Tips to reset BIOS in HP Pavilion®
What is the purpose of resetting BIOS on HP Pavilion laptop? What are the things to be taken into account during the resetting process?
HP Pavilion comes equipped with Intel Pentium M Processor 740A for offering an unrivalled system performance. The Operating System in it is Windows XP Home Edition. The 14 inch display screen of HP Pavilion has got WXGA Display and has a maximum resolution of 1280x768 pixels. The DDR system memory in it is of 1024MB and it operates at 333MHz. The hard drive used for storage is of 80GB and it rotates at 333MHz. For offering fine graphics performance, HP Pavilion has got Intel Graphics Media accelerator 900. BIOS, the Basic Input Output System, is a firmware which is stored on a small memory chip on the motherboard. The basic functions such as booting and keyboard control are performed in your PC based on the instructions given by your BIOS. The BIOS is used to identify and configure the hardware such as hard drive, optical drive, CPU, floppy drive, memory etc and it is configured and accessed by using the BIOS set up utility.
The following are the need and tips to reset the BIOS on HP Pavilion:
- Need to reset BIOS
- Tip to reset BIOS
- Things to be considered
Need to reset BIOS
You might have to reset your BIOS on HP Pavilion due to a number of reasons. Sometimes after removing or adding components such as hard drives, CD –ROMs, Sound cards, Modems etc you face some issues. At other times you experience issues such as video or card detection problem, booting problems and if you are experiencing random lock ups etc. All these situations demand the resetting of BIOS.
Tips to reset BIOS
You would have to reset the BIOS of HP Pavilion when your PC has trouble in booting properly. In order to reset your BIOS, you would have to follow certain steps. First, reboot your HP Pavilion. Then, press the 'F1' button on your Keyboard until you see the "Entering setup message" on your laptops screen. After that press 'F5' button on your keyboard so as to select the factory settings option. Then press 'F10' so as to exit the setup.
While resetting the BIOS, you would have to consider certain parameters. You would have to ensure that you are making the changes to correct the issues which are currently affecting the operation of your laptop. Then if you are familiar with the BIOS flash change process, you should make changes to your BIOS. After reading the motherboard and BIOS setup material you should reset the BIOS in your computer.