Question about Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
Can't get in to bios
When you turn on your desktop , You see Dell screen , as soon as you see that, keep on tapping F2 key which is on the top most row.
If in case you do not see DELL coming on the screen which will happen rarely, so can tap f2 key as soon as you turn our system on.
Posted on May 19, 2009
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Restart your computer
during the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key usually Delete or F2 to enter setup
this will differ depending on which bios you have
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS
if you have changed any of the BIOS settings by mistake
you can load failsafe or optimised defaults using the arrow keys you can after you make any changes in BIOS press Esc then press the F10 button save to cmos to restart
CMOS is an on-board semiconductor chip powered by a CMOS battery inside computers that stores information such as the system time and date and the system hardware settings for your computer..
If your computer won't boot without a password or you need a password to enter the computer set-up or change the settings, then you have a BIOS password set. BIOS is an acronym for basic input/output system.
The BIOS is the basic instruction set that teaches the computer how to access disk drives, keyboard, display etc. The BIOS is typically placed on a ROM chip in the computer hence the term ROM BIOS.
The ROM BIOS allows the computer to boot itself. The BIOS is required to boot the computer. Thus, if the BIOS is password protected, the computer will not boot (or you will not be able to enter or change the BIOS settings.)
using the arrows keys scroll to Advanced Bios Features change the first boot device to cd rom press escape the F10 save to cmos to restart
BIOS is a software program that controls basic functions in your computer, such as boot order, keyboard control and how your processor interacts with memory cards
Restart your computer
During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS using the arrow keys scroll down to advanced bios features press enter to change boot devices
press f10 to save to cmos escape then restart your computer
if you need to change any of the settings using the arrow keys if you have made any changes that has compromised your computer
you can go back and load failsafe or optimised defaults
hope this helps you
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