How to Access the Asus Laptop Boot Menu?

Today’s article is predicated on the subject of accessing boot menu on Asus laptop. So, allow us to continue with the steps. Asus laptop boot menu key are mentioned below are as follows:

Computer ManufacturerTypeModelBoot Menu KeyBIOS Key
ASUSdesktopF8F9
ASUSlaptopEscF9
ASUSlaptopR503CF8DEL
ASUSnetbookEee PC 1025cEscF2

Now, approaching the steps for accessing the boot menu on Asus laptop. So, before accessing the boot menu we should always first of all boot the system from a USB disk or the CD-ROM drive. Here are the steps to access the boot menu on Asus laptop

Steps as well the system from the USB disk or the CD-ROM drive

  1. Before boot up the Notebook, insert the USB disk or the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Enter the BIOS configuration of the system.
  3. Click “Boot” -> enter the configuration of “Boot Option #1 ” -> Select the right device.
  4. Enter the configuration of “Boot Option #2 ” -> Select the right device.
  5. Click [Save & Exit] -> select [Save Changes and Exit] -> press “Enter” to avoid wasting the configuration.
  6. The system will reboot automatically and boot from the device in step 4.

Please note the BIOS structure of the Windows 8 (or above) Notebook is UEFI which does not support DOS by default.

If you wish to run DOS (or other 16-bit or 32-bit applications) via the USB disk, it’s recommended to enable the CSM(Compatibility Support Module) mode within the BIOS settings.

  1. Click [Security] -> select [Secure Boot menu].
  2. Click [Secure Boot Control] -> select [Disabled].
  3. Tap [Boot] -> select [Launch CSM] -> select [Enabled].
  4. Click [Save & Exit] -> select [Save Changes and Exit] -> press “Enter” to avoid wasting the configuration.

So, after we are through with the steps for booting the system using the USB drive or by using the CD-ROM, we’ll advance to the steps for accessing the boot menu on the Asus laptop. So, here are the steps for accessing the boot menu on Asus laptop:

Steps to Access Boot Menu on HP & Asus PC/Laptop

  1. Reboot your Asus/HP laptop.
  2. Press the F2 key on your keyboard to launch the boot menu.
  3. Use the arrows to flick through the choices and press Enter to pick a default boot device.

That’s all! Your laptops should now boot from the device of your choice.

However, if you’re employing a Windows 7/8/10 computer then all computers can activate the boot menu option by pressing the F8 function key, only for your information we thought to say it.

Now moving on to the following topic that’s steps for accessing the boot menu key on windows 7 also as windows 8.

Steps to induce Asus UEFI Boot from USB in Windows 10/8.1/8

  1. Start your Windows 8/8.1/10 Asus computer, press “F2 key when the boot screen appears. Enter the BIOS interface, click the “Boot Menu” button or press “F8” key;
  2. Within the Boot Menu, you wish to scroll to your own USB option and press “Enter” to verify choice;
  3. Tips: Don’t choose those names of USB with a “UEFI” at the start, at this moment, most of the USB device doesn’t support UEFI function mode.
  4. After the 2 steps above, remember to press “F10” for saving the change, or what you’ve done are vain. Besides, if your USB supports UEFI mode, you’ll be able to also choose the target USB to line the Asus UEFI boot menu key.

Steps to Enable ASUS BIOS Boot from the USB or CD drive in windows 7

Just follow the steps below to enable Asus bios to boot from USB or CD drive for enabling boot menu for windows 7. Before booting up the Notebook, insert the USB disk or the CD-ROM drive.

  1. Enter the BIOS configuration of the system. Press and hold the F2 button, then click the ability button. don’t RELEASE the F2 button until the BIOS screen display.
  2. Click “Boot” -> enter the configuration of “Boot Option #1 ” -> Select the right device.
  3. Enter the configuration of “Boot Option #2 ” -> Select the right device.
  4. Click [Save & Exit] -> select [Save Changes and Exit] -> press “Enter” to avoid wasting the configuration.
  5. The system will reboot automatically and boot from the device in step 4.

So, these were the steps for accessing the boot menu on Asus laptop for windows 7, also as for windows 8.

Way to Boot Asus Laptop from bootable USB & Boot Menu Key

In this way to we guide to how to boot Asus F550 Laptop from Windows Bootable Pendrive or USB Driver to Install Windows 7, 8, or 10, But If you want to custom reinstall new Windows 10 OS or you want to like an older version of Microsoft Windows like 7 or 8.

First, you need to few changes in the bios setup to enable the boot option to boot from DVD or USB. And also know what is the Asus boot menu key as well as. In this paragraph, I will guide to you Asus boot from USB. Now you can also install, Linux or Mac with the common process.

In the default system, you can not be able to view the boot from the DVD or USB option in the boot menu. Now you have to need to enable or the bios setup. First, open the boot menu and enter to set up. Asus boot menu key in this device is the ESC button. You have to push right after turning on your computer by using the power button.

Following the given steps to Custom Operating System, Now you can reinstall fresh Windows. If you have a 1TB Drive or 500GB Hard Drive, you can build C: Drive of 250GB and the other space as a D: Drive. Now you follow the steps to boot the Asus Laptop from USB.

Use USB to Boot Asus Laptop (Step by Step complete guide)

Step 1: Ensert a bootable USB Driver into your Asus laptop.

How-to-boot-Asus-laptop-from-USB

Step 2: Turn on your device and push ESC key 5 to 10 times to open Boot Menu.


Step 3: Next you see the empty boot menu “Enter Setup” option, choose it and press enter.


Step 4: Once you have puted Bios Setup, Select to Advanced Tab by pressing Right Arrow Key.

XHCI Pre-Boot Mode Disable

Step 5: Next you put the “USB Configuration” in the Advanced tab, Next go to “XHCI Pre-Boot Mode” and Disable it.

Disable Secure Boot Control

Step 6: Next Visit to Security button and Disable the Secure Boot Control option.

Launch CSM 1

Step 7: Now, Enable “Launch CSM” in the Boot Button, But you can not get the option to Enable.


Step 8: To find the option to Enable Launch CSM press “F10” and choose ‘Yes’ to Save Configuration and Exit.


Step 9: Next Keep tapping press ESC Key 5 to 10 times and once more Enter Bios Setup.

Asus Launch CSM 2

Step 10: Next go to the Boot tab you will get the launch CMS option is available, simply enable it and next press the F10 button to Save and Exit. Then Keep tapping the ESC key 5 to 10 Times to Open the Boot Menu again. Now you can see the boot menu as in the given picture below.

How to boot Asus laptop from USB 2

Step 11: Congratulations !! So you proudly unlocked the Boot option for your Device. Now you can install Windows from your Bootable DVD Driver or USB Driver.