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HOW TO ENTER CMOS SETUP OR BIOS SETUP OF SONY VGN-FW290E OR HOW TO INSTALL WIN XP IN THIS NOTEBOOK

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To enter the CMOS setup BIOS you hit f2 during the power on. After you enter the bios to the boot up screen and select first boot up = CD ROM. Save the configuration and reboot. Now pop in your windows XP cd into the CDROM, your computer will bootup from the CDROM. You can now reinstall windows.

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