How To Acess BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) All Laptops/PC

BIOS is a non-volatile firmware. It comes preloaded with every PC/Laptop. When you turn on your computer, BIOS firmware will check all the required devices that are needed to boot your computer. When you turn on your computer, BIOS is the first software that runs. Then BIOS will ensure everything is OK and your OS will be loaded. Every computer has BIOS designed according to their hardware specifications. You can’t flash any other computer’s BIOS firmware into your own computer. You should always update your BIOS firmware to make your PC performance better. If your computer or laptop is overheating or the fan is making too much noise, consider updating your BIOS firmware. You can download the latest firmware from the official website of your manufacturer’s  website. But, do you know how to access BIOS on your laptop?

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BIOS Menu

When installing Windows or any other operating system on your PC or making some changes in your BIOS settings. You need to have access to your BIOS menu. Most of the users don’t know how they can access BIOS menu. However, in most of the cases when you turn on your computer, on the bottom its written press F10 or any other key to enter into BIOS menu. But, in latest models of laptops and computers, you’ll be missing this feature. The problem is that every manufacturer has their own key sequences to enter into BIOS menu. Pressing any key without knowing what it will do is not good as you can enter into a menu which is not BIOS menu. So, below are all methods to access BIOS on all computers/laptops.

What Is BIOS Setup

BIOS setup is a menu from where you can change many things related to your hardware and booting. You can re-order the sequence and booting priority using BIOS menu. If you need to boot into USB you can simply select the USB option and boot easily into it. Also, fan speed settings, power managements etc. can be configured using BIOS setup. But, make sure you know what you’re doing in BIOS menu. Otherwise, you might get in trouble.

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How To Access BIOS Easy

Accessing bios is very easy. All you need to know is the function key which enables you to enter into BIOS setup. Every motherboard has their own function key for entering into BIOS menu. Below is the universal method to access BIOS on almost every desktop computer.

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BIOS Menu Laptop

Step 1. Power on your PC. Make sure your keyboard is connected and working

Step 2. Kept pressing F10 or F11 key on the keyboard (Try Both Once). It should take you to BIOS menu.

Step 3. Change your settings. Navigate to Exit tab and select Exit Saving Changes. Click YES and you’re done.

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Step 1. Power on your desktop computer.

Step 2. Quickly look at the bottom of your screen. It should be showing you the function key number to enter into BIOS menu.

Step 3. Quickly kept pressing that key again and again until you entered into BIOS menu.

Step4. Make changes and Exit saving changes.

These are the universal method to enter into BIOS of your desktop computer and some laptops also. Most of the manufacturers set F11 or F10 key as BIOS menu entering key. You can try both the keys to check whether it works for you or not. If you’re using the laptop from manufacturers like Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Sony etc. then below are the key sequence for these laptops to enter into BIOS menu.

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How To Enter BIOS In Acer

Acer is one of the leading manufacturers of laptops and desktop computers. They have BIOS entering key sequence same for every laptop and desktop computer. There are very rare chances that this key sequence will not work in Acer laptops and computers given below. Follow the steps given below to access BIOS Acer:

Step 1. Power on your laptop

Step 2. Keep pressing F2 or Del key till you’re taken to BIOS setup menu

Step 3. Make your changes and Exit saving changes.

 

How To Enter BIOS In Dell

Dell is one of the most trusted brands in laptops and desktop computers. To enter into the BIOS menu in Dell laptops you need to follow the steps given below. There are the different key sequence for newer and older laptops. Read below to access BIOS Dell:

Step 1. Power on your Dell laptop.

Step 2. Press F2 key when Dell logo appears. Also, try Ctrl+Alt+Enter or Del if it doesn’t work.

Step 3. Make your changes and Exit saving changes.

 

How To Enter BIOS In Lenovo

Lenovo is well known for their stylish design. If you need to change some settings in BIOS of your Lenovo laptop then follow the steps given below to aces BIOS Lenovo:

Step 1. Power on your Lenovo laptop.

Step 2. Keep pressing F1 or F2 key. For some Lenovo laptops, you can press  Ctrl+Alt+F3Ctrl+Alt+Ins, or Fn+F1.

Step 3. Make your changes and exit saving changes.

 

How To Enter BIOS In HP Laptops

HP brand is one of the most popular brands all around the world. To enter into HP BIOS menu follow the steps given below.

Step 1. Power on your Laptop.

Step 2. Press F1 or F11 or F12 to enter BIOS. You can also try ESC or DEL in some laptops.

Step 3. Make your changes and exit saving changes.

 

How To Enter BIOS In Compaq

Compaq company offers various types of Laptops, notebooks, and computers. They are well known for their laptops. To access BIOS in Compaq laptops follow the steps given below:

Step 1. Press power button to turn on your laptop.

Step 2. Press F10 key, also, try F1, F2 and Del key for older laptops.

Step 3. Change the required settings and exit saving changes.

 

How To Enter Into BIOS In Toshiba

Toshiba is one of the well-known laptops and computer manufacturer. If you need to enter into BIOS menu in Toshiba laptop/desktop, follow the steps given below:

Step 1. Power on your laptop.

Step 2. Keep pressing F1, ESC or F12. These keys should work on all type of Toshiba laptops/desktops.

Step 3. Change the required settings in BIOS and exit saving changes.

 

How To Enter BIOS In Fujitsu, Samsung, IBM and Sharp

Below is the key to enter into BIOS menu of these laptop/desktop manufacturers.

Fujitsu: F2

Samsung: F2

IBM: F1 or F2

Sharp: F2

These are the key sequence for almost every laptop manufacturer’s laptops/desktops. You can try these keys to enter into BIOS setup and change your BIOS settings. Comment below to let us know if you’re having the problem accessing your BIOS setup.

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