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Tigger 10th December, 2001 04:51 AM

Compaq Bios
 
I want to get into my compaq bios so I can OC my celeron 500/66 but I cant seem to do it any Ideas>>

Superman 10th December, 2001 05:13 AM

Well, overclocking and Compaq are oxymorons, but you can get into the BIOS by going F10 on startup on some Compaq's. That's how my P200 Compaq is.

Tigger 10th December, 2001 06:01 AM

Hey thanks but I tried that it seems they have it locked out and cant change the important stuff you know that bites. it is the same with my aptiva but that is why I am building a custome system so if I want to blow it up I can :))

surlyjoe 10th December, 2001 06:34 AM

some of the compaqs required a "admin" boot disk to access the bios. only then would it come up

Tigger 10th December, 2001 06:47 AM

thanks surly

mrpcman 10th December, 2001 11:01 PM

yeah, some old IBM systems also made to have a boot like disk to access the bios.


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