How to access the BIOS in XP home

  TommyRed 15:00 09 Dec 03

I knew how to do it in 98SE, but just continously pressing the delete key doesn't appear to work in XP Home, what's the procedure? TR

  Jester2K II 15:02 09 Dec 03


  seancblack 15:03 09 Dec 03

Your OS has nothing to do with your BIOS. If you just used to press "delete", then thats how you should do it now. If you wait til you hear a bleep when turning your PC on, then press del you should be in.

  Jester2K II 15:05 09 Dec 03

Sorry thought that was Safe Mode you were asking for... (got it on the brain)

seancblack is correct. The BIOS key is linked to the hardware and not the software. If you have the same motherbaord then it'll be the same key (delete)

  Morpheus? 15:09 09 Dec 03

or is tommyred asking how to do it in XP, I dont know, that is just how i read it..I might learn something here.............

  hugh-265156 15:12 09 Dec 03
  TommyRed 15:18 09 Dec 03

Yes, that looks like it F1 or F10. Sorry should have said it was a new PC, so that's why pressing delete didn't work. Thanks All TR

  Morpheus? 15:18 09 Dec 03

nice one, we live and learn....

  Jester2K II 15:23 09 Dec 03

Ahhhh... Its does vary from Motherboard to motherboard...


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