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If you wish to change some setting in BIOS, you can try the alternative method to access its properties.
Go to Start --> Open Run --> Type in msconfig
Here you can change the boot timing and Normal, Selective or Diagnostic Startup.
Also disable the startup applications. For BIOS go to update as per your Motherboard and Computer configuration from Microsoft website and MoBo Website.

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