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Cannot boot system or enter BIOS


snasty

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my laptop will not boot to windows 7. Problem first started when I was unable to enter my password to open my system. No keystrokes would register. Now I cannot get past Windows boot manager as pressing the keys requested does nothing. The screen appears frozen. The only way out appears to be pressing the power off switch. I cannot acess BIOS on the POST screen either.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Desktop or laptop?

Tried using a USB keyboard?

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Terry Brown

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You appear to have locked your windows 7 laptop, however this link may point you in the right direction.

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Terry

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bob.

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make and model of laptop may help.

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Aitchbee

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bob.

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snasty

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The Laptop is an Acer Aspire 5338, on one occasion I managed to get past the boot screen by using the repair disc to boot. I could put my password in by using the on screen keyboard. But things were not correct on the desktop. Lots of screen flickering and wrong icons selecting themselves. Also when I tried to look at the start menu the search box kept filling with zeros.

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buteman

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What happens if you press F10 or F11 at start up.Can you restore to factory settings.Remember if you can do that you would loose any photos ,documents etc.

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buteman

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Tapping F8 at start up does it enter safe mode or not.

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buteman

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If F10 or F11 does not work try pressing Alt + F10 or F11.

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