I have a busted screen on my laptop, I need to access the Bios screen but im using a external monitor, which doesn't come on until i'm at login screen. Is there another way to access bios? I need to reset my DVD driver which has disappeared from device manager.
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June 2, 2010 8:40:26 AM
Some laptops can run from external screen from start up, some do it only from Windows. And on some I guess the option can be set from the BIOS.
I know this doesn't answer you query but it may explain the issue.
As far as the DVD drive is concerned, it should be automatically recognised -- the only thing you can control regarding drives from the BIOS is boot order. If the drive has disappeared from Windows it may be defective.