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Notebook won't start up past the 1st info screen

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#1 Quinny


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Posted 17 March 2009 - 06:58 AM


I have a Clevo notebook which to be fair is getting on a bit but was working fine until this morning. When I switch it on, the 1st black screen comes up with the copyright info and system info - it says at the bottom Press F2 to enter set up, but won't go any further than that.

If I press F2 it gors tyo "entering set up"....and that's it.

Any ideas??


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#2 Smithsam


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Posted 20 March 2009 - 07:46 AM

i think you default first boot device is changed again n again , try to enter in bios and set hdd as default first boot device. and restart computer again.

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Posted 20 March 2009 - 08:01 AM

Well, as I understand, entering BIOS will not work. This means that the problem occurs already before booting, if it was a normal PC, you could plug the hdd into another PC, but with laptops I dont know if it is that easy.

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#4 Quinny

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Posted 22 March 2009 - 06:45 AM

How do I enter BIOS?

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Posted 22 March 2009 - 09:43 AM


Check carefull when it first starts up?

I suspect that pressing the Delete key will allow you to enter BIOS, or a similar one besides F2.

F2 is access to set up, but not the BIOS.


Edited by Abacus 7, 22 March 2009 - 09:44 AM.

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Posted 22 March 2009 - 10:26 AM

FWIW: How to get into your computer's BIOS - http://www.cyberwalker.net/faqs/reinstall-...enter-BIOS.html


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