How To Reset Bios Settings

How To Reset Bios Settings

When you make changes to BIOS settings, it could go either way. It could make it or break it! Well, if it makes it, then kudos to that! However, if you fall into the category of people who have broken it, then also you don’t need to worry! As it can be fixed! By resetting your computer’s BIOS settings, you can set things right. In this post, we have listed ways to reset Bios settings to default, have a look!

WHY MAKE CHANGES IN BIOS?

People make changes to bios settings when they find their computer is not working properly.. However, these changes could make things worse.

Steps To Reset BIOS To Default

Step 1: Go To Bios Reset Utility – To enter Bios settings, press F2 as soon as the screen comes up.

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Note: The steps to enter Bios settings can vary for different computer manufacturers.

Step 2: Locate Exit tab from the top corner of the screen and look for Load Setup Defaults or press F9.

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Step 3: You will get a prompt to reset the settings to default “Load Default Configuration Now”, press Yes to proceed.

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Step 4: Click Exit Saving changes or press F10 to boot your computer.

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If the above steps don’t work, it is ok! It is time to take the matter into your hands. You need to reset the settings by removing CMOS battery. To do that follow these steps:

Steps to Remove CMOS battery To Reset Bios Settings to Default

Step 1: Turn off your computer and remove the battery if it’s a laptop.

Step 2: Now remove the outside panel and find where the motherboard is!

Step 3: Once you have located motherboard, look for CMOS battery. The CMOS battery looks like a coin.

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Step 4: To detach the battery from the panel, you would need a screwdriver. Once you have taken the battery out, wait for a few minutes. Now reinstall the battery to that port. This will reset the bios settings to default.

So, these are two ways in which you can factory reset bios settings of your computer. Try them and let us know what worked for you in the comments below.

Srishti Sisodia is a technical content journalist at Systweak Software. Apart from being a capable engineer, her affinity for inscription draws her towards writing interesting content about contemporary technologies and progressions. She is an avid reader and a fare connoisseur. She relishes different cuisines and when it comes to baking, she takes the cake!

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