Question about Toshiba Computers & Internet
Yep, ESC did the job. Well, ESC then it tells you to hit F1.
Posted on May 02, 2009
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Another key to tap repeatedly when you computer is first powered on is the delete key.
Also some-times USB keyboards are not detected quick enough to actually register your key pressing at the appropriate time. Overcome this by using an older keyboard with a PURPLE PS2 connection.
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Go to BIOS, find option 'Data Execution Prevention', and enable it. Moreover, enable option called 'Virtualization Technology (VT)' feature, in a case; you are trying to install Windows 8 from virtualization software like oracle or VMWare.
How to enable above option
To enter in BIOS, restart computer and on very first screen find a message like this:
'DEL to enter setup'
'Press Esc to Enter Setup'
'BIOS Configuration: F2'
'F10 to Enter Setup'
Carefully find any message on your screen and press respective key to enter in BIOS.
Once you enter in BIOS setting, go to Advanced Options and select Processor then No Execute Memory Protection, if not, then Security > Options and Select Execute Disable. Change this to 'Enable' or 'On'.
Save changes and Exit Bios Setting if you perform Windows 8 installation in a new PC, otherwise move on to next step
Enable Virtualization Technology (VT) feature
Go to BIOS setting by following above-mentioned steps. Go to Performance options. Change the Virtualization feature to 'Enable' or 'On'. Save changes and Exit BIOS setup. Proceed to next step if your system supports the security feature. This is how you can solve the issue.
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Reboot the computer.
If error still occurs after rebooting the computer enter CMOS setup and check all values, this includes verifying the time and date are correct.
During the boot process you will see on the screen a certain key to press to enter setup
Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS you can load failsafe defaults or load optimized defaults ,press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart
You will also need to set the time and date
In the main or system setup screen you should be able to see the date and time Using your arrow keys navigate to the date and change the date. Once highlighted on the month, day, or year, press your arrow keys or your page up / page down keys to change the date.
Once everything has been verified and changed make sure you save and exit CMOS setup.
If everything appears to be correct and the issue persists try resetting the CMOS values to the defaults or Reset Configuration Data.
If this issue continues to occur after you turn off your computer off it is possible that the CMOS battery may be failing or already bad. Before considering replacing the CMOS battery try leaving your computer on for several days.
If a BIOS update has been run on the computer the values stored in CMOS may have been reset. Enter CMOS setup re-enter all values and then save and exit CMOS setup.
If you're unable to enter the CMOS setup or after running a BIOS update your computer no longer keeps its values the incorrect BIOS update may have been installed for your computer or the version downloaded may be corrupt. We suggest trying to update the BIOS again or reverting back to an earlier version.
Hope it helps
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