How to Hide the BIOS Screen on My Dell OptiPlex SX260

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The BIOS (Basic Input Output System) on your Dell OptiPlex computer is used to control the hard drives, CD and DVD drives and time and date on the system. The Dell OptiPlex is designed to run the Windows XP operating system. If you want to hide the BIOS splash screen during start-up on your computer, you can do so through the BIOS settings. No computer programming skills are necessary. You can do it with little hassle and just a few keystrokes.

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  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button, then the "Control Panel" option.

  2. 2

    Click the "System and Security" option, then the "Administrative Tools" option.

  3. 3

    Click on the "System Configuration" option, then click "Boot" from the top of the window.

  4. 4

    Click the box next to the "/NOGUIBOOT" option under the "Boot Options" section.

  5. 5

    Click the 'OK" Button to save your changes and then exit out of the Control Panel.

  6. 6

    Restart your system with the BIOS splash screen hidden.

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