|... to use bootup cd/dvd enter your bios and alter the boot order sequence to boot from cd/dvd as first option. ... "save settings on exit of bios"|
To initialize the BIOS settings to revert to the factory condition: (<< click link)
1. Remove all the peripherals and additional memory.
2. Turn on the power of the ThinkPad.
3. One of the following methods [BIOS Setup Utility] to enter the screen.
To access the ※ BIOS there are two.
(1) IBM ThinkPad logo screen, "To interrupt normal startup, press the blue Access
IBM button" message that appears, [Access IBM] button.
"IBM Rescue and Recovery" will launch the menu screen. If you set a password,
it displays the password screen, enter the password.
"Welcome to IBM Rescue and Recovery support Rapid Restore" window will open
that [Continue] button.
※ "Welcome to IBM Rescue and Recovery support" may appear.
※ "Welcome" to prevent the display screen again, "Do not show again" Please Tick.
The left column menu "Configuration" in the "Access to BIOS" button.
"This task requires a system restart. Do you want to continue?" Will be
displayed, click Yes button. Restart the computer.
After rebooting ※ "IBM BIOS Setup Utility" screen enter.
(2) IBM ThinkPad logo screen, "To interrupt normal startup, press the blue Access
IBM button" message that appears, [F1] key.
4. [F9] key (Setup Defaults), press the screen that displays "Yes" and select the
5. [F10] key (Save and Exit), press the screen that displays "Yes" and select
the [Enter] key.
Restart the computer. Initialization of the BIOS setting is completed.
Be carried back to factory condition initialization ※ BIOS, recovery (return to
factory state your hard disk) is not performed, does not erase data from your
... there is logic to this madness!
the element of surprise Grrrrrrrr