How Do I Get Into the BIOS on a Toshiba M5 Laptop?

By Contributing Writer

Tecra M5 is a laptop model manufactured by Toshiba. A special firmware, BIOS (Basic Input/Output System), on this laptop offers a number of important options to configure hardware components and certain system changes. In particular you can modify the boot priority to boot your laptop from a CD, or change settings for peripheral ports, the display or keyboard.

Step 1

Click "Start" button in Windows and choose "Restart" in the Start menu to reboot your Toshiba M5 laptop.

Step 2

Press the "Esc" key as soon as the red Toshiba logo appears on the screen.

Step 3

Press the key "F1" or "F2" as prompted on the screen to enter the BIOS setup. It will take three to five seconds before the BIOS menu will appear.

Step 4

Use arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate through the BIOS menu and make necessary changes.

Step 5

Press "Esc" and choose "Save Changes" to keep changes made and exit BIOS; the laptop will automatically resume booting.