Accessing the bios

Christian christian08 at
Fri Oct 10 14:20:00 UTC 2008

Hello Matt,
Many thanks for your email.
I will be getting some sighted assistance later today so that I can turn my sound back on.
This is really frustrating that one cannot access the BIOS without sighted help.
Best regards,

On 2008-10-10 at 09:57 Matt Barnes wrote:

>The only way that I know of to access your BIOS is during the boot process
>while depressing a specific key. For AMI BIOS, you utilize the Delete key.
>Features are version specific so you'd have to see about obtaining a copy
>the manual for your motherboard. You could also try to restore with the
>original floppies if you still have them.
>On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 6:31 PM, Christian <christian08 at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I just have a question. My external sound card has stopped working so I
>> need to enable the integrated Realtek soundcard but that's disabled in
>> bios.
>> Does anyone know if I can press the first letter in the bios for r to
>> restore default options? Or is there some utility that allows me to
>> bios settings under LInux?
>> Its Ami bios.
>> Many thanks,
>> Christian
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