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Startup problems My computer just started to mess up this morning it was working fine last night. I didn't shut the computer down, so it was running all night. I tried to get on in the morning it 'froze up' so I held the power button to let it shut down by itself, and it normally shuts down right away, but this time the screen started fading white, and it didn't make any progress from there. So then I held the power button down for 5sec. to shut the computer off, and when I went to turn it back on, it would make two beeping sounds and go to a black screen that says "Press F1 to resume, F10 to Setup" and the problem is I can't access the functions on the keyboard. (it's pretty much frozen)

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Check your keyboard connection (unplug and plug again). If not works try another of same type.

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