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==Dell Keyboard Combos==
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== Dell Keyboard Combos ==
* F2 to access BIOS
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* F12 to access boot menu
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*F2 to access BIOS  
* CTRL+ALT+F10 to go direct into diagnostics (may work on Desktops only!)
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*F12 to access boot menu, then choose "Utility Partition" (may appear as "Diagnostics", as well). Another option that may appear is "IDE Drive Diagnostics" (for hard drive diags only) 
* Fn+Power to boot into diags on laptops and use an attached monitor as the primary
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*CTRL+ALT+F10 to go direct into diagnostics (may work on Desktops only!)  
* If there is an "Access Direct" button, press and hold that to run diagnostics directly
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*Fn+Power to boot into diags on laptops and use an attached monitor as the primary  
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*If there is an "Access Direct" button, press and hold that to run diagnostics directly
  
 
==IBM/Thinkpad==
 
==IBM/Thinkpad==

Revision as of 19:39, 29 April 2009

Dell Keyboard Combos

  • F2 to access BIOS
  • F12 to access boot menu, then choose "Utility Partition" (may appear as "Diagnostics", as well). Another option that may appear is "IDE Drive Diagnostics" (for hard drive diags only) 
  • CTRL+ALT+F10 to go direct into diagnostics (may work on Desktops only!)
  • Fn+Power to boot into diags on laptops and use an attached monitor as the primary
  • If there is an "Access Direct" button, press and hold that to run diagnostics directly

IBM/Thinkpad

  • Press the blue imb button, or press DEL?

Apple

  • F2 on newer models to run Apple Hardware Test without needing an install/test CD
  • Press and hold "D" - starts Apple Hardware Test (once an install disk or a hardware test is inserted)
  • Press and hold "C" to boot from an install disk
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