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Old 09-25-2005, 08:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I need to enter the BIOS on my system to check a couple of settings but can't get in there. On my boot menu it say's "Setup - Del" so I repeatedly tap the delete(backspace) key and nothing happens. I've seen a tech guy get into the BIOS on this system and I E-Mailed him and he just said "tap the del key". Where am I going wrong? Am I tapping the wrong key? Is it the key that says 'delete' on it or even the one on the far right that says 'Del'? Also am I doing the right thing by tapping repeatedly on the boot screen? All help much appreciated.
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Yea the backspace will not work. You must hit the delete key usually located under the insert key on a standard keyboard. Usually just tap it once or twice as you may trigger a keyboard error. Once it senses the DEL key was hit it will usually display something at the bottom like "entering setup".
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Old 09-25-2005, 10:33 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yea the backspace will not work. You must hit the delete key usually located under the insert key on a standard keyboard. Usually just tap it once or twice as you may trigger a keyboard error. Once it senses the DEL key was hit it will usually display something at the bottom like "entering setup".
OK I'll try that - many thanks.
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