BIOS Setup Utility
This utility is a hardware configuration program built into a computer's BIOS (Basic
The utility is pre-configured and optimized so most users do not need to run it. If configuration
problems occur, the setup utility may need to be run. Refer to Chapter 4, Troubleshooting
when a problem arises.
To enter this utility, during POST (power-on self-test), press
the bottom of screen.
The default setting of the F12 Boot Menu is Disabled. To change the boot device without
entering the BIOS Setup Utility, set the parameter to Enabled. During the next POST, press
F12 to enter the multi-boot menu.
Navigating the BIOS Utility
The BIOS Setup Utility has five menu options, namely:
Perform the following actions to navigate through the BIOS Setup Utility:
to select items in the menu bar.
to select an item in the menu screen or in an option box.
Press F5 or F6 to change the parameter value.
Press Esc to exit from the Setup Utility.
Press F9 to load the default settings.
Press F10 to save changes and exit from the Setup Utility.
Parameter values enclosed in square brackets [ ] can be change. Navigation
keys appear on the bottom of the screen. Read the item specific help on the
right area of the screen before making changes to the parameter values.
System information can vary depending on the computer model.
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