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How do i reboot my laptop

I have tried f2 but it does not work how can i erase everything then reinstalled back?

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  • yurip1011 Jul 17, 2008

    i tried f10 and nothing happen?

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You will need to use your recovery or operating system disc. At start up press F10 for the boot menu and select boot from CD. Skip the repair section of the set up and it will take you to the next section in which you can delete or erase the drive and install a fresh copy of the operating system.

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Jul 18, 2008

    Some machines will blow right past the screen that prompts for the F10 to enter boot menu. If you see this screen you may need to be quick or try a few times to get there. If you don't see the screen with the prompt, then your problem is much deeper, probably with the motherboard.

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Jul 18, 2008

    Come to think of it, I beleive that it may be F12 on the Dell machine. Try F12, if that's it, sorry about misleading you. The Dell screen at start up will tell you which to press.

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