A computer's Basic Input Output System, or BIOS, provides your computer with the essential commands needed to operate its hardware without an operating system. And accessing your Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100's BIOS can help you remedy start-up problems, rearrange the order that your 6100's drives boot, change power settings for devices and more.
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Power on your laptop or, if the computer is already on, restart it.
Press and hold the "Esc" key on your Pro 6100's keyboard as the computer boots up, while simultaneously tapping the "F1" key. Continue to hold the "Esc" key and tap the "F1" until the BIOS loads.
Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate through the options in the BIOS. Use the "PgDn" and "PgUp" keys to move between the pages of the BIOS and the "Enter" key to select an item.
Press the "End" key on your keyboard to save your changes and exit the BIOS.
Tips and warnings
- Take care when altering your computer's BIOS. Misguided changes could cause your computer to crash.
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