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Gateway 920 server series, do I need to change bios to put windows xp on it and run as a home pc? matsonic ms 9147c avdio rdiver

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Hi,

You should be just fine with the existing BIOS. It should not affect anything with setting this up as a home PC.

I hope this helps clarify your problem,

Eric

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