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How to change BIOS boot screen timeout or access key

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The BIOS boot access screen times out too fast, how can I change it?

 

The Esc key is unusual for BIOS access, can it be changed?

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@rdwray

 

Check in BIOS if you have the following options and you can try changing the Boot Timeout time

  1. In the BIOS screen, go to Setup Menu > Boot Maintenance Manager or System Configuration Menu > Advanced Boot Options.

  2. Change the System Boot Timeout setting by entering the number of seconds you want the BIOS to pause.
    System Boot Timeout

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Hello KrazyToad, no I do not have that option in BIOS, the only timeout is for "Post boot hotkey" to select a boot option which is set to 0 to prevent it from timing out.

 

How did you get that screenshot of BIOS?????

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@rdwray

 

Since the value is already 0 for the Post Boot option, I suggest you try increasing it and check if that affects the post boot option

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Finally got around to changing the Post Boot option and it did work; it changes in 5 second intervals.

 

Thanks KrazyToad

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@rdwray
Thank you for posting back. 

 

Glad to hear that the issue is resolved. If you need any help, feel free to reach out to us.

 

Have a great day! 

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Thanks Echo_Lake, nice to know there is some help out there.

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