Boot menu key and BIOS key for HP laptop and desktop

Computers of different brands have their own boot menu keys and BIOS keys, so do HP. If you need to enter the BIOS and boot menu of HP laptops and desktops, the following information may help you run successfully.

Different with keys: “Del”, “F2”, “F12”(common BIOS keys) and “F12”(common boot menu key), the keys of HP computers are special. Most of BIOS of HP laptops and desktops can be entered by pressing  “F10” or “Esc”. At the same time, the boot menu can be accessed by “F9”. However, if it is an old HP computer, the key may be “Delete” which can enter the BIOS and boot menu.

Series Boot Menu Key BIOS Setup Key
HP PavilionF9F10
HP EnvyF9F10
HP EliteF9F10
HP SpectreF9F10
OmenF9F10
HP ProBookF9F10
HP StreamF9F10
HP Thin ClientsF9F10
HP Z WorkstationsF9F10

Boot menu key and BIOS key for Dell laptop and desktop

When there is something wrong with the computer, we may need to enter the BIOS or boot menu firstly. Therefore, the keys to enter the BIOS and boot menu play important roles in the process. With the difference in computer brands, the keys will also not the same, including Dell. The information below is about keys to access BIOS and boot menu of Dell laptops and desktops, which may help you in some way when you are in need.

Most of BIOS of Dell laptops and desktops can be entered by pressing “F2”, while the boot menu can be accessed by key “F12”. However, the boot menu key, as well as the BIOS key for some older Dell computers, maybe “Ctrl+Alt+Enter”, “Del”, “Fn+Esc”, “Fn+F1”.

Dell Series Boot Menu Key BIOS Setup Key
Inspiron F12 F2
XPS F12 F2
G Series F12 F2
Alienware F12 F2
Latitude F12 F2
Vostro F12 F2
Precision Workstations F12 F2
OptiPlex F12 F2

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