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Compaq armada e500

It can't boot on HDD or and/ CD, Floppy boots up well.

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  • Anonymous Jun 20, 2008

    how to enter BIOS setup?which key to press during booting?

  • Anonymous Jul 25, 2008

    bios setup

  • nygiantslt56 Jul 31, 2008

    dealing with similar situation, how do i reset bios???

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    how

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The key for bios is F10 just press during compag loading screen or if dat doesnt work immeditely after. I found this out by trying all of them in sequence to see which one worked

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Have you tried resetting the BIOS to default values? Is the hard drive recognized in the BIOS? Is the CD drive recognized?

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