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How to Reset BIOS Setting to Factory Default

How to reset the BIOS to factory default setting is a common question when you can't boot up your computer properly. Sometimes you would find that your system doesn't boot up properly, and you have tried many ways including making some changes in BIOS, but it still doesn't work, or become even worse, then you should reset the BIOS setting to factory default. In order to do this, you should clear about the version of your BIOS. Then we will illustrate the steps to reset the phoenix BIOS setting to factory default. Just follow it and adapt it to your situation.

  1. Reset BIOS through BIOS Setup Utility
  2. Reset BIOS by Removing the CMOS Battery

Reset BIOS through BIOS Setup Utility

Step 1: Boot to BIOS Setup Utility.

bios main face

Step 2: Navigate to the Exit item, find the option called Load Setup Defaults or press F9 key.

find load defautl in exit item

Step 3: Click Yes to start resetting defaults after clicking the Load Setup Defaults option or pressing the F9 key.

say yes to defautl set

Step 4: Press F10 key or click Exit Saving Changes option to restart your computer.

save and exit

Reset BIOS by Removing the CMOS Battery

If the first way doesn't work or you can't boot to BIOS setup utility, you should open your computer and remove the CMOS battery to reset the BIOS.

Step 1: Turn off your computer, and remove the battery if you have a laptop.

Step 2: Remove the outside panel of the computer and identify the location of the motherboard. (You should touch a mental part to ground yourself in case of static.)

Step 3: Find the CMOS battery on the motherboard, it looks like a coin.

find cmos battery

Step 4: Use a screwdriver to wedge the battery out and reinstall it to that port after few minutes.

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