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Entering bios please guide me how to get into the bios settings. I have upgraded with seagate barracuda 80 GB hard disk, which is recognised only 31.4 GB, what I have to do to use 80 GB. thanks, RAM

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The bios wont support anything higher. Go the the website and flash it with the new bios download.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00004461&dlc=&product=92867&lang=&

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