The BIOS (UEFI) of a computer is the typical example of what is known as firmware, a type of software that is responsible for managing the internal components of an electronic device, running the operating system, among other aspects. Some well-known brands are Phoenix Bios, Award Bios, and InsydeH2O.
How to enter the BIOS of a PC
This is a very simple procedure. The methods vary by computer manufacturer, but it is usually enough to repeatedly press a specific key on the keyboard during startup. You can review the following tutorial that details the ways to do it, depending on the brand: How to enter your PC’s BIOS using the keyboard
How get into Acer BIOS advanced settings
Through the PC’s BIOS it is possible to configure its hardware components, perform diagnostic tasks, change the boot sequence, etc. All of them very basic options. However, it also contains options for advanced users, which allow you to activate or deactivate certain components, as well as change parameters related to the speed of the processor, the graphics card, among other aspects. But they are hidden and need to be unlocked.
On computers manufactured by the Acer company, such as the Acer Aspire or Acer Predator, the method to access the advanced BIOS options is as follows.
- First you enter the BIOS by repeatedly pressing the F2 key immediately after boot.
- Once you are in the BIOS main menu, press the (Tab ↹) and Fn keys at the same time, then press the F10 key.
- In the dialog box that appears, check the YES option and press the Enter key to save the changes.
- Next, enter the BIOS in the normal way. Now you can see the new Advanced tab.
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