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Water spill onto the keyboard. everytime i cold boot the computer the screen message was "menu f10" and bios setting f2. I bought a new keyboard to replace the one water spill on it, but the computer is not responding to the new keyboard.

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    Jb Lupina May 11, 2010



    What type of keyboard are you using? Is it the USB or PS2 type and what is its model.

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Open the cpu box and look for a button cell in the main board. it would be a silver colour button cell. take it out and disconnect all the external periferals and then turn it on..

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Shut down the computer and disconnect the USB keyboard. Connect a PS/2 keyboard to the PS/2 connector port on the rear of the computer. Enter bios restart your computer you will see a certain to press to enter set up usually the Delete or the F2 key this will vary depending on you computer and bios. Wait for the main BIOS setup screen to appear. Press the right or left arrow keys to move the cursor to the "Advanced" or "Advanced Settings" menu option. Press the "Enter" key. Move the cursor to the "Integrated Peripherals" or "Peripheral Configuration" menu option. Press the "Enter" key. Press the down-arrow key to navigate to the "USB Controllers" option. Press the "+" or "-" key to change the menu option to "Enabled." Move the cursor to the "USB Legacy Support" or "USB Legacy Function" field. Press the "+" key repeatedly until the value option changes to "Enabled." Press the "F10" key to save changes to the BIOS settings and exit the setup utility. Wait until the computer begins to restart and then press the power button and hold it for approximately four or five seconds. The computer shuts down completely. Unplug the PS/2 keyboard from the computer and set it aside. Reconnect the USB keyboard restart the computer. As soon as you see the initial boot screen, tap the "Delete" key several times and wait for the BIOS setup screen to appear. If you are able to access the BIOS setup screen with the USB keyboard, USB support is active in the BIOS.

Enable PS2 & USB in BIOS You can enable PS2 and USB settings in BIOS by entering the BIOS setup screen when the computer boots. You will need to changes to the appropriate settings in this screen. The exact procedures vary by system, but there are a few common methods that may work if the motherboard manual is not available for guidance. The general procedure is the same for any modern computer system, but the menu arrangement and keystrokes to enter the setup program can vary greatly from one machine to the next. Power on or restart the computer and watch the initial boot screen to find the keystroke required to enter BIOS setup. This is often shown at the bottom of the screen. Typical keystrokes include pressing the "F1," "F2," "F9," "F10" or "Del" key. Press this key when the prompt appears on the screen. You can find the proper key in the computer's motherboard manual or on the website of the motherboard or computer manufacturer. Enter the BIOS setup screen and look for the "Advanced" or "Onboard Device Configuration" menu. Use the arrows to select your choice and press "Enter." Change the settings for the PS2 port by moving the menu choice to the "PS2" setting. Press "Enter" to bring up a smaller menu with the options to enable or disable the PS2 ports. Select "Enabled." You can also use the arrow keys or the plus key to change the current selection from "Disabled" to "Enabled" in order to enable the PS2 port. Change the settings for the USB port by moving the menu choice to the "USB" setting. Press "Enter" to bring up a smaller menu with options to enable or disable the USB ports. Select "Enabled." Alternatively, use the arrow keys or the plus key to change the current selection from "Disabled" to "Enabled" in order to enable the USB port. Save the settings and exit by pressing "F10" or using the "Esc" key to back out of the current menu. Choose to save and exit from the main menu if needed. Follow any additional instructions on the screen to save or navigate the menus. Hope this helps.

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On my computer i have to push f1 to start it


first try to notice the message before the (press F1 to continue) message, it could be a bad component (memory, hard drive, etc...) or the time & date is not set correctly in the BIOS, this would help a LOT thank's...

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My computer is at e screen, f10 and f2 what should i do


it should exit that screen in a couple seconds then boot into you operating system. (side note; f2 takes you to the BIOS settings page i recommend not tinkering with that and f10 takes you to the boot menu. the boot menu is for choosing which device you want to boot from cd-rom, hard drive, etc.

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I have bought new boot disc or restore disc but it runs one cd then blue screen says discs wont work.it tells me to alt ctrl and delete then shows message that ntldr is missing.I know my compaq hp stores...


for setup the bios usually by pressing delete at first screen appear
or for some type motherboard is pressing F2 at first screen appear

after you at setup bios go to boot menu
the go to select boot menu and chose boot from cd for the first boot
then press f10 to save the bios setting and computer will restart

after restart isert your boot disc and if it ask to press any key to boot from cd press any key

then follow the instruction for install the operating system

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The motherboard is a MSI MS-7184 in a emachine model t6524 and what is happening is when you turn on the computer, it starts and the lights on the keyboard light up and shut off, then it brings you to the...


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Try f2,then let the screen come up.This is your bios settings,dont change anything.

Next hit the esc key,answer yes or y key.Pc should reboot normally.

If this doesnt work hit the f10 key and select your hdd or hard drive in the options,and reboot.

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Would like to know how you access the setup menu or BIOS


I believe that you want to press the F2 button as soon as you turn it on, and keep pressing it until the BIOS setup screen comes up, If F2 doesn't work then try F10

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I want to get into the setup mode when booting, and the normal F2, F8, or F12 keys don't do anything. I want to boot from a cd....how do I achieve this?


its possible that the Function keys on the top of your keyboard aren't working.

Turn off the computer and disconnect the keyboard from the computer and then plug the keyboard back in.

If the keyboard function keys still aren't working then the keyboard needs to be replaced.

Just for your info, to boot up off the cd you would either go into the BIOS by pressing F10 or F11 on your keyboard and then change the boot sequence so that the CD Rom is the first boot device.

You can also press F12 to go into the boot menu and choose the cd-rom directly from there.

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This error message may appear when the computer BIOS is set to boot from a network and cannot find a bootable operating system on the network or on any of the storage devices included in the notebook PC's boot path.

The following steps are for most HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario Notebook PCs. The boot order can be configured on the Advanced tab in the BIOS settings menu. The steps to modify the boot order may vary depending on the model of your computer. On most HP notebooks the boot order can be configured using the following steps:
  1. Turn on or restart the computer.
  2. While the display is blank, press the F10 key to enter the BIOS settings menu. NOTE: Some notebook PCs use the F2 or F6 key.
  3. Use the right and left arrow keys to select the Advanced tab.
  4. Use the up and down arrow keys to select Boot Order .
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to change the boot order.
Reset the boot order to the default settings Use the following steps to reset the boot order to the default settings:
  1. Turn on or restart the computer.
  2. While the display is blank, press the F10 key to enter the BIOS settings menu.
  3. Press the F9 key to reset the BIOS to default settings.
  4. Press the F10 to save the changes and exit the BIOS settings menu.

I think it will you to fix your problem.
If still have problem then tell me more about it.

Thanks
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