Bios Settings

How do i edit my BIOS settings? Do i press DEL when my computer is starting up? Because when i dot hat theres BIOS SETTINGS UTILITY. I have to change my boot order to CD-ROM. THere is no "Boot Order" tab anywhere or CD-ROM. Theres boot settings priority, but i dont tihnk thats it because i ...

incorrect bios settings and no access to them :(

I recently put my pc into a shop that was recommended to me and they seem to have messed it up.Now when I boot up, it shows a 5 1/4 drive instead of 3 1/2 floppy and I cannot access the bios settings to change this via the usual F2 button. In case I got the wrong I have tried using the F1 F2 keys as ...

ide1 BM-DMA at 0x181f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA,hdd:pio

I am trying to install core 3 but my machine keeps hanging here:ide1 BM-DMA at 0x181f, BIOS settings: hdcMA,hddioany ideas? ...

change bios settings?

Past two weeks i was trying find out to change the bios settings in linux from command line...can we edit the bios settings after os loaded without reboot?...pls can anyone tel me is there anyway to change the settings? pls tel me.....I need ur help.Regard'sKeshav ...

compaq deskpro 4000 bios settings

I'm trying to get into the bios settings on my compaq deskpro 4000. I tried using the f-keys, space, shift, and everything else but the only thing that comes up is "Compaq Deskpro 4000". I did find some stuff on google but none of it seemed to work. ...

BIOS Settings Help

Please help me set all these settings in my BIOS. I'm quite a NOOB and this is the first rig I've built on my own.I really don't have any wishes to overclock. I just want the right settings as when I set me settings to auto I get a BSOD(blue screen)What you should know:I've already done countless Go ...

Help me change the BIOS settings

I have two cd drives, one of which is a CD-ROM drive and the other is CD-RW. My CD-ROM drive has broken down for many months, not able to read any cd i put in, but my computer still recognizes it, according to the "device manager" section in windows.My problem goes like this: I need to boo ...

about BIOS settings

I've read a few articles that say Linux doesn't like Shadowed ROM in the bios settings and that the Memory Hole should be disabled. Is this recommended or does it make a big difference? ...

Retrieving Bios Settings from Windows

I am currently setting up several computers that will be mirror images of each other (same mother board, hardware, software etc.) and wanted to print out or save to a file the BIOS settings from the original computer. Does any one know how to access BIOS settings from within Windows? ...

Ubuntu BIOS Settings

Go here (http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Gutsy#Tips_And_Tricks).See #6 under What to do if Ubuntu Freezes.It says to go into my BIOS Settings.How would I do that? ...

Read BIOS settings

Can I read BIOS settings from windows? maybe change them also? ...

Ubuntu Keeping bios settings

I have two hard disks, with three Linux distros installed. I am also trying to get at least one of those on a flash drive from which I can boot. I am stymied most of the time, because my bios settings keep changing. I try to get the booting sequence as USB flash drive, CD/DVD, then Sata. I try to sa ...

Ubuntu Bios Settings (nettop nt330)

We are attempting to set, or preserve, some of the non-standard bios settings for an embedded installation.Specifically we want to change the "Restore on AC Power Loss" and "Full Screen Logo Display" options.However - direct access via /dev/nvram causes the bios to detect tamperi ...

Ubuntu Booting USB without BIOS settings?

I found an old laptop in my basement, and i wanted to install ubuntu on it, so I took my live cd and tried to run it, but the motor in the disk drive was broken :(So I tried booting off a USB, but I wasn't able to. The BIOS settings wouldn't allow me to D:<Do any of you know how I could boot off ...

Ubuntu Accessing BIOS settings for the MPC TXTBOOK-LNX

I recently bought the TXTBOOK-LNX (http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=TXTBOOK-LNX&cat=NBB), knowing that MPC Corp is dead, but also knowing that Ubuntu is great :). Anyway, I have been unable to find a manual for the laptop, nor have I found or discovered how to access the BIOS settings (an ...

Ubuntu Change BIOS settings with command line

I have several Inpiron 1525 laptops on a classroom running Ubuntu, and I would like to know if there is any form of change the BIOS settings of the laptops from the command line.I have a central server who give the boot scripts to the laptops, so the idea is to change the boot scripts, boot up the l ...

Ubuntu Ratel will not let me into the boot menu nor bios settings

I've run into my first issue with a new Ratel Ultra. Sometimes the startup menu (bios settings, update flash, boot menu) doesn't even appear when I turn it on, and never from reset/reboot. Furthermore, even when the initial menu appear, any key press or press and hold just boots from the hard disk i ...

Ubuntu Hidden Bios Settings - Daru2

I've just found this website that claims that the MSI-PR200 which is exactly the same as the Daru2 (MS-1221) have a Hidden Bios Menu.The site tested this on BIOS versions 1.48 - But my guess is that it will also show-up on older bioses.One particular setting that interests me (and I don't have a clu ...

Ubuntu Cant view live cd and cant change bios settings

I am currently using windows xp as an operating system and my PC's model is the E-force with Intel celeron cpu,2.66 GHz,and 112 MB of ram.My motherboard was manufactured by PC Partners.I am currently having a problem with changing my bios settings.This I need to do, so that I can change my booting s ...

Ubuntu BIOS settings for gigabyte GA-EP35-GS3P Mobo?

I'm running 64bit Gutsy on a computer I've built with the Gigabyte GA-EP35-GS3P motherboard. This is my first build, and as a Mac guy, I've never messed with a BIOS before. The computer worked but wasn't entirely stable with the default settings.I went and changed some of the settings that I thought ...

Ubuntu BIOS Settings erased after computer freeze.

I just bought a new Quad core processor and mobo and a lot of things, the only old things that i am using are my old IDE HDD, wireless card and the computer case. The thing is, i was using rtorrent and it was checking the hash when my computer froze, nothing responded, not even MagicSysRq keys :( so ...

bios settings for ubuntu server on VIA Artigo A1000

hisince i had a bit of trouble with usb drive detection and installing 11.04ill post here my bios settings during setup:how i created the usb drive:using my 11.04 desktop i used an 8GB with default "startup disk creator" and a 32bit ubuntu server 11.04 iso imageso this step is pretty defau ...

Asus A7N8X does not store bios settings, no POST

Asus A7N8X ver. 2.00 purchased November 2003, Bios version 1006AMD XP2500 Barton1 GB (2 x 512MB) Mushkin L2 DDRATI AIW 8500Soundblaster Live PlatinumWin XPAntec TruePower 420 WattHas been running great until today.I intended to intall a new heatsink/fan. So I went online for a while before starting ...

Unable to change bios settings

everyone I had to reinstall winxp and changed the boot settings, but now i can't change it to boot from hard drive instead of CD rom, it will not let me change any settings at all. I have Dell Dimension 4500S and the Bios version is Dell Computer Corporation Version A03. Please help! ...

dell bios settings

there,hope you can help. i have a dell demension 4600 pent 4 xp sp3.1.5 gig ram 80gig hard drive.i came home to find my pc was making a clicking sound and wouldn't do anything except tell me to press f1 or f2. f1 did nothing and f2 took me to the bios screen.i search your forum and found out it migh ...

Ubuntu BIOS settings for XP and Vista

all. I know this isn't directly related to Ubuntu, and I apologize...but it seems i'm having trouble with the BIOS on a dual boot (well...technically, a triple boot, since I also have Ubuntu 8.10) of Vista and XP. Vista was pre-installed, and XP was installed later, as a dual boot with Vista. My pro ...

Ubuntu Older Thinkpad BIOS settings.

I just purchased an IBM x31 laptop and put xubuntu on it. By and large, it runs very well, but there are still some issues with OSD for volume and brightness that I'm trying to work out, and that brings up the following question:In the bios, I notice that there are a lot of settings for power manage ...

Ubuntu My BIOS settings-- need to change anything?

Here you go Futz:What I did:Popped out CMOS battery, moved the jumper cap over to pins 2 and 3 for 10 seconds then moved them back to 1 and 2 (all this with the power cable unplugged) I then moved some fan power hookups around so that I could use the fan controller in the case to control one of the ...

Ubuntu [B]Can an Operating System change my BIOS settings?[/B]

Something very strange is happening to my 2 computers. both run on UBUNTU 10.04. My laptop has used the version for 6mths or so, PC for only a few days.I was having problems with the PC and so I thought I'd try the UBUNTU 10.10 versionSo I burnt a CD from the ubuntu website and tried to boot from it ...

Configura BIOS settings using RDM

Currently we have Director in placed, my question is we have around 1000 workstations that require WOL enable through BIOS. Is this possible using RDM? ...

Ubuntu how do you reset bios settings?

the title says all. I have a dell 1545. How do you restore bios to factory setting ? ...

Ubuntu BIOS settings help for karmic on USB

I'm terribly confused.I've created a Karmic USB on a 16GiB flash stick using the usb creator on Jaunty.My bios offers as boot devices:Floppy,LS120,Hard Disk,CDROM,ZIP,USB-FDD,USB-ZIP and USB-CDROM.I've tried every usb setting available and the start-up doesn't provide any options other than "bo ...

Ubuntu Automagically start laptop w/o BIOS settings

Good evening, folks.The problem is quite obvious, having read the title: I used to set up the BIOS alarm to wake me up every morning when I had a desktop PC. Now I have a laptop and the BIOS is really poor - there's nothing about wakin' up or alarms or something among these lines.By any chance, does ...

Ubuntu softwareraid fakeraid bios settings

Hi, I plan to install ubuntu 8.04 or 8.10 on a amd64 Opteron machine. Im a newbee to linux so hopefully this is a simple question. As far as I understand there are three types of raids: Hardware, Software and Fakeraid (=hardware and software combined). I have Fakeraid hardware and two sata harddisk. ...

bios settings to get xp2600 running at correct speed?

ive just installed a xp2600 into a msi mb but it hasn't detected it at the correct speed?what should i set the FSB and Ratio to so i can obtain the correct speed for an AMD xp2600?? ...

Help with bios settings..

This all begun as soon as i started playing visualisations in (WMP) also 3D screensavers, I'm not a gamer and don't use 3D's but when i did this took effect. the VGA temp/ reaches to 60.d/celsius, the (HDD) an (CPU) are fine, only the (VGA) gauge flashes then an alarm is activated, i place my hand o ...

Ubuntu grub bios settings

i have a vista/ ubuntu dual boot and im just wondering how to change the setterings of grub, currently vista is the second in the list and the auto countdown lasts like 20 seconds, i want to have it so that vista is the primary boot option and ubuntu is the 2nd and the countdown lasts 3 seconds? ...

Bios problem?

basically after shutting down or restarting from linux the BIOS fails at loading any settings including the default BIOS settings and requires the power to be disconnected to fix, only happens in current arch install, Windows and liveCD's dont cause the problem ...

Cannot ping network after restoring BIOS

The long storyI have a network with 4 computers running win 98seI restored the bios settings to "load Bios defaults on one machine, now it can't ping other machines.What ive triedChecked the Hub to verify all other machines. All but one machine can communicate with each other. The other machine ...

bios update

Ah, the frustrations of dealing with the big guys...So I followed HP's instructions in updating my HP Pavilion a420n (A7V8X-LA motherboard) except for one thing: at one point, the HP web site tells me:"8. If you see the following message during the restart of your PC, continue with the remainin ...

Failed to query TCP/IP settings

I recently reinstalled Windows XP SP 2 as my PC was very sluggish and I don't recall ever doing a reinstall since I bought this PC six years ago!I ran the File and Settings Transfer Wizard prior to my reinstall. The install went smoothly and I transferred my original setting back to my PC after the ...

Problem with BIOS

Usualy when I plug-in my computer's power supply cord into a wall socket it automaticaly starts working (I don't know why...), but few days ago when I plugged it in it didn't start (I guessed, maybe it got better, but...), I couldn't start it by pressing power button neither.I unplugged the power su ...

HDD + CD-RW on #1 causing BIOS problems?

I've been on this computer for 7 years. It's a Presario 5700 series with the following configuration: 320 Megs of ram, PIII 500 and is running five drives:[HTML]IDE: Primary Secondary [Floppy]---- ------- ---------- ------0: HDD DVD-ROM Floppy1: CD-RW Zip 100 |_(j. on 'CS')[/HTML]Before, the HDD and ...

When booted goes straight to Sys Setup. - P1-200MMX Award BIOS

Yesterday it worked fine, today when I boot my old P1-200MMX it checks CPU, RAM, then goes into the BIOS Setup. When in bios at first the text on the bottom is blinking. Once I change items, it stops blinking. Also, one time when I booted up every second character was capitalized. I've brought it do ...

Major Bios Problem!

Basically i think my freind overclocked my pc in the bios settings? now my pc switches on but no life on monitor! Which means i cant access the bios or anything else at all!!!Please i have tryed for like 4 days to get some useful coherant advise but all i seem to get is, (HAVE U TRYED REMOVIN THE LI ...

Ubuntu reboot after update: bios issues

I've just installed linux for the first time, and it was going great until i restarted after updating the OS and downloaded the driver for my video card. Now, it boots into what i think is called the command line interface...? i type in my my login and password which gets me this:'your cpu appears t ...

Ubuntu Need ideas how to boot USB external drive that is not recognized by BIOS

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.4 on a USB drive (including GRUB). All my Notebooks rcognize and boot from this drive except for my newest, an HP probook 6555b. This new HP Bios is a nightmare full of garb... ehm features for security, drive lock, fast booting Win7 and what not. Anyway I tried al ...

BIOS IDE HHD problems....

Background :Hi recently I took a new assembled PC with Windows XP installed on it. I wanted to install Linux on it and i did so. But after that my Windows XP os was not working fine so I uninstalled Linux. Later on I could able to work on Windows XP os.But I started to get some new problems.... afte ...

Linux won't let me into BIOS. Advice?

Ok, I have a pretty old school Dell that I'm trying to sell for a customer on eBay. Problem: He has a freeware version of Linux installed and does not remember his password so I need to reinstall Windows from the Dell restore disks. The PC will not boot form the CD drive, so I need to get into the B ...

Asus motherboard/BIOS problem

I just bought a Asus M2NPV-VM motherboard and AMD AM2 4800 processor. I rebuilt the machine and installed Windows XP SP2. Everything went fine. I installed a graphics card and then rebooted the machine. When I booted back up it gave me a boot error. I went into the bios but it showed the Seagate dri ...