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Using F2 at start up, I can't access BIOS on Gateway NE56R31u. Laptop powers on, CPU fan runs and HDD spins. No splash screen running Windows 8.0. Does motherboard Q5WVH LA-7912P Rev. 1.0 have solder

The laptop initially would boot to the Windows logon screen but would automatically shutdown in less than a minute. In safe mode, the laptop would stay on for a longer period of time, and I noticed the OS was compromised (no windows update feature, inability to complete a virus scan or perform an update through Microsoft's website, inability to refresh drive or restore drive to a previous restore point, etc). For normal boot, I would have to continuously turn the power on and off until it finally would boot up (still only for a short period of time). Ultimately, for no apparent reason, the HDD was wiped clean of all data. I reformatted the HDD and installed a previous version of Windows, but the laptop will not boot or provide access to BIOS settings. BTW, I removed and replaced the CMOS battery. Any help would be appreciated. (pxbrad1@hotmail.com)

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If u can, try to reformat it, reason i say this simple solution is because u already had the laptop looked at professionally, and due to you're laptop being stuck at the windows screen, i see this happen on HDD swaps a lot. The HDD needs to be repair-formatted or fully reformatted to talk to the new mobo when switched out, try this if all else fails, i personally think giving this simple solution may fix the boot up issue, but do make sure ur friend who looked at your laptop hadn't reset ur C MOS and may of not reconfigured it, this may also be the main cause of boot up troubles so make sure everything looks fine in ur BIOS. Gabriel will have a more proper solution than this but i believe by doing this it may help u bypass ur loading issue

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