Keyboard failure may result when a key on the keyboard is held down for extended periods of time. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. No Boot enables the controller but disables the ability to boot from a USB device. Enables or disables the indicated group of USB ports on the back of the computer. Umm, reset BIOS only requires access to the motherboard.

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Ask a question and give support. This setting configures the amount of system memory that is reserved for the integrated video controller. To ensure that a device is bootable, check the device documentation. Certain changes can cause your computer to work incorrectly. If you turn off the power and remove the motherboard button battery for say 20 minutes it dumension reset the BIOS to it’s default settings.

No, create an account now. Determines the functionality of the numeric keys on the right side of your keyboard. Determines the order in which the system searches for boot devices during system startup.

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Do you already have an account? The computer attempts dimensiom boot from all bootable devices, but if no bootable device is found, the computer generates an error message that states No boot device available. Onboard enables the integrated video controller. It’s old and I have no disks for it.


You must press the front-panel power button before the system turns on. Already have an account? Dell has great resources and diagnostics Enables or disables Execute Disable memory protection technology.

Here is an overview of the process Keyboard failure may result when a key on the keyboard is held down for extended periods of time. When you receive your computer, the jumper plug is attached to pins 1 and 2.

Can’t access BIOS on Dell Dimension E521

Sets the computer to automatically turn on. Determines whether the sign-on screen displays a message stating the keystroke sequence that is required to enter ee521 Setup program or the Quickboot feature. Drives 0 through 3 On default. Enables and disables the floppy drives and sets read permission for the internal floppy drive. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

But now I can’t even get it to recognize the monitor so I can’t do anything until I can get that part fixed. The field is a scrollable list containing features that define the configuration of your computer, including installed hardware, power conservation, and security features. Please download manual dimenson look up ‘clearing CMOS’.


Enter the administrator password at the prompt to unlock system setup.

System Setup: Dell Dimension E Service Manual

Information on the screen is divided into four areas: Enables or disables the integrated NIC controller. I make sure there’s no power connected and keep touching the metal frame of the case before touching components.

The system name listed in the BIOS may not appear exactly as the name that appears on the computer or in the computer’s documentation. Now it will not recognize the monitor either so I can’t even see what’s happening.

I have no access to the bios because I d521 use the USB keyboard The procedure is described in the manual. So I dimensino it and found suggestions to replace the battery.