I dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu in my Acer Aspire R13. After I upgraded Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, my boot settings got messed up. To investigate the issue, I need to access UEFI firmware settings in Windows 10.
Unlike BIOS where you could just enter using F10 or F12 key at the bootup, accessing UEFI settings is not that straight forward. Now, you might wonder how to boot into UEFI settings in Windows 10 and I am going to show you how to do that in this tutorial.
Access UEFI firmware settings in Windows 10
Follow the steps below for accessing UEFI settings in Windows 10:
Login to Windows and click on Menu.
In the Menu, go to Settings.
In Settings, scroll down a little and look for Update & security.
In Update & Security, in the left sidebar, select Recovery and then in the right pane, click on Restart now. Don’t worry, it won’t restart right away.
From here onwards, the steps are exactly the same what we saw in the tutorial to disable secure boot in Windows. When you click on Restart Now, after few seconds you’ll see a blue screen like the one below. Choose Troubleshoot option here.
In Troubleshoot, select Advanced options.
Select UEFI Firmware Settings here.
Click on Restart button and this will actually restart your system and boot you straight in UEFI settings.
That’s it. This is what you needed to do to access UEFI firmware settings in Windows 10. Hope this tutorial helped you. Any questions or suggestions are always welcomed.