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    Our systems management expert explains how to reset a BIOS password.

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    It depends entirely on which BIOS your computer uses. I suggest that you consult your computer's documentation.

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    You need to get to DOS to flash your BIOS, and this tip discusses building a DOS boot disk for Win2000.

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  • When should I update BIOS?

    The system BIOS is used to manage your computer at the hardware level, including the motherboard, RAM, processor and more. Occasionally, your hardware vendor will provide a BIOS update to correct an error or improve functionality.

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  • BIOS and multiple-processor systems errors

    Issues with multiple-processor systems can cause a BIOS error that seems to indicate that the system needs new hardware, but there is actually an easier fix.

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  • BIOS update

    If you need to boot in real-mode DOS to upgrade you BIOS, use a Windows 98 startup disk.

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  • How can I create a bootable floppy disk in Win2k?

    I would like to create a bootable floppy to update the BIOS in my Windows 2000 Pro machine by using the appropriate *.bin file and AWDFLASH utility. I currently have Award BIOS v.4.51PG with BIOS ID 02/23/1999-i440BX-SMC60X-2A69KB0CC-00 and chipset 440BX/ZK rev 3. The Intel motherboard does not...

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  • Troubleshooting SCSI: Solving connectivity problems

    When your computer's BIOS scan can't detect the SCSI adapter card, these five easy steps may help you remedy the problem.

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  • How can I update the BIOS to recognize a new hard drive?

    I have a new 80 GB hard drive that I tried to add to my old system. The drive is not being recognized by the BIOS. Is there a way I can update the BIOS?

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  • Check your BIOS version without rebooting

    Has tech support ever asked you which version of the BIOS you were on, then had you reboot when you don't know? Here are two places you can get that information without rebooting.

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