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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
 

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

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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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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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Hello. I am having some trouble with a Acer Aspire laptop. I have change the bios from UEFI to legacy and now everytime I load up I get a Operation System Not Found message. I've tried pressing F2 but then I hear a beeping noise coming from my laptop and I still get the OS not found message. I also tried Alt+F10 but nothing happened. I'm not sure what I can do. Is there some way I can atleast get back into the BIOS and change it back?

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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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Hello!

I have an Acer Aspire One, that doesn't boot into Windows or into Safe Mode. I have tried to Flash the Bios as explained on many other sites, but I can't get that to run. I have also tried to F8 to Repair Computer option, but I do not get Repair Computer as an option. I'm stumped! When I restart it, it gives me the option to run in Safe Mode, if I do that it gets hung up on file: amdagp.sys. If I start normally it gets stuck on the Windows start screen. Help!!

A:Acer Aspire One won't boot, can't flast bios!

F8 is to access Safe Mode, Alt-F10 is used to access the Acer Recovery partition. See this link on the Acer website. I'm not sure why you were trying to flash the BIOS as that most likely wouldn't fix your boot problem.

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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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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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Was recently given a acer aspire 1670 laptop, but it has a problem, it wont boot into the bios? the chap that had it before me tryed updating the bios on it (dont no why) through windows, but when the restarted nothing happend!

when you press the power button it trys to boot up but stops and powers down straight down and beeps and thats it!!

can anyone help??
 

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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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This one is a 5820T. I downloaded the zip file for this model from the Acer website and after extracting I find two executables, one for DOS, one for Windows. Nothing else. (ZQ1_125.exe for both - not .bat - not .rom). There is no "Flash-it" file, no.FD file.

I have always flashed a BIOS on boot from floppy or USB. And I have always advised to never flash a BIOS from inside Windows. So the thought of this being the only way is making me ill.

If there is a way to do it USB I could use a walk-thru. Thanks.

A:Has anyone flashed a BIOS on an Acer Aspire Laptop?

I have an aspire 5935g and did update the bios successfully within windows but must admit that was long before signing up here and reading endless people saying not to do it that way, however it worked out fine in my case. I think the consensus is to only flash the bios if it provides a fix you need.

Just looked through the download I used and the DOS version does contain a flash it file. Here is what I had.

DOS
Windows
I know thats probably not any help but thats just my experience

Good Luck

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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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Anyone try it and tell me if your able to use dedicated card yet lol...
http://support.acer.com/us/en/produc...1&modelId=3476

A:Acer Aspire 7750G New Bios (11/13/2012)

lol no one here owns acer aspire 7750G anymore?
rofl well noticed litle improvement but nothing about using dedicated card yet on weaker aplications, freak hell lol

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Hello guys,

I have just come across a serious issue with my 4 year old Acer Aspire 5536 (I know its old but i like it and it still performs). Anyway when pressing the power button the fan speeds up the lights come on but the computer will not start.

To get my computer to start I need to power on the computer and cover the fan vent for about 10 mins and restart and after i have done that it will run perfectly.

Does anybody have any ideas? I would prefer to fix the issue rather than buy a new laptop

Jason

A:Acer Aspire 5536 Bios Won't Boot

You have to cover the fan vent to get it to start ? One of the problems with laptops not starting or overheating is dust clogging up the internal CPU fan causing it to stop and thus overheat and shut down the system which CPUs are designed to do, so I am surprised that by covering the fan vent this allows the laptop to start or am I not understanding your problem ?

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Hi! Im new here and i need big HELP.

Last year me and my sister bought this Acer Aspire 4730z model.

The technician told me that to install Xp you need to set BIOS Sata Mode to IDE. Because AHCI is for vista.

Now i wanna install it for Windows 7 ultimate 32bit.

The notebook now runs XP system and in BIOS Sata Mode = IDE

Would i change it to AHCI in BIOS for windows 7?

What is really the difference between IDE and AHCI in bios?
What is the best way to remove XP and install Windows 7?

This one?

How to Clean Install Windows 7 over Windows XP - For Dummies

or

Will it work if i run the xp installation cd in booting then delete the system xp their?.
Restart computer again then insert windows 7 disc in booting and Install Fresh Windows 7?

Will this also work?

A:Acer Aspire 4730z Bios Help for windows 7

AHCI is advanced host controller interface for running sata mode ,when you insert the win7 dvd when it reaches the where do you want to install stage you will be given the opputunity to reformat the disk, a clean install is always advisable

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Hello, so basically I have a Acer aspire one 725 laptop and it won't boot at all, just a blank screen... I've tried various methods of getting it to work, but no luck as of yet...
Anyway, i was wondering if anyone knew how to do a flash BIOS using a USB stick as I was told this could fix the issue. I've seen some posts online but they seem to be for the older aspire one range...
I've already downloaded the BIOS file from the Acer website...

A:How to Flash Bios on a Acer Aspire One 725 - Windows 8???

Can you see the bios screen at all or get into the bios? If not then you wont be able to see anything.

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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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The notebook belongs to a friend. He has had it for less than 4 years. I have tried everything possible. Looking at dead devices etc. The fan, the cmos battery are all in working order. It is not the screen because i connected it to an HDMI monitor and it still will not go thru the boot sequence. I looked for a BIOS update and found references for a different acer model. It could be a damaged motherboard or a component on board the MB. Just asking have I missed something here?

A:Acer Aspire E5-571-35LV Will not load BIOS

Probably a corrupted BIOS/broken motherboard, if the power is on and shows options, place them here now. If not, you NEED to contact Acer Support, modification of BIOS unoffically/voiding warranty parts like the motherboard will cause you to lose your warranty COMPLETELY. Regardless, Acer support is your best option if it is in warranty. 



First, CALM DOWN and look at my profile picture. Calm? Now post your message. If I helped, a Kudos would be great! Marking as solution will help others as well, thank you!

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Ive installed BIOS 1.29 on my Aspire V3-471G and after the shut down screen the screen just went black but the laptop is still on. i cant manually shut it down as well. its still running but with a black screen. Please help asap!

A:BIOS 1.29 problem for Acer Aspire V3-471G

Disconect the AC adapter.Press and hold the power button till the computer and all indicator lights turn's off.    Click the Kudos to say ?Thanks? for helping! select "Accept Solution" if your issue is resovled. 

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Hello,

I will need to access the BIOS of my Acer Aspire One AOA150.

However, I don't actually have the BIOS password; to be fair, I don't know how to get any form of hint for it, either (the message box says 'ENTER BIOS PASSWORD [?]' so there is one, but I don't know how to activate it).

How could I hack this BIOS password, obviously not disassembling a netbook which would be difficult anyway considering it is small?

(Reason: I need to remove Xubuntu and reinstall XP with all partitions belonging to it, which I believe requires BIOS access. I already have a bootable USB with the correct drivers for Windows XP, and I know how to remove most of Xubuntu. I would keep Linux if I had the disc space, though, but unfortunately I have to give it the boot.)

A:Acer Aspire One AOA150 BIOS Hack?

Can you not just boot the xp you dont need the bios unless you need to change boot order

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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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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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 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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