Compaq Presario 5838 BIOS Setup Utility?

Compaq Presario 5838 BIOS Setup Utility?


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Posted by krmiller on June 21, 2000 at 10:29:54:

I have a Compaq Presario 5838 with an AMD Athlon and a Phoenix BIOS.

After a Compaq flash 'upgrade' my hard disk physical throughput went from 9MB to 5MB.

The people at Compaq were absolutely no help, they refused to acknoledge that this was even a problem (on a WD PCI bus master drive that is good for about 13MB).

Has anyone come across a third party BIOS setup utility for this machine? I would like to be able to set my own wait states and such. The stock Compaq setup utility does not allow this.

Any help will be appreciated.

Ken

PS I heartily everyone not to but Compaq products. Service after the sell is a bit of a myth.


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