Boot Menu Option Keys and System BIOS Keys

Different computer desktops and laptops have different keys for boot menu and bios. Keys for all PCs are listed below.


CompanyTypeBoot Option KeyBios Key
HPDesktop/GenericEsc, F9F10/ Esc/ F1
HPLaptopEscF10
HPNotebookEscEsc or F10
HPTowerEscF1
DellDesktopF12F2
DellLaptopF12F2
Compaq-Esc, F9F10
LenovoDesktopF12, F8, F10F1, F2
LenovoLaptopF12, Fn + F11F1, F2
LenovoNotebookF12F2
AsusDesktopF8F9
AsusLaptopF8F2 or Del
AsusNotebookEsc, F8F2 or Del
SamsungNotebookEscF2
SamsungUltrabookEscF2
SamsungUltrabook active bookF2F10
AcerDesktop/LaptopEsc, F12, F9Del, F2
AcerNotebookF12F2
ToshibaLaptopF12Esc, F1
ToshibaSatellite, Protege, TecraF12F2
ToshibaEquiumF12F12
Intel-F10-
SonyLaptopEsc, F11F1,F2,F3
FujitsuLaptopF12F2
Apple-Option-
EMachines-F12Tab, Del
NEC-F5F2
Packard BELL-F8F1, Del
Sharp--F2