Setting up BIOS in Acer® Aspire 5100 Laptop
How to set BIOS in the Acer Aspire 5100 laptop?
A major role of BIOS in your Acer Aspire 5100 system is to load and start the Operating System installed in your system. When a system is switched on, its first job is to initialize and recognize the hardware devices like hard disk, mouse, keyboard, video card, CD/DVD drive, etc, which are connected to the system. You need to be very careful while entering the BIOS mode in your Acer Aspire 5100 system, because improper changes of the BIOS may affect the working of the system. Always try to use a password to enter the BIOS mode in your system. It may help to prevent the unauthorized access. BIOS settings include options to change the boot priority, system time, enabling or disabling hardware, etc.
Following points describe the importance of BIOS and tips to set BIOS in the Acer Aspire 5100 system:
- Importance of BIOS
- Tips to set-up
- Points to remember
Importance of BIOS
The BIOS software of Acer Aspire 5100 PC is stored on a non-volatile ROM chip which is in-built on the motherboard of the system. The BIOS settings of the Acer Aspire 5100 PC help you to configure the hardwares in the system, setting the system clock, and in enabling or disabling the system components. When the system encounters any serious issue, it is safe and easy to enter the BIOS mode and make proper changes.
Tips to set-up
To access the BIOS in your Acer Aspire 5100 system, you need to restart your computer and press the specified key while restarting. The key may varies according to manufacturer. It depends on either BIOS manufacturer or the system manufacturer. 'Delete' is the common key used to enter BIOS mode. Most of the manufacturers configured to access the BIOS using delete key. Inside BIOS you can change the hardware settings, passwords, etc.
While entering the BIOS mode of your Acer Aspire 5100 system, you should be very careful so that you should not make unnecessary changes in the BIOS settings. Improper settings modifications or changes to the BIOS may affect the working of the system. You need to save the changes while exiting from the BIOS mode. Otherwise, it will not take effect.
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