Re: how to access bios

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Worig the finger-manoeuvrer, Feb 7, 2005.

  1. Mellowed, <>, the dull, guts-griping clod, and
    contractor of labourers at cheap rate of pay, exhausted:

    > I found this in my archives. For what it's worth.
    > ======================
    > BIOS setup keystrokes
    >
    > The first item is the key or key combination.
    > The second is the model of PC or the maker of the BIOS.
    >
    > You'll see some companies listed many times, with different
    > keystrokes. That's normal. (It's not that manufacturers can't make up
    > their minds. It's just that they change suppliers and use different
    > BIOS setups.)
    >
    > Delete: AMI or Award BIOS.
    > Esc: Toshiba
    > F1: Toshiba; Phoenix; some IBM PS/1 models.
    > F10: Compaq.
    > F2: NEC.
    > Insert: IBM PS/2.
    > Tab: eMachines.
    > Reset button (press twice): Some old Dells.
    > Ctrl-Alt-+: Various computers.
    > Ctrl-Alt-?: Some old IBM PS/2 models.
    > Ctrl-Alt-Enter: Some Dells, others.
    > Ctrl-Alt-Esc: AST, Tandon, others.
    > Ctrl-Alt-Ins: Zenith PCs, Phoenix BIOS.
    > Ctrl-Alt-S: Phoenix BIOS.
    > Ctrl-Alt-Shift with Del (on number pad): Olivetti.
    > Ctrl-Esc: Many PCs.
    > Ctrl-Ins: Some IBM PS/2s.
    > Ctrl-S: Phoenix BIOS.
    > Ctrl-Shift-Esc: Tandon
    >
    > ============================


    Plagiarised entirely from:
    http://aroundcny.com/technofile/texts/tec020203.html
     
    Worig the finger-manoeuvrer, Feb 7, 2005
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