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Entering BIOS settings of Toshiba® Portege 3500
Read on to know the tips while entering the BIOS of Toshiba Portege 3500 system and while modifying these settings.
Portege 3500 is a highly portable device from Toshiba. The Basic Input/ Output System (BIOS) is the main program that operates on any computer. The BIOS is the program that is responsible for the loading of the operating system installed in your computer. This is done when you press the Power key to turn on your Toshiba Portege 3500 laptop computer, the BIOS loads the operating system, which in turn loads any other programs. There are several needs for which you need to change your BIOS settings, for this you may need to enter in to your BIOS and change the settings. You can read the following to understand the need to access the BIOS and how to access BIOS and the tips to keep in mind while accessing the BIOS.
The tips to enter the BIOS of Toshiba Portege 3500 system and the points that shall be kept in mind while modifying these settings:
- Tips to access
- Need to enter into BIOS
- Things to keep in mind
Tips to access
You can turn off your device and turn it on again, now you can press the F12 key on the keyboard, you may need to do this before your computer boots to your operating system. Pressing the F12 on a Toshiba Portege laptop takes you directly into the BIOS, and any settings can now be changed.
Need to enter into BIOS
If you want to make any modifications like changing the hardware configuration or manage the power options to your system, you need to enter into the BIOS mode. For example, if your system is currently booting from hard disk drive and you want to execute a bootable CD/DVD, you need to change the boot device priority from the BIOS settings. To access the BIOS mode in your Toshiba Portege 3500 laptop computer, you need to restart your computer and press the specified key.
While entering the BIOS mode of your Toshiba Portege 3500, you shall be very careful not to make unnecessary changes in the BIOS settings. Improper settings modifications or changes to the BIOS may affect the working of the system. You need to save the changes while making an exit from the BIOS mode. Otherwise, it may not be effective.