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Windows 7: access to BIOS through Windows?

25 Oct 2016   #21
Dramx

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by townsbg View Post
Oh you didn't specify. Sometimes that is an option in the bios settings.
See comment #14. In a PC, you NEED BIOS access to set up automatic restart.


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25 Oct 2016   #22
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 

Pertaining the bios settings once they are set up you shouldn't have to touch them again. Make that a part of your set up and deployment process and you should be good however you will always need a hands and eyes team in an enterprise environment especially if there is an outage or hardware problems. There isn't any other way around it.
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26 Oct 2016   #23
Dramx

Windows 7
 
 

Well, I guess that's a "make sure you do it right the first time" suggestion. Agreed. Remote PCs in a scientific and reconnaissance environment often don't have the luxury of a hands- and eyes- team that an enterprise environment might, though.
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28 Oct 2016   #24
AvatarOfTheShip

Windows 7 Ult x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I'm not understanding why one would want to access the bios through Windows.

Dramx please enlighten me.

If one could reach the bios using Windows 7 you still would have to reboot before the changes would take effect.
Exactly.
Perhaps while we're at it we could control the physical universe by the power of our minds alone!
Just a thought.
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