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How do I change the BIOS settings to boot from CD?

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  • rajendra valluru Jun 24, 2007

    It worked. Thanks.
    I have a new problem now - The installed XP is not recgnizing the Ethernet card etc., thus I can not connect to internet...

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2008

    having Acer 4715z after installation of windows xp it cant deduct audio driver ,is there any audio driver for windows xp.

  • mhdesimon Jul 05, 2008

    but i don´t know my bios password!!!

  • princekhanal Sep 19, 2008

    I have change In BIOS that DVD rom is boot setting but it is still doesn't ask like press any key to continue..



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Hi...i had a problem that my friend bios password and he forget system is got crashed..i want install new os..but for that i have enter to bios settings...anybody tell wat's the default password ...mine is acer travelmate 5720.....i need a password now...pls anybody help..

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    Sumant Singh Jan 03, 2013

    Step 1: in that condition you have to open the back cover where you found your lap CMOS Battery. Step 2: just unplug it and turn on your system. and after that you did't found any password there.


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Hi Friends,
Acer Aspire 5610-4648 PC Notebook main problem is Web Cam Problem, Windows XP Problem etc.
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For any other problem with this Notebook you can
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Get your ethernet drivers from here, copy to a USB key/write to CD/etc, and run on your laptop.

Good luck!

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When you boot up the notebook, press either F2 or Del, this will get you into the cmos settings, navigate to advanced cmos settings and normally at the top line is the boot sequence which will say HDD, press either up/down keys or + - keys to change to cdrom as first boot device, save settings and exit. Insert you cd rom before the system boots into windows and the option prompting you to press enter to boot from cd will appear for 30seconds.

Posted on Jun 21, 2007

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    andrew pester Jun 24, 2007

    please repost you ethernet problem, as it wont show to others if i cant answer it

  • andrew pester
    andrew pester Jun 24, 2007

    also post the make of your ethernet card, or look at the chip on the card itself for the manufacturer


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In the BIOS are you able to "discover" the CD-ROM device? There should be a way such that you can specify what devices are connected to the system.

The BIOS version should recognize what devices are attached to the system.

You may need to "flash" (upgrade) the BIOS. Now a days, BIOS upgrades are available on the manufacturer's website.

Hope this helps :) Kindly leave a rating. Thanks..

Posted on Nov 27, 2007

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check in the device manager if ur cd drive is listed there or not, if not then u need to install the cd driver u canget the drivers and tthe firmware on the manufacturers website.

Posted on Nov 28, 2007

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SOURCE: Boot sequence / bios password issues with Acer Aspire 5100

for removing bios password you must have to remove cimos bettery for few mnuts but for doing this you have to open case of laptop
and it is not adviceable because your notebook is new one
so find any service station if yor laptop is in warranty period or you may lose your warranty
there isn't any other way to clear cmos without opening case of your laptop and remove cmos bettery
unless you will get cmos password but as u said you didn't put password in your laptop it might be possible that your notebook manufacture him self had put any password in cmose as a company policy
in that case also you must have to go to them

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SOURCE: Boot sequence / bios password issues with Acer Aspire 5100

The finger print bull is how that password came up for me and they want a 125.00 to remove it. I called the better business bureau and filed a complaint. They shouldn't have any right to control your laptop. I to have a 6292 , took it apart as far as I could and could not find jumper or password. This is a gimmick to make money.

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SOURCE: IBM Thinkpad T21 doesn't boot from CD-rom

Check the following:

1 make sure that the cdrom is okay. if not sure then try cleaning the cdrom lense which can be found in the cd tray,

2 make sure that the cd disc you are trying is a bootable one

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