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I have inherited an old Dell Latitude 300XT. I want to enter the cmos setup
to change it so it will boot from a CD. I tap F1 at bootup and nothing
happens. I think what I am trying to do is what Dell docs call "entering
system setup" but I can't figure out how to do it. This machine is running
Windows 2000 Professional.
 
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In news:W28ce.2602$iZ1.2514@trnddc03,
Gordon Nelson <popop3@verizon.net> typed:
> I have inherited an old Dell Latitude 300XT. I want to enter the cmos
> setup to change it so it will boot from a CD. I tap F1 at bootup and
> nothing happens. I think what I am trying to do is what Dell docs
> call "entering system setup" but I can't figure out how to do it.
> This machine is running Windows 2000 Professional.

Try the "Delete" key...worked on Dim4100. Probably do a search on Google
groups or the Dell Webpage and find a solution if Delete doesn't work. The
new Dell computers are using F2 for the BIOS.

....Allen
 
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All Dell docs found here;
http://support.dell.com/support/systemsinfo/documentation.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~cat=12

"Allen L." <notvalid@notvalid.com> wrote in message
news:De8ce.46187$hu5.34076@tornado.texas.rr.com...
> In news:W28ce.2602$iZ1.2514@trnddc03,
> Gordon Nelson <popop3@verizon.net> typed:
>> I have inherited an old Dell Latitude 300XT. I want to enter the cmos
>> setup to change it so it will boot from a CD. I tap F1 at bootup and
>> nothing happens. I think what I am trying to do is what Dell docs
>> call "entering system setup" but I can't figure out how to do it.
>> This machine is running Windows 2000 Professional.
>
> Try the "Delete" key...worked on Dim4100. Probably do a search on
> Google groups or the Dell Webpage and find a solution if Delete
> doesn't work. The new Dell computers are using F2 for the BIOS.
>
> ...Allen
>
 

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