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F8 Key and Safe Mode Bootup


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#1 polaris6

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Posted 27 September 2004 - 11:32 PM

I have a new Logitech Keyboard (NavigatorDuo) from which I have been trying to bootup in the 'safe mode', using the F8 method (I have a Windows 2000 OS). I cannot get the computer to respond to the F8 key at the time it is supposed to during bootup.

I can get the computer to bootup in safe mode when I substitute the wireless keyboard for a wired one.


I have contacted Logitech and they told me to make sure I have the F Lock activated in a way to have the Function keys operate in the Standard way (as opposed to the Special functions).

I have tried to reboot in the safe mode 8 times, 4 times with the F Lock in one position and 4 time with it in another position. I get the same result each time (no boot up in the safe mode).

What could possibly be wrong?

Thanks.

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 11:25 AM

What operating system?

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Posted 28 September 2004 - 10:54 PM

Windows 2000 Grinler "(I have a Windows 2000 OS)" :thumbsup:
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Posted 28 September 2004 - 11:17 PM

Boot to setup and be sure you have 'Legacy USB support' enabled.
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Posted 28 September 2004 - 11:23 PM

Oops...missed them telling us the os :thumbsup:

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 09:17 PM

How do I
"Boot to setup and be sure you have 'Legacy USB support' enabled."?

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Posted 29 September 2004 - 10:04 PM

How do I
"Boot to setup and be sure you have 'Legacy USB support' enabled."?

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It depends on the make of your computer, usually when you are starting the computer you will see a message that says press ( Whatever the key is to enter setup) On my computer it's the Delete key but without knowing the make and model of your computer i don't know if that would work for you or not. Just watch for the message at startup saying press (whatever key to enter setup) HTH :thumbsup:
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Posted 30 September 2004 - 12:18 PM

I found what I think you are/were referring to and it shows the following on my computer:

'USB Device Legacy Support'

There are 3 options:

disable
no mice
all device

There is no 'enable' option.

What should I do?

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Posted 30 September 2004 - 12:40 PM

All device




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