BIOS settings for HP Pavilion®
Read on to know the need to change the BIOS settings in HP Pavilion system.
A major role of BIOS in your HP Pavilion system is to load and start the operating system installed in your system. When a system is switched on, its first job is to initialize and recognize system hardware devices like hard disk, mouse, keyboard, video card, CD/DVD drive and more, which are connected to the system. You need to be very careful while entering the BIOS mode in your HP Pavilion system, because improper changes of the BIOS may affect the normal functioning of the system. Always try to use a password, to enter the BIOS mode in your system, to prevent the unauthorized access. BIOS settings include options to change the boot priority, system time, enabling or disabling hardware and much more.
Following is some information about the need to change the BIOS settings, its importance and tips to access BIOS in your HP Pavilion system:
- Need to change
- Importance of BIOS
- Tips to access
Need to change
If you want to make any changes to your system like changing the hardware configuration, you need to enter in to the BIOS mode of your HP Pavilion laptop. For example, currently your system is booting from hard disk and you want to execute a bootable CD in your system. You need to change the boot device property from the BIOS settings.
Importance of BIOS
BIOS software of HP Mini netbook PC is stored on a non-volatile ROM chip, which is inbuilt on the mother board of the system. BIOS settings of the HP Mini netbook PC help you to configure the hardware in the system, setting the system clock and in enabling or disabling the system components. When the system meets a serious issue, it is safe and easy to enter the BIOS and make proper changes.
To access the BIOS in your HP Pavilion system, you need to restart your computer and press the specified key while restarting. The key may vary according to manufacturer. It depends on either; the BIOS manufacturer or the system manufacturer. 'Delete' is the common key used to enter BIOS mode. Most of the manufacturers configure to access the BIOS using delete key.