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Floppy drive my BIO's? and if you mean going to right click on mycomputer and clicking hardware then device manager and disableing and inabling my floppy drive, then in that case you didnt read my post cuz i done said i have done that. read S..L..O..W..E..R next time, sorry if sounding mean but i have been gettin the run around on this thing for 3 months. Everyone keeps telling me to do stuff that i have done,done. I have even tryed to get the computer to reconize it by going to start / run and


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You're talking about My PC and device manager and I'm talking about Bios.
\015\012The BIOS (stands for Basic Input/Output System) is system software inside your computer that helps the computer start up, even before Windows does. It also contains key settings about what the computer has on board.
\015\012In newer computers, it exists on a special chip called CMOS (stands for Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor).
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You can go into the BIOS to edit or change the technical information about key components of the computer like disk drives, keyboards, and display settings. It also keeps track of the date and time.
\015\012The BIOS can normally be accessed when you start your computer. You may see a reference to "Setup" when you turn your computer on. That’s your opportunity to get into the BIOS. It usually requires the push of a function key, such as F10, to get access to it. That "F" key varies between computers. Sometimes it’s not even one of the Function keys, but the ESC key or DEL key.
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If a logo screen—like HP or Dell—is displayed during the start up process instead, then you may want to check with your computer maker for a command to turn off that screen and display the start up information, which is listed when a computer is powered on.
\015\012A partial list of BIOS access commands by brand is listed at the end of this article.
\015\012The BIOS also contains the boot-up sequence. Normally, computers are configured to boot from a hard drive.
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Before you do anything to your BIOS, it’s always a good idea to record the original settings on a sheet of paper that can be kept in a safe place so you can reference it later if you need to reset it.
\015\012Here is a list of key sequences for various brand-name computers. If yours is not there, check with your manufacturer or watch for info flashed on-screen when your computer first starts, before Windows begins. It may say
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\015\012 "For setup hit..." That will be how to get into the BIOS on your machine.
\015\012Acer: - Ctrl+Alt+Esc
\015\012ALR PC: (F2) or Ctrl+Alt+Esc
\015\012AMI BIOS: (Del), (F1) or (F2)
\015\012AST, Advantage, Award, Tandon: - Ctrl+Alt+Esc
\015\012Award BIOS: (Del) or Ctrl+Alt+Esc
\015\012Compaq: (F10) (do this when the cursor is in the upper right corner of the screen blinking)
\015\012Dell: - F1 or Del.
\015\012Dell: - Some require pressing reset twice
\015\012Dell: - Ctrl + Alt + Enter
\015\012DTK BIOS: (Esc)
\015\012Gateway 2000: - F1
\015\012Hewlett Packard: - F1
\015\012IBM:
\015\012Older Models - In order to get into the configuration of the IBM setup screen (CMOS) screen you need to hold down both mouse buttons during boot up.
Aptiva - Press F1
IBM PS/2: Ctrl+Alt+Ins after Ctrl+Alt+Del
IBM PS/2 with reference partition: - Press Ins during boot
Some PS/2s, such as 75 and 90: - Ctrl Alt ?
Some PS/2s when pointer at top right of screen: - Ctrl + Ins
NEC: - F2
\015\012Packard Bell: - F1 or F2
\015\012Phoenix BIOS: (F1), (F2), or Ctrl+Alt+Esc
\015\012Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl+Alt+S
\015\012Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl+S
\015\012Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl+Alt+Ins
\015\012Sharp Laptop 9020: - F2
\015\012Sony: (F3) while you are starting the PC, then (F2) or (F1)
\015\012Tandon computers: - Hold down the key after turning on power
\015\012Tandon: - Ctrl+Shift+Esc
\015\012Toshiba Laptops: - Toshiba Utility
\015\012Toshiba: - Press Esc during boot
\015\012Toshiba, Phoenix, late model PS/1 Value Point and 330s: - Press F1 during boot
\015\012Olivetti PC Pro: - Shift+Ctrl+Alt + Num Pad Del
\015\012Miscellaneous PC’s: - Ctrl + Esc or Ctrl and Alt and +
\015\012Zenith: - Ctrl+Alt+Ins
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