Want to enter BIOS in Windows 10? Well, there are some settings in the computer that you can change only by entering into BIOS. BIOS is an abbreviation for Basic Input/Output System. BIOS is a processor software that runs first when the system is powered on. BIOS performs a POST (Power on Self Test) which test all the hardware devices connected to the operating system to check if there is any hardware related issue.
In this section, we will be discussing two methods to enter BIOS in Windows 10 operating system.
Steps to Enter BIOS in Windows 10:
Method 1 Using Hot Key
Step 1: Just switch on the power button of your computer.
Step 2: Now as the screen splashes for the first time start tapping the hotkey that has been set by the manufacturer as the BIOS key. Press the hotkey repeatedly until the BIOS interface comes up. The BIOS hotkey is usually the ESC key or the Delete key or it may be one among the function key (F1, F2, F10 etc.)
Method 2 Using Settings
Step 1: Type Settings in your Windows search box and from the obtained search result click open the Settings app.
Step 2: In the Settings window search and click on ‘Update & Security’.
Step 3: Now, click on Recovery at the left side of the window in the navigation panel.
Step 4: On the right side of the window, you have an Advanced startup section under Recovery. In the Advanced startup, section clicks on the ‘Restart now’ button.
Step 5: In the next interface you have to click on Troubleshoot as this allows you to reset your PC settings.
Step 6: Further under Troubleshoot you have to click on ‘Advanced options‘ to explore more.
Step 7: Next in Advanced options you have to click on ‘UEFI Firmware Settings’. UEFI is a Unified Extensible Firmware Interface which is an update to traditional BIOS. Like BIOS, it also checks whether your hardware has any issues before the operating system loads.
Further, just click on the Restart button to get into the BIOS interface.
So, these are the two methods to enter BIOS in Windows 10. Entering BIOS, you can the systems hardware settings.