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All Laptops and Desktops System BIOS Boot Keys

Posted in Hardware, Windows1 year ago • Written by Shais3 Comments

Do you know how to boot a Laptop or Desktop PC that are new and has different boot options? Here are the lists of all Laptops and Desktops System BIOS boot keys. The system BIOS boot keys allow you to boot your computer when you want to change operating system.

System BIOS Boot Keys Laptop & Desktop

Remember, it many not works on some models have different keys combinations to others. It’s better to read the notebook guides.

Acer Boot Options Keys

F2 (BIOS Setup)
F12 (Boot Device Options)
ALT + F10 (Acer eRecovery)

How to Access and Configure BIOS Option on Windows 10?

  1. Press Windows button and select Settings.
  2. Select Update & Security from Setting options.
  3. Select Recovery from the left menu page’s of Update & Security.
  4. Click Restart Now under Advanced startup.
  5. When system restart, click Troubleshoot.
  6. Next click Advanced options.
  7. Select UEFI Firmware Settings or other options.
  8. Click Restart.
Windows 10 Advanced Boot Options - System BIOS Boot Keys

Windows 10 Advanced Boot Options – System BIOS Boot Keys

It’s work for all Windows 10 system. So just try to enable it from Windows system Settings.

ASUS Boot Options Keys

ESC (Boot Selection Menu)
F2 (BIOS Setup)
F9 (Asus Laptop Recovery)

Apple Laptop Boot Options Keys

Command + Option + P + R (PRAM and NVRAM Reset)
Command + S (Boot into Single-User Mode)
Command + V (Boot with Verbose Status)
Option (Select Hard Drive Boot Volume)
Option + N (Boot Image from Netboot Server)
Shift (Boot into Safe Mode)
C (Boot from CD Drive)
D (Boot from OS/X Recovery and perform Hardware Test)
N (Boot from Network)

Dell Laptop Boot Options Keys

CTRL + F11 (Dell™ PC Restore by Symantec)
F8 (Repair Your Computer) Dell Factory Image Restore

EI Systems Boot Option Keys

F10 (System Recovery)

Fujitsu Laptop Boot Option Keys

F2 (BIOS Setup)
F12 (Boot Menu)

Gateway Boot Options Keys

F11 or R (Gateway Recovery)

HP & Compaq Desktops Boot Option Keys

F10 (HP Recovery)

HP Pavilion & Compaq Laptops

ESC (Startup Menu)
F1 (System Information)
F2 (System Diagnostic)
F9 (Boot Device Options)
F10 (BIOS Setup)
F11 (System Recovery)

IBM ThinkPad Boot Option Keys

F11 (IBM Product Recovery)

Intel NUC Boot Option Keys

F2 (System Setup)
F7 (BIOS Update)
F10 (Boot Menu)

Lenovo Boot Options Keys.

System BIOS Boot Keys (Lenovo OneKey Rescue System)
F2 (BIOS Setup)

Packard Bell Boot Options Keys

F11 (Recovery Program)

Sony Vaio Boot Options Keys

F10 (VAIO Recovery Wizard)

Toshiba Laptop Boot Options Keys

0 (zero) (Toshiba Harddrive Recovery Utility)
F2 (Setup Utility)
F8 (Advanced Boot Options Menu)
F12 (Boot Menu)

Finally, if you couldn’t found your system bios boot keys on these list, comment us. We will help you to find and fix the boot options keys of your exact Laptop and desktop models.


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3 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Faiz OrzMay 3, 2016 at 8:26 pm - Reply

    Great article, I love it.
    and About Lenovo that is One Key Recovery System no Rescue.

  2. JimOctober 11, 2016 at 11:53 am - Reply

    How do i use these?

    • Shais
      ShaisOctober 11, 2016 at 12:25 pm - Reply

      These are the keyword shortcuts for booting computers.

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