Dynamically choosing a boot device using the F9 prompt Laptop elitebook HP Планшетный ПК HP EliteBook 2740p

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Choosing MultiBoot preferences

You can use MultiBoot in the following ways:

To set a new boot order that the computer uses each time it is turned on, by changing the boot
order in Computer Setup.

To dynamically choose the boot device, by pressing 

esc

 while the “Press the ESC key for

Startup Menu” message is displayed at the bottom of the screen, and then pressing 

f9

 to enter

the Boot Device Options menu.

To use MultiBoot Express to set variable boot orders. This feature prompts you for a boot device
each time the computer is turned on or restarted.

Setting a new boot order in Computer Setup

To start Computer Setup and set a boot device order that the computer uses each time it is turned on
or restarted, follow these steps:

1.

Turn on or restart the computer, and then press 

esc

 while the “Press the ESC key for Startup

Menu” message is displayed at the bottom of the screen.

2.

Press 

f10

 to enter BIOS Setup.

3.

Use a pointing device or the arrow keys to select the Legacy Boot Order list, and then press

enter

.

4.

To move the device up in the boot order, use a pointing device to click the up arrow or press the

+

 key.

– or –

To move the device down in the boot order, click the down arrow or press the 

-

 key.

5.

To save your changes and exit Computer Setup, click the Save icon in the lower-left corner of
the screen, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

– or –

Use the arrow keys to select File > Save Changes and Exit, and then press 

enter

.

Your changes go into effect when the computer restarts.

Dynamically choosing a boot device using the F9 prompt

To dynamically choose a boot device for the current startup sequence, follow these steps:

1.

Turn on or restart the computer, and then press 

esc

 while the “Press the ESC key for Startup

Menu” message is displayed at the bottom of the screen.

2.

Open the Boot Device Options menu, by pressing 

f9

.

3.

Use a pointing device or the arrow keys to select a boot device, and then press 

enter

.

Your changes go into effect immediately.

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