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How to enter setings bios in Compaq Model:Armanda 1592 dt

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Normally on Compaq systems, F1 at boot will access the system setup

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Erini,

While the "Compaq" logo is onscreen at boot up, press the <Delete> key three times quickly. This will get you into the Bios for your computer.

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Dave

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