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What is the key combination to access BIOS on a Compaq please

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    Emelio Navaja May 11, 2010

    try press "F2" at first start or "delete".

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Yea, you can try "F2" or "delete" at first start, or what iqbal_del
said "F10" or "Esc"
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Mike,
Del key is the general key to enter most of BIOS, but some BIOS has F2 some F10 and few Esc

You can easily see the button on POST screen, i.e. when you power on your PC just see on screen there may be a message like 'Press Del to enter Setup'

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