This key depends on your computer manufacturer and computer model this is usually listed on the first. Press and hold the shift key as you click the restart option in the start menu or on the sign in screen.
Press the necessary key to open bios menu.
Boot device menu windows xp. Locate and navigate to the boot order options in bios. Change the boot order and list your computer s hdd first boot selection menu. When windows xp begins to boot up and you see the message please select the operating system to start or hear the single beep press f8 to display the windows advanced options menu.
The option may even be located within a general menu like advanced options advanced bios features or other options. For windows xp windows vista and windows 7 accessing the advanced boot options menu is achieved by pressing the f8 key as the computer is booting. Windows 10 and 8.
Press any key to boot from the dvd or usb. The menu option or configuration item might be called boot options boot boot order etc. This boot menu will also automatically appear if your pc is having trouble booting properly so you should be able to access it even if your pc can t boot windows.
The screen messages will say something like press xxx key to enter setup or bios setup. Click repair your computer at the install now screen or press r. If you are after the boot options menu.
Your computer should. Boot into safe mode with f8. How to get to the boot menu on windows.
Go to the boot tab. Windows will reboot into a special boot options menu. As the computer starts booting an initial process called power on self test post runs to test the hardware.
If you are after the boot menu that lets you select safe mode or command prompt then you need to press the f8 key as the system begins to boot before the windows logo. Bios setup utility boot menu hard drive priority. How to access the boot menu on windows xp quora this depends which boot menu you mean.
Insert the dvd or usb flash drive. Reboot the computer and watch the screen for instructions on which key to press for getting into the boot device selection menu or bios setup. You will only have a few seconds to read the instructions on your screen.
Click troubleshoot advanced options uefi firmware settings on this menu screen to access your computer s uefi settings screen. It s usually at the bottom left corner of the screen.