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Satellite L750 BIOS trouble - cannot change boot order

Question: Satellite L750 BIOS trouble - cannot change boot order

Hello reader/answerer of my questions,
I am having some trouble with my 750 ODN's bios. This bios was an official update (3.6) from the support centre, and almost everything has been fine since (the plot thickens!). I decided one day I wanted to dual boot with linux, in particular Fedora (this is not related to it though).

But, when I burned the disc and tried to live boot (too test it out) I found that the boot order was set to hard drive first! I rebooted and pressed f12 - didn't work.
I tried delete and escape - neither worked. I then tried all the f keys - none of them worked.
Every time it took me to Windows boot menu, and I explored that and I couldn't find anything.

It's also worth mentioning I am running Win 7 SP1.
I tried both PLoP and osloader (too boot from the dvd) - neither worked.
I also can't remember what the key to start the bios was originally - oops!

Also the toshiba logo with instructions never appears.
I would really just like too change the boot order though, the rest of the bios I don't need access too right now.

A separate issue is that Windows randomly decides it wants to check my hard drive, which takes ages, and it won't give up until it gets to check it. I think it may need some medical help.

But, any help, from a qualified doctor or not, would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance
Mitchell

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Answer: Satellite L750 BIOS trouble - cannot change boot order

Hi

> I also can't remember what the key to start the bios was originally - oops!

Pressing F2 while powering up the unit would help you to access the BIOS.
But you don?t need to change the booting order within the BIOS. You can do that by pressing F12. This should be done immediately after you have powered up the notebook.
Then the boot menu would appear and you could choose the right boot device.

Does it functions?

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Hi Peeps,

I have just bought a C850, and using KIS2013 produced a recovery setup on a usb pen drive. But how do I get the machine to boot from the pen, I can find no way to enter bios to change the boot order. I have been Googling all day and tried every method I could find recommended, non of which worked.

Thanks in anticipation,

Ray

Answer:Satellite C850 - How to change Boot Order in BIOS?

Perform complete shutdown and after you start your notebook again press F12 to enter BOOT menu.
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB2B03EY0002R01.htm

There you will find option to enter BIOS settings.

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I can't acces to cmos to change boot priorityre. HELP !!!

Notebook Satellite S2410-504.

I try to normally press "C" on startup to boot from CD. but it don't work.
F12 too don't help.
I think some set some password on HWUtility, but how disable this pasword?

Please HELP!!!!

Answer:I can't acces to BIOS to change boot order on Satellite 2410

Hi

Try to enter BIOS settings using ESC button at the start up.

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I can't enter bios with F2 or change boot order with F12. It always prompt for a supervisor password that I never set.
The only thing I can do is to hit F11 to enter bios with limited functions where I can't modify anything.
The notebook was brand new and it is working well with W8.1. The problem arose when I tried to boot from a backup dvd to restore the system.
How can I get rid of this problem?
Thanks for any help

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I have read many of the posts here on this subject. I have Googled and read many inputs on how to solve this problem. None of these have worked for me.
Here are some of my system specs:





Dell Inspiron 17R 5721
OS Name Microsoft Windows 8 Version 6.2.9200 Build 9200

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3517U CPU @ 1.90GHz, 2401 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A03, 10/24/2012
SMBIOS Version 2.7
Embedded Controller Version 1.01
BIOS Mode UEFI

Secure Boot State On

Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1

Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 G



As so many others have written, I can't change the boot-up order which means at this time, I can only boot from the hard disk.
I am hopeful that it is my ignorance that prevents me from accessing and changing the order, and that some good hearted soul will set my down the right path.

Thanks
James

Answer:How to change the BIOS boot order?

Are you having trouble getting to UEFI/BIOS? Try turning fast startup off: Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8. If you have tried this approach, then please tell us what else you have tried.

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Here's a video demonstration:

It's acting as if the left and right arrow keys don't exist, even though they work fine in Windows XP. I want to boot off of DVD drive.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G920A using Tapatalk
 

Answer:Can't change boot order in BIOS

Post a screen shot of the screen you move the video to fast for me to see what the keys are. Have you referred to the manual?

Some are
Page Up
Page Down
F5
F6
Enter (then select the one)
 

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I have 2 sata slots on my Motherboard so I put in a 160 gig hard drive with windows xp worked fine. Now I have one 40 gig IDE harddrive I wanted to put in just as a storage drive.(This computer has both Sata and IDE) computer reboots sees both drives I press F10 or 9 to continue . Then the screen goes black. I know whats happening,, Its reading the IDE to boot from and it doesnt have an O.S. on it. I want it to boot from the sata drive, SO I go into bios to change the boot order.. Every thing including the time is not letting me change it. Bios lock down ... Now I remember going into bios last year and I was able to change settings . Something happened! Now I cant change it. I even pulled out the dvdrom and put the IDE on the ribbon and power.... I heard that might fix the problem on another message board. SAME Problem. I see people with similar problems and the answer is to flash the bios,,, I have been reading about flashing bios and everyone says don't do it if you don't know what your doing. (PAPER WEIGHT IF DONE WRONG) Some one give me some advise and please something that helps !! I have heard so many dumb things to do I'm about to give up.

Answer:Can't change boot order in bios

Do NOT flash the BIOS! What type of keyboard are you using - PS/2, USB or wireless?

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Recently, my BIOS has started to display ' view only item '; this means I can't change my boot order and few other things as well. Has any one seen this problem before ? I would appreciate some help.Many thanks, Colin

Answer:BIOS - can't change boot order.

Seen it for audio and graphics cards usual trick is to disable in device manager first before trying to change in BIOS.Never seen it for boot order though.

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I have a new ssd with a copy of windows 10 installed onto it, the only issue is that the machine I need to install it on, doesn't have a change boot order within the BIOS.
Am I missing something? Or do I have to upgrade to a later BIOS version?
Thanks in advance
Zak

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Hi all,
I have an old Dell laptop that is currently running Windows XP, but I'd like to install Linux on it. So I went into the BIOS, revision A14, and got to the page that changes boot order, so I can boot from CD. It says to use the right and left arrow keys to change it, but they don't do anything. So I am stuck with having to boot from floppy which I can't do for unrelated reasons. Any ideas on why I can't change this? The keyboard works fine, I can change other settings, just not this. Or am I totally missing something? Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Can't change boot order in BIOS

Try moving to the selection you want and hit enter.
That might give you a selection window.
If not try + and -.
Page up and page down also works on some.
 

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Mod Edit:  Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/559747/bios-changing-boot-order/#entry3841096 - Hamluis.
 
Hello
I have problem of could not change boot order to DVD on windows 7 my laptop is Dell inspiron 15R

Answer:Cannot Change Boot Order in BIOS

Please do the following.  This will provide me with the name of the BIOS manufacturer and its version.
 
Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  Clicking on this link will automatically initiate the download. 
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.

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I want to be able to boot on CD or USB KEY at start up but, in the BIOS its not possible to change the boot sequence...


Thank for helping me ! :)

Answer:Not possible to change the booting order in the BIOS on Satellite Satelite A10-403D

Hello Nerach

It will be interesting to know which notebook model you have. By problem description it is always useful to know exact notebook model.

When you switch off your notebook press F12 and let us know what happen exactly. By the way: can you explain us what happen when you try to change boot order in BIOS settings?

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This is the first time I've seen a computer with a boot order that can't be changed. It's a rebuilt Dell E520. When I go to the bios, it lists about 7 changes that can't be made, and one is the boot order. It boots the HD first and the CD/Rom second. period! So is there some other way I can run the Reinstallation CD so I can repair whatever it is that's making this machine seem like it's got the FengXing Infection? Thanks, Bahb
 

Answer:Solved: Can't change boot order in Bios

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Hey guys,

My PC is running Windows 7. In the past I never had an issue running memtest from my CD. I would put the CD into the PC, restart the PC, press a certain key (I think) and Memtest would load.

Unfortunately I forgot what key I used to press and Memtest won't load, it goes straight to the Windows Startup Screen and the Desktop loads.

I went into Bios and I saw that CD/DVD was not #1 in the boot order which is strange because I used to run memtest many times on this PC and I never changed the Boot order.

I tried changing the boot order by hitting the + key but the key won't do anything. Is there some other key that I need to press in order to get + or - working?

also I see two CD/DVD's in the boot order of the Bios, I guess it's because I have two CD/DVD drives? Which one do I make #1? The Memtest disc is in the bottom CD/DVD drive.

Any help is much appreciated
 

Answer:Can't change boot order in Bios to run Memtest

Usually Memtest starts automatically without any key presses if your CD/DVD drive is 1st device.

What brand and model motherboard are you using? Usually it tells you at the bottom of the screen in the BIOS what keys you have to press to navigate through the menus. The manual probably explains it in great detail, but I know, who reads those things?

We aren't going to be able to tell you which drive is which, you will just have to try trial and error with at most 2 restarts.
 

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I have a Gigabyte Ultra Durable 3 motherboard MA785GM-USTH. I have tried several times to set the BIOS to boot first from a cd/dvd. It does not change the boot order. I continues to boot from my hard drive. I want to boot from a UBUNTU CD and I can't. Can someone help?
 

Answer:My Gigabyte BIOS won't change the boot order

My short answer here to this, is that it sounds like your BIOS needs a swift kick in the pants! Maybe the BIOS just needs a jump start, maybe to get things back on track. This is just a real quick little fix, if it works.

1. Remove the computer from power, unplug the power cord from the power supply.

2. Take the side panel off your computer case, exposing the guts of the machine.

3. Look for the motherboard, then look for a small shiny chrome colored battery.

4. Remove that chrome colored battery off the motherboard.

5. With the battery removed, take your hand and press the (power) button on the front of the case.

6. Keep that button depressed and or pushed for approx. 30 to 40 seconds, while your computer BIOS is drained of it's power and hopefully it's current setting.

7. Let off the (power) button, replace the chrome battery back onto the motherboard, replace the side panel of the case and reconnect the computer power cord to the back of the power supply.

Now turn on your computer and see if that helped take care of some things! Again, this is just one of those quick fixes that may or may not always work.

Hope this helps.
 

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Hello everyone,
 
I need some help, I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 9636 Desktop, and I need to boot off a CD but when I insert the CD in the CD/DVD-ROM and restart, it won't boot of the CD, it doesn't even give a message at startup to change the boot sequence (like press F2 for boot) or something like that. any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
thanks,
 
 
Mod:  edited the capitalization in the Subject line













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Answer:How to change Boot order on a ThinkCentre (BIOS)

did you try changing the boot order in the bios?     Message Edited by vijaysaradhi on 05-18-2009 08:34 AM

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My dv6 has a shattered LCD screen, but works otherwise.  I'd like to get into the BIOS and change the boot order so that I can boot from CD/DVD or USB. When the computer boots and I press F10, computer goes into the BIOS setup but I cannot read the screen and navigate the menus. Any suggestions? If someone can see their BIOS screen, could you tell me which keys to press, in order, to reset the boot order and/or to set CD/DVD and USB to boot before HDD? Many thanks in advance,-Craig-

Answer:Busted LCD - Change BIOS boot order

This is what the LCD looks like. -Craig- 

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I want to change the boot order to allow bootup from iso disks.Keyboarding F10 at doesn' t bring up the BIOS screen, and the machine just boots into  Win7. Any suggestions?Thanks

Answer:Can' t enter BIOS to change boot order

@ZL1BNB?, welcome to the forum. Try using the Esc key to see if that works.

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Hi there, I hope this is the right forum for this question.

My son has an i7 custom build computer and the previous owner gummed the computer up good with malware etc. The current setup is Windows 8, but our goal is to install a fresh copy of windows 7 Professional 64-bit which we have purchased "intended for distribution with a refurbished PC".

This is a bit of a project for us, so we are taking our time with it, and hopefully learning something along the way.

We are trying to wipe the HDD completely on the machine, but we are unable to run DBAN to do so, because every time we restart the machine it keeps booting up in Windows instead of DBAN. I have gone into BIOS and changed the order of the BOOT to read from the CD-ROM followed by the USB before the C Drive (I have copies of DBAN on both USB drive and CD-ROM). But it is still not booting. Not sure what to do???

Cheers,

Sean

Answer:can't boot DBAN trying to change boot order in BIOS not working

It is possible you have not created a bootable CD/USB. Use Rufus for example. https://rufus.akeo.ie/

Also provide motherboard make/model please.

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I am trying to delete all the files from an old HP (XH545) laptop running XP. Its screen doesn't work, so I have it attached to a remote monitor. I have both a bootable floppy and bootable cd which have [email protected] Kill Disk. My intention is to boot one or the other and erase everything on the hard drive.

Problem: I am unable to get into my BIOS to change the boot order. Since I have to do a Fn-F5 to switch over to the monitor, I am unable to get there in time to see when to hit F2 to edit my BIOS. I have been trying for several hours to "guess" when to hit it, still with no success. I'm not even sure I would be able to see the BIOS screen anyway - maybe you have to get past that for Fn-F5 to swap out to the monitor.

If I let the system boot normally, I can swap over in time to see it loading Windows XP.

Question 1: Is there any way to change the boot order from within Windows (or from DOS prompts)?

Question 2: Lacking a positive answer to #1, is there any other way to delete all the files from the hard drive so I can dispose of the laptop?

Thanks!

Answer:How to change boot order w/o boot-up BIOS edit?

When you hit the power switch of your laptop at same time start pressing f2 and keep hitting it until you get in BIOS. After getting in BIOS I you know what to do.

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Hey I?m new in this forum.

Well I have a driver?s installations problem with my Satellite L750.
When I?ve installed windows 7 pro 64bits, after that I want to install drivers but some of them are ok but when I wanted to install these drivers: Toshiba pc health monitor, Toshiba HDD protection, Toshiba sleep utility, Proset, they do not want to be installed.

It says either "not support" or it says "this application can't be installed". Is it the question of installation order that must be respected or what exactly???

Did anyone face this problem? Please I need a help.

PS: sorry for my English :)

Answer:Satellite L750 - right drivers installation order

Installation order is very important. Can you please tell us which notebook model do you have exactly (L750-xxx) and we will try to help with install order list so you can compare it with your installation.

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So, I dont know how but my Z580's BIOS is corrupted. I canot go into the bios or the boot options, even after pressint the right keys. and because i am at my college now, with no leaves left, I can not go to the lenovo service centre. So is there any way to recover my bios or changing the boot order without getting into the bios. and bcoz my first boot device is hdd i cannot boot from cd or usb.plz help.

Answer:Z580 Corrupt Bios : not able to change boot order.

Hi kmpways, welcome to the forums,
 
it will help members to help you if you could post which operating system is insatlled on your Z580 and also which keys you have been pressing in order to enter BIOS.
 
Have you been pressing the keys during a warm or a cold start?  There are some other very similar posts on the boards, the following seems to contain some good tips which you may / may not have already tried.
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Z580-ignores-USB-and-boots-straight-to-Win8...

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Hello,
I have a Lenovo laptop that is about 4 years old. It was working fine earlier today but when I picked it up to turn it on it was powered down and the message came up saying BOOTMGR is missing Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart. I tried to restart and enter the bios to change the boot order so I could boot from my windows 7 usb to repair the problem with the command prompt but it would not let me into the BIOS. I tried burning a windows 7 Disc to try that but again it won't boot from the cd/dvd either. I know how to fix the problem but I cannot access the bios to change the settings. What could that problem be caused by? Is the mother board gone? I have seen other posts similar to this but everyone seems to pay attention to the windows part and not answer why they can't access the BIOS. I have tried all the keys, F2, F8, F12, F10, ESC, Del. Normally the F2 key works for entering the bios and the F12 is for changing the boot order on my machine. Please help with this BIOS problem and ignore the Windows BOOTMGR problem.

Thank you

Answer:Missing Bootmgr and can't get into BIOS to change Boot order

Might help any helpers if you fill in your computer specs. Keep in mind the more information you give, the better the chance that someone can or WILL help you... Computer type: Laptop & OS: Nevada???? are not much to go on, no?

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I was dual booting Windows 8.1 Update and Ubnutu 14.04 From the windows disk manager I deleted all Ubuntu partitions and rebooted my notebook. I was immediatlly present with the grub rescue promt. Normally this is a quick and easy fix, by booting a windows USB/CD and repairing the windows MBR.  My problem is I can't access the bios or the boot menu to change the boot order. Nothing I've tried has let me get into the bios to set my USB stick as the first boot option.  Using the small recovery key button on the side of the notebook which normally boots the notebook to the screen where you can choose which drive to boot does the same as the power button. There is no bios flash screen or abililty to press any keys before getting to the grub screen.  I've drained the battery and left over night hoping this would reset the state it seems to be stuck in but that also did nothing.  Here is a short video showing what happens when I boot the notebook http://youtu.be/2FpC2Deuawk   

Answer:U300s: Cannot access BIOS to change boot order

peavers wrote:I was dual booting Windows 8.1 Update and Ubnutu 14.04 From the windows disk manager I deleted all Ubuntu partitions and rebooted my notebook. I was immediatlly present with the grub rescue promt. Normally this is a quick and easy fix, by booting a windows USB/CD and repairing the windows MBR.  My problem is I can't access the bios or the boot menu to change the boot order. Nothing I've tried has let me get into the bios to set my USB stick as the first boot option.  Using the small recovery key button on the side of the notebook which normally boots the notebook to the screen where you can choose which drive to boot does the same as the power button. There is no bios flash screen or abililty to press any keys before getting to the grub screen.  I've drained the battery and left over night hoping this would reset the state it seems to be stuck in but that also did nothing.  Here is a short video showing what happens when I boot the notebook http://youtu.be/2FpC2Deuawk   I think the problem is in deleting Ubuntu. According to this video after the deletion of the Ubuntu partitions they must be combined back to the Windows partition.

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last day i've just bought new machine thinkpad T430, when i try to change default order boot priority in BIOS, the menu is disable, i cannot change anything. Does thinkpad T430 came with default Supervisor password? Does anyone here know the supervisor password default? FYI, when i try to enter BIos, it ask the password, and i just hit Enter to enter the bios. Thank You













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Answer:Thinkpad T430 Cannot change Bios Boot order

It does not come with a password. Where did you buy the laptop?

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Guys,

Am trying to get access to the bios setup of Motherboard to check boot priority order.
I am trying to format my PC using a DVD but its not working.
I checked the DVD on other PC and its working properly!

Can I get help?

Thanx

Answer:How to change boot order on Satellite L755-172

Hi

You can access the boot menu without changing the boot order in the BIOS.
Power up the notebook and press F12. Usually you should get an boot menu where you could choose the CD/DVD drive as booting device.

PS: I would recommend creating an Toshiba Recover disk firstly before formatting the notebook!
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I have a Toshiba R630-141 and I'm trying to change the boot order in the Bios but the Bios will not allow me to select my cd drive or a usb drive as the startup disk.

I have updated the Bios today to the latest version thinking I need the latest release but the Bios still wont allow me to change the order.

The problem is the screen just blinks when I'm in the boot change order screen. When I select the up and down arrows to select an option the box just blinks and will not allow me to select any option.

I have tried the tab key the number keys basically every key I have on the keyboard and still I can't select the usb or cd drive so I'm forced to exit and restart.


Any Ideas would be appreciated.

Answer:Satellite R630-141 - Can't change the boot order

Hi scarpentier,

Can you change the boot order in BIOS and boot from another boot device? Go into BIOS and change the boot order. Enter a bootable disk (e. g. Toshiba recovery disk), save & exit BIOS setup. The computer will restart and should boot from CD.

Check this!!!

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I've got a Windows 7 upgrade disc, so I first installed Windows XP and now need to boot from this new disc. Because I'm going from 32-bit XP to 64-bit Windows 7, I have to boot from the disc.

I can press F12 to get into the boot order selection screen; but pressing the arrow keys, escape, or enter has no effect. Once I'm on that screen, I just have to turn off the PC because I can't do anything else.

Both keyboards I've tried have been USB. I actually bought a new keyboard in case my keyboard was the issue, but the stores only had USB keyboards--if USB is the issue, I'll have to wait a few days before I can borrow an old keyboard that uses PS2.

Is there any way to workaround this using the USB keyboard I have?
 

Answer:Keyboard doesn't work in BIOS, any other way to change boot order?

Try plugging the usb keyboard into the usb port next to the ethernet port.

.
 

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Have a Lenovo H420 desktop that was upgraded about 2 months ago. We backed up everything and want to reinstall Windows 7.

But I can find no way to get into the Setup screen. I've gone to Settings, Update & Security, Advanced Startup and Restart Now. But I have no option to Use a Device. If I choose Troubleshoot then Advanced Options, the subsequent screen has no option for UEFI Firmware Settings.

I've disabled Fast Boot through Power Options in the Control Panel, then tried F2 and the Delete key when starting. Nothing...

The fact that I can't do something that was so easy in Windows 7 is enough reason in itself to remove 10. Throw in the fact that the scanner part of my printer no longer works is just icing on the cake. I have the Windows 7 disk. I just can't figure out how to use it.

Answer:After Upgrade Can't Access BIOS to Change Boot Order for W7 Reinstall

According to the mamual:






2.3 System Setup

System Setup configures the network configuration for the Lenovo Rescue
System to ensure your Rescue System can connect to internet. In addition, System
Setup sets and manages all passwords for the Lenovo Rescue system.

2.3.1 Launch
Repeatedly press and release the F2 key when turning on the computer until the
Lenovo Rescue System open, then select System Setup.

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Have a Lenovo H420 desktop that was upgraded about 2 months ago. We backed up everything and want to reinstall Windows 7.

But I can find no way to get into the Setup screen. I've gone to Settings, Update & Security, Advanced Startup and Restart Now. But I have no option to Use a Device. If I choose Troubleshoot then Advanced Options, the subsequent screen has no option for UEFI Firmware Settings.

I've disabled Fast Boot through Power Options in the Control Panel, then tried F2 and the Delete key when starting. Nothing...

The fact that I can't do something that was so easy in Windows 7 is enough reason in itself to remove 10. Throw in the fact that the scanner part of my printer no longer works is just icing on the cake. I have the Windows 7 disk. I just can't figure out how to use it.

Answer:After Upgrade Can't Access BIOS to Change Boot Order for W7 Reinstall

According to the mamual:






2.3 System Setup

System Setup configures the network configuration for the Lenovo Rescue
System to ensure your Rescue System can connect to internet. In addition, System
Setup sets and manages all passwords for the Lenovo Rescue system.

2.3.1 Launch
Repeatedly press and release the F2 key when turning on the computer until the
Lenovo Rescue System open, then select System Setup.

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optiplex 360 unable to change the boot order of the disks in the BIOS.Can anyone help.Already tried to reset CMOS/Jumper and updated the BIOS version to A07.
On startup of machine everytime I need to press F12 then sElect to boot from HDD.
Can anyone help to resolve the issue.

Thanks in advance.
Amar

Answer:optiplex 360 unable to change the boot order of the disks in the BIOS.Can anyone help.

If it's not saving your changes, replace the CR-2032 battery on the mainboard.

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Hello
I own a Satellite P850-12Z with Win10 pro November Build. I want to boot from a USB and I need to change the boot sequence but I can't access the BIOS nor the UEFI Boot Mode. I have the latest BIOS update available.

Thank you in advance

Answer:Satellite P850-12Z - Change boot order on Windows 10 pro x64

I own a Toshiba Satellite P850-12Z with Windows 10 (November Release). My computer is not compatible with UEFI boot menu and I have the latest BIOS firmware available installed. I need to but from an USB and I can't change the boot order because I can't access the BIOS Settings. How can I access?

Thank you very much

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Howdy all, first post here.

I have a Satellite P840, Part PSPJ6A-00h001

Windows 8.

I am having trouble accessing the Bios or the Boot Order. I need to boot from a CD/DVD and I cant get into the options of boot to change the boot order.

I have tried F12 F2 pushing repetitively on boot, holding down F12 and holding for 1 second (as per the manual) with no luck.

What am I missing....I have never not been able to get to boot options before. The only thing is it is Win8 which I am not familiar with.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks

Answer:Satellite P840 - Accessin the Bios or Boot Order from Boot

Perform complete shutdown http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB2B03EY0002R01.htm , restart notebook, press F12 and you will be able to enter boot menu. There you can choose which device should be first bootable device.

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We are pushing a new image this summer but we need to make boot and file system changes, my boss wants me to automate this process. the goals are to desable legacy in bios, enable UEFI, select PXE,  change UeFI boot order (usb,cd, NIC, Hd) using the Bios configuration tool at command line. I have the config.ini file from the bios. can I make all those changes at once or do I have to reboot in between enable UEFI and changeing the boot order The why: we are moving from MBR to GPT with the new image Win10, and we save time on the boot by disabling legacy. The boss says so. (the short answer) any tips or suggestions welcome.

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We are pushing a new image this summer but we need to make boot and file system changes, my boss wants me to automate this process. the goals are to desable legacy in bios, enable UEFI, select PXE,  change UeFI boot order (usb,cd, NIC, Hd) using the Bios configuration tool at command line. I have the config.ini file from the bios. can I make all those changes at once or do I have to reboot in between enable UEFI and changeing the boot order The why: we are moving from MBR to GPT with the new image Win10, and we save time on the boot by disabling legacy. The boss says so. (the short answer) any tips or suggestions welcome.

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Hi, Im trying to enter to the BIOs setup menu on HP Notebook ba019nr to change the boot sequence.  I already tried with Esc, F2, F6, F10 and others several keys.  which key should I use?

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Hi
My Satellite P100 suffered a display failure last night. I can confirm that the backlight is working but I am not getting a display.
I think that it is reaching the windows logon screen, certainly the drive is spinning up and if I plug an external fdd in, the system reads from it, which it wouldn't if it had failed to clear post.
What I would like to try is booting from dvd but I need to know the key sequences and most importantly, the timings.
I think from memory, it is F12 at first boot, but not sure after that.
Running Win 7 home premium.
Sorry about lack of info, making this post via my Nokia.

Answer:Display failed on Satellite P100-434 - Need to change boot order

> What I would like to try is booting from dvd but I need to know the key sequences and most importantly,

try F2 or esc (it can also be a delete key)

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Hi, we have a very old Satellite Pro A40 with a new hard drive.

We're tryng to change the boot order in BIOS to recognise the CD drive ready for the windows disk. However, there seems to be no option to change the BIOS boot order and yes we've tried the Toshiba route which suggests pressing C during boot up and F12 to select the drive during boot up, neither of which work.

Please can someone help?
regards
Karl

PS: The current message on the screen during boot up is BOOTMGR is missing

Answer:Re: Satellite Pro A40 - Can't find boot order in BIOS

Hi karl1966,

Have you checked if the CD/DVD drive is recognized properly in BIOS?

Maybe your disk is scratchy and you should try another one. I don?t know which disk you have used but try it with Toshiba recovery disk and Microsoft Windows disk.

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This is my problem..

I am curantly working on a Acer aspire 4520. The problem with this computer is that it has sticky keys, first i thought it was the keyboard so i plunged in a usb keyboard and still had the same problems, keys don't react fast, when i turn caps lock on it turns it off and vise versa, when i use the mouse to click something it selects everything on my desktop and opens it all at once.

So i thought it might be a bad OS, so i decide to preform a reinstall of windows vista but when i go to the BIOS it wont let me change the boot order, when i press the keys to chang the order it just makes a beep.

so i went back and did more research and found that some other people are having the same problem and they told me to do i BIOS flash, but that did nothing.. this is the website..
http://geeklord.com/2008/01/19/solution-to-keyboard-lag-problem-in-acer-aspire-4520-laptop/
i am out of ideas, what do you guys think?
 

Answer:Solved: Acer aspire 4520 Sticky key and cant change BIOS boot order.. Need Help..

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Hi dear!

I got an old computer that I used for perhaps one year ago, and what I did to destroy it was to delete the language pack somehow. Now I would like to try to fix it, as I actually need it. But I do have some issues, maybe someone of you guys know. I can start it up all the way to where I choose between safe mode, and so on - then I get the blue screen that lasts the whole 2 seconds, amazingly enough.

I have Windows 7 Installation, that's all I have. When I start up my PC also says two fix the problem:
1 Insert your Windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2 Choose your language settings, and then click "Next."
3 Click "Repair your computer".

Had this been as simple as the system claims, I would have been fixing it myself asap. The problem is that when I put the CD, restart the pc is also nothing happens. So I've searched up a bit, where you can do so in a way pc starts via cd so I can install windows 7 The problem is when I enter the BIOS I can choose between "Information, Main, Security, Boot and Exit ". When I go to BOOT it says "Boot priority order" and that's the list:
1 IDE0 WD
2 IDE1: PIONNER DVD-RW
3 USB FDD:
4 Network Boot: LEGACY PCI DEVICE
5 USB HDD
6 USB CD / DVD ROM:

I can not do anything here, no matter what I press. It's sort of gray text, what I can do about is completely black. So it turns out that they are locked. What should I do ..

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Answer:Acer Aspire 5552G: Deleted language pack - BIOS, can't change boot pri order

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Hello!

I've been having some issues with my internal speakers on my Toshiba L750 Satellite laptop. I just got the laptop a couple months ago and so far, everything seems to be ok.... except for the speakers.

So if I leave the laptop and put it on "sleep" or "hibernate", when I come back to turn the laptop on, the sound from the speakers gets all fuzzy and starts to lag.... I end up having to restart the laptop just to get the speakers back to normal.

It doesn't matter how long I leave the laptop dormant for - it could be 6 hours or 1/2 an hour - virtually every single time, I end up having to restart the laptop to fix the problem.

It's not that I have some big issue with restarting - I mean, if that's the way to fix it, that's totally fine! It just gets kind of annoying after a while and I don't want there to be some big underlying problem that could lead to other parts of the laptop getting messed up, that I'm just ignoring.

By no means am I a computer expert, but everything I checked in the control panel and in the speakers info suggests that the speakers are working fine.

I don't get why this happens almost every time. In regards to the sound being fuzzy and lagging, it's either the sound of the songs I listen to on WMP, or anything I'm watching online, or sometimes even both.

Anybody have any ideas or suggestions on what the problem could be and what I could do?
Any help would be much appreciated.

? Thanks!!

Answer:Speaker trouble with Satellite L750

In the past 10 years I have used several Toshiba notebooks but I?ve never noticed something like this and it should not happen. After waking up speakers must work normal.

Do you use original OS that you got with your notebook?
Have you noticed this strange behaviour since first day or later?

Permanent restart is not solution and maybe you should contact Toshiba service and ask for help. They should check this. What do you think about that?

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I have an awesome and weird sound trouble: *sound play well a while then suddenly stop*.
+*Well, it stops only for integrated PC speakers*+.

My sound driver is Conexant, and I've downloaded it from [here|http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=EU].
What I've tried for now to get him back:
When video/music plays:
- _stop/pause video or music after 4seconds press play again_
- _move to another application with audio (for example: if sound stoped in media player, go to youtube and ay some video.) it will work_

From [this|http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=EU] driver download support I saw that for my device are 2 types of drivers. I tried both of them. --Nvidia driver didn't work for me.--

--I have updated my Conexant driver with one from [here|http://support.toshiba.com/sscontent?contentId=3156758]--

_They came back to "life" if I plug and unplug headphones_


_underlined_ - means it works.
--stripe-- - it doesn't work

Note: I cannot send my PC to Toshiba in order to verify what problem is because I've purchased my device from Italy about 2 years ago, while I'm originally from Moldova, Republic of. So, guarantee details I cannot provide.

Note 2: I've searched almost all the web and didn't found a solution.
_The only successful results was [this|http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/Audio-Sound/Satellite-L750-sound-problem/td-p/396617].
_ But it seems this guy have no... Read more

Answer:Sound trouble on Satellite L750-1HR (PSK2YE)

Can you please tell us more about your machine and how did all this starts?
Which OS do you use? Do you use original OS that you got with your machine or some own OS version?

I mean your machine is two years old. Since when have you noticed this sound issue?
> Well, it stops only for integrated PC speakers.
Does it mean using headphones or external speakers everything works properly?
> They came back to "life" if I plug and unplug headphones
In jack in port is placed small switch that ?detects? external device and disable internal speakers.
If I?m remembering well in Conexant audio manager you can find option to enable/disable it.
Check please all options there and test it a bit.

Maybe is this small switch a real troublemaker.

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New Satellite L750 preloaded with windows 7.

In setup process was asked to choose 32 bit or 64 bit operating system.
Chose 32bit and I am having second thoughts.

Will I notice the difference? Can I change to 64 bit and how?

Thanks

Answer:Satellite L750 - Can I change to Win 7 64bit and how?

>In setup process was asked to choose 32 bit or 64 bit operating system.

Start the Recover process once again!
Power up the unit, press F8 and choose Repair my Computer.
Then new window will open and there you can choose HDD recovery.
Usually you should be asked once again what version you want to use.

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Hi,

I just bought a Satelitte L750-154 in the UK. Therefore, it came with an English (UK) keyboard.

However, I wanna use it to write in Portuguese (Brazil).

I tried to change the configuration but the letters and accents do not match the signals on keyboard.
How would I configure it?

thanks

Answer:Satellite L750-154 - How can I change keyboard language?

Hi mate

Here is a nice description from Microsoft:

+How to change your keyboard layout+
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258824
Instead of Canadian French choose Portuguese?

>I tried to change the configuration but the letters and accents do not match the signals on keyboard.
Well you have a keyboard which supports the English layout so some keys would not match with the keyboard language? what to say? in such case you would need to purchase a keyboard with a Portuguese language layout and would need to replace this?

Or you would use an external USB keyboard with a Portuguese language layout

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Hi all, first of all sorry my bad english. Now, I have one question, can I change my Graphic target from my Notebook Satellite L750-1KU (PSK2YE-0JY00CCE)? thanks.

Answer:Satellite L750-1KU - can i change graphic card?

help?

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Hi, I have a Toshiba Satellite L750 running Window 7. I have a little studio in which I have a mixing desk connected to a drum kit.

On my old Toshiba Sat C660, when I plugged to the output from the mixing desk to the mic port, a pop up box appeared asking me what I had just plugged in.
I selected Line In and all was well

With the L750, I get no such box and the computer just treats it as a mic in, as it compresses everything that comes in to the port.

I have tried the installed Smart Audio in the control panel and this does nothing. Is there anywhere I can select the socket to be treated as Line In, not Mic.

Getting annoying now!

Thanks

Answer:Satellite L750 - Want to change Mic Input to Line In

> On my old Toshiba Sat C660, when I plugged to the output from the mixing desk to the mic port, a pop up box appeared asking me what I had just plugged in.

Yes, but Satellite C660 was equipped with an mic / lin in port.
Are you sure that your L750 supports an combi jack mic / lin in ?

You can find the description in user manual.

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Hi,

Please advise where to get the following BIOS
BIOS Version 1.70.04/19/2011
EC Version 1.60

Official Toshiba Computers in Europe site at http://ru.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=RU have no such data.

I own Satellite L750-129 PSK30E-00F008RU

Regards,
Pavel

Answer:Re: Need BIOS for Satellite L750-129

Hello Pavel

If you cannot find this BIOS update on official Toshiba page the question is where did you find info about this BIOS update version?

Do you have some problems with your notebook? I mean is there some serious reason why do you need BIOS update?

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Hello

i am using a toshiba Satellite L750 i have used it approx ten times in the last two months since purchase its a backup to my imac. My problem is for some reason the @ button has swapped with the " button.

So if i type in for example an email Johnsmith"hotmail.com i get the " instead of the @ so to getet the @ if i hasve to use shift ".

is this something someone can assist me with, if i have explained it correctly.

regards chief

Answer:Satellite L750 - keyboard has decided to change keys

Hi

You should simple change the keyboard language.
I assume the @ is placed on button marked with 2
In such case you should use the English(US)

Go to control panel -> region & language -> keyboards & languages

Press Change keyboards. Add English US and change this to default.

Greets

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Hello, I wonder if anyone can get me that exact BIOS for Toshiba L750-A218 (PSK2YV). Thanks.

Message was edited by: danion

Answer:Need BIOS for Satellite L750-A218 (v3.00)

The BIOS and all drivers are available on Toshiba European driver page:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

Choose:
Notebook
Satellite
Satellite A series
Satellite L750
Satellite L750 PSK2YV

The latest available BIOS is v3.30-WIN

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Got the following Tempro message just now:
This TEMPRO alert is to inform you of a driver update for your specific laptop model. This is based on the release date of the original software.
This Bios Update adds increased functionality to your system

Zip download is for Version 2.70 and on checking the system I have version 2.30 installed on 23/03/2011 even though I only bought this laptop on the 18/04/2012

Presumably Tembro has identified some improvement that could be made by updating, but *I can't find what 'increased functionality' this update provides* and if I need it as I'm not aware of any problems. Everything is working perfectly.
Sorry to waffle on, but in short should I update or not?

Any advice appreciated,
Cheers,
Anthony

Answer:Do I need to update BIOS on Satellite L750?

No. If everything work perfectly don?t change anything.
My advice for you is: remove tempro from the system and be happy. I have two years old P500 with original BIOS and original drivers (clean recovery image installation) and I still use it with original ?factory settings?. It works perfectly.

All updates you need are Windows updates (important updates) and antivirus application updates.

Not more than that.

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Greeting!

I wish to update my BIOS which is v.240 now. I DLed the latest version from the official website (311 I think).
I did pay attention to the numbers when I select the one for my laptop.

When I try to update it-it starts to do it, message not to have any apps on and not to restart or put it in hybernation appears and then it shuts down. Then it tries to initiate windows - W 7 Home Premium, and after the windows sign, all becomes a black screen with a cursor.

Cursor can me moved but this strayed for 10 minutes there.
After that I had to restart to get rid of the black screen. I tried it again later.
Same result. And I checked my bios version - it is still 240. :(

What should I do ? Thanks !

Answer:Cannot update BIOS on my Satellite L750-1MD

Hi,

Maybe there is a problem in the BIOS Settings. Try resetting the BIOS to default settings.

If you can't get into the BIOS, then Windows may be stuck in hibernation. Press F8 before Windows starts to enter Safe Mode.

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How do I change the BIOS to boot the laptop from DVD?

Answer:How to change in BIOS to boot Satellite C from ODD

What notebook do you have?

In case of notebook with UEFI BIOS you would need to disable the secure boot option in order to boot from external media…

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Hi all, i'm Giaphar and i'm writing from Italy and I apologize in advance for my english
I have had a look around but couldn't find what i was looking for, probably because of my not deep knowledge about computers, but anyways...

1)___My laptop has been reliable through these almost 6 years so i'm thinking of rewarding it with a little upgrade for the storage and probably something else.
I'm thinking to change the original Hitachi 500GB HDD and go for a 240GB Toshiba A100 or something similar (advice about this would be highly appreciated) according to the availability at the local shop and, at the same time, perform a clean install on the new ssd rather than a cloning, for there are various system issues that, overtime, have come to be, e.g. BT disappeared and encountering troubles at the launch of explorer.exe among others.

_____Preamble: the product key on the sticker for my copy of windows 7 (i've never owned a disc, and the OS was installed already at the time of purchase) is only partly readable.
If I create a recovery disc with "recovery media creator", remove the original HDD (throw it into an enclosure as it is) and replace it with the new SSD, boot and run the recovery disk, will it work?
Is it going to magically create a brand new installation of Windows 7 and all of the utilities and so on that were on the pc when I first switched it on 6 years ago? What about the windows product key? Is it required?

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I need bios for my laptop and found appropriate version at support web pages (3.60-WIN). But. it is not possible to download file, web location http://support1.toshiba-tro.de/tedd-...0907140632.zip is not active. Can you help me please?

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Hello team,

I recently updated my Toshiba's BIOS from v3.0 to v3.6 and I am now not able to access BIOS. I do not see a splash screen either. Other than that my computer is working just fine. I have a Satellite L750-1NG and running Windows 7.

Thanks in advance for you help. :)

Message was edited by: welika

Answer:Satellite L750-1NG - Unable to enter BIOS

Hi

Did you try to press F2 immediately after the notebook has been powered up?
Press F2 button several times in the row.

Otherwise I recommend start the Toshiba HWSetup Utility. (All Programs -> Toshiba -> Utilities -> HWsetup)
Here you can change some BIOS settings like setting it to ?Standard? (default).
I think you will need to change from ?fast boot? to ?normal boot? because you said you cannot see the Toshiba splash screen.

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Can any one help me to get the latest BIOS update for my laptop Model L750 PSK2YV - A105?

I tried to search in the Driver Downloads section but unable to find any driver for the above model.
appreciate help in this regards

Answer:Satellite L750 (PSK2YV) - BIOS update

Latest BIOS update you can find on BIOS download page - http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/download_bios.jsp
I?ve checked it and for your notebook model latest driver version that you can download is 3.60-WIN.

Which version is on your notebook model?

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Dear all.

Tried several key combinations - such as "DEL" or F" or F12 and so on - but nowhere I could enter to the BIOS setup.

Does anyone have any helpfull information?

Best regards.
Robbs

Answer:Satellite L750-1DM - How to enter BIOS setup?

F2 allows you to access the BIOS
Press F2 very fast several times in the row after the notebook has been powered up.

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I chose 32 bit during my initial setup after buying my L750 PSK1WA-03C00R with i5 2410M CPU.
Can I change it to 64 bit so that I can access the 8 GB of RAM that has been installed.

Thank you.

Answer:Satellite L750 PSK1WA: Can I change from 32bit to 64bit after intial setup?

Hhmmm? I think this should be possible. You have to start the Recovery proces once again
Check this Toshiba HowTo: How do I run a System Recovery
http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/items/faq/71

1. Hold down the power button for 10 (ten) seconds to switch off your machine.
2. Press and hold the 0 (zero) key on top of the keyboard (not the zero key on the numeric keypad) and at the same time, press the power button once to switch on your notebook.
3. When the Toshiba screen appears; release the 0 key.
*4. If prompted select 32bit or 64bit operating system; click Next.*
5. When prompted by the warning screen; click Yes to continue with the system recovery.
6. Select Recovery of Factory Default Software; click Next.
7. Select Recover to out-of-box state; Click Next again.
8. Please read and acknowledge this last warning screen
9. Click Next to start recovery

This might be also useful if you wonder why you didn?t receive the disk:
http://www.mytoshiba.co.nz/support/items/faq/69

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I have a L750-201 and is is eligible for Windows 8. Currently Windows 7.
I figured I would update the BIOS (current version 2.6) to the later version (3.6) which has some changes relevant to Windows 8 I understand.

I downloaded the BIOS update file and executed it. I had several options. One of these was to do the update from Windows, and another was to create a boot CD to do it on BOOT.
I created the CD and restarted the machine with it. All seemed to be fine but when the time came to flash the bios I got the message about the battery needing to be above 10% and the mains adaptor plugged in. So the BIOS update refused to start.

The problem is, the battery was at 100% or near as I had just fully charged it. Also the mains adaptor was in and powered. So where does the BIOS update utility get its info that the batter was less than 10%?
I have seen similar posts from other people but the problem was usually that the battery was in fact below 10% and wasn't charging. This is not the case here.

No matter I thought, I can update the other way through windows.
So I booted the machine and ran the flash utility from Windows. The system gave me the usual warning message as expected and then the machine restarted. It went straight into windows with the "Welcome" splash screen, then paused a short while, then went to a black screen with just the pointer in the middle. I assumed it was doing something as the drive light seemed pretty active. However after an age, nothing had ... Read more

Answer:Satellite L750-201 - BIOS Update Problem - Preparing for Win 8

I have a L750-201 and is is eligible for Windows 8. Currently Windows 7.
I figured I would update the BIOS (current version 2.6) to the later version (3.6) which has some changes relevant to Windows 8 I understand.



Satellite L750-201 is part of the PSK6ME series.
I’m wondering where you have found the BIOS v3.60 for this unit?
The latest BIOS seems to be v 2.80-WIN

So from my point of view you are trying to update the WRONG BIOS.

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Hi,

The HDMI, USB, VGA and ethernet ports on the one side of my laptop were not working at all.
I rang the Toshiba warranty number and was instructed to update the bios.

It restarted straight away and came to the Windows log in screen and I entered my password.
After that the screen is just black.

It has been like that for 45min.
How long should it take????????

The light that indicates hard drive activity flashed occasionaly.
How long should I wait and what should I do???

Thanks

Answer:Bios update for Satellite Pro L750 still on black screen

Hi

I think 45min is too long time? I think there is something wrong.
Last time I updated the BIOS on my Tecra unit and this took 2-3min but definitely not longer.

Maybe you should power off the unit and should reboot it once again?.

Good luck

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I had dual boot, unintuitive and win 10. I was runing out of space so I decidet to delete ubuntu partition. It was all good until I tried to restart. Now, when I turn on computer I go directly to this:
Error: unknown file system.
Entering rescue mode...
Grub rescue>_
And I can't enter bios or do anything else.
I have satellite l750

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Hi,

here is a new issue I am experiencing after the BIOS update.

I feel the internal fans are spinning all the time by placing my hands near the keyboard. Fan speed according to Toshiba software is 50%+ while I am not doing anything. On the other hand, it was at 25% before the update.

Did they update the BIOS to give the laptop more ventilation or something.
This is weird. CPU temp is 45%. I have upgraded from 3.00 to 3.30, for your information. Thanks.

P.S. The fan speed is stuck at 50%+ and wont go lower than that.

Answer:Satellite L750-A218 - Fan run faster after BIOS 3.30 update

What is bothering me the most is that when I put my hands on the resting part I feel the vibrations of the fan(s). I use the keyboard a lot and this is a huge nuisance. Is it possible to get the older BIOS, the BIOS updated did not give me an option to backup. By the way, I do not have an issue with fan(s) voice(s). Its low.

Edit: Just downgraded to 3.10. Its the same. Cannot find the 3.00 version I had anywhere. This is frustrating.

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I have a Satellite A50. I need to restore it to factory default by DVD recover, what must I do to boot from DVD?

The default boot priority is HDD and no longer bootable because has been formatted. My BIOS is password protected, how can I change boot priority? After Inserting the password, its always boot from HDD.

Thanks

Answer:Re: Satellite A50 - How can I change boot priority with BIOS password?

The boot priority you can change in the BIOS.
Go into the BIOS with ?ESC?, enter your password and there you can change it.
But don?t forget to save changes.

That?s all and then you can boot from CD.

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hey every body

I think I got problem after I had downloaded BIOS update
The performance of my laptop become slow and week. Now i want to know how can i delete this bois update

Answer:Satellite L750 (PSK2YV) How to get back to previous BIOS version

Hi

First of all you cannot do that because the Toshiba European driver page provides always the latest BIOS version? furthermore the BIOS is windows based and needs to be executed from running system. So even if you would have an older BIOS version, during the update you would get an notification that newer BIOS version is already installed.

But what do you mean by ?become slow???
I cannot imagine that BIOS would slow down the unit?

I recommend accessing the BIOS pressing F2 and then set it to default.
Save changes F9 and exit BIOS pressing F10

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Okay yesterday my laptop was working fine and an update for the BIOS was recommended so I downloaded it and attempted while it was plugged in to update the BIOS, about halfway through it said verify error, and nothing else so I just closed the BIOS window thing, and shut the lid I didn't shut down the computer.

Today I opened the lid and the fan just keeps running and the CPU light flashes but nothing else. What do I do? I've tried the F12 and F2 method nothing happens the screen doesn't turn on, I'm gonna try using an external monitor later on today but I dont think that is the problem.

Thanks in advance although I'm not optomistic if its a BIOS problem. The laptop is less than 6months old.

Answer:Satellite L750 - BIOS verify error and now screen is blank

Hey,

> I'm gonna try using an external monitor later on today but I dont think that is the problem.
I also don?t think the monitor is the problem if it occurred since BIOS update.

> if its a BIOS problem
With other words something went wrong during BIOS update and now it?s a BIOS problem. BIOS update is always a little bit risky so you should do the update only if it?s really necessary. Don?t update the BIOS if you see there is a new version but everything is ok. Never touch a running system ;)

Anyway, now you need help from an ASP to get rid of this. The guys have professional tools to reflash the ROM module:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/generic/ASP_SUPPORT/

> The laptop is less than 6months old
It makes no difference if the noebook is 6 months or 6 years old ;)

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Hello,

The BIOS update for the L750 failled with a "VERIFY ERROR". I downloaded the BIOS update again and got the same error.

I wanted to submit a support ticket to let tech support know that the BIOS update doesn't work, but low and behold, the support ticket creator doesn't accept my combination of model number/serial number.

So, apart from picking up the telephone, how do I get a message to Toshiba?

Cheers

Answer:Satellite L750 - BIOS update failed with a verify error

Hi buddy,

May I ask you why you try to update the BIOS? Do you have any issues?

As you probably know BIOS update is always a little bit risky because it rewrites the ROM module and if something goes wrong the ROM module can be destroyed and you are not able to start the computer. So this update should only be done if you have problems with the computer otherwise forget it please.

Remember: Never touch a running system!!! ;)

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hi there

toshiba c50-a230 (PSCG8V) , win10 32bit

so a classic question...i want to install ubuntu alongside with windows 10 and im stuck in first stape

so how to go to bios settings and configure device for dualboot options??

thank you.

Answer:Satellite C50-A230 - how to change BIOS settings for dual boot

I think first of all you should create an Toshiba recovery medium before you would start to upgrade or install any other systems.
The recovery disk can be created using the preinstalled software “Toshiba Recovery Medium Creator”.

So after this medium has been created, you could upgrade the system to Windows 10.
After that you would need to create an partition for Linux installation.

I could recommend you the freeware software called Gparted.
You could create an bootable USB stick containing Gparted in order to create additional partition.

Note: in BIOS some changes has to be done in order to be able to boot from external sources (DVD or USB). Secure boot must be disabled and in case the new system will not support UEFI, the boot mode must be changed (from UEFI to CSM)

But as far as I know Ubuntu supports UEFI so it should be possible to install this OS in connection with UEFI mode.

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hi,

My bosses chrome wouldn't work on her laptop so I went to start and clicked restart. Since then the laptop has not been able to restart it comes up with the same error (system restore did not complete sucssefully) and startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically.This comes up after a system repair automatically runs.I am no computer expert. It is windows 7 Toshiba satellite L750
 

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im using windows 2000 pro on a dell latitude cp laptop i think i tried everything when i restart it and hit f1 or f2 it just starts loading window it just bypasses by everyuthing and starts windows any help is appreciated
 

Answer:cant get into my bios to change order

Hi try Dell Latitude Fn+F1 (while booted)
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/bios_manufacturer.htm
 

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So I'm having a dual boot system (Windows and Ubuntu) and since I disassembled my laptop some hours ago the laptop boots directly into Windows (ignoring the GRUB OS selection screen).

I'm having a Lenovo Laptop with Windows 10 (Insider Preview) and a Samsung EVO 840 SSD on which my both OSs are installed.

When booting into BIOS I can't change the order of booting (Windows is stuck at the 1st position).

Any idea on how to solve this?

Answer:Can't change BIOS order

You need to update the boot file location.

I use rEFInd not grub so (from Windows Administrator command prompt) I run this whenever Windows resets it which it does on occasion.
Code:
bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\refind\refind_x64.efi

You probably want to do something like this (again from windows command prompt).
Code:
bcdedit /set {bootmgr} path \EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi

If you can't remember or don't know where you installed grub (or what the name is) then mount the ESP and have a look - your loader will be in the EFI directory somewhere.

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So I'm having a dual boot system (Windows and Ubuntu) and since I disassembled my laptop some hours ago the laptop boots directly into Windows (ignoring the GRUB OS selection screen).

I'm having a Lenovo Laptop with Windows 10 (Insider Preview) and a Samsung EVO 840 SSD on which my both OSs are installed.

When booting into BIOS I can't change the order of booting (Windows is stuck at the 1st position).

Any idea on how to solve this?

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hello everybody

Since my upgrade to Windows10 32bit from Windows 7 32bit, I am unable to access the BIOS (UEFI).


I am trying to access BIOS because I want to do a clean install of Windows 10 64bit, from DVD or USB stick.


I did setting -> Update & Security -> Recovery -> Advanced Startup Restart Now -> then I clicked on Troubleshoot -> Advanced Options -> And I can't find UEFI (BIOS) settings.


When I start my computer I lost the option "press F2 or F12 key" to access the BIOS.

Thanks for your help.

My computer: Satellite L750, PSK2YA-0L0802S

Answer:Since upgrade Satellite L750 - Win7 to Win10 I lost access to the BIOS (UEFI)

OK if you are interested about that you can try with clean installation for test purposes but if there are many problems and different issues I think you should install original recovery image again and use your notebook with “factory settings” again.

Can you enter BIOS settings?

Generally speaking you can try to start installation from USB if you press F12 at start-up and choose USB as bootable device. Does it work for you?

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Hello.

I turned on my brand new Satellite L750-04K010 for the first time tonight (bought brand new) and starting going through the initial installation process for Windows 7 Home Premium. The installation got to "Installing Devices" and then hung with no activity for about 2 hours at which point I decided to reboot.

I then kept getting the windows error that the installation failed and I would then need to restart the installation process. The computer would reboot but kept coming up with the same error and the loop would continue again.

I did not receive any installation disks.

I tried to press F8 to see if Repairing Computer would work but only gave options to repair the system from a previous state. No Toshiba options were available.

Help!!!

Thanking you in advance,

Greg

Answer:Initial Installation After First Boot of Satellite L750 failed

It is pretty stupid situation now.
If there is no way to start recovery installation again I recommend you to contact your local dealer and ask for help. With other words, ask for notebook replacement.

What you can also do is to contact nearest Toshiba service provider and explain the situation. I don?t know what they can do for you but I can imagine you will get recovery DVD for OS installation.

Of course I don?t know what the right solution is but I don?t see any other option for you.

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I have purchased a Toshiba satellite L750-1LC and I try to create the 4 DVDs for back up.

On the first dvd only it came up a read error twice, the other dvds were ok.
When I try to recover from the dvds the recovery process got stuck on the first dvd so I had to restart and try again but it happened the same thing.

After restarting the system it came up a message stating that bootmnager is missing and the windows and every thing else was gone.

Is the "No Matter What Guarantee" promotion" covering this kind of defects?
If yes, what are the steps to benefit of this promotion?

I specify that I am a romanian citizen and that I already apply for the promotion in the specified period of time.

Answer:Satellite L750-1LC - boot manager is missing using recovery disk

It looks like the first recovery disk was not created properly because you got an error message.
As I understood your message correctly, you tried to boot from the first recovery disk (which was not created properly in the past) and therefore the installation could not be finished successfully?.

Now you cannot boot the OS because the boot manager is missing and possibly system is deleted too?
I see just only one solution: order new recovery disk from here and use it for OS installation: http://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx

PS: as far as I know only hardware problems are covered by warranty, software issues are not covered by warranty

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Hi
I have some encounted an error (UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME) and I need to reinstall my Win XP. I only have Win XP Cd. But my computer doesnt seem to detect the cd that is in CD-ROW.
I have tried to change the BIOS order. This is what I did to change it. (P.S. I am not sure if I am really changing the boot order or not, that is why I listed out the steps that I have done)
- Press "Del" to Setup
- Go to "BOOT"
- Then see a list like this:
1. Removable Device [legacy floppy]
2. IDE Hard Drive [WDC WD400BB-00DEA07]
3. ATAPI CD-ROW [ARTEC WRA-WA48]
4. Other Boot Device [INT18 Device (Network)]
- Change ATAPI CD-ROW to the top of the list.
-Restarted computer

Result: My computer didn't recongize there is a CD in CD-ROW......
Please help. Thanks~
P.S. I dont have the SIX Win XP start up disks, and I'm not able to get that thing in short peroid of time. Thus, using CD disk is the only way I have to reinstall Win XP.
 

Answer:Change BIOS order, CDROW doesnt seem to be detected....

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I have a HP ze5568cl laptop (Windows XP SP2). For a few years we've had trouble with the power connector. We've just wiggled the power cable to keep it connected and lived with the problem. It also gets very hot and the fan runs constantly.

Yesterday when I powered it on there was no power, absolutely nothing. My husband has some electronic knowledge so we took the laptop apart and he soldered the loose part of the power connector. While he was doing that I cleaned the fan (couldn't believe how much dust was in there!)

When we plugged in the power cable the orange light came on so we were excited. When we powered it on all the keyboard lights lit up so we thought we had fixed the problem but.... that's all it did. It went no further except that the fan kicked on.

There is a clicking noise coming from the cd drive about every second with the green light flashing. I suppose it is checking to see if there is a bootable cd in the cd drive. I have attempted to change the boot order by holding F1, then F2 but it still continues to try to read the cd drive. I can't get to the screen that will allow me to change the boot order.

I also put the OS disk in the cd drive, hoping that it would start with the disk but it just clicks. Hubby removed the cover of the cd drive and I could see that the cd is spinning.

There were no problems with this laptop prior to the power problem. It was really working very well especially considering the age of it.

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Answer:Laptop won't boot, can't change boot order, cd drive just clicks

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I tried F12 when booting up PC and got a screen called Boot Menu. C drive has a plus sign beside it. I used the arrow to go down to CD rom and hit enter.

When I tried to boot from the CD disk, it still booted into Windows, and when I used F12 again C drive is the one with the plus sign. I'm not sure what the plus sign means. I only have one hard drive in this PC.

Answer:How do I change boot order to boot from WinPE emergency CD-R?

My wild guess is that your computer is UEFI -- SecureBoot and FastBoot need to be turned off. If there is a Legacy choice, maybe activate Legacy. Then, with a dvd or usb stick in the respective place [to let UEFI "find it"] -- select your first boot choice again, save and exit, reboot.

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My Dell Inspiron 660 is 2 months old. It came with Windows 8 preinstalled. My problem: I am trying to change the boot order so I can boot from CD ROM as a first option. I have tried using the "F" keys on boot, but it just ignores me and goes on to boot up. I have also tried the "Advanced Options > UEFI Firmware Settings" in "Change PC Settings" and got the same results. I spent some time on the phone with a Dell tech. After trying all the things I had already tried, he and his supervisor decided I must have a bad Motherboard. Does this sound right? Is there any way to repair this problem?

Answer:Can't get into Windows Boot Manager to change boot order.

The option your looking for is located in the BIOS. Try using the Del key to access the BIOS setup screen on startup.

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I accidentally deleted some partitions in my U410 and now I need to completely reinstall the windows. However every time that I change the boot order at the BIOS, (putting USB as first and the 'windows boot manager' as last') and click on 'Exit Saving Changes' it simply do not save my changes! If I go again to the bios the windows boot manager goes back to the top and I can't boot from the USB. Is there a simple solution for this?  

Answer:Can't change boot order

Hi bragalucas,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try switching the BIOS to these options,
 
1. Boot into the BIOS and set the following settings:
 
Exit Tab:
OS Optimized Defaults = Win7 OS or other OS
 
When finished, hit Load default settings (just right above it) then set these additional settings:
 
Security Tab:
Secure Boot = Disabled
 
Boot Tab:
Boot Mode = Legacy
Boot Priority = Legacy First
 
2. When finished, hit Fn+F10 to save and exit.
3. Restart the computer and start tapping F12 to pull up the boot menu, There you can select the USB.
 
This should let you select Legacy Devices such as USB, 
 
Regards
Solid Cruver



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I have a sager laptop that I bought and can't change the boot order. I get into the bios and windows boot manager is option 1 but when I click on it I seem to only get an option to disable or change order with UEFI IP4 or 6 which are options 2 and 3. I'm trying to boot from an extenal dvd drive. What am I doing wrong? Thanks in advance!

Answer:Can't change boot order

Are you trying to do a one time change-meaning you do not want to permanently change the boot order, just for that one action(like booting to install an OS or use a live disk)? most PCs et you do it when you press the power button start spamming(repeatedly pressing) the Escape key, then the boot order menu will pop up, then choose the disk you want.

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hi !, i am running a system with intel core 2 duo processor and gigabyte motherboard. In my BIOS the first boot device is HDD, now i want to change that to CD/DVD, but i cant change them...

after entering Advanced BIOS settings -> Hard disk boot Priority [Press Enter]

but when i press enter it is showing the order, but those are disabled, i tried +, -, pu, pd but they didn't work. Does any one know the solution...?
 

Answer:How can I change my boot order

You're looking at the wrong item. Go down one line until you see "First Boot Device." Change that to the appropriate CDROM device. You can also set the second and third boot device if you wish. What you are doing now is choosing which hard drive (and hard drives only) will boot ahead of the other hard drives. So if your hard drive is selected as the second boot device, this will tell the system which hard drive to look at first. That is, if you had more than one. If you only have one hard drive, that would be unnecessary.

You may also press F12 to temporarily change the boot order for that one time only without entering the BIOS.
 

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EUFI bios, PC always boots into W7 when I want W10 unless I go into bios and click the drive with W10 on it, then it works. I have tried changing it but when I try to change it in advanced it says not supported but it must be as if I click it then W10 boots up.

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Question: Change boot order

I need to change the boot order so that the BIOS polls the CD/DVD drive for a bootable disk and starting from there.So the boot drive order should be:CD/DVDHDD I've gone into BIOS and found the Boot Drive Order section. The first item listed there is Windows Boot Manager with choices for USB drive, network, and uefi drives listed after. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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How to change the boot order of OS's?

My boot order shows win2k on the top position but would like my winxp to be the top position so that way it will automatically boot into XP after the time runs out. Any idea how to change the boot order?
 

Answer:How to change the boot order of OS's?

In Windows XP:
Right Click on "My Computer"
Go To the "Advanced" tab
Under "Startup and Recovery", click "Settings"
From the drop down menu, choose Windows Xp
You can also set the time to display the Operating System screen.

Hope that helps.
 

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fitted a new hard drive due to virus and want to reinstall windows but went into bios to change boot order but it wont let me it has enter in red alongside all i can do is press it it wont let me go anywhere else ,help please
 

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I want to change the boot order so that if I have  USB plugged in it will boot off that. I can get it to boot off the USB by interupting the boot and selecting the USB, but I want it to do that automatically. I can get in to the BIOS setup and find the Boot section but it only seems to give me options of UEFI or Legacy, no option for USB. I'm used to computers that have sensible options of Hard Drive, Optical Drive, Floppy Drive and USB.

Answer:How do I change the boot order

hi Nina_W,
 
Depending on the model and the BIOS version, newer Lenovo systems are preloaded with the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) and has a feature called Secure Boot (which is enabled by default) to protect the OS from loading any third party boot loaders / drivers (or even viruses) from loading during the boot process (this includes booting from the USB).
 
To automatically boot from a bootable UEFI USB flashdrive, the BIOS must have the following settings set:
Security Tab:
Secure Boot = Disabled
 
Boot Tab:
Boot Mode = UEFI
USB Boot = Enabled
Boot Sequence = USB Key
 
Exit Tab:
OS Optimized Defaults = Other OS
 
If the USB Boot / Boot Sequence is missing in the BIOS, you will not be able to automatically boot from a bootable USB flashdrive. Instead, you will need to press F12 during boot-up and choose the USB key or follow this guide to boot from the device within Windows.
 
 
Regards

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Question: change boot order?

is there a way to change the order in which applications i have set to boot load at start up? i want my antivirus to load first before anything else, and it did until i installed a printer.... is it possible to change this?
 

Answer:change boot order?

Disconnect from Internet before trying:

Uninstall both AV and printer.
Install printer.
Install AV.

If that does not work, there is a way to detect load order with a utiliity by that name from http://www.sysinternals.com. You can see the actual load order only with that kind of utility. Installing the anti-keylogger software SnoopFree indicates that its service is the first item to load before any other system service. So, there is a way to have it your way that the author of Snoopfree knows about - but, I have since forgotten, but that's the best example of the situation you want that I know of.

A bit of research should uncover the technique used.

-- Tom
 

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help,I am trying to update my bios.need to boot from floppy disc.can get into setup but when I go into bios setup all settings are greyed out,so I cant use arrow keys etc to change. any ideas really need help on this. thanks guys/gals dave

Answer:how to change boot order on xp

Has bios been password protected? If so you could clear it by switching all power off & remove battery for a few seconds. (some say overnight?) Ive never had to do it tho.

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Question: Change boot order

I need to change the boot order in order to fix a problem with start up. How do I do that?

Answer:Change boot order

You mean changed the boot order of your Physical Drives? If so, you want to hit F2 or F8, sometimes DEL (depending which type of machine you have) and you should enter BIOS when youre computer is booting. Let me know if that helps.

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Question: change boot order?

is there a way to change the order in which applications i have set to boot load at start up? i want my antivirus to load first before anything else, and it did until i installed a printer.... is it possible to change this?
 

Answer:change boot order?

jayno20 said:



is there a way to change the order in which applications i have set to boot load at start up? i want my antivirus to load first before anything else, and it did until i installed a printer.... is it possible to change this?Click to expand...

What difference does it make which way they load as long as they do,.?

Regards
 

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