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wpaynter
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How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636

How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636.

I want to disable UEFI and secure boot.

 

I have tried pressing F2 as soon as powering on the laptop from a shut down state.

I have tried tapping it once, also repeatedly spamming it on boot up. The laptop always boots to windows 8 and I want to remove that.

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freeza
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Re: How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636

Good day

 

Do a restart of the machine and press F2, not a shut down.

 

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Freeza

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wpaynter
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Re: How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636

That works

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Jeyyson
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Re: How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636

How do I even do a bloody restart with win 8??

 

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William8
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Re: How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636

To enter BIOS setup during a start-up in Windows 8, you MUST do a complete Windows 8 shutdown. The standard Windows 8 shutdown does not do a complete shutdown as previous versions do. To enter setup, press F2 during POST during a restart or after a complete Windows 8 shutdown.  Search Windows 8 shutdown on the web.

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William8
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Re: How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636

My apology on my previous post. Your press the Delete key not F2 during start-up (after complete shutdown) or restart. Windows 8 uses hybrid shutdown, so you would need to shut the computer down while holding shift, or to use the Acer Power button icon in Windows. F2 key should bring up the boot menu.

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Acer-Cory
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Re: How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire V3-571G-9636

[ Edited ]

This is an older thread, but I see a lot of traffic to it so I want to provide an official solution for it. The thread will be locked due to it's age, please search for an updated thread or feel free to post your own!

 

Here's an article on how to access the UEFI (BIOS) for Windows 8: http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/27103

 

 

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