No Bios access at start up

  Viper3 00:52 09 May 2017
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I have a PC that will not allow access to the BIOS. Upon boot up I have an Intel boot agent PXE error code. It has a continuous DHCP ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,/ If I hit escape it will boot to windows. How can I resolve this issue?

  Jollyjohn 12:02 09 May 2017

Make and model of PC would help us be more specific. In the mean time try F2, Tab, Del, F10 - tap the key repeatedly as you boot the PC.

  Viper3 00:18 10 May 2017
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the computer is an HP Compaq 6200 Pro-Micro, Obviously!! I have tried all of the normal keys that will allow access to the BIOS but to no avail. This leads me to this post.

  Jollyjohn 10:00 10 May 2017

F1 or F10 according to this click here If PC boots to windows, can you use the HP Diagnostic software?

  Jollyjohn 10:55 11 May 2017

Do you have an old PS/2 keyboard to try?

  Viper3 02:33 12 May 2017

I started out with a PS/2 key board and switched to a USB no difference. Still unable to access the system bios.

  Jollyjohn 10:37 12 May 2017

You could try removing the CMOS battery and resetting BIOS, replace battery and reboot. This should force the BIOS setup to open to correct the date and time.

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