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BIOS Keys


Introduction
When using Puppy you may need to change the order which boot devices are checked. For example, you may wish the computer to check the USB flash drive before the Harddisk. Most computer allow you to do this via the BIOS setup mode. This is entered by holding a certain key at power on.

Table of BIOS keys
Use this table to find which key triggers the BIOS setup mode on a particular model of computer.

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Boot menu cheat sheet
Boot menu for key for different makes and models:

Computer ModelBIOS Key/sBoot menu (UEFI)
Acer F1, F2, Ctrl+Alt+Esc Esc F2,F9 ,F12
Asus - Esc, or F8
AST Ctrl+Alt+Del, Ctrl+Alt+Esc -
Dell (All models) - F12
HP - ESC or F9
Lenovo (all models) - F12
Panasonic CF-25 F1 -
Samsung (all models) - F12
Sony Vaio (All Models) - F11
Toshiba (All Models) - F12


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