Are you sure you press those keys in the correct interval, as soon as laptop is powered up? I have tried just about everything. I have been having boot problems and need to be able to boot from floppy or xp cd. Asus laptops include recovery software, installed to a hidden partition on the hard drive, that you can use to reinstall Windows in case of system failure. As soon as I have tried tomorrow, I will post back and let you know if it worked ok. Therefore is the hard drive even the problem? Insert the bootable disk, and power on your computer. Looks like I will have to live with this and just hope that most times I can use the config utility, and other times maybe boot from floppy and use config that way!! Have you tried uninstalling it, then remove its program folder,if it still remains, and clear the Temp folder? The user can access the menu and select the option that works well for the desirable tasks in seconds.
If it's a sort of klanging noise it could very well be the broken disk,linux might be searching for available disks to show you when it reaches the desktop but since it fails can't proceed or it will just take very long untill it finally does. Here is how to do that by editing your Boot. Find Asus Recovery Partition At startup, press the F9 key. Thanks again, and best wishes from Galadriel2x simply turn off the computer. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. Spam F9 during boot up - if you're not already - until you get the recovery option.
I still cannot find a way to boot into safemode except using windows config utility. How can I determine the correct key? Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. Linux also probably has some comands so it won't look for drives while booting up. Super Micro c2sbx, c2sbm, pdsba, pdsm4, pdsmi, p8sc8, p4sbe, etc. Go to Boot menu and set the proper boot device.
Dell and Lenovo are the best. Select the partition of your choice to access it. Hi Papa Echo thanks for your input. The system will restart and show the Windows 8 boot menu. I have tried all other F keys and several others! Would you like to answer one of these instead? I downloaded a file that puts a screen up when booting, offering me the option of booting into safe mode.
This will take you to a menu that shows the various partitions on your computer. Power off your computer completely. Image: © vector brothers - Shutterstock. I've tried all other suggestions to no avail also so looks like I will just have to live with this Thanks again. If your computer performs slower than normal, contains viruses or displays numerous errors, you can reformat, or erase, the contents of the drive and start over fresh. I have never been able to use any of the F keys to get into safe mode. JetWay jm26gt3, ha04, j7f3e, hi03, ji31gm3, jp901dmp, 775gt1-loge, etc.
About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since 2008. I have been given a new value for the boot. If you press it once or twice, you might miss the timing. I can no longer contact the person who built the P. Having done this myself in the past I can confirm it works. The Safe Mode with Networking allows using an Internet connection while troubleshooting system problems. Switch on or restart your computer.
Press the Del key while the full-screen logo is showing on screen, immediately after starting the computer. When you re-boot windows should note it was shut down improperly and present you with the Safe Mode screen. Sow there is no reason to make things more complicated than they are. I've disable the secuirty boot in the past but no luck. If that doesn't work try this: 1. Despite trying all F keys and just about every other key on the keyboard!!! You can access your boot. Note that this procedure can also be used if your recovery discs are damaged.
The f8 key does work it just brings up the boot menu not the startup menu boot from floppy, ide etc. I am having some serious boot issues at the moment and need to get this sorted out really. Many thanks and best wishes Hi Bob, thanks for your input. I have now been told how to alter the registry for boot. Perhaps the program you installed regarding boot menu is interferring with your computer. When I go to the boot menu, the screen says: Boot Option 1 Windows Boot Manager Add New Boot Option Delete Boot Option There is no option to boot from anywhere else! Errrrr,more info on that please,if linux passes the bios screen then it does boot up but is unable to boot all the way into the desktop.
It makes a sound for about half a second, wait another half second and then repeates itself over and over while booting. Many thanks and best wishes Hi Espo83, thanks for your input. As soon as you see a blank black display with a small horizontal cursor at the top left, press the key 3. Biostar 6100, 550, 7050, 965pt, k8m800, p4m80, ta690g, tf7050, etc. The only reason this became a problem was that a couple of weeks ago, Ihad a problem where I couldn't boot into windows at all! You should end up with a boot.