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by ScheenSingen
Mon May 28, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: Power Management problems
Topic: Spin down a hard drive by code
Replies: 3
Views: 1887

Spin down a hard drive by code

Hello, I have aLaptop with Win98. In the Power Management I can set an option to "turn off the hard drive after 3 mins". Three minutes is the minimum setting in Win98. But I want to "turn off the hard drive" after 1 minute! In the internet I found an info there is a port called "ATAIDLE". It program...
by ScheenSingen
Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: Seting the "booting time" by program (PC autobooting)
Replies: 4
Views: 3051

Re: Seting the "booting time" by program (PC autobooting)

I have found a better program, now. It's called "CmosInfo.exe". Download here (369kB): http://wayback.archive.org/web/*/http://www.pqtuning-downloads.de/files/cmosinfo.zip With this tool it is possible to manipulate the (512 byte) Cmos-Ram and set the boot time of the computer. As described here ......
by ScheenSingen
Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: Seting the "booting time" by program (PC autobooting)
Replies: 4
Views: 3051

Re: Seting the "booting time" by program (PC autobooting)

Thanks for the info. I found a download http://www.planetsourcecode.com/upload_PSC/ftp/CODE_UPLOAD6436652000.zip containing a zip file called "cmos.zip". The zip file contains "cmos.exe" and when running cmos.exe it creates (in the same directory) the file "cmos.dat". When opening "cmos. dat" with n...
by ScheenSingen
Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: Seting the "booting time" by program (PC autobooting)
Replies: 4
Views: 3051

Seting the "booting time" by program (PC autobooting)

Hello,

In the Bios I can set the time (and date) manually
so that the Computer boots automatically at the desired time.

I am a Visual Basic Programmer. -Is it possibble to set the Boot-time
and Boot-date by a self written WinXP program?

My motherboard is an ASUS A7V-E with Award BIOS (WinXP).