How to Update BIOS ACPI

by TS Jordan

ACPI stands for advanced configuration and power interface options in your system BIOS. The options enable you to change the power settings for your computer at the lowest possible hardware level. Update your ACPI settings in the BIOS by first accessing the BIOS during the startup process of your computer, allowing you to select the new ACPI setting you desire.

Step 1

Restart the computer.

Step 2

Press the key indicated in the startup messages to enter BIOS (e.g. "F2" for Intel motherboards).

Step 3

Highlight the "Power" menu and press "Enter."

Highlight the "ACPI" option and press "Enter." Select your desired ACPI value. Press "F10" to save and exit.


About the Author

TS Jordan is an Ohio licensed attorney living and practicing out of the Cleveland area. In addition to his Juris Doctorate, he holds a Bachelors' Degree in Information Systems. He has been writing professionally for less than a year.

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