Using Computer Setup (F10) Utilities
Computer Setup can be accessed only by turning the computer on or restarting the system. To access
the Computer Setup Utilities menu, complete the following steps:
Turn on or restart the computer.
bottom of the screen.
Selection option in the ESC (Startup) Menu or using the
If you pressed Esc, press
A choice of five headings appears in the Computer Setup Utilities menu: File, Storage, Security,
Power, and Advanced.
Use the arrow (left and right) keys to select the appropriate heading. Use the arrow (up and down)
keys to select the option you want, then press Enter. To return to the Computer Setup Utilities
menu, press Esc.
To apply and save changes, select File > Save Changes and Exit.
If you have made changes that you do not want applied, select Ignore Changes and
To reset to factory settings or previously saved default settings (some models), select Apply
Defaults and Exit. This option will restore the original factory system defaults.
(F10) changes because the CMOS could become corrupted. It is safe to turn off the computer only after
exiting the F10 Setup screen.
Computer Setup (F10) Utility
while the "Press the ESC key for Startup Menu" message is displayed at the
displays a menu that allows you to access different options available at startup.
If you do not press
when the monitor light turns green to access the utility.
You can select the language for most menus, settings, and messages using the Language
to enter Computer Setup.
Do NOT turn the computer power OFF while the BIOS is saving the Computer Setup
at the appropriate time, you must restart the computer and
Computer Setup—File on page 60
Computer Setup—Storage on page 61
Computer Setup—Security on page 62
Computer Setup—Power on page 65
Computer Setup—Advanced on page 66
key in Computer Setup.
Computer Setup (F10) Utilities