I transferred the Linux mint live CD to a hard disc with a USB connector and tried that, with exactly the same results – it was ignored, I then tried connecting a 9. Sets the computer’s suspend mode. Allows you to view the Event Log. The system setup screen displays current or changeable configuration information for your computer. Write down your current boot sequence in case you want to restore it. On enables the interface so that the device can be used.

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In this field you can view your current settings and make changes to your settings. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. The time now is This did get recognised, but the boot stopped within a mysterious grub text console sh: Dell Precision Rack The file icon appears on your desktop and is titled the same as the download BIOS update file.

Dell Dimension C521 Owner’s Manual: Boot Menu

usn Enables or disables the integrated NIC controller. The only virus I ever caught was a boot sector virus spread by floppy disks long ago.

The computer must be disconnected from the electrical outlet to clear the CMOS setting. Comments to this Eimension Your Name. Bootable Hard Drive — The computer attempts to boot from the primary hard drive. Guessing, I tried typing ‘boot’, but the shell would say no kernel found. When you receive your computer, the jumper plug is attached to pins 1 and 2. July 31st, 1.


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This option enables or disables the Dimensoin ‘n’ Quiet technology for all supported processors. Switching to performance mode will cause the drive heads to move faster, causing the hard drive to be noisier. I hope I’ve helped.

Depending on your computer and installed devices, the items listed in this section may not appear, or may not appear exactly as listed. Page of Go. Enables or disables the indicated group of USB ports on the front of the computer.

System Setup: Dell Dimension E Service Manual

Do not change the settings in system setup unless you are an expert computer user. No Boot enables the controller but disables the ability to boot from a USB device. When enabled, this feature reduces computer startup time by bypassing some.

Typing ‘exit’ booted me back to XP again. When Low Power Mode is selected, remote wakeup events will no longer power up the computer from Hibernate or Off via the onboard network controller. The File Download window appears.


Onboard Floppy Drive — The computer attempts to boot from the floppy drive. Before you use system setup, it is recommended that you write down the system setup screen information for future reference. The machine currently runs XP and I wanted to try out Ubuntu, in particular to dimensikn the performance of flash video. Displays the current status dimensioj your system setup program’s password security feature and allows you to verify and assign a new admin password.

To connect a network cable, first plug the cable into the network device and then plug it into the computer. Determines the order in which the system searches for boot devices during system startup.

Clear Log clears the Event Dimeension.