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System BIOS

The Latitude™ 2100 BIOS allows you to do the following:

  • Access System Setup by pressing <F2>
  • Bring up a one-time boot menu by pressing <F12>
  • Start the Pre boot System Assessment by pressing <Fn> and the power button

Entering System Setup

Press <F2> to enter System Setup and make changes to the user-definable settings.

<F12> Menu

Press <F12> when the Dell™ logo appears to initiate a one-time boot menu with a list of the valid boot devices for the system. The devices listed on the boot menu depend on the bootable devices in the system.

Image-Illustrates the Boot Menu options

This menu is useful when you are attempting to boot to a particular device or to bring up the diagnostics for the system. Using the boot menu does not make any changes to the boot order stored in the BIOS.

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