How to go to your BIOS from Win XP?

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Squashman

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What is the make and model of your computer? Or the make and model of your motherboard.

The key to get into the bios should display when the computer boots. It might be F1, F2, F10 or even ESC. Keep trying one until it works.
 
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Here is is listing of some of the key combinations used to enter the BIOS setup on startup. You must do this during the first few seconds after you turn on power. If you see the windows startup, it's too late.
Dell=Ctrl-Alt-Enter
Dell=Reset(Twice)
PS/2=Ctrl-Alt-?
PS/2=Ins
Toshiba=Esc
Toshiba=F1
NEC=F2
Compaq=F10
Award Bios=Ctrl-Alt-Esc
Phoenix Bios=Ctrl-Alt-S
Phoenix Bios=Ctrl-Alt-Ins
AMI Bios and Award Bios and others=Del (most common)
 

zack520

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thanks a lot you guys, I'm going to try these all when I get home!

oh my make is Toshiba Satilitte

1.7 Ghz
GeForce 4 4200(64 DDR ram)
512 DDR RAM
40 gigs

Win XP PRO.
 

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Originally posted by zack520:
thanks a lot you guys, I'm going to try these all when I get home!

oh my make is Toshiba Satilitte

1.7 Ghz
GeForce 4 4200(64 DDR ram)
512 DDR RAM
40 gigs

Win XP PRO.
Originally posted by LwdSquashman:
What is the make and model of your computer?
Well we know the Make but what is the Model number.
 

zack520

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I will tell you tomorrow once I get home....can't remember the Satilitte model
 

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it will tell you what to press to enter the bios on one of the boot up screens
 
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