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Gentlemen - I'm looking for what I thought was a simple thing - yet finding the Holy Grail I think would be easier:

How do you access the BIOS screen on startup on this notebook that is running XP with service pack 2? Just the keystrokes. On my desktop you hold down "delete" - but that doesn't work on the Toshiba. THANK YOU!!!

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  • tbird285 Mar 23, 2008

    Thank you kindly. F2 it is. But something's not right. It stops the process at the "Toshiba" screen and allows you to highlight one of the five little icons at the bottom center; I tried each one of them and each of them only brought up the 30 second screen to choose "safe" mode or last known good config, etc. I still can't get to the BIOS setup. Thoughts??

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Use F2

Posted on Mar 23, 2008

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 23, 2008

    that must be pressed during the icon, pre windows segment..

    it might be F10 on your model..usually states that in the screen at top left or bottom left

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Mar 23, 2008

    each bios is a little different..on my toshiba satellite, it's F2

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