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9
Using Setup Utility (BIOS)
Setup Utility, or Basic Input/Output System (BIOS), controls communication between all the input and output
devices on the system (such as disk drives, display, keyboard, mouse, and printer). Setup Utility (BIOS)
includes settings for the types of devices installed, the startup sequence of the computer, and the amount of
system and extended memory.
NOTE:
To start Setup Utility on convertible computers, your computer must be in notebook mode and you
must use the keyboard attached to your notebook.
Starting Setup Utility (BIOS)
CAUTION:
Use extreme care when making changes in Setup Utility (BIOS). Errors can prevent the computer
from operating properly.
Turn on or restart the computer, quickly press
esc
, and then press
f10
.
Updating Setup Utility (BIOS)
Updated versions of Setup Utility (BIOS) may be available on the HP website.
Most BIOS updates on the HP website are packaged in compressed
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called
SoftPaqs
.
Some download packages contain a
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named Readme.txt, which contains information regarding installing
and troubleshooting the
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Determining the BIOS version
To decide whether you need to update Setup Utility (BIOS),
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determine the BIOS version on your computer.
To reveal the BIOS version information (also known as
ROM date
and
System BIOS
), use one of these options.
HP Support Assistant
1.
Type
support
in the taskbar search box, and then select the
HP Support Assistant
app.
– or –
Click the question mark icon in the taskbar.
2.
Select
My PC
, and then select
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.
Setup Utility (BIOS)
1.
Start Setup Utility (BIOS) (see
Starting Setup Utility (BIOS)
on page
44
).
2.
Select
Main
, select
System Information
, and then make note of the BIOS version.
3.
Select
Exit
, select
No
, and then follow the on-screen instructions.
To check for later BIOS versions, see
Downloading a BIOS update
on page
45
.
44
Chapter 9
Using Setup Utility (BIOS)
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