Trending
  • Your Facebook Feed Has Failed You - Use These 5 Tips To Get It Back
    Your Facebook Feed Has Failed You - Use These 5 Tips To Get It Back
  • How to Personalize/Customize Your iPad
    How to Personalize/Customize Your iPad
  • How to access BIOS? What is the BIOS
    How to access BIOS? What is the BIOS
  • 3 Ways to Zoom in Your Screen on a Mac
    3 Ways to Zoom in Your Screen on a Mac
  • Security Settings You Should Have on Your iOS 10 Device

    Security Settings You Should Have on Your iOS 10 Device

    The security setting you either need to turn off or on are only a few taps away. You won't have to go through a sea of settings jut to get to it. Let's get to it and secure your iOS 10 device!

    Read more...

  • How You Can Keep Your WiFi Safe

    How You Can Keep Your WiFi Safe

    Even if having to deal with WiFi security is a real pain for some, it is something that needs to attention. Someone could steal your WiFi and use it for who knows what and cross your fingers that it is not for anything illegal.

    Read more...

  • What You Should Keep in Mind Before Buying a Used Smartphone

    What You Should Keep in Mind Before Buying a Used Smartphone

    As long as the phone works fine and has what you need, who care if it's not this years model. So, you've decided that the best thing you can do is buy a used phone. Before you go phone shopping, there are some things you need to keep in mind before you buy.

    Read more...

  • The Most Effective Ways to Get More Followers on Instagram

    The Most Effective Ways to Get More Followers on Instagram

    Before you give up and think about closing your Instagram account, there are some tips and tricks on how to increase your Instagram followers you should know about. By following these tips,...

    Read more...

  • How to Make a GIF From a Video (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android)

    How to Make a GIF From a Video (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android)

    ver the certain period of time, GIF images have gained so much popularity, and you can see them on the Social Networking websites. In the comments section of a website or your Twitter timeline, GIF is actually an animated image format which is created from different images or videos.

    Read more...

  • How to Take Great Pictures with Your Android Device

    How to Take Great Pictures with Your Android Device

    When was the last time you used a digital camera to take a picture? It's probably been a while, right? Most of us used our smartphone to take a million pictures of our pets or of that beautiful sunset you were lucky enough to see.

    Read more...

  • The Best iPhone 7 Tips and Tricks You're Probably Not Using

    The Best iPhone 7 Tips and Tricks You're Probably Not Using

    iOS offers an endless amount of great features you can enjoy, but you may not be taking advantage of them because you might not even know they exist or are too afraid you'll mess something up by tampering with it.

    Read more...

How to access BIOS? What is the BIOS

How to access BIOS? What is the BIOS

0.0/7 rating (0 votes)

BIOS means "basic input/output system". That software program checks the hardware of your computer or laptop and helps Window to launch. When you get started your computer or laptop, its BIOS starts a power-on self-test to make sure that the machine's hardware (hard drive, sound card, graphics card,  keyboard, and so on) are connected and running correctly. If the check doesn't have problems, the BIOS switch control of your computer or laptop to another part of software, normally the os windows.

Almost every PC has a BIOS, and you may want to access yours every now and then. In the BIOS you are able to set a pass word, manage hardware, and switch the boot device. The BIOS interface is  friendly and quick to access, but you need to take attention when access the BIOS. Don't switch any settings if you don't understand about them.

Accessing BIOS is really very simple once you know which key or combination of keys on your keyboard to press to access BIOS. Follow the easy tutorial below to access the BIOS setup utility on your Computer or Laptop.

how to access bios

Using the popular BIOS access keys

Computer or laptops created in the last several years support you to access the BIOS setup using among 5 keys displayed below during the boot process.

 

The most popular BIOS access keys for computers are:

  1. F1
  2. F2
  3. F10
  4. DEL
  5. ESC

Complete List of BIOS Access Keys for Motherboards

Abit

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

ASRock

Hold or press F2 key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

ASUS

Hold or press DEL , Ins or F10 key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

BFG

Hold or press DEL to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

BIOSTAR

Hold or press DEL to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

DFI

Hold or press DEL to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

ECS Elitegroup

Press either the DEL or F1 key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

EVGA

Hold or press Del key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

Foxconn

Hold or press Del to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

GIGABYTE

Hold or press Del key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

Intel

Hold or press F2 key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

JetWay

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

Mach Speed

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

MSI (Micro-Star)

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

PCChips

Press either the DEL or F1 key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

SAPPHIRE

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

Shuttle

Press Del or Ctrl+Alt+Esc key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

Soyo

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

Super Micro

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

TYAN

Press either the DEL or F4 key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

XFX

Hold or press DEL key to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

If you need the keyboard shortcut to the BIOS of the Laptop, let refer to the list below:

access bios

Laptop SONY VAIO

To get into the BIOS when the computer restarts you should press and hold F2
To get into Recovery when restarting your computer you need to press and hold the key F10

LAPTOP HP-COMPAQ

To get into the BIOS when the computer restarts you should press and hold F10 key
To get into Recovery when restarting your computer you need to press and hold the key F11
To get the BOOT when restarted the computer you need to press and hold F9

LAPTOP ACER

To get the BOOT when restarted the computer you need to press and hold the F12 key
To get into the BIOS when the computer restarts you should press and hold the key F2.

LAPTOP ASUS

To get into the BIOS when the computer restarts you should press and hold the ESC key
To get the BOOT when restarted the computer you need to press and hold F2

LAPTOP-LENOVO THINKPAD

To get into the BIOS when the computer restarts you should press and hold the key F1
To get into Recovery when restarting your computer you need to press and hold the ThinkVantage
To get the BOOT when restarted the computer you need to press and hold the F12 key

DELL

To get into the BIOS when the computer restarts you should press and hold F2
To get into Recovery when restarting your computer you need to press and hold the F8 key, and then select Repair your Computer.
To get the BOOT when restarted the computer you need to press and hold the F12 key.


Latest

  • Security Settings You Should Have on Your iOS 10 Device
    Security Settings You Should Have on Your iOS 10 Device
  • How You Can Keep Your WiFi Safe
    How You Can Keep Your WiFi Safe
  • How to Hide Pictures, App Icons and Files on Android
    How to Hide Pictures, App Icons and Files on Android
  • What You Should Keep in Mind Before Buying a Used Smartphone
    What You Should Keep in Mind Before Buying a Used Smartphone
  • 10 Best Backpacks for College Students
    10 Best Backpacks for College Students
  • Top 5+ Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera
    Top 5+ Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera

Author

Solomen
Solomen

Solomen is Editor of OMG!Howto who covers technology news, how-to guides and more. Solomen uses an iOS and Android devices as well as Mac and Windows. In his free time, he often listens to Baroque music and goes swimming. Follow him on Instagram: @solomen1992

comment

Leave a comment

You are commenting as guest.

Recent Comment

doesn't work -- using 10.12.1

bc tried several times including cd'ing to /

bernard 03. December, 2016 |

Great article

I run Directory Report as an administrator
That way it can find hidden file
http://www.file-utilities.com

It can...

Allan Man 23. November, 2016 |

This article is best google chorme are install.This extensions are help different email autuomatically introduce to user. This is must...

Tilly Wilson 10. November, 2016 |

About Website

OMG!HOWTO is a technology website where we cover the latest from Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Tips & Tricks. We seek to present fresh news, useful tips, tutorials, applications that the modern technology user will appreciate. OMGHOWTO.COM is powered by Joomla.

0
Shares
0
Shares