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Since: Jun 13, 2007
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(Msg. 1) Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:37 am
Post subject: END key while bios seems to have failed
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Hi eveybody

I have an old computer that wasn't booting anymore, telling me
"checking nvram..update failed". I wasn't able to press the delete
key, wasn't responding. I tough I had to put that computer in the
garbage (old pentium 166).

But I find out that while I put power on, if I was holding the INSERT
key and/or the END key, it has put all default values in the bios and
I was able to reconfigure my BIOS!

This is a very cool way to recover a BIOS wich the settings prevent to
go back in the BIOS config page. Hope it will help someone else!


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