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Changing BIOS settings before installing a new operating system

BIOS settings vary by operating system. Change BIOS settings before installing a new operating system.

To change BIOS settings, complete the following steps:
  1. Start the Setup Utility program (see Starting the Setup Utility program).
  2. From the main interface, select Exit > OS Optimized Default and press Enter.
  3. Depending on the operating system to be installed, do one of the following:
    • To install the Windows client, select Enabled and press Enter.

    • To install an operating system other than Windows , select Disabled and press Enter.

  4. Select Yes in the window displayed and press Enter to confirm the selection.
  5. To save settings and exit the Setup Utility program, press F10; then, select Yes in the displayed window, and press Enter.