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Where can I find documentation on the options in my BIOS? I haven't been able to find anything.

My computer is a Dell XPS 15 L501X laptop, BIOS is Phoenix A07.

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Are you looking for a manual, or just help with specific settings? –  KCotreau Jul 29 '11 at 23:54
    
normal thing is just google the setting if it isn't self explanatory. phoenix bios is fairly standard. and you can try to change a setting and see what happens and if it's no good for you then just change it back. –  barlop Jul 30 '11 at 0:27
    
Your OS doesn't mean anything. I'm going to take it out because it is extraneous information. –  new123456 Jul 30 '11 at 1:50

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I could not find anything like a manual for that specific model's BIOS, or the BIOS itself. That it probably because they usually rely on the built-in help files, scant as they may be.

There was nothing in this model's manuals regarding the BIOS:

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xpsl501x/en/index.htm

I found this general link regarding the Phoenix BIOS. It may not have every setting yours has, but should help:

http://www.computerhope.com/help/phoenix.htm

I also found this specific information about another Dell model (not sure why they don't do this for all models):

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/psyd/setup.htm

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Thank you. 4321 –  CChriss Aug 2 '11 at 3:30
    
Thank you too for marking it. I hope it helped you get most of what you were looking for. –  KCotreau Aug 2 '11 at 3:34

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