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Esc reboots the system. Holding fn key for long time is the one i havent tried yet! Is the ... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Already used different keyboard. navigate here

Is there any EASY way to make an Fkey offer me the option to boot into safe mode please? Pressing the F-Lock key fixed it. It will take a while to try out as I need to do backups of everything important first - just in case. Before restarting, save any open files and close all programs. [ ] Don't show this message again.

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  1. Now, all I can think about now is that your Sony Vaio has probably the same function, but it's not obvious.
  2. ALBERT FRANKENSTEINI'M SO SMART IT'S SCARY!Currently home chillin' with the fam and my two dogs!
  3. This key is usually used to enter the Windows Startup menu or the Advanced Boot Options.
  4. by galadriel2x / September 4, 2006 9:38 AM PDT In reply to: I might check out.....
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Yep - it was a Dell Inspiron ! All went well untill i got to the part where i had to hit F8 for the EULA agreement. On a brand new computer i went to switch it from windows 7 back to xp. Many thanks and best wishes Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - After this long and no F8 by R.

I have been stuck with this problem for almost a month. its not working..(In the setup!) ..normally its k! 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. I have tried the ctrl key (both holding down for AGES and repeatedly hitting it) and it doesn't do anything.

I tried many hotkeys...Still! That has worked for me in the past. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Zombie Alert!!! Press Fn twice, then F8 to agree; 4. boot from floppy, CD etc) .

F8 Key Not Working Windows Xp

Go to Solution 13 7 3 +3 6 Participants bashok001(13 comments) MariusSunchaser(7 comments) LVL 7 Windows XP5 flubbster(3 comments) LVL 30 Windows XP29 HDWILKINS(2 comments) LVL 10 Windows XP2 gsnshankar(2 comments) Board index The team • Delete all board cookies • All times are UTC + 1 hour [ DST ] Get VirtualBox Forum powered by phpBB © phpBB Group By any Alternate Button For F8 SUEOHIO, Nov 16, 2011 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. F Lock Key I hadn't paid much attention to the type of keyboard - I just assumed it was broken.

It's trying to do the special function of whatever is on the F-Lock key instead of sending the "F8" keystroke. check over here Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. Press Fn+F8 to agree; 3. Press it to "activate" (or "deactivate" as the case may be) and then press F8 again.

This was on a dell inspiron laptop.I dont know if anyother brand has that option to change the keyboard settings but you can check and see if it solves the problem. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Yes I regularly do a disc cleanup, run virus checks, rund adaware and spybot and do reg cleans as well. http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-install-keyboard-not-working.php However, there is more compiling to be done.

edit this post MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles Videos Courses Contribute Products BackProducts Gigs Live Courses Vendor Services Groups Careers Store Headlines Website Testing There, I've said it! by Papa Echo / September 14, 2006 5:47 PM PDT In reply to: no safemode option I have never heard nor read that the F8 key will bring up the ''Boot

I tried all suggestions and the only one that seems to have helped is the suggestion to change the boot.ini registry.

For a standard install you should switch to US or US International keyboard layout. 0 LVL 7 Overall: Level 7 Windows XP 5 Message Expert Comment by:MariusSunchaser2008-12-10 Comment Utility Permalink(# If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Plug in ac adapter... 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

But when it happened, I had an USB keyboard that had the possibility to enable/disable the F keys, that's why I'm insisting on this matter. Press it once when your F8 key isn't operating.By the way, the version of Win XP Pro is different for the 64 Bit processors and the drivers for Sata drives may by galadriel2x / September 15, 2006 1:04 AM PDT In reply to: Sorry . http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-install-usb-keyboard-not-working.php Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account?

Many thanks and best wishes Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - That boot option is pre-Microsoft. When i replied earlier there were only a few answers and it hadnt been solved yet. by tobeach / September 4, 2006 3:09 PM PDT In reply to: F8 key does not bring up startup menu problem & they responded to :Holding down the "Control key" (Ctrl) But again, start with the obvious.Class dismissed.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Yes, I do them regularly by galadriel2x / September 14, 2006 8:28 AM PDT In reply to: There are trojans and key loggers hard luck! 0 LVL 7 Overall: Level 7 Windows XP 6 Message Expert Comment by:gsnshankar2008-12-09 Comment Utility Permalink(# a23129709) It seems sony Vaio models experience this kind of problem.When googled I am hoping that this will suffice as I have now exhausted all other suggestions!! Click here to Register a free account now!

Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks I gave it a go by galadriel2x / September 17, 2006 6:15 PM PDT In reply to: Another suggestion. HOW TO GET OUT OF THIS!/? 0 Message Author Comment by:bashok0012008-12-09 Comment Utility Permalink(# a23129129) So long I too cudnt find any Flock for VAIO on net... tyvm now my pc does nothing grrrrr Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 5 years late?

These solutions apply for Windows Vista and Windows 7. virtualbox.org End user forums for VirtualBox Advanced search Board index Change font size FAQ Login Information The requested topic does not exist. I tried what you suggested but the F8 still brings up the boot menu. The "safe mode" option is one of the options at the boot menu activated by F8 - do you mean you do not have that (at the top) ?

ALBERT FRANKENSTEINI'M SO SMART IT'S SCARY!Currently home chillin' with the fam and my two dogs! Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Have you tried uninstalling it, then remove its program folder,if it still remains, and clear the Temp folder ? Press the Windows and R keys at the same time to open the Run utility Type msconfig Go to the Tab tab At the Boot options section, check the following checkboxes:

I cudnt operate Fn keys and NumLk in the setup.. Is there a shortcut ?