PC boots into BIOS

  watsoa 13:00 13 Aug 2007

Probably something simple for you guys but my computer has started to boot into BIOS from a cold start, it will then start normally if I press Ctrl/Alt-Del.

Any suggestions most welcome


  ambra4 13:32 13 Aug 2007

Replace the cmos battery.

  watsoa 16:51 14 Aug 2007

Changed the battery but the problem remains !!

  ambra4 17:18 14 Aug 2007

Check the keyboard F2 and Delete keys are not stuck, firmly tapping the keys few times may sort out problem

Sometimes a key can get jammed in the on position.

Try a difference keyboard and see if still boot to the Bios

  woodchip 17:58 14 Aug 2007

Try BIOS on Default settings, save before exit

  watsoa 13:50 15 Aug 2007

Thanks ambra4 and woodchip for your suggestions - tried them both but still the same problem.

  watsoa 17:49 15 Aug 2007

Apologies - tried a 3rd keyboard and this worked fine, we must have a couple of dodgy keyboards.


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