How to Get Into BIOS on an HP Pavilion DV4

By Oxana Fox

HP Pavilion DV4 is a powerful laptop that features the Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 4 GB of computer memory (RAM). BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) is a special program (firmware) integrated into the computer motherboard. Generally, BIOS permits configure hardware including, for example, a keyboard, hard and optical drives or CD-ROM. You can tweak some system settings, such as the computer boot sequence, using BIOS.

Step 1

Reboot your HP Pavilion DV4 laptop.

Step 2

Wait about 30 seconds until you see the HP logo on your laptop screen.

Step 3

Press the "F10" key on the keyboard to enter the HP Pavilion DV4 laptop BIOS menu.

Step 4

Use the arrow keys to navigate through the BIOS menu options and press "Enter" to select the function you want to access.