You might need to open your BIOS or UEFI settings on your system for making changes to the BIOS or the UEFI settings. Below are a variety of ways to enter BIOS as well as UEFI Setting within Windows 10.
Enter BIOS or UEFI Settings in Windows 10
On the majority of Windows computers, you will be able enter BIOS or UEFI settings by pressing a specified key (DEL F1, F1 or F10) during the time that your computer is in the process of booting.
Other than that, you can also access BIOS or UEFI settings from the Start Menu or Settings Menu the Login screen, and as well by using the Command Prompt.
If your computer isn’t even booting You can start BIOS with the help of Windows 10 Bootable USB drive.
If you don’t have an Windows 10 Bootable USB Drive You can start BIOS to force your computer to start in Recovery Mode.
1. Enter BIOS By Pressing Designated Key During Startup
As previously mentioned, the majority of computers offer the ability to access BIOS using a specified key.
1. Start your computer and look at the scrolling messages that appear onto the monitor of the PC. The key that is required to Enter BIOS will be highlighted on one of these messages that scroll.
NOTE: As the computer is restarted, you’ll only get a couple of minutes to read the scrolling messages. Reboot your computer, to ensure that you don’t miss an opportunity to read messages correctly.
2. Once you note down the key you want to use restart your computer and press the appropriate key until you can get the BIOS or Settings screen.
Notice: In case of older computers, you might require pressing or releasing the suggested key more than one time. Do not press the key, and don’t press the key more than once because you could end up locking your system.
2. Enter BIOS or UEFI Using Start Menu
If you’re already logged to Your User Account on the internet, you are able to access BIOS or UEFI settings on your PC by going to the Advanced Startup options screen.
1. Click on Start (1) button. Power Icon (2) > Hold your Shift button on the keyboard of your computer , then select the Restart (3) alternative.
2. Next, click on Troubleshoot Advanced options.
3. On Advanced options screen, select UEFI Firmware Settings.
4. On the next screen, you can click Restart to access the UEFI Firmware settings on your PC.
3. Enter BIOS or UEFI From the Login Screen
If you’re not signed in to the User Account You can access BIOS as well as UEFI Settings right on the screen for login.
1. Click on the Power icon (1) located in the bottom-right corner of your Login screen. Press then hold down your Shift Key in the Keyboard of the PC and then click on”Restart” (2) choice.
2. Next, click on Troubleshoot > Advanced Options and then UEFI Firmware Options.
3. On the next screen, select Restart to access the UEFI Firmware settings on your computer.
Notice: Click anywhere on the login screen, even if the power icon isn’t evident on the screen for login.
4. Enter BIOS or UEFI Using Windows Settings
You can also access BIOS by using the Settings option on your PC.
1. Open Settings on your computer , and then click Update and Security.
2. On the next screen, select Recovery on the left side. In the right-hand pane select the Restart now, which is located in the Advanced Startup section.
3. Next, click on Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > > UEFI Firmware Settings.
4. On the next screen, you can click Restart to access the UEFI Firmware settings on your computer.
5. Enter BIOS or UEFI Settings Using Keyboard Shortcut
If you’re not able to access the menu on your PC or laptop, you can access BIOS as well as UEFI Settings within your PC by pressing the Ctrl+Alt + delete keyboard shortcut.
1. Press Ctrl + Alt + delete keys on your keyboard computer.
2. On the next screen you will need to click to the Power Icon > press and hold the Shift key on the keyboard of your PC and select option 2. Restart (2) alternative.
3. Next, click on Troubleshoot, Advanced Options and then UEFI Firmware Setting.
4. On the next screen, select Restart to access the UEFI Firmware settings on your computer.
6. Enter BIOS Using Bootable Windows 10 USB Drive
If your PC is not loading, you’ll require a USB drive that can boot. Windows 10 USB Drive to boot into BIOS.
1. Insert Bootable Windows 10 USB Drive into the USB port on your computer. press the power button in order to begin your computer.
2. Once your computer begins Click Next.
3. On the next screen, you can click Repair your computer, located in the lower-left right-hand corner.
4. Next, click on Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > > UEFI Firmware Settings.
5. On the next screen, select Restart to access the UEFI Firmware settings on your computer.
7. Enter BIOS Using Automatic Repair
If your computer isn’t starting up and you don’t have a bootable Windows 10 USB Drive, you can still boot into BIOS and force your computer to enter recovery mode.
1. Start your computer by pressing the Power button.
2. Unable to load the operating system, your system will initiate the Self Diagnostic Self-Test Self-On (POST).
3. Immediately after Power-On Self-Test (POST) is complete After that, press the Power button to turn off the computer.
4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 2 more times.
5. During the third reboot, your computer will be put into “Windows Recovery Environment” and it will immediately begin performing several diagnostic tests to find the root of issues with booting.
6. When prompted, select your User Account. create the password that you use to log in, and Click Continue.
7. After all diagnostic tests have been completed After all diagnostic tests are completed, click Advanced options.
8. On the Advanced options screen, choose the UEFI Firmware Settings.
9. On the next screen, you can click Restart to access the UEFI Firmware settings on your PC.
8. Enter BIOS Using Command Prompt
As previously mentioned it is also possible to enter BIOS or UEFI settings in Windows 10 using the Command Prompt.
1. Open Command Prompt (Admin) on your PC
2. On the Command Prompt screen you can type shutdown /r/o the /f key and then hit the Enter key on the keyboard of your computer.
3. After your computer is restarted, go to Troubleshoot advanced options, then UEFI Firmware Settings.
4. On the next screen, select Restart to open the UEFI Firmware settings on your computer.