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Vostro 14-5468 Owner's Manual

POST Behavior screen options

Option
Description
Adapter Warnings
Allows you to enable or disable the system setup (BIOS) warning messages when you use certain power adapters.

Default setting: Enable Adapter Warnings

Keypad (Embedded)
Allows you to choose one of two methods to enable the keypad that is embedded in the internal keyboard.
  • Fn Key Only: This option is enabled by default.
  • By Numlock
  • NOTE: When setup is running, this option has no effect. Setup works in Fn Key Only mode.
Numlock Enable
Allows you to enable the Numlock option when the computer boots.

Enable Network. This option is enabled by default.

Fn Key Emulation
Allows you to set the option where the Scroll Lock key is used to simulate the Fn key feature.

Enable Fn Key Emulation (default)

Fn Lock Options
Allows you to let hot key combinations Fn + Esc toggle the primary behavior of F1–F12, between their standard and secondary functions. If you disable this option, you cannot toggle dynamically the primary behavior of these keys. The available options are:
  • Fn Lock. This option is selected by default.
  • Lock Mode Disable/Standard
  • Lock Mode Enable/Secondary
MEBx Hotkey
Allows you to specify whether the MEBx Hotkey function should enable, during the system boot.

Default Setting: Enable MEBx Hotkey

Fastboot
Allows you to speed up the boot process by bypassing some of the compatibility steps. The options are:
  • Minimal
  • Thorough (default)
  • Auto
Extended BIOS POST Time
Allows you to create an additional preboot delay. The options are:
  • 0 seconds. This option is enabled by default.
  • 5 seconds
  • 10 seconds

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