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Script to change bios setting for HDD using WMI or some other method

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I simply need a script that can change the bios HDD setting from IDE  to  AHCI.
Does not need built in elevation, it will be running on an admin account.
This script will be running on lenovo x200's
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scripts work within a operating system.
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yes you are correct. is there any way to change a bios setting from windows using vb, powershell, whatever.............
these are all domain machines and would be running as local admin...........
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no, either access the BIOS localy, or through a remote management provided by the manufacturer
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Take a look at this page:
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=UM000968 

There is a sample set of scripts at the bottom of that page:
http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/script.zip 
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My comment is the correct answer to the question, but xmen pointed in the right direction
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