Cant enter BIOS or BOOT menu to format HD

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Cant enter BIOS or BOOT menu to format HD

Post by snackshot on 19th February 2010, 3:40 pm

I have a Packard bell easynote laptop I want to format the HD to change the oS from Vista basic to Windows 7. When I press F2 to enter BIOS or F8 to enter BOOT menu the computer continues to boot as normal Please Help as I need to get this ready for my daughters birthday

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Re: Cant enter BIOS or BOOT menu to format HD

Post by amir20001 on 21st February 2010, 1:28 am

are u using a usb keyboard to connect to the laptop, if you have an older computer the bios might not support usb so it wont recognize it until you acutly get in to windows.
if you are try using the keypad on the laptop

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Re: Cant enter BIOS or BOOT menu to format HD

Post by snackshot on 21st February 2010, 2:02 pm

No I am just using the combined keyboard on the laptop

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Re: Cant enter BIOS or BOOT menu to format HD

Post by Dr Jay on 26th February 2010, 2:45 pm

Try the Delete (Del) or Escape (Esc) key on boot. See if that works.

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