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Windows 7: Disable fast boot up to enable BIOS Settings


21 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Starter
 
 
Disable fast boot up to enable BIOS Settings

My older brother has a Toshiba Satellite laptop. In his configuration, he has enabled fast boot up, thus, upon power up, the initial splash screen doesn't show but straight to the windows login screen. Now, I wanted to access the BIOS but I don't know how. I tried pressing DEL (for the BIOS setup) but since he has once enabled fast boot up in the BIOS settings itself, I can no longer do so. It always goes straight to the logon screen. Please help guys. I've tried searching the forum for possible same case/s but to no avail.

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21 Aug 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

I just googled how to enter the BIOS on a toshiba and saw several suggestions, including:

escape key

escape key for 3 seconds, followed by F1.

F1

F12

Take a look:

- Google Search
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21 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 7 Starter
 
 

it turned out you have to hold F2 then press the power button. might help other guys who are on Toshiba Satellites. thanks!!
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17 Dec 2012   #4

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 
Doesn't Work!

I've hold F2 then turn the power on, but it took me to a black screen!
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