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Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and This will boot your computer in safemode Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I already do that thanks by galadriel2x / September 17, 2006 6:20 PM PDT In reply I set it to single function and was able to proceed without further problems. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Get a discounted price on replacement setup and installation discs: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Rebooting now, the keyboard should work when you get the the Safe Mode screen. Is there any EASY way to make an Fkey offer me the option to boot into safe mode please? https://neosmart.net/wiki/f8-key/

Alternate Button For F8

Long live the internet and thank god for Google!!! Because I have never really needed the F8 key to boot into safe mode because I have always been able to use the config, I just got complacent about it. Thank you for posting this. 06-02-2009, 01:02 AM #6 xsomeguyx Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2009 Posts: 1 OS: Windows XP Dude, you are my new hero of

Tell me how! Which AppData files are... This is the main file which provides required information to Windows boot loader like which entries should be shown, how much time should be given to users, etc. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

Helen Crow I was hopeful that this would remedy my inability to select Safe Mode when booting. F8 Key Not Working Windows Xp But before trying a new keyboard, i used to get stuck before I press Enter in the setup, the keyboard fails then, after trying a new keyboard and I then get Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List their explanation Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks I gave it a go by galadriel2x / September 17, 2006 6:15 PM PDT In reply to: Another suggestion.

SUEOHIO, Nov 16, 2011 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Jeff Wilson This does not work in XP. BY THE WAY - the domain name: VistaBootPro.com is currently FOR SALE. On a brand new computer i went to switch it from windows 7 back to xp.

F8 Key Not Working Windows Xp

Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.7/ Connection to Is this another of those things? Alternate Button For F8 Many thanks for any help.(I can no longer contact the person who built the P.C. F Lock Key I always use xp configuration utility.

Hi glb613, thanks for your input. Thanx for all the brain pickin' allowed on this site Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 I would appreciate any helps. On a Windows 7 system, the key opens the same Advanced Boot Options screen as you see on a Windows Vista system, but usually with the Repair your computer option already

Just cant think of something right now. Similar Threads - Solved Installing working Installing XP Help KazukiMatsuoka1998, Oct 26, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 11 Views: 443 plodr Nov 5, 2016 Installing XPPro. I think the above addition is a must-have for every PCs. ESC key is working, but that obviously just quits the installation." MY SOLUTION: Do you have a Microsoft Multimedia keyboard?

abcd i have a big problem to entry in the safe mode i was trying your mode but in the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION UTILITY i don t have boot.ini tab why???? On a brand new computer i went to switch it from windows 7 back to xp. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

by tobeach / September 4, 2006 3:09 PM PDT In reply to: F8 key does not bring up startup menu problem & they responded to :Holding down the "Control key" (Ctrl)

Method #1: ESC + F8 On some computer models, pressing ESC and F8, while your computer boots, should make your computer boot into the Advanced Boot Options screen: Restart your computer Pressing the F-Lock key fixed it. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Back to top #4 Paisley Paisley Topic Starter Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:02 PM Posted 09 March 2006 - 09:54 PM Thanx for the "f" lock idea.

That is how I have been getting into safe mode for the past 4 years. Select "OS Drive" as C:. 4. My f8 does nothing. This was on a dell inspiron laptop.I dont know if anyother brand has that option to change the keyboard settings but you can check and see if it solves the problem.Click

so that i can make the change. Many thanks and best wishes Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That boot option is pre-Microsoft. after the manufacturer's logo comes up. Best wishes from Galadriel2x Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Startup menu ?

For the keyboard, remove from device manager to let Windows reinstall it at next reboot - if no special drivers are provided. Using "Safe Mode" Option Present in Windows Boot Loader Now when you'll start your system, you'll see the new option to start Windows in Safe Mode present in boot loader: Select Long live the internet and google!!! Bow everything works.

Do not login as any user.If you don't have a login screen, boot into Windows 8/8.1 and go to Settings. by Papa Echo / September 4, 2006 10:21 AM PDT In reply to: F8 key does not bring up startup menu If you have not done it before, it may need There were times I could get into Safe Mode and then the keyboard wouldn't work. Best wishes Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I Have (in the past) Seen a Few Machines w/ This....

Inconvenient plugging it back in to the PC and unplugging. by Papa Echo / September 14, 2006 7:57 AM PDT In reply to: F8 key works differently Where you have options from which of CD-ROM, HD or floppy to boot from So without wasting time, lets start the tutorial. Tried a lot but my system does not work at all.

There is nothing that reads text within quotes and then boots into safe mode. Now open the software and click on "Manage OS Entries" tab. Here is how to do that by editing your Boot.ini file.You can access your boot.ini file via System Properties / Advanced tab / Startup and Recovery section / Settings button /