The BIOS is the system that has stored the motherboard which allows you to make computer settings such as a mouse, keyboard, operating system startup, overclocking, date and time, hard disk drive configuration, DVD ROM, among other things. In previous article, we explained in detail what is BIOS and what it is used for and here we explain how to enter the BIOS.
To enter it normally you have to press a key before it starts to load the operating system, this is usually when some information about the computer appears on a black screen or when the logo or mark of the PC or motherboard appears. As you already know the key that has to press can vary depending on the manufacturer of the board, the key that you must press to enter the BIOS normally the same system you show it on the screen, even so below we show a list of the key that you have To press depending on the manufacturer:
- ASUS. Delete
- Dell. F2 or F10
- Toshiba. F12 or F6 or ESC + F1 or ESC + F2
- Acer. F2
- Lenovo ALT + CONTROL + DELETE
- Sony Vaio. F12.
- Samsung. F2 or F4 or F12.
- Foxconn. F2 or CTRL + F2.
- Emachines. Tab, Esc, Delete, or F2
Another way to enter the BIOS
If you press a key you can not enter the BIOS of your computer, there is a more effective alternative if you have Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10 and are the following:
Enter BIOS with Windows 8 / 8.1
Press the Windows key+ I and we will see the options on the right, there select “Change PC settings“:
Enter BIOS with Windows 10
In Windows it is very similar, the only thing that varies is the initial thing, you press the Windows + I and you will see the system options, click the one that says “Update and security” as shown in the following image: