How to Open BIOS on Windows 11?

As it costs less time to boot Windows 11 than the older Windows system, openning BIOS on Windows 11 via startup is not the best choice, in case you need to fix any hardware or system issues. In this article, we will show you what’s BIOS and how to open BIOS on Windows 11.

What’s BIOS?

BIOS, is known as Basic Input/Output System, the System BIOS, ROM BIOS, BIOS ROM and PC BIOS. It is a built-in firmware which is used to perform hardware initialization during the Windows booting process. And it is also used to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs, such as changing the system and hardware settings and managing data transforming between the Windows system and hardware devices including mouse, keyboard, hard disk, etc.

Therefore, entering the BIOS on your Windows 11 device will help you solve many problems or allow you to adjust low-level settings.

How to Open BIOS on Windows 11?

2 solutions will be introduced to you step by step to help you fix the system problems you meet.

Open BIOS on Windows 11 Via Windows Settings

  • Right-click on the Start Menu icon in the Taskbar and choose Settings;
  • Click System and scroll down your mouse to select Recovery on the right;
How to Open BIOS on Windows 11?
  • Click on Restart now in Advanced startup under Recovery options to restart your computer;
How to Open BIOS on Windows 11 via Settings?
  • Click Restart now when the popup tells you “We’ll restart your device so save your work”;
Restart Windows 11
  • The system will begin to restart and select Troubleshoot among the three options you get in the next interface;
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  • Choose Advanced options to continue;
  • Then there are six choices showing for you under Advanced Options, and select UEFI Firmware Settings. And click Restart in the popup window;
  • Now the Windows 11 system will enter the Startup Menu and press the F10 on your keyboard to open BIOS.

This way is recommended to all users because it is proved to work smoothly on all computer models.

Open BIOS on Windows 11 by Pressing Hotkey

As accessing BIOS on Windows 11 via Settings will take a longer time, you can also try another easy way to enter BIOS on your Windows 11. It is to press a hotkey on your keyboard while booting on the computer. That is the way to open BIOS on Windows 11 via Startup. But what you need to confirm which key is the right key on your device to boot in to BIOS on Windows 11. You may confirm that with your computer manufacture.

For most computers, F2 is the right key. But you’d better make sure it before doing any access.

Now, via the above two methods, you can access BIOS on Windows 11 easily. But if you’re not sure how to make changes to your computer, please take it to a specialist for help.


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