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cannot access bios

By silvacala ·
Uncarelessly, I made a change in BIOS, and it wont open anymore. I set SATA emulation to Combined IDE controller, and now BIOS wont open, so I can undo this change. Please, can anyone help??

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That shouldn't lock out the BIOS.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to cannot access bios

Are you rebooting instead of trying a fully powered down 'cold boot'? The drive controller setting will not keep you from the BIOS menu.

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