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Old 08-10-2006, 07:01 PM   #1
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I was trying to overclock my CPU, but it won't let me get into my CPU or RAM settings. What gives?
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Old 08-10-2006, 07:11 PM   #2
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Was your system prebuilt? (Is it Dell, HP, Conpaq, etc?) If it is, big companies lock the BIOS in order to prevent you from overclocking it.
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I have a Compaq and the BIOS is locked but i heard u can download programs of the net that allow you to over clock through windows.
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Old 08-10-2006, 07:44 PM   #4
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He's probably talking about the system in his signature. In which case, you might want to try a BIOS update.
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Does taht look prebuilt
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Old 08-10-2006, 07:46 PM   #6
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It is my old one. I'm overclocking it for my brother. I've already succesfully overclocked this one. It's HP.
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Well then theres your answer. The BIOS is locked up. You could try and find a software, that does what u want for you, but I never heard of one like that.
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Old 08-10-2006, 07:58 PM   #8
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There's no way to get past a locked BIOS?
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