How to enter your computer BIOS?

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To change BIOS settings, you'll need to get into the computer BIOS first. This is done via a certain key or combination of keys

Most of the time during boot-up the key (combination) will be shown. If it is not, then you could try the following key combinations:

  • Del
  • F1
  • F2
  • F10
  • Ins
  • Esc
  • Ctrl+Alt+Esc
  • Ctrl+Alt+Enter
  • Ctrl+Alt+Ins after Ctrl+Alt+Del
  • Ctrl+Ins
  • Ctrl+Alt+S
  • Ctrl+S
  • Ctrl+Shift+Esc
  • Shift+Ctrl+Alt + Num Pad Del
  • Ctrl+Esc
  • Ctrl+Alt and +

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