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Laptop when I start my laptop, the screen says Press ESC to change boot order Press to enter Setup, Press to boot from LAN..... When I try any of thes option, nothing happens. This just started Sat morning after I unplugged the laptop for a storm on Fri. night. Any suggestion..... Jerie

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Hmmm..yes..sounds like your bios is fried..

you have the recovery disk anywhere? or a operating system disk?

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