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CMOS access

Posted on 1998-04-18
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Neighbor wants me to put in second hard drive on his Olivetti M300-30 486 but I can't get to the CMOS settings. Does anyone know the key combination I need. (He doesn't have a manual) :)
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I'm afraid that your neighbor lost. I worked with Olivetti computers.
It doesn't have "on-line" access to the CMOS. To alter CMOS settings
he need bootable floppy from Olivetti with proprietary CMOS editing
utility. You can try http://www.sysopt.com/tweakbios.html to
get Tweak BIOS.
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HA !!! I found this Setup Config Disk:
http://nssweb.olivetti.za/disks/m3xx/m300/m300disk.exe

Case closed. :)))
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