1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Cant boot into WIndows 8

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by ecomajor, May 12, 2015.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. ecomajor

    ecomajor Thread Starter

    Joined:
    May 12, 2015
    Messages:
    1
    I have a dell XPS 8500 and I changed some settings in the bios so that I could try to get my pc to boot from a Windows 8.1 Dell restore CD. I changed some setting, however, I keep on getting this message and I can no longer get into bios (i tried pressing F12 and every other function key at boot time with no luck.

    I am getting the following message

    "

    Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected"
     
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    Joined:
    May 12, 2002
    Messages:
    80,730
    First Name:
    Frank
    Telling us you changed "some settings" doesn't help because we don't know which settings you changed.

    The only setting you needed to change was the boot order for the disc drive, which should be first in the boot order.

    Do the following and see if it helps.

    As soon as you press the power on button, start tapping the F2 key without interruption.

    If all goes well, the BIOS screen will appear.

    --------------------------------------------------------
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1148102

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice