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How to change the boot option in IBM 6578-PBU desktop

Hi, I tried to install the Windows XP in IBM 6578-PBU but i couldnt find the options to change the first boot device to CDROM. I have tried F1 key, Del key, F2 key but nothing works. Now, by default, the boot options is floppy drive, network and then harddrive. If anybody can help me out, please let me know. Thanks

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  • zinx Aug 26, 2007

    Thank your for your suggestions. I did not get the key to enter the Bios settings in this machine. please let me know the key to press to enter the bios settings where i can change the boot options.

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    ANTES ENTRABA AL SETUP CON CRTOL+S AHORA AL INICIO DIGITO CRTOL+S Y ENTRA A ALGO PARECIDO UNA PANTALLA AZUL CON SOLO 4 ITEMP, (PARA CAMBIAR DE ENCENDER LA PC POR RED), Y 3 COSAS MAS....

    PERO NO APARECE MAS CONFIGURAR DISCO, HORA FECHA Y TODO ESO DEL SETUP

    NO SE QUE PASO...

    GRACIAS

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    ANTES ENTRABA AL SETUP CON CRTOL+S AHORA AL INICIO DIGITO CRTOL+S Y ENTRA A ALGO PARECIDO UNA PANTALLA AZUL CON SOLO 4 ITEMP, (PARA CAMBIAR DE ENCENDER LA PC POR RED), Y 3 COSAS MAS....

    PERO NO APARECE MAS CONFIGURAR DISCO, HORA FECHA Y TODO ESO DEL SETUP

    NO SE QUE PASO...

    GRACIAS

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2008

    i can't change the boot in bios ibm netvista

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I searched for hours for a solution to this. Here it is:

1). Restart your computer, NOT using ctrl - alt - del
2). Press F1 when guided to.
3). When you get into the config menu, select Start Options, then hit enter twice.

There are all the options you need! Cool, huh?

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Hi,

I tried to install the Windows XP in IBM 6578-PBU but i couldnt find the options to change the first boot device to CDROM. I have tried F1 key, Del key, F2 key but nothing works. Now, by default, the boot options is floppy drive, network and then harddrive. If anybody can help me out, please let me know.

Thanks

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If you dont get the option by using the page up/down, or =/- keys or up/down keys when in the bios to alter the first boot device, then your pc was built using the old bios settings in the days before cdrom support was used to install operating systems.

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If i`m not wron try (crlt+) alt+s on startup

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