How do I enable BIOS boot options?
Steps are provided below:
- Tap F2 key at the Dell logo screen to enter System Setup or BIOS.
- On the left pane, click Boot Sequence.
- Boot mode should be selected as UEFI (not legacy) within the BIOS go to the General > Boot Sequence then click Apply.
- Check that Secure Boot is set to Disabled.
Why is my boot option not available in BIOS?
If all of the ports and devices are enabled and you are not seeing any options in the boot menu while the computer is starting up: Go into the BIOS and go through the boot options and make sure all the boot options are enabled.
How do I enable a disabled boot in BIOS?
Enable and disable boot devices in the BIOS:
- A keyboard will be required while in the BIOS.
- Select the device and press Crtl+1 and exclamation mark will appear.
- Example of disabled boot device ! CD-ROM Drive.
- Repeat the same process to re-enable the device.
When a computer is starting up, the user can access the Boot Menu by pressing one of several keyboard keys. Common keys for accessing the Boot Menu are Esc, F2, F10 or F12, depending on the manufacturer of the computer or motherboard. The specific key to press is usually specified on the computer's startup screen.
What do I do when my default boot device is missing?
If the boot sequence does not show up, select legacy BIOS mode and try to install Windows. Then select UEFI BIOS mode, and check the boot sequence. Reset the BIOS (press F9 to load defaults, press F10 to save and exit). If the hard disk is not recognized, try cleaning the disk.
How do I enable ipv4 boot?
Here's how to do this:
- Open the BIOS.
- Go to the Boot tab.
- In case you have this option, it will be most likely located directly in the Boot tab. If so, use the up and down keys to get to Boot Options. Press Enter to change them.
- Another list will pop up. Look for a Disabled option.
- Exit the BIOS, saving the changes.
May 1, 2021
How do I change my BIOS to UEFI?
Select UEFI Boot Mode or Legacy BIOS Boot Mode (BIOS)
- Access the BIOS Setup Utility.
- From the BIOS Main menu screen, select Boot.
- From the Boot screen, select UEFI/BIOS Boot Mode, and press Enter.
- Use the up and down arrows to select Legacy BIOS Boot Mode or UEFI Boot Mode, and then press Enter.