How to Enter Boot Menu in Windows 10

A lot of Windows users complained that they can’t enter the boot menu in Windows 10. If you are one of them, no worries, this article will show you how to enter boot menu, applied to HP, Dell, Lenovo, Asus, Acer, Toshiba, etc.


What Is a Boot Menu

The boot menu is a menu accessible when a PC is first booting. It includes several different device options to boot to, including CD, DVD, Flash, hard drives, and a LAN. Since there are various Windows boot issues, one needs to enter the boot menu to apply the troubleshooting steps.

How to Enter the Boot Menu in Windows 10

When a computer is booting, the user can press a certain key to enter boot menu in Windows 10. The common boot menu keys are Esc, F2, F8, F10, F11 or F12, depending on your particular PC brand. You could view the specific key on your PC’s startup screen. The boot menu allows you to choose what device to load an operating system or application from as your PC is starting up.

Boot Menu Keys List

Here is a list of the boot menu keys for different PC brands.
Acer: Esc, F9, F12
Asus: Esc, F8
Dell: F12
Gigabyte: F12
HP: Esc, F9
Intel: F10
Lenovo: F8, F10, F12
MSI: F11
Samsung: Esc, F12
Sony: F11
Toshiba: F12

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