Question Can't enter bios (AsRock B550M Pro4)

Jul 31, 2021
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Hello I have an ASRock B550M Pro4, and I am trying to enter the BIOS but can't manage to.
When booting I tried to continually press, f2, f10, f12, del. But none managed to get me into the bios. I have also tried using the AsRock restart into UEFI tools to see iof that would get me anywhere but when I use that tool after restart I only get a black screen. Any ideas what I am doing wrong here and how I can get myself into the BIOS? Thanks in advance.

I would also like to add that I didn't install / build this pc myself. It's the old pc of a friend who gave it to me.
 
I assume your system boots into Windows OK so from there you can restart into UEFI or BIOS:

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-enter-uefi-bios-windows-10-pcs

Another way is to force a boot failure by removing all the drives (disconnect the SATA cables). Actually, all you need is to disconnect the system drive cable if you know which it is. Another way to force boot failure is to reset CMOS.

Once in the BIOS find a setting for "Fast Startup" and disable it. There may be a setting to extend wait time for pressing the DEL key. None of these things are permanent: you can reconnect the system drive(s) and boot through to Windows 10 once you've found the BIOS setting. Restarting into UEFI (the first way above) is always an option too.
 
Jul 31, 2021
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Thanks for the link. But when trying to restart into the BIOS I still end up with a black screen and nothing happens. I let it run for 40 minutes (just in case it might take a little longer for whatever reason) and it still remained black (made sure pc was still turned on).
I don't really feel like unplugging anything, so I'll try to reset CMOS.
 

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