CHAPTER 3: USING YOUR LAPTOP
Entering System Setup
Turn on (or restart) your laptop.
NOTE: Keyboard failure may result when a key on the keyboard is held down for extended
periods of time. To avoid possible keyboard failure, press and release <F2> in even
intervals until the System Setup screen appears.
While the laptop is booting, press <F2> immediately before the operating system logo
appears to access the BIOS Setup Utility.
If an error occurs during POST (Power On Self Test), you may also enter the BIOS Setup
Utility by pressing <F2> when prompted.
NOTE: If you wait too long and the operating system logo appears, continue to wait until
you see the Microsoft
System Setup Screens
The BIOS Setup Utility window displays current or changeable configuration information for
your laptop. Information is divided into five menus: Main, Advanced, Security, Boot, and Exit.
Key functions appear at the bottom of the BIOS Setup Utility window and lists keys and their
functions within the active field.
desktop, then shut down your laptop and try again.