VAIO Computer System Reference Manual
Accessing the BIOS Setup Utility
Access the BIOS Setup Utility to make changes to the BIOS settings (see
"CMOS Setup Options"
Before rebooting the system, save and close all open files, and exit open
Reboot your computer by selecting Shut Down... from the Start
menu, then selecting Restart.
When the Sony logo appears, press F2.
The AwardBIOS Setup Utility screen appears.
Each menu presents options for modifying the system configuration.
Use the left and right arrow keys to select a menu from the menu bar.
Use the up and down arrow keys to select items within a menu. Once
an item is highlighted, use the plus/minus (+/-) keys to modify a
If an item has a triangle ( ) to its left, this indicates that a sub-menu of
options is available. Press ENTER to access a sub-menu. If a sub-
menu contains items with a triangle, there is another layer of options
from which to select.
Once you select an option, press ESC to back out of each menu until
you reach the top level, where the menu bar appears.
To exit the BIOS setup utility, press ESC from any top-level screen and
follow the prompts.
on page 51 for information on BIOS settings).