Advanced startup options F8

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Zombie, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. Zombie

    Zombie Guest

    I know to get to Advanced startup options , I am suppose to press F8.
    The only problem is, F8 does not show up on the boot screen like F2
    for setuo and F12 for boot options. Yes, I am the administrator. Any
    ideas?

    Thanks.
     
    Zombie, Aug 21, 2007
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  2. Those are options that you see during POST (Power On Self Test) and have
    nothing to do with Windows, and are part of the BIOS. The F8 for Advanced
    Startup Options comes into play moments afterwards, when Windows starts to
    load. Just keep on hitting F8 and you will get there.

    ss.
     
    Synapse Syndrome, Aug 21, 2007
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  3. Nope, it won't show up. Just tap the F8 key before Windows starts up and
    you should be all set. It may take several taps until you learn when to do
    it - each computer is just a little different on timing.

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    Richard G. Harper, Aug 21, 2007
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  4. Zombie

    Chad Harris Guest

    Hi Zombie--

    Just a little curious. I know you want to visit F8 Options aka Windows
    Advancedc Options Menu, but is there anything you're trying to do or fix we
    can help you with?

    CH
     
    Chad Harris, Aug 22, 2007
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  5. Zombie

    Zombie Guest

    Thanks, I don't know what made me think that it was on the menu. I
    guess I just had to hit the hell out of that F8 key!
     
    Zombie, Aug 22, 2007
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    Zombie Guest

    Thanks, got it going. Forgot about beating the key to death to get the
    menu.
     
    Zombie, Aug 22, 2007
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