Entering the BIOS on a Lenovo laptop or desktop

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Entering the BIOS on a Lenovo laptop or desktop
Entering the BIOS on a Lenovo laptop or desktop
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This wikiHow teaches you how to access the BIOS on a Lenovo laptop or desktop PC.

Steps

Method 1 of 4: Advanced options in Windows 10

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Step 1. Click on Start menu

Windowsstart

It is usually located at the bottom left of the desktop.

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Step 2. Click Settings

Windowssettings

It's at the bottom of the menu.

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Step #3. Click Update & Security

It is the option with a curved arrow.

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Step #4. Click on Restore

It's in the left column.

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Step 5. Click Restart Now

It's under "Advanced Boot Options" in the right pane. The PC will reboot to a blue menu.

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Step 6. Click on Troubleshooting in the menu

It is the option with a screwdriver and wrench.

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Step 7. Click on Advanced Options

It's the last option.

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Step 8. Click on UEFI Firmware Settings

It's in the right column.

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Step 9. Click Restart

The PC will reboot and boot into the BIOS.

Method 2 of 4: Using the Shift key in Windows 10/8.1/8

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Step 1. Sign out of Windows

  • Windows 10:

    • click on Start

      Windowsstart
    • Click on your username. It's in the top left of the menu.
    • click on Sign out.
  • Windows 8.1/8:

    • Press ⊞ Win+X.
    • click on Exit or Sign Out. This is at the bottom of the menu.
    • click on Sign out.
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Step 2. Hold ⇧ Shift pressed while on the menu Windowspower

clicks.

Hold down Shift when the menu appears.

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Step 3. Keep ⇧Shift hold and click Restart.

Continue holding the key while the PC boots into a blue menu screen.

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Step 4. Click on Troubleshooting in the menu

It is the option with a screwdriver and wrench.

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Step 5. Click on Advanced Options

It's the last option.

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Step 6. Click UEFI Firmware Settings

This is in the right column.

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Step 7. Click Restart

The PC will reboot and boot into the BIOS.

Method 3 of 4: Using the advanced options in Windows 8.1/8

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Step 1. Move the mouse to the top right corner of the home screen and then move it down

A menu will appear.

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Step #2. Click on Settings

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Step #3. Click Change PC Settings

This is at the bottom of the menu.

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Step #4. Click Update and Restore

This is at the bottom of the left column.

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Step 5. Click on Restore

It's in the left column.

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Step 6. Click Restart Now

It's under the "Advanced Boot Options" heading in the right pane. The PC will now reboot into a blue menu screen.

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Step 7. Click on Troubleshooting in the menu

It is the option with a screwdriver and a wrench.

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Step 8. Click on Advanced Options

It's the last option.

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Step 9. Click on UEFI Firmware Settings

This is in the right column.

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Step 10. Click on Restart

The PC will reboot into the BIOS.

Method 4 of 4: Using a function key at startup (All Windows versions)

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Step 1. Restart the computer

Once the computer restarts, you will see a black screen with "Lenovo" in large white letters. The screen will only appear for a few seconds, so you need to do the next step quickly.

  • If you are using Windows 8/8.1, you will need to restart your computer from Windows to access the BIOS. From the Windows desktop, press ⊞ Win+i, click

    Windowspower

    and then on Restart.

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Step 2. Tap F1 repeatedly or F2 until BIOS appears.

Try pressing the button twice per second. The button you need to use for your model appears at the bottom of the "Lenovo" screen next to "Go to Setup."

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