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Thank you for your suggestions about pressing F2 to get into setup mode but it takes forever to do that if it will at all! I remember it doing it once! Please forgive me I am not learned when it comes to computers so I will show my 20 year old daughter what you wrote about bios etc and she if she can do it for me otherwise can you break down what you wrote to me in not only computer Dummie language but a DUMB BLONDE to BOOT! Thank you!

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How do I get it to go into bios when pressing f2 doesn't work?


Per the internet site, it depends upon the model of laptop. Here are some examples:

Laptops - Access Bios Settings Key

Issue


The most common Access Bios key is the "DEL" button or "F2". This depends on the laptop model, however, and can be confusing if you do not know which key to press.


Solution


Here is a list of laptop models and brands with the keyboard commands / key for accessing the BIOS Setup:



Acer: F1, F2, CTRL+ALT+ESC

ARI: CTRL+ALT+ESC, CTRL+ALT+DEL

AST: CTRL+ALT+ESC, CTRL+ALT+DEL

Compaq 8700: F10

CompUSA: DEL

Cybermax: ESC



Dell Laptops:

Dell 400: F3, F1

Dell 4400: F12

Dell Dimension: F2 or DEL

Dell Inspiron: F2

Dell Latitude: Fn+F1 (while booted)

Dell Latitude: F2 (on boot)

Dell Optiplex: DEL

Dell Optiplex: F2

Dell Precision: F2



eMachine: F2

Gateway 2000 1440: F1

Gateway 2000 Solo: F2

HP (Hewlett-Packard): F1, F2 (Laptop, ESC)

IBM: F1

E-pro Laptop: F2

IBM PS/2: CTRL+ALT+INS after CTRL+ALT+DEL

IBM Thinkpad (newer) Windows: Programs-Thinkpad CFG.



Micron: F1, F2, or DEL

Packard Bell: F1, F2, Del

Seanix: DEL

Sony VAIO: F2

Sony VAIO: F3

Tiger: DEL



Toshiba 335 CDS: ESC

Toshiba Protege: ESC

Toshiba Satellite 205 CDS: F1

Toshiba Tecra: ESC then F1 or F2



Toshiba Notebook [Newer models]:


  • Turn on the computer by holding down the power button while pressing the ESC key



    • The machine will beep, then display:




    • Check System, then press [F1] key.





  • Release the ESC key


  • Press the F1 key


Laptops Access Bios Settings Key

Apr 03, 2015 | PC Laptops

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M645-S4110


Procedure This bulletin documents the several different methods for gaining access to the BIOS Setup feature of most models of Toshiba computers. These setting are stored in non-volatile CMOS memory, hence the alternative term "CMOS Setup". The settings are managed by a utility program built into the computer's BIOS (Basic Input/Output System).
For Toshiba notebook PCs manufactured since the introduction of Windows XP One or more of the following methods will be effective:
F2 key method Turn the computer on. If you see an invitation to press the F2 key to enter Setup, do so. The Setup screen will appear.
Toshiba Hardware utility method Run the Toshiba Hardware utility from the Toshiba Console. It may also accessible (as 'HWSetup') from the Windows Control Panel. Changes to some of the settings will require re-starting the computer. This method is the only way to access the BIOS settings on some notebook PCs (Satellite 5000 series, for example). (For these machines, pressing and holding the F12 key immediately after powering-on the notebook will allow you to alter the notebook's boot priority.)

If the Toshiba Hardware utility is not present, try the F2 key method and the Esc key method (see below). The Toshiba Hardware utility may be downloaded from the Toshiba support website at
http://support.toshiba.com
If the computer is fully off, and/or to avoid having to re-start it (and Windows), use one or the other of the following two methods. The PC will have to be truly off (not suspended, or in standby mode, or in hibernation mode). If an external keyboard is attached to the notebook (either directly or via a docking station or a port-replicator), disconnect it until you have completed this procedure.
Esc key method Turn the computer on. If you do not see a prompt to press the F2 key, then immediately press and hold the Esc key for three seconds, and then release it. When prompted to, press the F1 key. The Setup screen will appear.
For Toshiba notebook PCs manufactured before the introduction of Windows XP One or more of the following methods are appropriate:
HWSetup method Run the HWSetup utility from the Windows Control Panel. This utility provides a relatively user-friendly way to change the BIOS settings. Changes to some of the settings will require re-starting the PC (and Windows). HWSetup was pre-installed on all but early Toshiba notebook models. If it doesn't appear as a Control Panel applet on your computer, you may be able to download it from the Toshiba Support website as part of the Toshiba Utilities package for your model.
Esc key method If an external keyboard is attached to the notebook, either directly or via a docking station or a port-replicator, disconnect it. Turn the computer on. Immediately press and hold the Esc key for three seconds, and then release it. When prompted to, press the F1 key. The Setup screen will appear. The PC will have to be truly off (not suspended, or in standby mode, or in hibernation mode) for this method to work.
TSETUP method Run the TSETUP utility, under MS-DOS. TSETUP runs correctly only when executed from a 'native' MS-DOS prompt, and with the processor running in real mode -- so not from a Windows 'DOS box', and without any memory manager software running (EMM386.EXE, HIMEM.SYS, or QEMM386.EXE, for example). TSetup was pre-installed on most early Toshiba notebook models (except for the very earliest models). It is available from the Toshiba Support website.
For Toshiba desktop PCs and servers Press and hold the F2 key immediately after turning the computer on (during the Power-on Self Test (POST)).
The link for support is here
The Th Satellite M645 S4110 Support Toshiba

Aug 11, 2014 | Toshiba Satellite PC Laptops

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Can not force notebood to boot into safe mode. I have tried F8 and just continues normal boot. F2 and F12 will take me into setup. What alternative do I have to get into safe mode?


Pressing the F5 key will also take you into a startup menu where you'll be able to select Safe mode. If all else fails try booting the computer with an ERD Commader disc and manage it from there. You can download them for free.

Nov 23, 2013 | Toshiba PC Laptops

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I'm trying to help a friend install


After "Fast Boot" has been enabled, you cannot access the BIOS setup during power on . The machine will bypass "Press F2 to access Setup Utiltiy and F12 for Boot Menu" prompt.
This is a bigger issue if the hard drive crashes and access to Windows is not possible OR

Fast Boot can be enabled or disabled in the BIOS setup, or in HW Setup under Windows.
If you have Fast Boot enabled and you want to get into the BIOS setup. Hold down the F2 key, then power on. That will get you into the BIOS setup Utility.
You can disable the Fast Boot Option here. You will need to disable Fast Boot if you want to use the F12 / Boot menu.

Aug 26, 2011 | Toshiba PC Laptops

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I restarted my Toshiba satellite a305 and now it won't boot up or go into safe mode. It comes to the start up screen that says press f2 for setup f12 for boot manager. It will let me go into setup and boot...


If it won't let you go to safe mode,then there's something that the BIOS(setup) or Boot Manager needs before starting the operating system(Windows Vista). You should have a Toshiba Recovery Disk which will fix this . The disk will not touch any of your current files and data,so don't worry about that.

Apr 12, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A305-S6908 Laptop

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My Toshiba satelite e-100 wont go passed the toshiba screen I think it is locked. Is my laptop ruined?


No, the laptop is not ruined. Only a little sick. At bootup press F2 and enter the BIOS. On the first screen you will find an option for Auto detecting the HDD. Use it to detect the HDD. Once HDD is detected, save the settings and reboot.

Aug 24, 2010 | Toshiba PC Laptops

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Hi I am having toshiba satelite a 135


I would suggest the following:

Step 1: Press the DEL key to get into BIOS while boot-up.
Step 2: Select the option where it says "Load default settings"
Step 3: save and exit BIOS

After doing so, if you are able to boot your computer, then a new CMOS battery would be required to solve the issue for ever. This problem could also happen, if you haven't used you computer for quite long.

Mar 19, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S2276 Notebook

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Can not figure out how to use projector with laptop.


maybe you need make a configuration in settings f2 or f12 to avaliable the vga port out

Sep 16, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite 1405-S151 Notebook

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Satelite a100 bios password


How to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup.
Reasoning: IBM compatible users may need to enter the BIOS or CMOS setup to setup or change how their computer's hardware is currently configured.
Solution: Because of the wide variety of computer manufacturers and BIOS manufacturers over the evolution of computers, there have been numerous different ways to enter the BIOS or CMOS Setup. Below is a listing of the majority of these methods as well as other recommendations for entering the BIOS setup.
Notice: If you are unable to get into the BIOS or CMOS setup because of a password please see document CH000235.
New computers Thankfully, computers that have been manufactured in the last few years will allow you to enter the CMOS by pressing one of the below five keys during the boot.
A user will know when to press this key when they see a message similar to the below example as the computer is booting. Some older computers may also display a flashing block to indicate when to press the F1 or F2 keys.
Press <F2> to enter BIOS setup
Tip: If your computer is a new computer and you are unsure of what key to press when the computer is booting, try pressing and holding any key on the keyboard. This will cause a stuck key error, which may allow you to enter the BIOS setup.

If the above steps didnt work can do this:

start
control panel
user account
Click on : Computer Administrator

Good Luck hope this gets ya back on line

Dec 03, 2007 | PC Laptops

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