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Can't change CMOS settings on my Win98 SE desktop

Posted on 2007-04-07
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I need to know how to modify my BIOS settings in Win98 SE on my desktop system

I have tried using various F keys at startup with no success.  I have also tried using the CTRL key.

I have a MicroFlex Owner's Manual from MicroExpress but it doesn't say how to enter BIOS or change CMOS settings.

My problem is that Norton GoBack prevents startup from proceeding.  When I reboot, Norton tells me to press the spacebar to proceed with loading. When I do, I hear clicking noises from the tower.  If I wait long enough, the screen goes blank except for this error message: "Goback internal error. Failure code gb_genlog(xxx)"
The solution is found at -
http://service1.symantec.com/support/goback.nsf/8359612a9a2005b188256dc90054882a/e97e552afdf98a5888256dbb005989d1?OpenDocument&prod=&ver=&pcode=&src=&miniver=&tpre=&prev=&dtype=&seg=
or
http://tinyurl.com/3acyvr

I have saved NGBBoot to the computer I'm using now.  I have no idea how to burn this file to a CD, but I'll save that question until I've learned how to change my boot settings on my Win98 machine.
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Standard key to enter Bios setup is DEL at startup.

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