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Compaq e700 boots to windows did not load . with the options of safe mode and so on . but will not go past this . and i cant get the bios to open so i can boot from a cd what is the keys to open bios thnks

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Upon restarting, you can go to boot selection menu by pressing function keys (hp/compaq enters most likely F2, F10 or F11) you may try it one by one.

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Boot menu


Your computer's BIOS, or basic input/output system, regulates several important system functions before your operating system loads.
The BIOS can even tell your operating system which device it should load from, whether the computer's hard drive or a USB stick.
You can control this and other options from the BIOS boot menu.
If you own an Acer Aspire One netbook and want to access the boot menu, you can do so by entering the computer's BIOS.

Turn off your Acer Aspire One netbook.
Turn it back on.

Press "F2" when you see the Acer logo appear as the computer boots up.
This will open the computer's BIOS menu.

Press the arrow keys to highlight the Boot option.
Press the down arrow key to highlight specific boot settings to change.


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Windows operating systems support a variety of boot options on the Windows Advanced Options Menu that allow you boot your computer based on your need.

They support boot options such as Safe Mode, which is generally best for troubleshooting and virus removals; or the Safe Mode with Networking, which allows to use an Internet connection while troubleshooting system problems.
Within seconds, you can access the boot menu and select the option that works well for the task you want to accomplish.

Shut down all currently running programs and restart your computer.
Press "F8" repeatedly before the Windows icon shows up on your screen.
This will bring you to the "Windows Advance Options Menu."

Scroll down and select the boot option you want.
Press "Enter."You can select from "Safe Mode" "Safe Mode with Networking" or your regular booting option.
Choose the boot option based on your need.
For troubleshooting, it is advisable to select "Safe Mode" because only a certain amount of drivers and resources run allowing you to resolve issues.

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My Easy PC E700 does not complete loading windows


Try repeatedly pressing F8 on startup, before windows starts and in the boot options window, choose to 'repair your computer'. If this doesn't work, or option not available, try booting to F8 menu and choose 'last known good configuration'. One other option is to start in safe mode, again on the F8 menu. Read the popup 'what is safe mode?' to help you troubleshoot the problem. You can then try running antivirus in case the issue is due to infection and you can also check the event viewer. Under 'summary of administrative events' expand the critical and warning event types. You can double click on an event to see more detail.

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I have windows xp media center edition 2005 and i have downloaded a driver for my new monitor lg E2250 and my computer have shut down.. since that i cant load windows i cant boot in safe mode for a...


Can you reload last known good configuration? Tap F8 as the computer boots up to pull up safe mode, etc options. If that doesn't work, you're SOL. The fact you cannot even boot up safe mode pretty much means you're hosed. If you have files on that hard drive, I would recommend pulling the hard drive out and getting the data off w/ a hard drive adapter. Once all files saved, I would wipe the drive and reinstall the operating system. Sorry. Situations like that ****.

Mar 12, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Media Centre 2005 for...

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Hi when i satrt up my hp compaq mini 110 it wont load past the bios. it comes up with the options for F9: change boot device order, F10:BIOS setup options, F12: Network boot. if i leave it to laod past...


Check to see if any media is in you CD DRIVE, or any other drive because if BIOS is booting from the CD or other media first, it never gets to your hard drive thus never boots windows. If clear, Press F9 and enter into your BIOS setup. You will have to make sure your boot sequence/order is in order to boot first from the hard drive. If all is in order try F8 hitting it repeatedly until safe mode options appear. If this doesn't work post a reply and we'll go from there.

Jan 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have a compaq evo N620c and am trying to format it with xp. right now it doesnt get past the black screen where it says" We apologize for the inconvenience but windows did not start succesfully" and then...


When you place your Windows XP Disk in the drive, ensure that as the Notebook starts to boot, the words "Press any key to boot from disc ..." is on the screen and then press any key. If you do not get that option choice, go into the Notebooks BIOS and set first boot option to CD or DVD, then try again.
If the system you have on the Notebook is newer than the verion of XP that you trying to install, the Notebook will default to the newer system. A real pain! so make it boot from the CD not the hard drive with the bios settings.

Oct 16, 2010 | Compaq Evo N610C Notebook

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Need help please and thank you


For that you need to fix error on harddrive.
For that You can solve this errors with following 2 methods.
(1)When you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode.
Then if you are able to enter in safe mode then uninstall driver or software which you installed recently and face this error.
(2)If you are not able to enter in safe mode Then you need to fix error on hard drive.For that you need windows disk or recovery disk.
Boot your computer with that disk
For that when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 "del" key to enter in bios.
Then go to boot menu and set frist boot device as your cd or dvd rom.
Then save settings and exit bios.
Insert windows disk in cd /dvd rom.
Then it boot with that disk.Then you get this message "Press any key to boot from cd.."
Then press any key.
Then follow the procedure then enter in recovery console mode then type in prompt "chkdsk /r"
Then type "y"
Then it fix error on hard drive.
Then check if again you are not able to enter in windows then boot again and this time choose "R" option for repair previous windows " then it repairs old windows then it loads again old windows.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
Thanks for using FixYa.

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How to start hp compaq nx6120 in safe mode ? as i have an spyware /virus on my laptop and it is not allowing me to run any antivirus..how to fix this problem


Hello hold the F8 key while the the system is trying to boot, you have to do this before the windows logo screen appears, usually after powering on the unit. You will get a load option screen, just select the load in safe mode with out network support.

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Won't boot past the XP screen


go to bios and select boot option first boot cdrom,

i think f12 press then select boot order, if still cant dvd rom or rw, maybe week,
thanks

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Computer crashed, won't go to windows


Hi,

When you start you computer, after the bios flash. press the F8 on your keyboard before the Windows start loading. You should have an option to select to go to safe mode.

Select the safe mode option only. See if it will load the Windows under the safe mode option. If it did load the Windows under safe mode. There is an issue loading the driver of your Windows O.S. that i why its not booting under the Normal mode. Sometimes this is cause also by a Virus on your computer. You can run the Anti-Virus program under Safe mode to check for viruses

To fix this you may need the Original Disc of Windows O.S.
You can reboot the computer. Load the disc make sure that under the Bios option the CD drive is the first boot. Then save it.
after rebooting. Follow the on screen instruction on how to repair the O.S. There should be an option to repair the O.S. when you boot the computer using the Windows O.S. Disc

Note:
If you could do a backup of your files, do it first before repairing the O.S.

If it will not resolve the issue, you will have to reformat your computer.

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