I mean no key combination for that or something. I’ve read the manual for this keyboard which suggested using the Del key. Consult your motherboard manual to find these connectors. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. But as I’ve alredy said it doesn’t work for me. Do not release the key before the OS starts to load, if it does.

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keyboard – Can’t get to BIOS on an MSI motherboard – Super User

I don’t know if this will work on your specific motherboard. If it beeps while holding it, let go and hopefully that’ll throw it into the Bioz. Ben Richard began writing in Carefully remove the battery.

But it all didn’t work for me. Maybe this step will work for you to. This has worked every time I have tried it on this MB. Burgi – I wanted to ask the same question – What OS are you using? I was lucky I had the old keyboard.


If the OS starts to load, this trick didn’t work for you. I have the same problem, after searching a lot from forum, website and Youtube.

Now hold down the power button to drain any residual power from the motherboard.

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I biis this exact same problem. You can also start the laptop and quickly release and then press and hold the power button. Thanks for the answers!

When fast boot is enabled, you cannot enter the firmware setup by pressing a key. Except for the fact that this does not apply to Windows 7, this is a somewhat valid answer.

How to flash the BIOS

In the case of my MSI X it was the top left for the keyboard and 3rd row right for the mouse. If you’re having trouble getting your computer to POST usually referred to as not booting upyou’ll need to enter the BIOS to change some settings or diagnose beep codes. After this, the BIOS hands nn1996 the computer to your operating system.

Ramhound why would knowing the OS help in this instance? Thank you for your interest in this question. Upon starting, hitting DEL did nothing and Windows started. What operating system are you running?

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Here’s an old hat trick that just might work for you, and others in similar situations. Pressing “Delete” on the keyboard on start up will enter Bios mode.

Update your question to include this information. Many BIOSes treat this as at least a warning, and will give you a diagnostic screen telling you to check your keyboard and do something most often to press a key to continue booting.

It will ask you to press F1 to resetting your confirguration or F2 to continue load the windows. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Turn off and disconnect your computer from current. All it does is restart my computer.

Skip to main content. If you need to reset the BIOS manually, you can do this by removing the battery from the motherboard or physically branching the CMOS reset connectors on the motherboard.