BIOS Cheatsheet

Published at: May 9, 2021

A simple cheatsheet with some software and info.

Entering the BIOS

Manufacturer BIOS Boot Menu
ASRock F2 or DEL
Acer F2 or DEL Esc, F2, F9 or F11
Apple ⌥ Option
ASUS F9 Esc or F8
Dell F2 F12
Gigabyte / Aorus F2 or DEL F12
HP F10 F9
Lenovo F1 or F2 F12 (some models are F8 & F10)
MSI DEL F11
Samsung F2 Esc
SONY F2, F1 or F3 F11 or F10
Toshiba Esc or F1 F12
Zotac DEL F11

God’s thumbdrive

You can use Ventoy to have multiple ISOs in a single USB drive. When creating a new USB, make sure to enable Secure boot from Options. If there is a problem booting in or there is a weird blue screen, read this or search for Ventoy Secure Boot in UEFI mode.

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