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I have disabled the Secure Boot, changed the Boot Priority ordem to USB drive and tried to install the Linux system. It shows a message of successful installation and asks to restart the computer. However, when it restarts, there is a message of Boot error and it asks for a Boot disk or a Boot removable device...I have real somewhere that the Boot should be in Legacy mode, but it on-line shows this option when the CSM option is set to always, however, without giving me access to that...

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Preferred Solution: What modifications to the BIOS of Acer Aspire shou...

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Has anyone had an issue with the bios update 1.06? Ever since I updated it from 1.05, it just constantly reboots. I keep getting bsod like memory manager issues and corrupt drivers.

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just wanted to know if i can update my bios from 2.01 to 2.04 on my acer aspire r7 572 laptop if i can will it allow me to mess with the Vram of my laptops video card. i want to push it higher then 32mb thanks specs CPU - intel i5-4200 CPU 1.6 GHz 2.30 GHzRAM - 8GB DDR3 (forgot the speed of the ram unless its 1600 mHz (ram that came with the laptop)GPU - Intel HD Graphics family

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I recently bought a replacement battery for my Acer Aspire V3-771G and I am getting the "plugged in, not charging" problem. I have contacted the seller that i purchased the battery for and they informed me that the battery is made to work with the newest versions of bios for my laptop, however i updated to windows 10 and there are no compatible bios upgrades for windows 10. Will it work if I upgrade my bios to the windows 8 or 8.1 versions or will it make my computer unbootable?

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right i have been given a acer aspire 5050 laptop the idiot i got it from knows nothing about computers he forgot his bios password and after checking on google found a program called cmos cleaner you guessed it he wiped the bios now the laptop wont boot. he thinks its no good so said i could have it for free for spares. i contacted the acer repair centre and gave them all the details for the laptop model no, all serials ect they checked the laptop out they know its ok and not stolen but the want 71 inc couries charges to repair it it seems alot is there any way i could flash the bios or is it just an acer job any help would be greatfully recieved as i dont think the laptop is really worth the charges thanks for looking

ps im not at home at the min but could get all the specs from the laptop if needed
 

A:acer aspire bios problem

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Looking for a password for my Bios. There is a 8digit Password hint below, Is anyone knows how to solve this.  Thanks for anyone can suggest.

A:ACER Aspire E1-470 Bios Password

Try 8 zeroes. Jack E/NJ

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Good Day! Thank you a head of time for all of your help! WHAT: Aspire 5100 QUESTION: Is there any chance of a bios option that will completely unlock all the features of my processor and motherboard? As the laptop is out of warruntee and older it wouldn't hurt ACER to offer an unlocked bios with a disclaimer. Thank you very much,LIOTB

A:acer aspire unlocked bios

What features do you think are locked out by the bios? Jack E/NJ

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I have Acer Aspire E1-571. I am trying to get into BIOS but when I try to enter, It asks for a password but I never set a password.Help.

A:Acer Aspire E1-571 BIOS Password

If you are trying to make changes to secure boot(to disable), you may have to create a Password, go to security tab, set superwiser password, click enter and create a new password, make sure you write it in a safe place and make an easy to remember, even better.

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Good Day! Thank you a head of time for all of your help! WHAT: Aspire 5100 QUESTION: Is there any chance of a bios option that will completely unlock all the features of my processor and motherboard? As the laptop is out of warruntee and older it wouldn't hurt ACER to offer an unlocked bios with a disclaimer. Thank you very much,LIOTB

A:acer aspire unlocked bios

What features do you think are locked out by the bios? Jack E/NJ

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I just bought a new Acer Aspire E15 laptop which was pre-installed with Linpus Linux OS. I tried to boot from the BIOS so as to change the boot option and install a Windows 7 OS and I noticed that the BIOS was passworded. Kindly assist with any way the password can be bypassed or how I can reset the password so that I can install the Windows OS because that's the interface that I am used to.

A:ACER ASPIRE E15 BIOS PASSWORDED

Take it back and exchange it.

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I am attempting to disable "Sleep" mode on a ACER Aspire L100 Desktop

system. I have already disabled all of the Win XP switches, and I have

gone into the BIOS on the L100 and attempted to do so there.

The problem is that in the BIOS the options are not all clearly defined, and

therefore somewhat ambiguous, in their Functions/meaning. I have

attempted contact with Acer's website, no luck their knowledgebase.

Anybody with an idea where I can acquire a discription of the BIOS

options for the above mentioned device would be greatly appreciated.
 

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 I am locked out of my BIOS on an ACER Aspire 8942 and I have reset BIOS to defaults and need the factory password to edit it as I have no access. I was doing a refresh and somehow I hit enter and it must have set up a password I do not know so it locked me out.Any ideas?Has anyone used the  Isunshare winfdows password genius? Thanks for any help.. Ed











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A:Bios in an Acer Aspire 8942.

Have you tried removing the battery and power supply. Then press and hold the power button to try to reset the bios? Another option is to see if you have a bios re-set jumper pins usually located in the DRAM module compartment on the bottom of the machine --- it should be located somewhere around the periphery of the DRAM module so you shouldn't have to remove the module. Jack E/NJ













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hello , how can i access the Bios of acer aspire v5..? tnx

A:hello , how can i access the Bios of acer aspire v...

Press F2 at boot.

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I bought new laptop Acer Aspire E15 it's amazing performance but last from few days it's getting hang frequently, so i decided to upgrade the bios since i upgrade the bios i cant resest the bios can anyone tell me how to resest bios as it was before.
 
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A:Acer Aspire E15 bios issue

Sorry you are having  problems with your Aspire notebook. Although they are posted, updating a BIOS is not something we recommend to see it it resolves lock up issues. Lockups or hanging, slow performance is usually caused by software corruption.  In those cases we would suggest you back up your data and restore the system to factory configurations using the eRecovery tool. If this does not resolve the issue we suggest you contact in warranty support for further assistance. Their number is posted at http://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service-contact.

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So I'm trying to fix a friends computer.Hes got a Acer Aspire V5-571P-6866 LaptopOS: Windows 8 or maybe 8.1 (Not Sure) When I turn it on, the Acer logo comes up but immideately goes to a bios error that reads: "PXE -E61: Media Test Failure, check cable" and "PXE-M0F: Existing PXE ROM" at the bottom and then loops to Operating System not found. Some times it will loop back and forth between the Bios error and the Operating system error, but will not do anything else. BIOS is completely unaccessible. I've looked everywhere for a solution around this so I can at least access the BIOS. What have I tried:1. Holding F2 while turning on2. Holding all the Fkeys while turning on3. Holding ESC4. Holding misc conbinations of keys found all over the internet5. Shorting out contacts under the Dimm module.6. Holding power for 30 seconds without battery and then pluggin in the battery and powering again. What I haven't tried:1. Inserting a Windows 8 CD since I have none.2. Inserting a bootable USB since I have none.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.I know that there are numerous threads on this, but almost everyone can still boot back to Windows. The other solutions I've read, Ive tried and nothing seems to work (list above).

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My acer V5-431 has password/unlock key needed when entering F2, after 3 wrong password, error system locked and has code, i tried the code to convert using online bios-pw.org, but it does not work, please help me. tnx

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I'm trying to put Window's 7 on my friends Laptop and it is an Acer Aspire 5530 and it won't pick up the Window's disc and I want to go into the Bios to make sure it is set to boot from the CD/DVD Drive first,can anyone tell me what key to hit to enter the Bios.

A:Acer Aspire can't find the key to hit for the Bios.

hi wade7575

have you tried f2, f1 or del key when you first power up start tapping the key try them all. does it say what key to press on bottom of screen on first screen to apear. might say setup then key to press

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hello , how can i access the Bios of acer aspire v5..? tnx

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Hi. I need bios for Acer Aspire G7711 motherboard. I know the newest is P01-A4 BIOS DATE: 02/17/11. I can't find it on site. Please help me . Maybe download link?

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For those owning an Acer Aspire Timeline Series...The New Acer Bios from Apr 06,2010 v1.34 screw-up the Intel GMA 4500M HD by reducing the battery life by half, because a box is grayed in the GMA Control Panel.


Acer had provided a second new v1.34 Bios on Apr 07,2010 to correct the wrong settings in the Intel GMA 4500M HD.

As usual be carefull when updating your bios settings.

Find on the screenshot how the settings should be, to improve the battery life. (before the box was grayed & unchecked):

A:WARNING On Acer Aspire Bios v1.34 !!!

The wrong v1.34 bios had been deleted yesterday...Go on for the new one!

Many improvements in this new v1.34 Bios (7 new add/corrections)..especially for better handle the 8 gigs ram on Pc-Laptops based system.

Note:
Remember that the v2.34 Bios is only for the "Special Edition 2009" Olympic Games.

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just wanted to know if i can update my bios from 2.01 to 2.04 on my acer aspire r7 572 laptop if i can will it allow me to mess with the Vram of my laptops video card. i want to push it higher then 32mb thanks specs CPU - intel i5-4200 CPU 1.6 GHz 2.30 GHzRAM - 8GB DDR3 (forgot the speed of the ram unless its 1600 mHz (ram that came with the laptop)GPU - Intel HD Graphics family

A:bios update on acer aspire r7 572

You should definitely update the BIOS, as the old one I believe crashes the laptop if you enter the BIOS and save settings. As for the rest, I have no idea if these settings are available, you will find ut once you are there

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Good evening I have a laptop acer apire 5741g had the windows 7 home I have to do a clean install win 10 is the bios BIOS Version / Date Acer V1.08, 19/5 / 2010- Version SMBIOS-2.6 and I want to upgrade to latest version that is the 1.23 version 2011/05/23, the upgrade will be the execution through the Winflash_NEW70123. exe1) Is it safe to upgrade;;2) There is a video guide?to note I have no issue with bios Palace simply if a newer version is can I make that will become the laptop a pres pappie of 500 euro ;;

A:BIOS URDATE ACER ASPIRE 5741G

1) it's safe to upgrade if you follow onscreen instructions2) no video guide as far as i know

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hi. i have a acer aspire 5740G with the i3 330m procesor . a few days ago i wanted to update my bios. i downloader 2 drivers(difetent version) from the acer website for my type of laptop. i installed the first one and all want fine. and by accident i started to install the second driver(a earlier version) and i canceled the process. now my laptop wont stay on. i turn it on, the screen stays black and after a couple of seconds it turn off and than turn back on and so on. it like it want to turn on but something doesn't let it. can any one tell me what could be the problem and if it can be fixed?
 

A:HELP acer aspire 5740g bios PROBLEM

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hi. i have a acer aspire 5740G with the i3 330m procesor . a few days ago i wanted to update my bios. i downloader 2 drivers(difetent version) from the acer website for my type of laptop. i installed the first one and all want fine. and by accident i started to install the second driver(a earlier version) and i canceled the process. now my laptop wont stay on. i turn it on, the screen stays black and after a couple of seconds it turn off and than turn back on and so on. it like it want to turn on but something doesn't let it. can any one tell me what could be the problem and if it can be fixed?
 

A:acer aspire 5740g BIOS PROBLEM

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I have an Acer Aspire V3-571G when I bought the laptop it came with a version of Linux,I deleted everything that was on the laptop and I`ve installed Windows Vista (that was the only one I had at that moment). I bought Windows 7 but surprise it does not work,any version of Windows 7 I try to install lets me do the partitions,the files are installing but at the end of the installation when it says "Setup is updating registry" a blue screen appears with some technical details and it says to check if some drivers are broken or to check for bios upgrades because from security reasons the windows was shut down.The only windows that currently my laptop supports are Vista and Windows 8.The bios version is 1.13 I just did the upgrade ( I used the manufacturer version until now) and I tried to install it again but it just won`t work,instead of starting the windows that blue screen appears and forces me to install windows 8 again.What can I do? I have looked for answers here and everyone is talking about that Advanced Menu in the Bios which of course I don`t have.Any help for me please?Spoiler (Highlight to read)   

A:Acer Aspire V3-571G came with Linux,Bios 1.13 only...

Have you checked to see if the hidden Win7 erecovery partition is still intact by the Alt+F10 erecovery boot method? If not, you can order Win7 recovery media for nominal cost at http://us-store.acer.com/erecovery/rcd/ Jack E/NJ 

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I cant find the way to get in to the bios , for about a week i update my win 8.1 to win 10 and i find no answer to this issue .............. thanks geert










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A:How do I access the BIOS on a Acer Aspire 5600u wi...

http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/37064/~/windows-10%3A-access-the-uefi-bios method 2

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 In the the BIOS setup I've changed from UEFI to Legacy mode and have reordered the sequence to 1.DVD 2.HD 3.Acer Mananger. The original order was: 1. Acer Manger; 2. HD 3. DVD. I've installed Linux Mint 32-bit version without any problems.Now, I want uninstall it  and install 64-bit version, but the computer doesn't pickup DVD as a start boot device. I've tried to access the BIOS setup but no luck. It looks like the original boot sequence is  back.When I turn on the comp, the Acer splash screen is displayed for sec or two. I press the F2 key and nothing happens. I've also tried other F keys and also the Delete key with no luck. If I press the Esc key at the start I get the GRUB loader. How do I access the BIOS setup?

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Hello all i have an acer aspire m5711 desktop board and recently i done a bios update from the official website . After the update i noticed that my Pc dosen't start and heard a noise on my board . i started to elmitate the rams ( 4 of them ) and placed 1 by one until i discoverd that the 4th slot of ram is not working . Can someone please give me the old bios version so i can downgrade it to work again all 4 slots of ram? 

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Hi all!
I have acer aspire one za3 AO751h-52Br and i need to flash the bios. I have tried dozen times but all had the same result...nothing. when holding Fn+Esc and pressing power button then releasing all the power button starts blinking and when i press it again it simply turns of. what should i do?
 

A:Acer Aspire one AO751h bios flash

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Hi There, I have a problem updating the Bios. Reason for update is common black screen and currently I have 2.04 loaded and I try to update to 2.06. Laptop is in factory settings with Win 8 in it. I have loaded the new bios version and it basically works well using windows update but in the end when the laptop is restarting it ends up to black screen. Now you have two options to run battery out or use that tiny hole behind to "cut the power" (you can not remove the battery in this model). After restarting the laptop says "invalid bios image etc." and pressing any key will restore the 2.04 Bios. I have actually three very same laptops and in another one windows update work just fine. (That did not have black screen problem) I have tried to update using usb-stick, but I do not exactly know how to do that. So please if anybody can help it would be highly appreciated. -kari-

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Hi,i want to set BIOS to turn on the device(from total shut down)at a specific time.My current BIOS(INSYDE V1.28 , 8/17/2009) does not provide this option.1.Is this option added in the newer versions?2.Searching under Drivers and Manuals i come across two patches, which one should i download?

A:Acer Aspire 4810TZ BIOS update

I strongly advise against trying to patch the bios as it could brick your machine. Jack E/NJ

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Hi, I should update the bios of my desktop to mount a new video card, the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060. At the time the bios is the P01-A1 of 03/12/2012. At this link is my pc https://www.acer.com/ac/en/AE/content/model/DT.SJQEM.018, but I have win7 instead of win8. I am not practical of the bios update procedure, I wonder if you can tell me which bios should I install and where to obtain it, please.On the net I found this bios (http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/BIOS/Acer/Acer-Aspire-M3985-BIOS-P11A4.shtml), but I'm not sure it's the right one.Thanks in advance for your kind response.Best regards.Marco

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I had no problem to download the BIOS files(BIOS_Acer_P01.A4_A_A.zip)  from the site of Acer but when I unzip the files and see different names of BIOS to install? I don't know which one is the right one to install BIOS? Here are below: AFUDOS.exeFlash.bat_checksum.exeafuwin.exeWFLASH32.BATafuwin64.exeWFlash64.Bat Anyway my desktop is 64X with Microsoft Windows 10 Home Premium. I will wait to hear which file is the right one to install the update BIOS? As I need for the graphic card. John 

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First of all, thanks to those who contribute their time and wisdom to this forum!I ran a BIOS upgrade from within Windows, it rebooted and basically did nothing. Now it doesn't POST.I extract the BIOS EXE which reveals the following files:Ding.wavFlsHook.exeFlsHookDll.dllFWUpdLcl.exeInsydeFlash.exeiscflash.dlliscflash.sysiscflashx64.sysxerces-c_2_7.dllI then opened the original EXE with PhoenixTool and that didn't get me where I thought it would. I have a dump folder with a bunch of BIOS files, but no *.FD needed to flash via USB. I'm in a little over my head at this point and could use some help from the pros!

A:BIOS .FD file for Acer aspire V5-572P

Hi, I downloaded your BIOS file in my notebook.When I extracted the file and run the .exe I get an error (obviously not for my notebook), but the .fd file was in the temp folder created. So i did it like this. Start the setup and get the error but I don't press OK. I go in C:\Users\"your user folder"\AppData\Local\Temp. Here I look for the most recently modified folder. Inside this folder should be the extracted files by the .exe and of course the .fd file. Here is a screenshot:

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How revert to the old version of bios..?I did v1.14 to v1.21 update from leptop but unfortunately my work much harder now 

A:BIOS downgrade Acer Aspire 5755G...?

The only way is to do a Bios Recovery with a USB drive and you can turn your computer into a door stop if anything goes wrong. Is your computer already at the point it won't boot?

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By accident, I changed my BIOS from UEFI to Legacy BIOS.  Now when I turn it on, it quickly flashes every 5 sconds, and screen is always black (no Acer logo screen, nothing).  I tried FN + F2 to bring up the BIOS settings menu again but it doesn't work (that's the key combo I used to get BIOS menu up when I switch it to Legacy BIOS by accident).  Is there a different key combo to bring up BIOS menu again so I can switch it back to UEFI? 

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So my Acer Aspire 4736G won't turn on for some time now. I've did some researching and reading and I've found out I need to flash the BIOS by formatting a flash drive to FAT and then place the BIOS in it. I've downloaded the BIOS from here and I've extracted its contents. I've placed the files inside the DOS folder onto a 4GB freshly formatted FAT flash drive. What I need to know is what I'll rename KALG0208.fd to in order to use the Fn+Esc method. Thanks.

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Aspire 5530, I need to know if and where the bios reset jumper in on the motherboard. Funny how when you buy a motherboard you get that info but if you buy a laptop you don't. I don't have the password to the bios and I need to set it to boot from cdrom.
 

A:Acer Aspire 5530 bios reset

There is not one on the board that I know of. removal of the battery is one way.
 

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Sorry guys i need help i wanted to update the Bios of my Acer Aspire 5745G becouse of some problems.. i downloaded the last version 1.19 on the Acer website i installed it. It was easy to install it had an exe file for installing. After the reboot i got the problems, my Nvidia doesn't work (it can't connect to the screen and resolution has gone to 1024x768) and other things. I think it wasn't installed very well but i have tried every thing i know to install it but i couldn't do it.

Please anyone help.

A:Bios Update Acer Aspire Help Problems

Hi there .. Try the following Go to BIOS setup. Go to graphics options and select discrete instead of switchable... I just hope your Bios update has not changed the settings in the BIOS ..

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Thanks,..this laptop acer Aspire 4551 start but the display stay black (no video) I'd like to flash the bios,... I've seen some videos but I don't understand very well ,...could you to teach how to do ? step by step please......GOD BLESS YOU
 

A:Flashing Acer Aspire 4551 BIOS

Well, can you even boot up into the machine? Or is it all black?
 

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I have a an Acer Aspire E15 E5-1G-TH with an AMD A10-7300 processor.  I need to enable virtualization (Intel Vt-x / AMD -v) so that I can run Virtual Box and Android properly. I have run Speccy on my laptop and I see that virtualization is supported but disabled. When I go into bios to enable virtualization is normal option to do so is missing. I've now read that Acer uses a modified version of bios that hides this option. How do I get in and enable virtualization?

A:Enable virtualization in Bios on Acer Aspire E15 E...

We have the same issue, WTF ACER please help us.

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I have a an Acer Aspire E15 E5-1G-TH with an AMD A10-7300 processor.  I need to enable virtualization (Intel Vt-x / AMD -v) so that I can run Virtual Box and Android properly. I have run Speccy on my laptop and I see that virtualization is supported but disabled. When I go into bios to enable virtualization is normal option to do so is missing. I've now read that Acer uses a modified version of bios that hides this option. How do I get in and enable virtualization?

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By accident, I changed my BIOS from UEFI to Legacy BIOS.  Now when I turn it on, it quickly flashes every 5 sconds, and screen is always black (no Acer logo screen, nothing).  I tried FN + F2 to bring up the BIOS settings menu again but it doesn't work (that's the key combo I used to get BIOS menu up when I switch it to Legacy BIOS by accident).  Is there a different key combo to bring up BIOS menu again so I can switch it back to UEFI? 

A:acer aspire s7 391 stuck on legacy BIOS

Not FN + F2, just F2. Start rapidly tapping as soon as you push start.

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