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Old 09-09-2008, 10:20 PM   #1
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ok so i have an old dell latitude C400 that i dont know the password to. However it would be a useable computer if i could just log on. It does not have a CD drive, so what i would like to do is get into the bios, and see if i can change the boot location to an external disk or hard drive, then move the OS to the internal harddrive.

basically- how do i get to the BIOS on this computer?! ive tried everything and nothing has worked
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Old 09-09-2008, 11:07 PM   #2
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You've tried F10, F2, etc? Try all F keys during boot lol.
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Old 09-10-2008, 02:22 AM   #3
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Press keys like a monkey on crack during the boot sequence.
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Old 09-10-2008, 07:45 AM   #4
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Should be F2, if that doesn't work try F1,F10, or ESC.
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Try Delete too
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i think that F8 is where u go to ur boot sequence
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Old 09-11-2008, 05:21 PM   #7
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I've got a dell server and I'm sure its delete to get into setup
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