Normally when you power on your Toshiba Satellite laptop it
attempts to boot the operating system installed on its hard drive.
In some instances you may want to boot the Satellite laptop
from a different device, such as an operating system installation CD or a USB
The boot order doesn't have to permanently be set to the
It's possible to access the boot order before the operating
system loads and change which device is set to boot first.
Turn off the Toshiba Satellite laptop.
Turn it back on immediately and wait for the "press the
F2 key to enter Setup" entry to show up on the screen.
Press the "F2" key to access the Toshiba
Satellite's BIOS menu.
Use the right arrow key to navigate to the BIOS tab labeled
Scroll down to the option labeled "Boot
Priority" and tap Enter.
Check through the list of devices and locate the specific
device you want to use to Boot your Toshiba laptop, such as "CD-ROM,"
"USB" or "LAN."
Highlight the name of the device in the list and then tap
Enter to make it the top boot priority.
Use the right arrow key again to scroll over to the
"Exit" BIOS menu.
Tap the down arrow key to highlight the "Save and
Press Enter to save the new boot order and restart your
Toshiba Satellite laptop.
Repeat the procedure when you want to change the boot
order back to its original setting.
How to boot your Toshiba PC from CD-ROM, LAN, or diskette