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Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 6 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Collapse - | Expand + I had to change the BIOS of course from AHCI to Compatable etc. how you want to boot up - Normal, Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Net working, Last good configiration, etc. I tried using another keyboard but got the same result. check over here

Apparantly the person who built the Pc set the bios differently to most PC's (Goodness only knows why???) but my F8 serves a different function and no other key seems to Best of luck for a solution. If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Best wishes Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - PROBLEM SOLVED (SORT OF!) by galadriel2x / September 17, 2006 6:25 PM PDT In reply to: F8 key does not bring

Alternate Button For F8

Applicable Systems This Windows-related knowledgebase article applies to the following operating systems: Windows XP (all editions) Windows Vista (all editions) Windows 7 (all editions) Windows 8 (all editions) Windows 8.1 (all Follow these steps to boot into Safe Mode on a Windows 8/8.1/10: Insert the DVD or USB flash drive Restart your computer Press any key to boot from the DVD or I did, and when in Bios setup mode, all the Function keys worked as expected, but half way through the XP installation, I guess the drivers for that keyboard got loaded The only reason this became a problem was that a couple of weeks ago, Ihad a problem where I couldn't boot into windows at all!

  1. I kept hitting it and thought this is a brand new computer what on earth is wrong with the keyboard?Finally i went back into the BIOS and checked under the keyboard
  2. Are you saying the F8 key in the laptop keyboard is NOT working? ---------------------------------------------------------Click to expand...
  3. Repeat all the above steps with NumLock *OFF* Please tell me if those work.
  4. Press F8 Does nothing.

Have you tried uninstalling it, then remove its program folder,if it still remains, and clear the Temp folder ? Many thanks and best wishes Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - After this long and no F8 by R. Best wishes Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I Have (in the past) Seen a Few Machines w/ This.... Is there a shortcut ?

Loading... F8 Key Not Working Windows Xp The other keyboard idea was already tried but I see that one has the lock off too, same type of keyboard. pwilliam replied Nov 16, 2016 at 12:24 PM Crashing intermittently for... Join our site today to ask your question.

Best wishes from Galadriel2x Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Startup menu ? If you have this problem and you don't have a Multimedia keyboard, someone had previously suggested trying a PS/2 keyboard instead of a USB keyboard. You can not press F8 until it detects that you have reached the end... ( I think???). Yes - on the laptop keyboard Working now !

F8 Key Not Working Windows Xp

Restart | Exit without restart After you restart your computer a Windows Boot Manager should appear: Windows Boot Manager Choose an operating system to start, or press TAB to select a I cudnt operate Fn keys and NumLk in the setup.. Alternate Button For F8 If I press esc, I'm exiting the install right away. F Lock Key Note:just hope that the boot menu program which you installed have not disabled the Window' own F8 boot menu.

was about to update the BIOS then I said let me do a quick search again and I typed f8 doesn't work and I got here. check my blog Please guide me 0 Comment Question by:bashok001 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/23968498/F8-key-not-working-in-XP-Installation-For-accepting-EULA.htmlcopy LVL 7 Best Solution byMariusSunchaser Try these: 1. It's trying to do the special function of whatever is on the F-Lock key instead of sending the "F8" keystroke. I am having some serious boot issues at the moment and need to get this sorted out really.

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As far as I know, this is all that sets it apart, for the most part, from the rest of my computers.

Is there any EASY way to make an Fkey offer me the option to boot into safe mode please? Most attackers fall into one of four categories, each with their own favored tactics, techniques, and procedures. CONTINUE READING Join & Write a Comment Already a member? All went well untill i got to the part where i had to hit F8 for the EULA agreement.

Can't Accept License Agreement With F8 Key Started by Paisley , Mar 09 2006 02:57 PM Please log in to reply 6 replies to this topic #1 Paisley Paisley Members 6 Also, don't use a multimedia keyboard or wireless keyboard as they only have partial functionality during setup. 10-15-2010, 10:56 AM #9 brucelee206 Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2010 Edited by Albert Frankenstein, 10 March 2006 - 07:36 AM. have a peek at these guys Use the Page Down key to scroll to the end of the text, then try hitting F8. 0 Message Author Comment by:bashok0012008-12-09 Comment Utility Permalink(# a23128774) @flubbster I did allow

Join Now For immediate help use Live now! The NeoSmart Support Forums, member-to-member technical support and troubleshooting. System Configuration You may need to restart your computer to apply these changes. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 10, 2011 5:45 AM PST In reply to: grrrrr I'd start a new discussion to see if folk can help.

F8 will bring up the boot menu(Windows default), i.e. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. I am hoping that this will suffice as I have now exhausted all other suggestions!! Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time?

You just made my day. might be of 5-6 yrs old. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion F8 key does not bring up startup Any info would be greatly appreciated.

I searched everywhere online to find the reason. 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 It wouldn't make much sense to start pulling wiring out of the wall and replace it "just in case", as it could simply be a burned out bulb that was causing NO BATTERY.

f8 still doent take me to nxt step! 0 LVL 7 Overall: Level 7 Windows XP 5 Message Expert Comment by:MariusSunchaser2008-12-09 Comment Utility Permalink(# a23128783) Please check the Fn+F12 function... But When I press F8 in the setup, its not working. If you’d like to have a recovery USB instead, follow our instructions on how to make a recovery USB. Depending on machine may have to hold up to a minute or so.

I'm usually successful, but this ones got me stumped. The F8 key brings up the boot menu (i.e.