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Q: Advanced BIOS menu

Hello eveyoneCan someone please help me unlock advanced menu in my BIOS Insydeh20 rev 3.7.I want to access my GPU options and to lower the dedicated shared memory to my integrated GPU to minimal as possible since I a have GPU with dedicated 2g of ram. I did had HP 255 G2 with same BIOS and combination of F10 + A worked. But with this one it doesn't. Can someone please help me.

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Preferred Solution: Advanced BIOS menu

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Hi everyone, I tried getting to the advanced Bios setup under Bios menu but couldnt find it. The Bios version of my Pc is insyde F.1B. please what can i do ?

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Hello Community, now i have an idea about how to unlock the bios for acer aspire e5-521. ive looked it up online and found files for aspire e5-521g now ive been wondering if the unlocked bios would work for my laptop. i have had this laptop for a while now im not worried about damage to the machine i would like to expand my knowlage, also this isnt the fastest computer to game on

A:Unlock Advanced Menu in Bios

No, that is NOT the fastest computer to game on.  Here is a little primer ... E series devices are 'Entry level' products, designed for the casual user who wants to do the basics at a reasonable price.  These models are not targeted at heavy users like gamers, photo editors, video makers, etc.  For big time gaming power, take a look at the Predator line.  Now THAT is a gaming platform!

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such as keys for most bios configuration (f2 or Side key menu bios little configuration)entered in once case more configuration menu bios ram schelta video card, etc.)   translate google   quali tasti per bios piu configurazione (f2 o tasto laterale menu bios poca configurazione ) entrato una volta per caso menu bios piu  configurazione ram schelta scheda video e altro)

A:lenovo z51 70 bios menu advanced

This will likely not be answered as it pertains to menus that were intentionally locked by the manufacturer.

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I'm having issues with my graphics card and I need to switch my Intel off and Nvidia on. I saw on the internet that you need to enter the Advanced BIOS to do that. But for some reason, I can't see it in the BIOS. I am using an HP 15 Notebook PC.

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Hello everybody.
Encountered this problem, when trying to access menu Advanced from BIOS, if I go from keyboard remain blocked, and i need to turn off the pc, if I go with mouse and i trying to access the menu, my pc restarts.
I did update the BIOS, from verion 1.0 to 5.2, but i have the same issue.
How is possible to fix this problem ?

Thank you!

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Found on YouTube:'No flash firmware, no bios mod.Enter BIOS. Press Fn + Tab. Save and exit. Retry enter bios. Unlock Advanced and power menu done. Thanks.' Note: I think after reboot in Windows, menu is standard again. ???? ????? on YouTube

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I had wanted to change the minimum amount of memory to my intel HD 515 graphics and make some other tweaks for gaming, and I turned off my laptop, pushed the novo button on the side, it booted up and I chose the Bios setup option. I started going through the menus and I HAD an advanced menu which gave me the graphics memory options, it had overclocking options, option to enable NFC, 3D Camera and a bunch of other stuff. I even showed to someone, so I was NOT hallucinating haha. I had decided to reboot and wait so I could google a lot of the options as I didn't understand some of the super-super advanced settings. When I went back to the bios, no advanced menu is present and I can NOT get it back. A lot of stuff says you CAN'T get it, but I DID.  Anyone? Was it some super weird glitch or did I bump the right key combo? I did a google search and have found a few others that have also accidentally done this, including a screenshot of the SAME menu I got from another Lenovo user.
























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A:How to access Yoga 700-11ISK Advanced Menu in Bios...

HI.GodAmongGeeks It is possible that advanced bios settings, is or has been limited change modify something you could cause damage to the system,You could try again doing a bios update and see if Advanced mode, exit no exit lenovo has the grey bios. Verify the operating system and that you do not have the same version of bios,use caution that does not cut the procedure:BIOS Update for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Yoga 700-11ISKhttps://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles/ddcn25ww.exe http://support.lenovo.com/es/es/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-700-11isk? Regards.



Click on the star to say thanks.Please mark if it solves your problem.No work for LENOVO I volunteer.Good luck with the inconvenience.

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HelloI wonder if you can help me to know how to have advanced tabs in the insyde H2o in the latest bios version,I just need it desperately as some setting there closed the internal touchpad.Thanks 

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Hello,

I have a computer that is stuck in a loop and won't boot into normal or safe mode. There is a blue screen flashing up, but way too quick for me to be able to see the STOP code.

The problem I have is that the American Megatrends BIOS 2.51, has an option on the boot screen "Press F8 for BBS Popup". Therefore I can't use the F8 key to get into the Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Why the hell has a BIOS manufacturer hijacked an important Windows key?????

I have also tried pressing the F8 key AFTER the BIOS screen, but even by doing that you still get a boot order list by pressing F8, and not the Advanced Options menu.

Does anyone know how to either:
1. Disable the Press F8 for BBS Popup in the BIOS? (I've looked, so has a workmate, but we can't see it)

or

2. Is there an alternative to using the F8 key to access the Advanced Options menu?

Hope someone can help.
 

A:Windows XP - Can't access Advanced Options menu (F8 key hijacked by BIOS)

If your keyboard has a "F-lock" key, press it before F8.
 

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So i was playing Doom 3 and the game crashed so badly that i had to restart my computer (im running Vista 64bit by the way) and upon restarting it, it gets to the BIOS screen but after that it just goes black and nothing happens, i have tried the F8 thing but all that brings me to is this boot menu, but not advanced boot options, i have also tried pressing F8 or F5 after i selected hard disk from that boot menu, still nothing happens. So i cant access "restore to last good system configuration" because F8 doesnt take me to the right menu to do so. Also i dont have a vista install disk so am i SOL and have to just get another disk or upgrade to windows 7? or is there some other way to do this? Any help is appreciated!

A:Cant boot past BIOS screen, no Advanced boot options menu

Let's first see if this is a hardware problem. Try these free, bootable diagnostics:

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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
http://www.carrona.org/memdiag.html (read the details at the link)
http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html (read the details at the link)

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I have a hp probook 4330s ,Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit , i3 2310m , 4gb ddr3 ram , 250gb sata 2 hdd and intel hd 3000 with 64mb dedicated video memory. So i wanted to increase that memory to 256 or 512mb and i went to BIOS and in BIOS  i couldnt find the advanced tab , so if i may ask how do i increase my video memory or enter the advanced bios tab where i can do it .Advanced bios tab is not priority my priority is to increase my Intel HD 3000 vram to 256 or 510mb if possible, but i thing it is by loocking to some YouTube videos bun non of them could help me so please let me know if anyone knows how to increase my vram , thanks. Sory for bad english i am from Serbia Have a nice day !

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I have a VN7-572G. The presented BIOS settings are sort of lackluster for a gaming laptop and I know what I'm doing enough to tinker with more advanced settings. I've examined the BIOS for this laptop and there are a ton of locked-away settings. Unfortunately, there is some sort of BIOS security implemented that prevents me from just flashing a modified BIOS onto this laptop. Is there perhaps some sort of way to officially access more advanced settings or any way of requesting one from Acer?

A:Advanced BIOS Settings and/or Unlocked BIOS? (VN7-...

Hi, Short answer, NO. 

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I am trying to fix a friends pc. he has installed Win XP Pro and each time he turns machine on he gets the Advanced Boot Menu. He always chooses Normal start up and then Windows loads ok.

How can he get rid of this Option Screen and get Windows to load straight away.

zarah
 

A:Advanced Boot Menu

zarah said:

I am trying to fix a friends pc. he has installed Win XP Pro and each time he turns machine on he gets the Advanced Boot Menu. He always chooses Normal start up and then Windows loads ok.
How can he get rid of this Option Screen and get Windows to load straight away.
zarah Click to expand...

Hi zarah,

Try this:
Start->Run->msconfig->ok
Click the Boot.ini tab and uncheck /Safeboot if it is checked
Click Ok

Then on next reboot, if /Safeboot was checked and is now unchecked, the system should just boot up in Normal mode.

-- Tom
 

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hy

i wona ask if is there any option to edit advanced boot menu,so not the menu for select OS's,but the menu when win 7 restart unexpactualy and the open the bootmenu -repair and normal mode...So repair your computer is set as default so when 30s is done its go into repair.How to se that normal mode will be defaut nach 30s?

cao,TADO

A:advanced boot menu edit

Why not just quickly press the down/up button then quickly enter?

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Hello ..
I turned on the computer today and I got the the Windows Advanced Options Menu i selected - start windows normally and it proceeds to load and you see a flash of blue and kicks right back to the the the Windows Advanced Options Menu again. I have tried selecting all the options available none are working... I can't get past this screen I do have a recovery disk for this laptop however this was my back up one and I'm afraid if i use it I'll lose what i have on there.. Please help me I need it Thanks!!! using windows xp mulitmedia sp 2 or 3 can't remember sorry ..
Thanks!!!!!
 

A:Windows Advanced Options Menu

Welcome to TSG---

Try choosing Disable Automatic Restart from that Windows Options menu. That flash of blue should then become a blue screen stop error which hopefully gives more information about the specific error.

Post the blue screen error---word for word please.

Also---any new hardware or software installed recently? Unplug any external devices and try the boot again.
 

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Does anyone know how to edit the advanced boot menu? When I hit the F10 key I would like to add my own entry there. Any guides/ideas? I have started to do research on BCD.

A:Edit Advanced Boot Menu?

Hi Eagle710,
This may be helpful for you:
Boot Process: Windows Vista vs. Windows XP

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Hello, I have a remote user who has a Lenovo desktop with Windows 10. She is unsure which model it is. Windows fails to load (when windows loads the cursor just spins for hours and never loads). I want her to open the Advanced Boot Menu and run a "repair your computer" before windows start loading and I tell her to hit the f8 key repeatedly. This is not working. What is the key combination for Lenovo computers to get to the Advanced Boot Menu (Safe mode/repair) or is it F8 and just a Windows 10 issue with it booting too fast?

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hi
i have a computer that when you turn it on it boots directly into

"Windows Advanced Options Menu"

all option are available for me to access, although the keyboard is non responsive (yes it works) & i am unable to select anything

after the timed countdown it starts to boot and get to the windows welcome screen and then hangs. no further progression from that point.

i hope to get some idea's on how tho correct this,
(would ressetting the cmos work?)

specs as i know are
win xp 2
512 ram
30gb H/D
motherboard (asus i think)
rest is all on board

A:Windows Advanced Options Menu

Dont know if this helps>>
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/f...name=c00372724

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I have a computer that keeps going back to the advanced options menu. So it won't boot to the desktop. Each time I select safe mode, command prompt, last known good config, safe mode with networking or whatever the choice may be it keeps coming back to the advanced options menu.

My strategy is to clean the drive for viruses then see what happens. Then I'll try connecting a known working hard drive to the computer to test whether a hardware malfunction is causing the problem. Then if those steps fail look to reinstall Windows if the hard drive is healthy.

Any advise?

A:Advanced Options Menu ineffective

Yep, your right - AV the drive - pop a new one in and stick an OS on there and then slave the 'old' drive to recover your data - Thats the best thing you can do. Well advised Jones!

-Crit.

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Hi, first post here and in need of help.

My wifes PC won't get past the windows advanced options menu, whichever option I select I just get back to windows advanced options menu.

Can anyone help or is it a complete re install?

PB
 

A:XP won't go past windows advanced options menu

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What key must I press on my Satellite Pro M70-220 during startup of Win XP, in order to get into the "Advanced Start Menu" - that is, the menu that gives various boot options, such as Safe Mode, Last Good Startup Congiguration, Normal Windows Startup, etc. ?

On my old Satellite 5105-S702 laptop it was the F8 key, but pressing the F8 key on my Pro M70 does not appear to bring up the "Advanced Start Menu".

The Advanced Start Menu came up on its own a couple days ago, after an abnormal shutdown, so it would appear that it does exist on the Pro M70.

Thanks for any advice anyone can offer.

AlanCB

A:Satellite Pro M70-220 - how to start Advanced Boot Menu

Hi

The Advanced Boot Menu can be reached pressing the F8 button.
It?s a Windows based menu and it?s no matter what notebook it is.
It should work on all computers.

Maybe you cannot enable the Advanced Boot Menu because the Windows OS is muddled up.

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Hi,

My computer uses AC'97 to deliver audio but unfortunately there is no official driver for it in windows 8.1 (I have tried using Windows 7 drivers).

So, what I have to do is download a unofficial one and install it but in order to do that I have to remove Driver Signature Verfication which can only be done in advance startup menu.

The keyboard used to work fine in windows 8 but somehow in 8.1 it doesn't. Now I'm sitting in front of my desktop without audio.

A:Cannot Use keyboard in Advanced Startup Menu in Windows 8

PC Specs?
Pre- Built Brand & Model Number
Custom Built- Brand & Model of Mobo-CPU-RAM-Graphics-PSU.

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Per this article below, I used the advanced startup menu in Win 8.1 to disable signed driver checking.Windows 8 and Intel USB 3.0 Host Controllers | Plugable

After I installed some unsigned Intel Usb 3.0 drivers, every time I shutdown and restart the machine from the old (Win 7) desktop, or the Metro UI, the machine now ALWAYS reboots/restarts with the Advanced startup menu.

I can't find any way to cancel this from happening. It is driving me nuts.

Please help!

A:Windows 8.1 Always Boots in Advanced Startup Menu

bcdedit /set {globalsettings} advancedoptions false

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Win 8.1.... For me there is no 'Advanced Options' tab inside the Troubleshoot menu... so I can't alter UEFI secure boot function status in order to set up dual boot to linux.... the Troubleshoot only takes me to 'advanced startup options' menu... nothing else... No 'Refresh' or 'Reset' tabs short of reinstalling the whole system...?

Any idea how to restore the missing Advanced options...?

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Advanced Boot option menu missing from my Deii Inspiron 1720 as far as I can tell the recovery drive is still intact. I have seen a web page somewhere that explained how to fix this issue cause I needed it before I know Windows AIK is used but thats all I remember any help is welcome thanks

A:Advanced Boot option menu missing

sorry what is missing is the repair your computer option that is what I'm looking to repair

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I was surfing the web when a blue screen of death flashed up and my Dell Inspiron E1505 restarted, taking me to the usual Windows Advanced Options Menu -- except now I can't leave. If I don't touch anything, it hovers over 'boot normally' for 30 seconds before freezing. If I go up and hit enter on 'safe mode' it also just freezes and absolutely nothing happens. You see all the options still, but now you can't move up/down w/ the keyboard to re-select. I've tried the different variants: 'safe mode with networking,' 'boot from last good config' etc. Nothing works. I've run the "PSA+ Pre-boot System Assessment" two times (including the extended memory test) and it passes everything / no problems. Then it asks to re-boot, and again it hangs in the same menu without getting anywhere. I can't do a repair/recovery because this is a hand-me-down laptop from my brother, so I don't have any CDs. Please help!
 

A:can't get past Windows Advanced Options Menu

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please watch this short video of my laptop. im not sure whats wrong with it but i think it might be an easy fix. please help.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZLiJExY8EA

please help!!!
 

A:Solved: Windows advanced options menu

try to press the pause button on the top right corner of your keyboard when the bsod comes up so you can write down the code on the screen and hopefully someone can help out
 

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Not sure the actual name of the menu, but when you are on the metro start screen with all the tiles and put the mouse in the bottom left and RIGHT-click - that menu. When I click on any item on that menu (except for Run and Desktop) I get the following error message:
Invalid Location - Cannot save the archive control.zip to the current folder...(see attached screen cap)

Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this? Or how to solve it?

Thanks

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hi
i have a computer that when you turn it on it boots directly into

"Windows Advanced Options Menu"

all option are available for me to access, although the keyboard is non responsive (yes it works) & i am unable to select anything

after the timed countdown it starts to boot and get to the windows welcome screen and then hangs. no further progression from that point.

i hope to get some idea's on how tho correct this,
(would ressetting the cmos work?)

specs as i know are
win xp 2
512 ram
motherboard (asus i think)
rest is all on board

thanks
 

A:Solved: Windows Advanced Options Menu on Startup

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Hi,
I have a Dell 5010 and replaced the HDD after the original drive went faulty. I made a recovery drive on a USB flash so that I could do a reinstall after fitting the new drive. Anyway, after fitting the drive and restarting the laptop, it will not allow me to access the advanced boot menu. It just goes to a blank screen with a flashing cursor.
I have run the Dell diagnostics tool and there are no issues. This tool reported a faulty drive with the previous HDD which led to me replacing it.
Any suggestions?

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I use Advanced File Security 3.1 Basic (AFS), which has placed encryption and decryption options in file context menus. I've created a task to bypass the UAC with the desktop icon, but I get a UAC when I use the context menu options to encrypt and decrypt a file. Is there a way to bypass the UAC in the AFS context menu option?

A:Advanced File Security 3.1 Basic context menu help

Try to create a task to skip UAC, you will probably need to use CLSID as a path name or something like that.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create - Windows 7 Help Forums

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HI

Is it possible to overwrite my install of Windows 10 with a 8.1 by using the Advanced Start-Up option? I can get into the Windows 8 installer disc this way, but I want to make sure I don't screw aything up.

My Fujitsu T902 won't let me into the boot menu by pressing F12 anymore, it just beeps and loads up Windows normally. I'm wondering if this is some Win10 security feature or incompatibility with my computer. The computer came with Win8, but it wouldn't load after I tried installing Ubuntu. I couldn't find an official Win8 ISO so I used Win10 Beta, though I don't remember how I managed to boot into it.

I want a fresh install as I again tried installing Ubuntu via Advanced Start-Up. Then it booted into Ubuntu but couldn't load the Windows image. I managed to get back into Windows by adjusting my boot settings. Somehow the Ubuntu startup menu was able to get me into my boot settings menu, but no keyboard shortcut seems to let me in.

TAHNKYOU

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Vista Home Premium SP2

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3376325&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us

Fails with wireless keyboard [ Logitech ]

Fails with non wireless keyboard that came with the computer.

I can enter the BIOS, so I know that the keyboard works outside of Windows.

I checked the BIOS, but found nothing related to the Adv Startup Menu.

No entry for ACPI

The only way to access the Adv Startup Menu is to experience a freeze; hard shut down. Upon re-start the Windows Adv Startup menu appears.

As far as the friend of a friend of a friend knows, this feature has been present since the beginning of ownership, almost 3 yrs ago.

RF123
 

A:HP Slimline s3020n & Windows Advanced Startup Menu

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A friend of mine is dual booting Windows ME and Windows 2000 Adv. Server. The system has previously had windows XP Home installed on it and the Win 2000 Adv. Serv. has also been previously installed on the system, but then was removed. Because of this the OS boot menu shows Windows ME, Windows XP, and two Win 2000 Adv. Serv. entries...

What we want to know is how to delete the old entries, and for all of you Windows XP users out there, in the "Startup and recovery" section, there is no "manual edit" button like XP has, so therefore we are stuck... We have searched for files with the name of "boot" and also files that may contain "/fastdetect" like the startup and recovery drop-down menu shows.
 

A:Windows 2000 Advanced Server OS Boot Menu

I'd be curious as to why someone would spend that kind of money on an OS for home, Advanced Server is rather expensive.
 

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Does anybody know how to configure the right side of the Vista start menu besides that of which is already provided in the task bar settings?

A:Vista Advanced Start Menu Configuration (Right Side Only)

TweakUI used to be able to do this for XP SP1 and above, but I don't think it works in Vista. You could try group policy, or manually making changes to the registry.
Group policy is in start, run, then type gpedit.msc
For taskbar stuff go to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Start Menu and Taskbar. (the options aren't that many though)
Anything in particular you're trying to do?

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Hello world, I am Kiran.
     As you can see in title i have a problem i am finding solution for 2 days by now. Found many suggestion on what to do on youtube, yahoo answers and many other alternate sites but unfortunately there was no solution for me, i mean i am beginner as compared to many people on this forum and i think there are many thing i haven't tried yet as i know this forum can suggest it.
     Problem is i am not able to navigate or perform any operation in bios once i am there. its weird since if my keyboard wasn't supposed to work in bios i shouln't even able to get there by pressing Del key in the first place; or f12 for boot selection menu. from the menu it like froze up there. it works fine in windows ones i m in, or within that f8 key operations that brings up several options and safe mode during startup. so its only not working in cmos/bios munu snd boot selection.
here's the Detail of hard ware:   
     1. gigabyte motherboard model:g31m-es2l
     2. logitech ps2 keyboard
     3. not necessary i think (core2 duo, ddr2 2 gb X2 RAMs, 2gb Nvidea grafics)
 
     Things i've already tried:
1. clear cmos by jumper
2. changed cmos battery(since it was depleted after 1 yr of no use)
3. tested with another ps2 keyboard
4. updated bios from gigabyte online services 2 times
5. removed viruses lol and still cleaning
6. countless time pc restart by pressing bu... Read more

A:Keyboard(PS2) not working in Bios menu and Boot selection menu.

If your system currently has a malware problem/situation...this is not the correct forum for such.
 
Any issues that the system has developed...may be related to malware.  Rather than start a million topics for emerging symptoms...let's see if we can neutralize the malware aspect and then go on to whatever issues may appear.
 
Moved topic to Am I Infected forum.
 
Louis

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This is a very unique problem, apparently. I'm working on recovering a machine from a month-long period of time during which it was completely overrun with spyware and virues.

Some of the other problems that I've managed to solve include:
*(windows Explorer)>Tools>Folder Options>View was totally blank...no check boxes at all.
*Start>Program Files was unresponsive...only access to programs was via desktop shortcut, or Windows Explorer.
*Disappearance of the Recycle Bin or a corresponding _RESTORE folder.

Currently, I have the following issues to contend with:
*System Restore can only be activated or deactivated via direct registry edit. When you try from the System Properties window, it simply tells you that an error occurred and to try a restart.
*The advanced start menu options are blank. There are no options to turn off or on things like "Show Network Connections." The options can be turned on in the registry, but the options are missing altogether from the 'rt-click-on-the-start-button' process.
*Any instance of IE that is open shows in the taskbar as "Windows Explorer," rather than Internet Explorer.

I've got the spyware and virus problem eliminated, but repairing the damage left in the wake has overwhelmed me at this point. These are things I haven't run into in the past, and when searching "advanced start menu options missing," you can imagine the kinds of results that I get: all how-to's o... Read more

A:Advanced start menu options blank, sys restore non-functional, etc.

System Restore Error Messages
http://bertk.mvps.org/html/error.html

System Restore - Restoration Failed
http://bertk.mvps.org/html/srfail.html

System Restore Articles
http://bertk.mvps.org/html/srarticles.html

Tips Fixes and Faqs
http://bertk.mvps.org/html/tips.html
 

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I am using a Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop, with a Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit OS. I recently reformatted my C:/ drive, and all seemed to be working just fine until I installed an icon package, which required me to reboot the computer. Since then, my laptop has not been able to get past the Advanced boot options screen (i.e. the Dell logo showing along with the "F2 Setup F12 Boot Options menu", and later it goes into the white blinking screen (like when you're typing), and the screen goes black after awhile, restarting again to the advanced boot options menu. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Windows 7 startup does not get past Advanced Boot Options menu

Boot into the Win7 installer or System Repair Disk to run Startup Repair a few times. How to Boot your Computer from a Bootable CD or DVD

It should offer to System Restore but if not run it manually from the System Recovery Options to get back before the crap you installed which ruined your Win7.

If this fails then you may need to run Dell Windows 7 PC Restore from it's partition, or get a superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 following the steps and methods and using only the tools to maintain a perfect reinstall.

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Hello everyone, I would like to address a problem I ran into while trying to restore my Dell XPS M1330 to factory settings. When I boot into advanced boot menu by pressing f8 (I have tried ctrl+f11 and it doesn't work) I press enter on the "Repair Your Computer" option however, when doing so, it only boots up windows like it would normally. I'm not sure at all what the problem is and I'm kind of new to this. Does anyone know what to do? Thank You so much in advanced!

A:Advanced Boot Menu: Repair Your Computer Doesn't Work

Post HERE and ask Peter (Ex_Brit) to send you the link to the versions of Vista you need, 32 or 64. Include your E-mail address mucked up, like abc at xyz DOT com then edit your post and remove it as soon as you receive the link.

The ISO Peter provides has both SP1 and SP2 applied which can save a lot of time. Otherwise, follow this tutorial: Vista ISO - Download and Create Installation DVD or USB. You then need to create the ISO which will not have SP1 or SP2 included.

Pick up this Tutorial: How to Download a Vista ISO and Create an Installation DVD or USB here:

STEP THREE
To Create Vista Installation DVD or USB Flash Drive with ISO File

then do a Clean Install of Vista as described here: Clean Install with a Full Version of Vista

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On a friend's computer, when I access the advanced boot menu using F8, the repair your computer option is missing. I found this info on a Microsoft page:

Repair your computer
Shows a list of system recovery tools you can use to repair startup problems, run diagnostics, or restore your system. This option is available only if the tools are installed on your computer's hard disk.

Does anyone know if these tools can be installed on a computer that is missing them? This is an Asus laptop.

Thanks

A:Repair your computer option missing from advanced boot menu

Originally Posted by YoVincenzo


On a friend's computer, when I access the advanced boot menu using F8, the repair your computer option is missing. I found this info on a Microsoft page:

Repair your computer
Shows a list of system recovery tools you can use to repair startup problems, run diagnostics, or restore your system. This option is available only if the tools are installed on your computer's hard disk.

Does anyone know if these tools can be installed on a computer that is missing them? This is an Asus laptop.

Thanks



I don't possess such deep knowledge to answer your question.
Perhaps the following link will be of interest to you :
Lost "Repair My Computer" Option in F8 Boot Advanced Startup Options Menu

Lost "Repair My Computer" Option in F8 Boot Advanced Startup Options Menu - Vista Setup and Install

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Hello - I have been referred here from the 'malware removal' section (link to thread http://forums.techguy.org/malware-r...omputer-constantly-freezing-antivirus-xp.html ).

I ran smitfraud and rebooted but my computer keeps freezing both in safe mode and normal. I tried last good configuration but the same thing happened. Either just a black screen with the mouse icon or frozen on the long list (in safe mode).

I don't know any of the other options so I hope someone can help.

Many thanks in advance.
 

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I am using a Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop, with a Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit OS. I recently reformatted my C:/ drive, and all seemed to be working just fine until I installed an icon package, which required me to reboot the computer. Since then, my laptop has not been able to get past the Advanced boot options screen (i.e. the Dell logo showing along with the "F2 Setup F12 Boot Options menu", and later it goes into the white blinking screen (like when you're typing), and the screen goes black after awhile, restarting again to the advanced boot options menu. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Windows 7 startup does not get past Advanced Boot Options menu

You have already posted this. I would suggest one thread for one problem.
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...ions-menu.html

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Ok so i have 2 months lenovo ideapad z580 laptop..i am unable to access UEFI BIOS menu and boot menu anymore these were the steps i tried with my laptop1)i have windows 8.1 tried going to pc settings and selected uefi settings on restart But the problem still persist the laptop is just doing normal windows 8 boot2)tried pressing/hitting F1,F2,F12,DEL keys3)i have also used lenovo one key recovery button there it showed "bios setup" when i selected it and hit enter it is just doing normal windows 8 boot still i can't access uefi bios4)tried ipdate BIOS for the laptop but unfortunately there was no bios update for this model5)tried resetting Laptop by removing battery and ac adapter and pressing and holding power button for 30 seconds but still no use i can't access BIOS yet6)i tried removing the internal hard drive Out of the laptop and this time one starnage thing happened " before  with internal hard drive i used to get lenovo splash screen when turning ON but after removing hard drive and when i try to access bios i can't see the lenovo splash screen at all" still i can't access BIOS!!!please anybody help me with this particular issue....i have already complanied about this problem to lenovo but they were saying it's keyboard it is soo silly they don't know what they were talking!!! my keyboard is working perfectly i can able to use ENter key,and all other keys in windows operating system!!!even i tried with external keybord still i can't access BIOS!!!!  Ser... Read more

A:can't access UEFI BIOS menu and BOOT menu on my le...

hi sivasandeep99,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
If you have tried FN+F2 when boot?
Or holding down Shift and clicking restart?
If those steps did not work either,  You might need to contact Lenovo Technical Support and have the system shipped to Repair Facility for BIOS Reflash.
 
Found this article but it is for the same model that has same issue like yours.
http://support.lenovo.com/en_PH/diagnose-and-fix/detail.page?DocID=HT075709
 
Regards
Solid Cruver




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Appreciate any help anyone can give me here.

Turned off my PC this afternoon, with no problems that I was aware of. Turned it back on when I got home tonight. System hangs with a blank screen during normal boot. Power off and try f8 to go into safe mode - and now all of a suddon f8 brings up a boot menu with my dvd and dvd rw-drives and my hard drive, and not the advanced boot options it always did before. Cant get to safe mode, can't get to a system restore option or a command prompt or anything.

Now I'm getting a bit worried, and figure I'll break out my recovery disk. I have a cyberpower, inc. recovery dvd-rom that came with the pc - but no matter which of my drives I put it into (dvd rom or dvd-rw) and no matter which drive I boot from, the system goes to a black screen and just hangs.

I can press delete when the PC starts to enter setup, but thats my bios and there doesnt seem to be anything I can do there. f8 gets me to this dumb boot menu instead of advanced boot options (is this some kind of crazy virusb, or I am just going insane here?). No idea what to do now. Please help!

A:Vista 64 home - advanced boot menu gone, can't restore from recovery disk

Hello kad153,
When you get to the boot menu, high light the HDD your OS is on and press enter, that should bring up the options you are looking for, choose "Last Known Good Configuration".

If it still wont start follow this tutorial.

Create a Recovery Disc

Then this tutorial.

Startup Repair

Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

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usually,Windows 8.1 advanced startup options -> troubleshoot menu should be
But my troubleshoot->advanced options only have UEFI Firmware and Startup Settings

How to fix it? I have to use command prompt

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I'm not sure this problem happen since when

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