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Hardware: Access the BIOS on Windows 8 PC’s for Hardware-tuning

Preview Bios Screen Thumb To change the boot order, to overclock or change power options you need to know how to access the BIOS – this is easy if you know how

Steps to access the BIOS

1. Step To open BIOS, press DEL KEY on your keyboard during Boot-up of your computer.

  • If it doesn’t work, then manufacturer of your motherboard might be assigning other keys like F1, F2, F10, F12, CTRL + ALT + ESC, etc.
  • When booting your PC on the first screen you should see instructions how to access the BIOS e.g. to press Del to enter the BIOS setup.
  • Please note, Windows 8 has nothing to do with the BIOS. The BIOS is all about your motherboard and you can’t access the BIOS in Windows 8.

The BIOS screen appears. Via the BIOS you can change / alter many important settings like ‘changing the boot order’, USB support, Floppy disable etc.

Bios screen

Conclusion

BIOS – basic input/output system, is usually a ROM chip on your motherboard. The BIOS is required to control drives, keyboards, CPU clock and other hardware settings. Be cautious – altering BIOS settings can lead to hardware damage

Do not attempt to overclock any hardware or you will lose your hardware warranty!

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Published: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 Last Modified: November 3, 2012

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