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How to Enter the BIOS | BIOS |


General Description

You should only enter the BIOS immediately after booting the computer and never from within an operating system (i.e. Windows). On some computers you can enter the BIOS from a DOS prompt.

Several  ways can be used to enter the BIOS/CMOS:

The video monitor will usually say on the bottom of the screen just as the computer is turned on, which key to use.

The BIOS information is stored in the CMOS hardware section of the motherboard and the contents are maintained by applying constant electrical current using a CMOS battery.

to enter the BIOS during boot up hold down one of the following keys:

To enter the BIOS from a DOS prompt...( ...NOT from inside windows)

Some manufacturers have their own way for entering BIOS as shown below...

 


 

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