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How do I access the BIOS on a HP Pavilion Media Center?



I want to be able to access the BIOS on my PC to make sure the system first tries to boot off the CD/DVD - but I can't get into it. I've tried F6, F8 and F10 during start up but it just keeps flying into windows. I've tried bouncing it so that it comes up with the option to start in safe mode etc. but it keeps recovering fine.


Is it to do with having a wireless keyboard that I can't get any of the F keys to work? Maybe the moment for getting into these functions has passed before the keyboard connects?


Anybody got any tips?

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Re: How do I access the BIOS on a HP Pavilion Media Center?

What model PC are you using?  Usually it's the F10 key.  What do you see on the HP blue screen to enter setup?

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