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Enter bios setup on A6000 notebook

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I would like to install now OS on my A6000 notebook. I need to change to boot sequence. To do this I need to enter into bios setup, but I don't know which key to hold during the power up so that the notebook enters the bios setup.

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U have to press F2 Or Del key...

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Press the F2 button.

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