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Old 01-08-2003, 06:15 PM   #1
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Unhappy Getting into cmos settings


To get my Linux 7.2 to install I have to get my system to boot from the cdrom. I have a Compaq Deskpro 4000 how do I get into the settings. I've tried F2 and crtl+alt + enter. Can anyone assist me please or suggest a link or site to find an answer. Thanks.
 
Old 01-08-2003, 06:56 PM   #2
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Do a google search:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&i...=Google+Search
 
Old 01-08-2003, 09:45 PM   #3
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Hit F10 before it beeps when the Compaq logo comes up
 
Old 01-08-2003, 11:59 PM   #4
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Hit F10 before it beeps when the Compaq logo comes up
That's assuming the small bios partition is still on the hard drive. If you've blown away all the partitions from a previous OS install, you'll need to find the setup disk set from the compaq/hp website. I have a set of disks at work, but I'm on vacation until Monday
 
  


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