Hi, I'm trying to set up my old Dell Inspiron 4000 laptop. To change the boot priority, you have to use the arrow keys, but the right and left keys do not work. The problem occurs only in BIOS (not using Windows) and even with an external keyboard attached (USB and PS2).
@Daveincaps: the INSPIRON BIOS uses all arrow keys, @ Richard 59: the TAB key has no funktion in that BIOS, @Dellmanshu: read the words: "The problem occurs only in BIOS (not using Windows)..." [good to know you work for Dell...]
I don't see that any of the above suggestions were claimed to be definite fixes--just possible key strokes that might work. Since the problem only occurs in bios the logical assumption is the user is not doing it right. As I previously mentioned, the function of the keys in bios setup should be on the first setup page and the user manual--both of which the user can easily check.
The only inspiron laptop I have is the 2200 and its boot priority is set with the up/down keys and ENTER.
You seem to be familiar with that bios. What do you think the problem is?
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