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Found one on the other end of the keyboard and it wasn't lit up so maybe it'll work now. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2006 8:47 AM PDT In reply to: F8 key does not bring up startup menu Read http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.win2000.security/msg/9d9a240b519d43e9?hl=de&lr=&ie=UTF-8 about NTLDR can be edited to disallow F8.If Reset Post Submit Post Hardware Forums Desktop · 24,970 discussions Laptops · 2,480 discussions Hardware · 18,793 discussions Networks · 41,254 discussions Storage · 1,986 discussions Peripheral · 2,043 discussions Latest

Alternate Button For F8

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 The F8 key brings up the boot menu (i.e. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

  1. Repeat all the above steps with NumLock *OFF* Please tell me if those work.
  2. by Edward ODaniel / September 14, 2006 5:46 AM PDT In reply to: Already tried PS2 keyboard:( simply turn off the computer.
  3. Looks like I will have to live with this and just hope that most times I can use the config utility, and other times maybe boot from floppy and use config
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  6. SUEOHIO, Nov 16, 2011 #6 leachim Thread Starter Joined: Apr 21, 2004 Messages: 1,083 SUEOHIO said: ↑ Heres a suggestion that sounds really stupid but just might work.
  7. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Already tried PS2 keyboard:( by galadriel2x / September 14, 2006 2:00 AM PDT In reply to: Is it a USB keyboard?
  8. Thank you so much. 08-10-2009, 11:57 PM #7 elidawneli Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2009 Posts: 1 OS: xp This info is still good.
  9. I dont have a Fn key Lock..
  10. Justalad described the problem: "...Then I just put the bootable XP installation cdrom into the drive and soon as I got into the Licensing Agreement page and trying to press "

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Read more at Windows Recovery Disks. Press Fn twice, then F8 to agree; 4. Join our site today to ask your question.

Do I need a newer copy of XP for a smooth install? 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 I am having some issues with my PC at the moment and it would not boot at all today. might be of 5-6 yrs old.

I have tried all other F keys (and several others!) but none bring up safe mode. It's right at the begining of the install - have you tried that? On Windows Vista and 7, click Start > Run. I too had a problem where F8 didn't work.

F8 Key Not Working Windows Xp

But When I press F8 in the setup, its not working. For Windows 8 systems, go to F8 on Windows 8. Alternate Button For F8 by christy / September 15, 2006 9:15 AM PDT In reply to: Seems my PC was set up this way!! F Lock Key Press the F Lock and all is good.

Regarding ur steps..I'll reply U in a little time! 0 Message Author Comment by:bashok0012008-12-09 Comment Utility Permalink(# a23128403) @Marius Num Lk also cant be turned on here..! Macboatmaster replied Nov 16, 2016 at 12:21 PM Bad frames on brand new GTX 1080 flavallee replied Nov 16, 2016 at 12:19 PM Gtx 1050 doubt.... No, create an account now. I don't exactly understand the post the link points to, but I will google for XP Repair install and see if I can do it.

Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. Never know when you may need it. 05-12-2008, 05:40 PM #3 rclemo Registered Member Join Date: May 2008 Posts: 1 OS: xp sp2 MDWeathers, your post from 2005 The keyboard I had before that was serial and that didnt work either. Check This Out The other keyboard idea was already tried but I see that one has the lock off too, same type of keyboard.

Normally this would happen when an ASP.NET resource within the web site is request… Windows XP Infected router - Google search redirects even on a clean system Article by: rpggamergirl If Hi tobeach, thanks for your input. As far as I know, this is all that sets it apart, for the most part, from the rest of my computers.

I have the choices of f8=accept, esc=do not agree, and next page.

Solved: Installing New XP - F8 not working to agree t/c Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by leachim, Nov 16, 2011. I've tried all other suggestions to no avail also so looks like I will just have to live with this:( Thanks again. There is no option for safemode. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Also, please confirm that F8 works during boot (F8 can be disabled during boot, at this might be the case). 0 LVL 7 Overall: Level 7 Windows XP 6 Message Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Already used different keyboard. 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 Best wishes from Galadriel2x Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Startup menu ?

Check possible reasons that lead to F keys lock (pressing Fn key several times, holding Fn for some time), be sure you try everything, in a systematic way. Thank you both. Im slow at replies sometimes. This key is usually used to enter the Windows Startup menu or the Advanced Boot Options.

You can not press F8 until it detects that you have reached the end... ( I think???). 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 I hadn't paid much attention to the type of keyboard - I just assumed it was broken. If your usb keyboard has a function key, press it then the F8 key.

Is there any other key combination or trick I could try? On Windows 8, you can press the Windows and R keys to open Run Type msconfig Press Enter or click OK Go to Boot tab Make sure the Safe Boot and Start - run - Msconfig - Boot.ini - Check safe mode. You guys saved my life.

Hi Edward, Thanks for your input. Click here to join today! by glb613 / September 4, 2006 8:17 PM PDT In reply to: F8 key does not bring up startup menu I've seen this with a USB keyboard.