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Default Bios options not active - 04-27-2010, 12:41 AM

Hi there

I have a problem with my Bios. Now it's on A06.

Nearly all options and functions are disabled. I can see them, but I cannot choose or change them. They are all in a light gray color. I re-flashed the bios, but it did not help. Neither the "load default"-option is available.

What shell I do?

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Default 05-03-2010, 11:51 AM

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Hi there

I have a problem with my Bios. Now it's on A06.

Nearly all options and functions are disabled. I can see them, but I cannot choose or change them. They are all in a light gray color. I re-flashed the bios, but it did not help. Neither the "load default"-option is available.

What shell I do?

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Just going from what I read in various Google searches...try: In the main menu of the bios press Ctrl-F1

Option 3 would be to reflash your BIOS I guess. Exactly what model is it? There's probably a newer BIOS available.


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Default 05-03-2010, 02:03 PM

I have seen this issue reported before - something corrupted the BIOS. The suggestion I have seen is to remove the coin cell battery, try to start the system, shut it down and reinsert the battery.


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Default 05-03-2010, 02:11 PM

Yes, that would reset the BIOS to factory default and then you would have to update of course.

There are intructions here for the Dell Mini 1010 - should be similar for all the minis.

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Default 05-04-2010, 09:09 PM

Removing the coin cell battery worked (was a little tricky, the battery cable is hardly removable), thanks

No update necessary

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Default 05-04-2010, 09:24 PM

That's good...problem solved....!!

Thank holmes4 for the idea.


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