^ Offtopic. Nothing to do with finding the bios passwoard,
but much appreciated!
aus9 wrote:Also usb stick must be direct.....try another slot in case slot is faulty?
Had been wondering if that might be the problem . as had been testing from a hub. So put it directly into a slot at the back, but no joy.
aus9 wrote:ahhh I think some bios do not allow usb booting as an option as they think they are hard drives.
make sure hard drives are an option please along with usb
Hard drives had always been shown as an option, but then a bit of lateral thinking to let's just see the hard drives, and there was the usb given as hdd0! Hit Enter and it booted the usb. And what's more, put it on the hub, and it still got booted.
Event the iffy usb, has been able to boot from hub, just as long as it has its light showing. So now the search for the bios password can proceed at a more leisurely pace. Many thanks for the various suggestions.
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