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Failure to boot up/freezes on boot up

Notebook refuses to boot up it is my nieces notebook and she has lost all literature.....need to know which f key is needed to re-format..
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  • handyg2 Jan 12, 2009

    If you flick F10 after power on you may get to the Bios screen but on mine I lose keyboard function from this point. Hard drive removed and connected by Hard drive / USB cable enabled existing data to be unloaded you should be able to do the same via any PC support agent. My web&tel research indicates this is a "known" mother board fault and can be fixed for £160 not decided if its worth it on a 3 year old PC

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It may be F10 or F12

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