The prompt message flashes across the first screen so that you may have not enough time to catch it. Use whichever keystroke is indicated on screen. So what's the rpoblem with it. I am trying to reinstall windows 8 on a dell desktop and it kept going to start up repair. My current os is stuck because of the virus.
But I think this is quite serious. I have the same problem of booting from a cd. Release the key when you enter the Boot Menu. The F1 System Information is also displayed in a different format within the F2 System Diagnostics function. Secure Boot can prevent the computer from booting from an infected external boot device, most likely a bootable flash drive.
I was already familiar with the discussed procedures in this clearly written post that will help many, I have no doubt. On some of the recent Asus motherboards I encountered a few features that can make your life more difficult. Then reinstall each component one at a time. Nothing happens when I press the + or — sign. There are 2 rams both Are 1. It sounds very much like you need some professional assistance.
Thank You in advance for all the help you have given all of us! Downloaded updates just fine then restarted and problems: the system just froze up. Also, there is another way to go into it on most machines, for instance on Lenovo laptops can use the OneKey Recovery button in Off state to go into the firmware settings. I was just wondering… You are all talking about booting from a cd and going to bios to change the boot order. Found your site and tried the above solution. Use your favorite search engin to search for that exact error code.
But I suspect your best bet is to have a technician look at your machine. And, not really pertinent to you, but I feel compelled to say it. However, once booted, you may have the ability to write-to-disk and make changes. So when I press any key it brings up different options. Assuming that it does not, click on Troubleshoot. It was hard for me.
I guess it depends on how many errors you have reformating. The technician always reformats my hard drive. Well it gave me the courage like your John Wayne comment to do a re-formatting of my hard drive. Numlock Key Select power-on state for numlock. I ran setup,changed boot priority,but still no luck. If not, take it to a qualified technician. Boot back into the bios and disable secure boot, save the change, then see if the optical dive shows as a boot option.
Boot Mode Allows you to select the type of boot. I am going to work on the computer this weekend starting today. They will have the proper software tools, and experience, to safely regain access to your user account. The other one does not show that line as part of the boot from cd process. I just can't get it to boot.
If your computer has multiple disc drives, consider disconnecting one of the drives and use the other drive to try to boot from the disc. Main , Security, System Configuration, Diagnostics, and Exit. I want to install Windows7 using bootable cd. You can hear the disk turn a little but then nothing. In my case though Samsung laptop, windows 8 the laptop starts up, Samsung logo appears, and the laptop restarts after about 2 seconds. Attempting to kickstart it again I restarted and launched with repair.
It ran fine the first 6 to 8 months I had it. I can tell you for sure that a rig like yours should not be slow. These settings will be under the boot options. So I cannot give you a definitive answer. I am starting to wonder if I somehow got a virus that changed the password. If there is anything you can suggest to atleast get me back to factory defaults I would be very much in your debt! In fact, I often leverage this fact when people have lost their system administrator password. Then I would enter Setup F2, esc, or del.