Armada 1700 BIOS

How do you enter the BIOS settings for a Compaq Aramda 1700. I've tried F2, F10, DEL, F1, and nothing has worked. Please Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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troltrol4 Feb 2004
I'm sorrie to tell you that I have not worked with the compaq armada for ages. 9*So I really don't know. The best thing to do Is to just go to www.compaq.com and ask the question there in the support section. Sorrie to have disappointed you
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BidletBidlet31 Jan 2004
Hi ssblair, The armada 1700's didn't have inbuilt BIOS settings for setup etc...it had to be installed on the hard drive or run from a floppy disk. If it is installed on your hard drive you can run the bios setup by pressing F10 when you notice a cursor in the top right(?) corner of the screen shortly after turning the unit on. Otherwise you'll have to download the setup from www.compaq.com and put it on a floppy and run it from there; the floppy created is bootable so your laptop should go straight into the setup. Good luck! Bidlet
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MockenrueMockenrue28 Jan 2004
I seem to remember it was F11 or F12.
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polisukpolisuk21 Jan 2004
Here are the instructions for my Compaq Armada M300: "Turn on or restart the computer, then press F10 when the blinking cursor appears upper-right on the screen." If this doesn't work try the compaq.com site.
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SilverrapSilverrap21 Jan 2004
F10 normally
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j18nlj18nl21 Jan 2004
For Compaq it always have been F10 as far as I know, so when you see the Compaq logo, press F10 a couple of times and you should enter the BIOS.
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