BIOS? from English. ? Basic Input-Output System? ? is a set of firmware that access to the management of internal and external computer devices.
BIOS Files stored in the permanent EEPROM memory chip located on the motherboard.
The BIOS terminal can produce a variety of settings, ranging from the installation date and time, and ending overclocking CPU frequency.
The BIOS Setup program startsas follows: first you need to restart the computer, wait for the manufacturer's logo. At this time, on the screen there inscription? Press xxx for setup ?, where? Xxx? ? key name. For example,? Press del for setup? or? Press F2 for setup ?. As soon as you see on the screen the inscription, before Windows launches, press the indicated key. You will have a blue or black screen - this is the BIOS control panel.
Which key to press if the manufacturer logo appears, and the control label? no? Try brute force to push the most common BIOS startup keys: Del (Delete), F2 and Esc (Escape).
Motherboard manufacturers for some reason can notagree among themselves on a single key, BIOS call. And if the computer does not respond to pressing the Del, F2 and Esc, try using the following keys depending on the manufacturer:
F1? Some series of Acer notebooks, Dell, Micron, Sony, IBM-
F1 + Fn? Dell Latitude-
F3? Sony Vaio-
F10? laptops Compaq-
Ctrl + Alt + Del, Ctrl + Alt + Esc? AST.