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I'm trying to change the boot order on a VM that uses PhoenixBIOS. I can get to the setup utility. However, I can't figure out how to get into supervisor mode, which is required to change the boot order.

Can anyone tell me how to do this? My Google-fu fails me.

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What's your VM environment? VMWare Server, ESX, ...? –  Andrew May 20 '10 at 0:39
    
VMWare Workstation. Sorry, I should have mentioned that. –  Tom May 20 '10 at 1:39

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I had the same problem and solved it by accident: (a) Unset BIOS password; (b) rebooted and pressed F4 for network boot, which failed of course; (c) rebooted and pressed F2 and I was supervisor. No logic there.... but worked.

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