dwn)
  12. <ESC> to main menu
  13. Save CMOS Settings and exit - Yes you want to save settings and exit

Console will now boot into OBSN. Contact a Service Center to coordinate a repair as this will need to be performed every time you reboot the console until the battery is replaced.

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