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Comp wont start up

  1. Pressed esc after start up screen(which does not load up properly)
  2. It says system BIOS shadowed, and Video BIOS shadowed
  3. Press F2 for set up and thats it

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  • Anonymous Jun 27, 2008

    ACER Aspire 3690
    System BIOS Version V3.24

    System BIOS shadowed
    Video BIOS shadowed



  • mnmnmn Sep 15, 2008

    I can not enter the bios! system directly boots to os! What shall I do?

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Hey man press f2 Go in setup then after go in boot manu & select in a fristboot device in hard drive if hard dive not aaper in ur laptop then remove & reple it try to detact your hard drive

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It sounds like it not seeing you hard drive, remove battery and ac power and then make sure everything external is removed and then power it back up, if it doesn't come up my guess would be bad hard drive.
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