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ProDesk 600 G2 Mini Desktop will PXE-boot then go to a bitlocker recovery screen

ProDesk 600 G2 Desktop Mini
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This just started happening on several of my Desktop Mini G2's,  This doesn't happen all of the time, but when i shut down the computer and then power it up, it will begin to go into a PXE-boot and then a BitLocker recovery screen will appear.  The thing about it - if I just power off the computer and power it back up, it will boot up normally, and I will not have to put in the BitLocker key code.  When I see the PXE boot appear, I know it will then go into the Bit Locker recovery screen.   

 

This just started happening on the G2 Mini's - it never did this before.   Even if I go into the BIOS and disable the PXE boot it will at times go into PXE boot anyway, and then get the Bit Locker screen.  

 

Has anyone else seen this problem?  

 

 

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ProDesk 600 G2 Mini Desktop will PXE-boot then go to a bitlocker recovery screen

Could it be a weak battery on the motherboard?

Leave the computer off for too long, and the battery cannot keep "refreshing" the CMOS (which holds the BIOS settings).  So, the "default" settings get loaded, and you get the different behaviour.

 

 

 

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I don't think so, because it's happening to multiple PC's of this particular model.  I have some G1's that are not doing this.

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