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Can't open the BIOS

Compaq Presario 700
Can't open bios to view and change the boot sequence
Can anyone give me a little help?

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  • laptop4sa953 Jan 04, 2009

    no, I have done anything involving disconnection, I just need to open the bios and have had no luck. If I could open the BIOS everything would be fine....

  • laptop4sa953 Jan 04, 2009

    just trying to reformat and add an O/S

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Try disconnecting all of the likely boot sequence options (HD, CD drive, etc.) then see if you can get into the bios. What are you trying to boot to/from?

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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    word2thewhys Jan 04, 2009

    Some Compaqs have the BIOS disabled or several options disabled. It would be more helpful if I knew what your goal was. Standard is to hold F10 when you see the compaq logo...

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