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Acer laptop

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by valerian, 26 Feb 2006.

  1. valerian

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,866

    Location: Stafford

    i formatted my acer laptop to get rid of the partitions on the harddisc, any thoughts on how to now get rid of the minging acer start up screen, i assume its a bios thing but the bios locks me out of a number of avenues
    cheers
    its an aspire 1654wlmi
    i put my own copy of xp on it
     
  2. UKDTweak

    Soldato

    Joined: 2 Dec 2002

    Posts: 6,592

    Location: N.Ireland

    Acer lock down their laptop bios to stop people messing with the settings.... sometime though, there is a speation key combo that will allow access to higher fuctions, but rarely would that include the logo screen, try ctrl-alt-esc or ctrl-f4, while in the bios main screen...
     
  3. valerian

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,866

    Location: Stafford

    i will try that now
     
  4. valerian

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,866

    Location: Stafford

    sorry did not work anythng else?
    cheers