Here’s this list for function keys during POST for Intel boards.
During the boot-up process, before the operating system loads, you can press certain Function keys and Control key combinations to launch different tasks.
|Function key or Control key||Purpose|
|F2||Accesses the BIOS Setup program.|
|F7||Initiates a BIOS update process where the update files are stored on a USB thumb drive. For instructions on this BIOS update method, seeInstructions for F7 BIOS Flash update.|
|F8||Opens the Windows* boot option menu which allows you to boot into safe mode, enable boot logging, perform restore tasks, and more.|
|F9||Launches the Remote PC Assist Wizard. This function is only available when the board supports Intel® Remote PC Assist Technology (Intel® RPAT).|
|F10||Accesses the boot menu and displays all bootable devices to select from.|
|F12||Allows you to boot to a network; generally used to install an operating system from an image on the network.|
|Control-I||Opens the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology option ROM user interface. This prompt is available on boards that are configured for and support RAID.|
|Control-M||Opens the Marvell RAID option ROM user interface. This prompt is available on boards that are configured for and support Marvell RAID.|
|Control-P||Opens the Intel® Management Engine (MEBx) Configuration user interface. This prompt is only available on certain boards that support the Intel® Management Engine.|