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Setting boot sequence

Need to boot from USB device, but can't get into BIOS to set boot order to USB. What key is used to interrupt the boot-up proces?

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Using the Boot Menu program
The Boot Menu program is a built in, menu-driven configuration program that you
can use to temporarily redefine the first startup device without changing settings in
the Configuration/Setup Utility program.
To use the Boot Menu program, complete the following steps:
1. Restart the server.
2. Press F12.
3. Select the startup device.
The next time the server is started, it returns to the startup sequence that is set in
the Configuration/Setup Utility program

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Press Del or F2 or Esc while booting ..

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    Using the Boot Menu program
    The Boot Menu program is a built in, menu-driven configuration program that you
    can use to temporarily redefine the first startup device without changing settings in
    the Configuration/Setup Utility program.
    To use the Boot Menu program, complete the following steps:
    1. Restart the server.
    2. Press F12.
    3. Select the startup device.
    The next time the server is started, it returns to the startup sequence that is set in
    the Configuration/Setup Utility program

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My satellite Toshiba L875D-s7230 says bootmgr is missing press ctrl alt and delete to restart and does nothing


Which operating you are using?
Method 1: Run Startup Repair from Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) To run Startup Repair from the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE), follow these steps:
  1. Insert the Windows installation disc into the disc drive, and then start the computer.
  2. Press a key when the messagePress any key to boot from CD or DVDappears.
    If your PC does not detect the media automatically
    1. During the restart process, read the screen for any instructions that explain how to interrupt normal startup and enter the basic input/output system (BIOS) setup utility. Most PCs use the F2, F10, ESC, or DEL key to begin the BIOS Setup.
    2. Look for a tab in the BIOS Setup Utility that is labeledBoot Order,Boot Options, orBoot. Following the directions on the screen, use the arrow keys to go to theBoot Order, then press Enter.
    3. Locate the CD, DVD, or USB flash drive (this might be called Removable Device) in the Boot list. Following the directions on the screen, use the arrow keys to move the drive up so that it appears first in the Boot list. Press Enter. The boot order sequence is now changed to boot from the CD, DVD, or USB flash drive.
    4. Press F10 to save your changes and to exit the BIOS Setup Utility. SelectYes in the confirmation window. The PC will restart.
  3. Select a language, a time and a currency, a keyboard or input method, and then clickNext.
  4. ClickRepair your computer.
  5. In theSystem Recovery Optionsdialog box, select the drive of your Windows installation, and then clickNext.
  6. At theSystem Recovery Optionsdialog box, clickRepair your computer.
  7. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then clickNext.
  8. In theSystem Recovery Optionsdialog box, clickStartup Repair.
Method 2: Rebuild the boot configuration data (BCD) from Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE)
  1. Put the Windows installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.
  2. Press a key when the messagePress any key to boot from CD or DVDappears.
    If your PC does not detect the media automatically
    1. During the restart process, read the screen for any instructions that explain how to interrupt normal startup and enter the basic input/output system (BIOS) setup utility. Most PCs use the F2, F10, ESC, or DEL key to begin the BIOS Setup.
    2. Look for a tab in the BIOS Setup Utility that is labeledBoot Order,Boot Options, orBoot. Following the directions on the screen, use the arrow keys to go to theBoot Order, then press Enter.
    3. Locate the CD, DVD, or USB flash drive (this might be called Removable Device) in the Boot list. Following the directions on the screen, use the arrow keys to move the drive up so that it appears first in the Boot list. Press Enter. The boot order sequence is now changed to boot from the CD, DVD, or USB flash drive.
    4. Press F10 to save your changes and to exit the BIOS Setup Utility. SelectYesin the confirmation window. The PC will restart. Allow the PC to restart normally. The scan will take a few minutes and remove any malware that may be infecting your computer.
  3. Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or another input method, and then clickNext.
  4. ClickRepair your computer.
  5. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then clickNext.
  6. In theSystem Recovery Optionsdialog box, clickCommand Prompt.
  7. TypeBootrec /RebuildBcd, and then pressENTER.


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What can I do to boot my PC without using the F8 key?


If you have to select the boot device every time, this means that the BIOS (CMOS) setup does not have the boot device listed as the first device to boot from. At startup, press the key that enters CMOS (BIOS), usually DELETE, or possibly F2. Once in the CMOS, look for boot options, then boot devices, then boot sequence. Find your device and ensure that it is listed first in the boot order sequence. Then save the changes and reboot. You may have it set for a USB or network boot first and it won't boot without intervention.

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How do I unlock the Bios on an Acer ES-1 111M Laptop


To boot from a CD, DVD or USB device, make sure that the device has boot sequence priority over the hard drive.

BIOS Boot

BIOS (Basic Input Output Subsystem) is a programmable chip that controls how information is passed to various devices in the computer system. A typical method to access the BIOS settings screen is to press ESC, F1, F2, F8 or F10 during the boot sequence.
BIOS settings allow you to run a boot sequence from a floppy drive, a hard drive, a CD-ROM drive or an external device. You may configure the order that your computer searches these physical devices for the boot sequence.
The first device in the order list has the first boot priority. For example, to boot from a CD-ROM drive instead of a hard drive, place the CD-ROM drive ahead of the hard drive in priority.
Before you set boot priority for a USB device, plug the device into a USB port.
To specify the boot sequence:
  1. Start the computer and press ESC, F1, F2, F8 or F10 during the initial startup screen. Depending on the BIOS manufacturer, a menu may appear.
  2. Choose to enter BIOS setup. The BIOS setup utility page appears.
  3. Use the arrow keys to select the BOOT tab. System devices appear in order of priority.
  4. To give a CD or DVD drive boot sequence priority over the hard drive, move it to the first position in the list.
  5. To give a USB device boot sequence priority over the hard drive, do the following:
    • Move the hard drive device to the top of the boot sequence list.
    • Expand the hard drive device to display all hard drives.
    • Move the USB device to the top of the list of hard drives.
  6. Save and exit the BIOS setup utility.
  7. The computer will restart with the changed settings.

Boot Priority Options

Some computer manufacturers allow you to select the device that contains the boot sequence from a special device selection menu. The example below uses a Dell system board.
To set boot priority using a device selection menu:
  1. When the computer starts to boot up, after the manufacturer's ID screen, press F12 several times. The device selection menu appears.
  2. Use the up and down arrows to select CD-ROM or

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How to booth up my cd-rom first


you need to set that up in the BIOS. Whe nthe computer is booting, tap DELETE. This will get you in the BIOS. From there you can choose the boot sequence.

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How i can boot up win xp on bootable usb on acer travelmate 2413lc


1st of all plug in the usb bootable device. Then:
When you start up your computer it should say something like press f2 or f8 or something for setup. Hold down that key when the computer is starting up then:
1. Search through the BIOS with the arrow keys and enter for the setting to change the boot sequence.
2. Change the boot sequence to have your computer boot from the device first.
3. Then save the changes and reboot your computer.

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Cannot boot from usb key


Try hitting F12 while booting up. Later model PC's use that key sequence to allow you to choose which device to boot from. Permanent changes to the boot order can be made in the BIOS. If that does not give results, maybe try another usb slot.

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Ibm not boot from usb


When the system starts up there is usually a key to hit for SETUP, usually ESC, F1, F4, or DEL

Find it, and hit it at the right time.

You will enter the CMOS or BIOS setup.

Once there, locate the BOOT SEQUENCE section and allow a USB boot or external component Boot to be placed int he sequence it it MIGHT work.

Not sure what you're trying to boot from USB for.

Oct 19, 2009 | IBM NetVista M42 PC Desktop

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Boots usb first


Hi apicard91

Go into your BIOS and check your boot sequence or boot menu.

there should be a option to disable booting form either a "removable device or external device or usb device"

Just disable that option and then you good...

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Apr 24, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Need to get into bios


Dear friend for go BIOS some computers Need to preess DEL, Some Computer need to Press F1, Some Computer need to pree F2. you didnt write about your computer... One solution i have ... Press DELL+F1+F2 At starting your sustem... Here is two option to find out Boot Sequence from BIOS.... some BIOS Have Independent Boot Menu.. IN Boot menu you may see boot sequence... there you have change it. For Other Option You may go the Advanced BIOS Setting Option There you may find First boot device, Second Boot device..... Or Boot sequence.... find out your solution...



For Master And slave..setting in CD/DVD rom ..

set jumper.. near ide or sata cable... for setting as Master...

Set jumper After Master jumper... for setting as slave..

Best Regards.. sumon

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Want to Boot from dvd ROM


when the pc in post usually on dells bios there is a boot menu option it is usually f12
if you don't know what your doing in the bios it is not a good place to test your skills after pressing F12 just choose cd rom for boot

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