Using the Computer Setup (F10) Utility to Reset CMOS
To reset CMOS using the Computer Setup (F10) Utility:
Access the Computer Setup (F10) Utility menu.
When the Computer Setup message appears in the lower-right corner of the screen, press F10,
and then press
If you do not press
access this utility.
From the Computer Setup (F10) Utility menu, select File>Default Setup.
This restores the settings that include boot sequence order and other factory settings. However, it
does not force hardware rediscovery.
Choose Restore Factory Settings as Default, and the press
Select File->Apply Defaults and Exit, and then press
Reset the workstation passwords and configuration information, such as the system date and time.
Chapter 8 Configuring password security and resetting CMOS
to bypass the title screen, if necessary.
while the message is displayed, the workstation must be restarted to
This step does not clear the passwords.