bios and safe mode

Discussion in 'Abit' started by herbzee, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. herbzee

    herbzee Guest

    hitting delete to enter BIOS, does not work, neither does F8 for
    SAFE MODE.
    Abit 7 MBoard running WinXP SP2.
     
    herbzee, Nov 22, 2006
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  2. "herbzee" wrote:
    |
    | hitting delete to enter BIOS, does not work, neither does F8 for
    | SAFE MODE.
    | Abit 7 MBoard running WinXP SP2.

    Is it a PS/2 keyboard? If so, is it plugged into the mouse port and not the
    keyboard port?

    Is it a USB keyboard? If so, try a PS/2 keyboard temporarily. With a PS/2
    keyboard you can get into the CMOS setup screens. In Integrated Peripherals
    (possibly one of the sub-menus beneath), set "Keyboard support via" from OS
    to BIOS then Save & Exit Setup. Allow the computer to reboot then shut down
    and power down so you can remove the PS/2 keyboard (you don't want to
    plug/unplug components from the PS/2 ports when the system has power applied
    ... even backup power).

    Jef
     
    Bird JanitorĀ®, Nov 22, 2006
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