How do I access the BIOS for a VM?

To access the BIOS of an x86 The most common type of CPU for Windows and Linux VMs in Skytap Cloud. VM
  1. If the VM isn’t already running, start it.
  2. Click on the thumbnail image of the VM desktop to open the Secure Remote Access (SRA) browser client.

    VM Desktop Thumbnail

  3. In the guest OS—not from the browser client toolbar—restart the guest OS.
  4. When the VM restarts, the BIOS boot screen displays.


    Quickly press F2 (in OS X or macOS, press Fn + F2) to enter the VMware BIOS.

    The BIOS boot screen is visible for only about one second.

  5. Make the changes you want to the BIOS settings, and then press F10 (OS X and macOS: Fn + F10) to continue starting the guest OS.