Call for Dell Support 1 855 361 6161 iYogi, Inc. BBB Business Review


Looking for Help with Dell Products? Call Toll Free @ 1-877-381-6866
Get your Dell PC fixed via remote session with highly qualified tech at your premises. Call Today!

Importance of changing BIOS settings of Dell® OptiPlex 745

Bidisha About Bidisha

wanted to buy a new cell phone and her thorough research for gadgets revealed her passion for technology. Gradually, she found her drawn to everything related to technology and her work which involves extensive research and writing on new gadgets, apps, and smarter use of technology. Careful, her mission is to manipulate technology-naïve women to juice up their ordinary lives with use of technology.

Why do you need to change BIOS settings of Dell OptiPlex 745?

Dell OptiPlex 745 is a highly configured desktop from Dell. It is powered by an Intel Celeron D 420 processor of 1.6 GHz. It provides 512MB of RAM and you have the option to upgrade it to 4GB. The chipset installed on your Dell OptiPlex 745 is an Intel Q965 Express. It is integrated with an L2 cache of 4MB. Dell OptiPlex 745 provides an 80GB of Serial ATA hard disk. Interface on your Dell OptiPlex 745 include, one Hi-Speed USB and one Serial–VGA. You can get Intel GMA3000 Dynamic Video Memory Technology 4.0 with this laptop. The default operating system in Dell OptiPlex 745 is Windows XP.

Information about the need to change the BIOS settings, its importance and ways to access BIOS of Dell OptiPlex 745:

  • Need to change
  • Importance
  • Tips to access

Need to change

If you want to make any changes to your Dell OptiPlex 745 like changing the hardware configuration, boot priority, you need to enter BIOS mode. Suppose your system is booting from the hard disk and you want to execute a bootable CD on your system, you need to change the boot device priority.


BIOS software of Dell OptiPlex 745 is stored on a non-volatile chip which is in-built on the motherboard of the system. These settings on Dell OptiPlex 745 help you to configure the hardware devices on the system, setting the system clock and enabling or disabling the system components. When the system faces a serious issue, it is safe and easy to enter the BIOS and make proper changes.

Tips to access

To access BIOS on your system, you need to restart your system and press a specified key while restarting. The key may vary according to BIOS manufacturer or system manufacturer. ‘Delete’ is the common key use to access BIOS of a computer. Most manufacturers configured BIOS to access by using the ‘Delete’ key. Some systems also use the F2 key.


iYogi’s Annual Unlimited Subscription Plan

iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:

  • Comprehensive support for changing the BIOS settings on your Dell OptiPlex 745
  • Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
  • Troubleshoot software errors.
  • Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
  • Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
  • Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.

Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.

Be the first to comment!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *